Samsung Galaxy J8 Specs and Features
Samsung Galaxy J8 is the best and latest smartphone in its J-series lineup. It has trendy Infinity Display, Dual Rear Camera Setup, some nifty AI tricks, massive RAM and ROM, a longer life battery, and a fast Fingerprint Scanner.
Design, Display, and OS
Samsung J8 has a 2.5D Arc design, fabricated with the plastic body, measures 159.2 x 75.7 x 8.2 mm dimensions, and has 191 grams weight. It comes with a large 6.0-inch screen of 18.5:9 aspect ratio. There are minimal bezels at the top and bottom. A Corning Gorilla Glass is hired on top of the screen to handle scratches. It has an optics lens on the front and a dual camera set up on the back above the rear Fingerprint Sensor.
The handset sports 6.0 inches Super AMOLED Display, 720 x 1440 pixels resolution and 294 PPI density. The given resolution is not high but it is sufficient for viewing on a big, vibrant AMOLED screen.
Coming to the software, the device is running on Android 8.0 (Oreo) skinned with Samsung Experience User Interface. It is said that the Galaxy J8 owners will get Android 9.0 P update soon.
Samsung brings 16MP (f/1.7) + 5MP (f/1.9) Dual Rear Camera setup. Both lenses are sharp and quickly responsive. The primary lens is set for splendid photographs and the second one for depth sensing. It lets you record Full HD videos at 30fps.
The Galaxy J8 comes with some amazing camera features e.g. Background Blur Shape, Portrait Dolly, Portrait Backdrop and Samsung Live Focus etc.
There is a 16MP Selfie Camera with f/1.9 wide aperture to capture bright and more beautiful images. It inserts more beauty effects for attractive selfies. The LED flash is available with both front and rear optics.
Hardware and Storage
Samsung Galaxy J8 is armed with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset, Octa-core 1.6GHz Cortex-A53 processor, Adreno 506 GPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB Internal Storage, and a dedicated microSD card for up to 256GB external memory. The Combo provides good multi-tasking and gaming performance and offers massive storage to save pictures, songs, and other records.
The Phone is backed by a Li-Ion 3500mAh Non-removable Battery which ensures that the device lasts after a full working day. Unluckily, it does not support Fast Charging.
Connectivity, Availability, and Price
It is a Dual SIM smartphone, accepts Nano-SIM, and runs 3G and 4G LTE networks to deliver you 150 Mbps download and 50 Mbps upload speed on the internet. It supports wifi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, FM radio, micro USB On-The-Go, and a rear Fingerprint Reader. It is available in Black, Blue, and Gold body colors.
Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) is priced at €250 which is around $270.