Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display 2018 :- Price,Launch Date,Specifications

Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display 2018 :- Price,Launch Date,Specifications

Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display 2018 :- Price,Launch Date,Specifications

 

About Samsung :-

Founded back in 1969 as Samsung Electric Industries, Suwon, South Korea-headquartered Samsung Electronics today makes everything from televisions to semiconductors. It released its first Android smartphone in 2009, and can be credited with the launch of the first Android tablet back in 2010. The company is among the biggest players in the smartphone market in the world. It has recently developed smartphones running Tizen OS, as an alternative to its Android-based smartphones.

Introduction :-

The Samsung Galaxy J8 is a lower mid-range smartphone which is designed for moderate users. The device boasts a plastic rear panel which is topped with curved edges on all sides. The device also features a front-facing fingerprint sensor which is embedded in the frontal home button.

Samsung Galaxy J8 is the next smartphone under 20000 to hold an infinity display with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. As seen in almost all the Samsung smartphones of above 15000 range, they come with an AMOLED display. This Galaxy J8 has a screen size of 6 inches with HD Plus resolution. The screen is bright and has a good colour reproduction but it is only the Samsung phones that provide HD Plus display in this price range while other smartphones offer Full HD Display. But on the other hand, Samsung uses Super AMOLED display in all its smartphones, which is one of the best in the smartphone. So you will have no issues watching movies or videos on the phone as the colours on the screen are sharp and bright.

Talking about the build quality, this phone is build of polycarbonate(plastic body) and the frame in between is of metal. The quality is decent and feels good to hold in hand. Samsung Galaxy A6 priced at 22000 offers metal build quality but the camera performance is much better in Galaxy J8 as discussed below, J8 also has a bigger display and is priced around 3000 less than the A6.

Main Highlights :-
  • Dual Sim, VoLTE, 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi
  • Octa Core, 1.8 GHz Processor
  • 4 GB RAM, 64 GB inbuilt
  • 3500 mAh Battery
  • 6 inches, 720 x 1480 px Display
  • 16 MP Dual Rear + 16 MP Front Camera
  • Memory Card Supported
  • Android, 8.0

Samsung Galaxy J8 Price :-

Samsung Galaxy J8 Price starts at Rs. 18,990. The lowest price of Samsung Galaxy J8 is at Amazon, which is of same price as the cost of Galaxy J8 at Flipkart (Rs. 18990).

Store Details Price
Amazon.in Samsung Galaxy J8 (Black, 64GB) ₹18,990
Croma Retail Samsung Galaxy J8 (Black, 64 GB, 4 GB RAM) ₹18,990
Flipkart Samsung Galaxy J8 (Black, 64 GB)(4 GB RAM) ₹18,990
paytmmall Samsung Galaxy J8 2018 64GB Blue ₹16,990

Samsung Galaxy J8 Launch date :-

Announced 2018, May
Status Available. Released 2018, July

Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display 2018 :- Price,Launch Date,Specifications

Samsung Galaxy J8 Colours :-

The Samsung Galaxy J8 Available in three colours i.e Blue, Black, Gold

Samsung Galaxy J8 Design :-

Dimensions 159.2 x 75.7 x 8.2 mm (6.27 x 2.98 x 0.32 in)
Weight 191 g (6.74 oz)
Build Plastic body
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Talking about the build quality, this phone is build of polycarbonate(plastic body) and the frame in between is of metal. The quality is decent and feels good to hold in hand. Samsung Galaxy A6 priced at 22000 offers metal build quality but the camera performance is much better in Galaxy J8 as discussed below, J8 also has a bigger display and is priced around 3000 less than the A6.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Display :-

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 91.4 cm2 (~75.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1480 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~274 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes

Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display 2018 :- Price,Launch Date,Specifications

Samsung Galaxy J8 Specifications :-

. General :-

Release date May 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Battery capacity (mAh) 3500
Colours Blue, Black, Gold

. Display :-

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 91.4 cm2 (~75.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1480 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~274 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes

