The South Korean handset maker, Samsung has been rapidly increasing its budget and mid-range lineup across the globe. From Galaxy J to On series of handsets, Samsung has managed to come up with quite a series of handsets, which appealed to users from all walks of life. Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7 smartphones have already been received well by Android users in India. Now, the brand has launched the successor in this series. The Samsung Galaxy On8 comes with improved specs and design, which will appeal to many. Here is a brief overview of the device for anyone who is looking to buy.
Super AMOLED display: This handset comes with Samsung's signature Super AMOLED display, which is known for its brilliant color production and contrast. Other budget offerings from the brand are usually equipped with LCD displays.
Make for India features: Samsung has introduced its Make for India features in this new handset, which will help it appeal to Indian buyers. The device has been equipped with Ultra Data Saving feature for low data consumption while browsing Internet and S Bike mode for the safety of its users.
VoLTE: VoLTE has not been much of a deciding factor till a couple of months back, but the launch of Reliance Jio changed it all. This handset comes with integrated support for VoLTE and might support Reliance Jio as well.
Front Flash: Samsung Galaxy On8 is also one of the very few handsets in the budget segment that caters to selfie lovers. This device comes with a 5 Megapixles snapper on the front, which has its own LED flash for low light photography.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||October 2, 2016|
|Color||Black, Gold, White|
|SIM Card||Dual Micro SIM|
|Operating System||Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)|
|Dimensions||151.7 x 76 x 7.8 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||1.6 GHz Tru-Octa Core 64 bit (Cortex A53)|
|Chipset||Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580|
|Display||Size||5.5 inches (13.97 cm)|
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels, Full HD|
|Pixel Density||401 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||72.16 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Front Camera Sensor||CMOS|
|Rear Camera Sensor||CMOS image sensor|
|Rear Camera Aperture||f/1.9|
|Front Camera Aperture||f/1.9|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Rear Auto Focus|
|Front Auto Focus|
1080p@30fps, Full HD
|Battery||Battery Capacity||3300 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-ion, Removable|
|Talk Time 3G||17 hr|
|Music Play Time||82 hr|
|4G||LTE Cat4 150 Mbps/LTE Cat4 150 Mbps|
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||3GA, AAC, AMR, FLAC, M4A (Apple lossless), MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA|
|Video Format||3G2, 3GP, ASF, AVI, M4V, MKV, MPEG4, WebM, WMV|
|Storage||Internal Storage||16 GB|
Up to 128 GB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, User Manual, Warranty Card|