Galaxy J8 announced with Super AMOLED 18:9 display. Price & specs details


Samsung Electronics today unveiled a few new Galaxy smartphones for millenials (teenagers) including the Galaxy J8, a budget-friendly model with that runs Android Oreo and takes advantage of South Korean OEM’s Super AMOLED panel technology.

Galaxy J8 features a polycarbonate housing (plastic), 6-inch 18:9 Infinity display with HD+ screen resolution, and it is equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 450 chipset. The handset has a dual main camera at the back comprised of a 16MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a secondary 5MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture, autofocus and LED Flash. The front-facing camera also sports a 16MP sensor and LED Flash. 

Samsung says that the Galaxy J8 will be made available as of July 2018 in Asia running Android 8.0 Oreo, with Samsung own UX on top of it based of A.I. and with 4GB of RAM + 64GB internal storage.

J8 specs are almost the same as Galaxy A6+’s except it is taller and the metal housing was replaced here with plastic material to lower its price tag. Pretty much a handset for emerging markets.

As for pricing of the Galaxy J8, Samsung says it will go on sale this summer for as low as 19,000 Rupees, about 250 euros.