. Camera :-

                               MAIN CAMERA
Resolution 16 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Very Good 
Autofocus yes
Physical Aperture F1.7
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 4616 x 3464 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features 4 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920×1080 @ 30 fps
                            FRONT CAMERA
Resolution 16 MP Front Camera

Excellent 
Physical Aperture F1.9
Flash yes LED Flash
Camera Features Wide Angle Selfie

Samsung has put a special focus on camera in all the latest phone launch, and this Galaxy J8 follows the same trend. It gets a dual rearcamera of 16 MP(f/1.9) and 5MP(f/1.7) with a single LED flash placed vertically in the middle on the back. The front camera has a 16MP sensor with a LED flash. Both the front and rear camera click brilliant images with perfect colour contrast and saturation. The bokeh effect from the rear camera just looks amazing and overall the camera is one of the best in this price range and surely going to give a tough competition. The low light shots are also perfect with very little or no noise.

With the rear camera, Samsung J8 has introduced three new features to allow click and create the different type of images and they are Portrait Dolly, Background Blur Shape and Portrait Backdrop. In the Background Blur Shape,  it allows the user to add a soft touch to the blur and applies different shapes like heart, butterflies, stars etc. In the Portrait Dolly feature, which creates a GIF of the image where the main person or object zooms out of the background adding a cinematic feel. In the last Portrait Backdrop feature, which allows you to change the focus of the image after clicking it (LIVE FOCUS), and blurs the rest of the image and also adds some cool funky effects in the background.

 

. Connectivity :-

Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Along with support for VoLTE, the handset is bundled with all the necessary connectivity options which include 4G, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and a microUSB 2.0 port. Also, you get dual SIM support.
 Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display 2018 :- Price,Launch Date,Specifications

. Technical :-

OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
CPU Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506

. Battery :-

Capacity
3500 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable
no No

Galaxy J8 is powered by a battery rated at 3500 mAh and easily works throughout the day, there is no fast charging available with this smartphone, which only a few smartphones support in this price range. The handset comes with a Samsung branded earphone is the box which no company offers these days and there is also a one-time screen replacement free of cost if you buy this phone before 31st July 2018.  There is no IP rating on this phone so keep it protected from dust and water.

. Processor :-

Chipset Snapdragon 450
Architecture Cortex-A53
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)
Frequency 1.8 GHz
Make Qualcomm SDM450
GPU Adreno 506

. Features :-

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

This smartphone also a new feature of “Chat Over Video” which allows you to chat while watching the video on the phone. The chatting background box is transparent and a pop up comes on one corner that allows you to chat simultaneously while watching the video in the background.

. Hardware And Software :-

HARDWARE

Processor octa-core
Processor make Snapdragon 450
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256

Galaxy J8 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 with 4 GB of RAM and scores around 57000 on the AnTuTu Benchmark. The processor is same as seen in the Redmi 5 and the Antutu score is much lower when compared to the powerful Redmi Note 5 Pro, Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.  But with Samsung optimizations, the phone works fine for day to day usage with no lags observed, though playing very high-end games will not be feasible and is not suggested. Using multiple applications at a time are smooth but not top notch. 4GB of RAM has a good role to play here for the multitasking so normal day to day browsing, using the camera, YouTube and low to mid-end games will go on smoothly.

SOFTWARE

Operating System Android 8.0
Skin Samsung Experience
On the software front, the Samsung Galaxy J8 runs the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. The skin is smooth and easy to use.
 Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display 2018 :- Price,Launch Date,Specifications

. Sound :-

Loudspeaker Yes
Headphones Yes

. Storage :-

Internal 64GB
RAM 4GB
Expandable MicroSD, 256GB

It comes with an internal storage of 64 GB and can be expanded up to 256 GB using a dedicated MicroSD card slot and can be used as a proper dual sim smartphone. Galaxy J8 supports a fingerprint unlocking and the sensor is placed just below the rear camera setup. It also supports face unlocking and both methods are accurate and work smoothly

 

