Last month Samsung Galaxy J8 was launched. At the time of launch, the company promised that J8 will available for sale from 20 June but it got delay a bit.
If you are the one who is waiting for the same then you will be glad to know that it is not available for sale from 28th June. All you need to wait for the day after tomorrow. If you are planning to buy a new smartphone then you might love to know about its features.
Samsung Galaxy J8 comes with 18.5:9 Super AMOLED Infinity edge to edge display. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo OS and loaded with features like face unlock. Samsung Galaxy J8 is powered by artificial intelligence features like scene and object detection.
The company announced about the availability of Galaxy J8 via Twitter:
Give the ‘Infinity Touch’ to your picture’s background with the #BackgroundBlurShape of the new 16+5MP #DualRearCamera on #GalaxyJ8. Only 3 days to go for the big launch. Stay tuned. pic.twitter.com/5uj2gpORLO
— Samsung Mobile India (@SamsungMobileIN) June 25, 2018
In the tweet, Samsung boasts the Background Blur Shape feature that helps users to blur the background for Bokeh effect.
Moreover, it also lets the user choose the shape in which blurred objects will appear. It has options to choose from spark, butterfly, heart, star, and music.
Samsung Galaxy J8 comes with a price tag of Rs. 18,990. It has 64 GB of onboard memory and 4 GB RAM. This is the only memory variant you can buy.
However, you can choose the color of it. It comes in Black, Blue. And Gold color option. You can purchase this smartphone exclusively from Indian Samsung’s e-store. The company didn’t announce its availability on other e-stores.
Samsung Galaxy J8 Specifications & Features
Samsung Galaxy J8 is a dual SIM smartphone which runs on Android 8.0 OS. It comes with a 6 inch full HD super AMOLED infinity display or edge to edge display.
It has an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. It gets it to power from Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC that is coupled with 4 GB RAM.
Samsung Galaxy J8 comes with dual camera setup same like recently launched Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro.
The primary camera comes with 16 MP power and secondary camera (5 MP) is for depth of field effects.
For selfies, it comes with 16 MP lens with an aperture of f/1.9. Both rear and front camera boast with a single LED flash.
As earlier said Samsung Galaxy J8 has only one memory variant which is 64 GB but if you want more memory then you can increase the memory using microSD card up to 256 GB.
It integrates with smart facial recognition and selfie flash feature which allows you to adjust the exposure when you click selfies.
In terms of connectivity, Samsung Galaxy J8 features 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, micro USB port, 3.5 mm headphone jack, GPS/A-GPS. Samsung Galaxy J8 features an amazing functionality called ‘Chat over Video’.
As the name suggests it allows you to chat on WhatsApp and the default messaging app while watching the video. The company gives its credit to Indian R&D team.
Apart from this Galaxy J8 comes with some memory management features like delete duplicate images, memory card, delete saved APK, ZIP unused apps, move to the memory card and more. It also features Samsung Pay Mini for mobile payments and Samsung Mall Functionality like exclusive features.