Samsung Galaxy J8 Featuring Infinity Display, Dual Cameras is Official for Rs. 18,990 (~$276)

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

Samsung Galaxy J8 and Galaxy J6 smartphones were unveiled in India in the previous month. While the Galaxy J6 was made available for buying readily, the Galaxy J8 was expected to arrive in India in this month. Beginning from today, the Galaxy J8 is available for purchase with a price tag of Rs. 18,990.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Specifications and Features

The Galaxy J8 that features a polycarbonate body houses a 6-inch S-AMOLED that produces HD+ resolution. The Infinity Display design allows the smartphone to support an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The Snapdragon 450 comprises of a octa-core processor that includes a 1.8 GHz. The chipset is accompanied of 4 GB of RAM. Samsung has provided an internal storage of 64 GB on the handset. There is a microSD card for additional storage.

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The dual camera present on the rear of the Galaxy J8 includes a primary 16-megapixel sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a depth sensor of 5-megapixel with f/1.9 aperture. The Live Focus feature that can be found on smartphones like Galaxy S9, S9+ and Note 8 is also available on the Galaxy J8. This feature can be used for capturing impressive portrait shots by focusing more on the subject and blurring its background. The South Korean company has included Background Blur Shape, Portrait Dolly and Portrait Backdrop features for adding interesting blurring effects like GIFs on the background of the captured images.

The Galaxy J8 has a frontal shooter of 16-megapixel with f/1.9 aperture. The selfie snapper also doubles up as facial recognition feature. For added security, the J8 has a rear-mounted fingerprint reader.

The Samsung Experience UI flavored Android 8.0 Oreo comes loaded on the Galaxy J8. The South Korean company has included some handy features on the phone such as Chat Over Video and Samsung Mall. To watch videos and chat with friends at the same time, the company has added the Chat Over Video feature. Samsung Mall is the Indianized version of Bixby Vision that makes it possible to capture a photo of an object and see its listings on various online shopping platforms. It has a decent a battery of 3,500mAh capacity that lacks support for rapid charging.

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Samsung Galaxy J8 Pricing

The Galaxy J8 has a price tag of Rs. 18,990 and it can be brought in colors such as black, blue and gold. In order to purchase it, customers can head to offline stores as well as online platforms such as Samsung’s online store, Paytm, Flipkart and Amazon India.

Buyers of Galaxy J8 can take advantage of Rs. 2,000 cash back through ICICI debit cards, credit cards and Paytm Mall. Samsung is providing one-time free screen replacement for buyers who purchase the Galaxy J8 before July 31.