Advantages and Disadvantages :-

ADVANTAGES

Has Dual Sim
Use multiple sims at the same time. It allows you to use two services without the need to carry two mobiles at the same time.
Has A Responsive Touch Screen
Capacitive, MultiTouch
Touch Displays offer a more interactive experience.
Has Super AMOLED Display
Super AMOLED Displays have better response, and consume significantly less battery like AMOLED but give better view in direct sunlight compared with AMOLED Displays.
Quite Big Screen
6 in
Reading, browsing internet and watching videos is more pleasing experience on a bigger screen.
High Resolution Screen
720 x 1480 pixels
Images, videos and text will look more sharp and clear.
High Resolution Camera
16 MP, with AutoFocus
High resolution camera for taking sharp and clear photos.
Has Dual Camera
16 MP + 5 MP
Dual camera is useful in enhancing certain effects like blur, zoom and wide angle photos.
Has Flash for Camera
Dual LED
Having a camera flash allows you to take photos in low light.
Supports Full HD Video Recording
1080p @ 30 fps
You can record videos of beautiful moments, sceneries and watch them later.
Has Front Camera
16 MP with Flash
Front Camera enables you to take your own photos and do videocalling (on supported devices).
Has Front Camera Flash
LED
Having a front camera flash allows you to take selfies in low light.
Supports Memory Card
Memory cards give your device more storage capacity. So you can store more songs, photos and videos.
Lots Of Storage Capacity
64 GB
More storage allows you to store more songs, videos, photos and install more applications.
Octa Core CPU
More cores result in better parallelism, meaning more tasks can be processed in parallel without slowing down the User Interface.
Faster CPU
1.8 GHz
Faster CPU means more smooth experience.
Lots Of RAM
4 GB
Lots Of RAM means more applications can run at the same time, which makes the mobile faster.
Supports 3G
3G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience.
Supports 4G
4G Enabled Handsets give you more download speed and a faster internet experience than 3G.
Supports VoLTE
You can use this to make calls over 4G network. It is compatible with Reliance Jio.
Supports WiFi
You can connect to wifi hotspots in your area to experience a superior internet experience.
Supports WiFi Hotspot
Wifi Tethering
Allows you to use your internet connection on your wifi enabled laptop.
Supports Bluetooth
Bluetooth enables you to wirelessly listen to music and calls using bluetooth headsets.
Has Fingerprint Sensor
You can use fingerprint sensor to quickly unlock your phone using your finger.
Has Face Unlock
You can quickly unlock your phone using your face.
Supports GPS
GPS is used for determining your location. You can get directions to a place with the help of GPS.
Has A 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Having 3.5mm Jack enables you to connect to large number of other devices (such as speakers, headphones) having 3.5mm Port.
Has Accelerometer
Detects motion as well as the orientation of a device (horizontally or vertically).
Supports Video Player
Watch your favourite video songs and movies in video player. It supports MP4, H.264 file types.
Supports Music Player
Listen to your favourite songs in music player. It supports MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC etc. file types.
Supports FM Radio
Listen to your favourite radio stations on your mobile. Enjoy music on the go with FM Radio.

DISADVANTAGES

Doesn’t Have A Compass
Compass Determines direction facing relative to North, East, West and South.
Non-Removable Battery
Cannot switch off mobile by removing battery when your mobile freezes. Also cannot replace the battery or use spare battery when battery performance is degraded.

Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display 2018 :- Price,Launch Date,Specifications

. Verdict :-

The Samsung Galaxy J8 2018 is a good smartphone that is packed with quality features. Its excellent configuration can deliver powerful performance and is capable of handling multiple tasks with ease. You can capture excellent photos and record good quality videos with the help of its great pair of cameras. The front LED flash assists you to click selfies even in low light conditions. So, if a bit heavy weight of the smartphone is not a major issue, you can go for the Samsung Galaxy J8 2018.

Buy For
  • Super AMOLED display
  • Good configuration
  • Front LED flash
  • Great pair of cameras

Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display 2018 :- Price,Launch Date,Specifications

Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display 2018 :- Price,Launch Date,Specifications

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