Samsung Galaxy J8

The Samsung Galaxy J8 features a 6-inch Super AMOLED display with HD+ resolution and a nearly bezel-less design. Unlike most mid-range smartphones, the display of the Galaxy J8 does not have a notch. The smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 450 processor. The device has 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. The Galaxy J8 follows the 2018's trend of dual-camera setup at the rear. The dual-camera setup includes one 16MP camera and one 5MP camera. Unfortunately, even after being a mid-range smartphone, the Galaxy J8 does not offer 4K video recording. At the front, there is a 16MP camera. The smartphone packs a 3500mAh battery and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The latest Samsung smartphones you may want to keep an eye out for are the Samsung Galaxy M10 and the Samsung Galaxy M20

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Processor : Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
Storage : 64GB
Battery : 3500 mAh battery
Camera : Dual (16MP + 5MP )
Display : 6.0 inches (15.24 cm)
SIM : Dual, Nano-SIM (Dedicated Slot)
Operating System : Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Samsung Galaxy J8: Pros & Cons

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The Samsung Galaxy J8 has an excellent rear and front-facing camera. Its display is good for outdoor usage, thanks to the AMOLED technology. The smartphone also has the best-looking, and most feature-packed UI among its competitors.
In spite of being a mid-range smartphone, the Galaxy J8 comes with an entry-level processor. Due to the lack of processing power, the Galaxy J8 does not have a smooth performance. Although the display is good for outdoor usage, it has a lower resolution, leading to pixelation on the screen.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Details

Introduction and Platform
The Samsung Galaxy J8 is a lower mid-range smartphone. The device features a front-facing fingerprint sensor which is embedded in the home button. On the software front, the Samsung Galaxy J8 runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box. The OS comes with Samsung's Experience UI customization. 
Camera and Battery
The Samsung Galaxy J8 ships with 16MP + 5MP rear and a 16-megapixel front-facing camera.  The dual-camera setup allows the Galaxy J8 to capture images with background blur (also known as portrait images). The Samsung Galaxy J8 is fuelled by a 3,500mAh battery.
Storage and Performance
The smartphone is bundled with an onboard storage of 64GB which one can expand further using a microSD card up to 256GB. The Galaxy J8 comes with an octa-core Snapdragon 450 chipset which is coupled with 4GB of RAM. 
Display and Connectivity
The handset sports a 6-inch HD+ display. The display uses Super AMOLED technology and it has a bezel-less design. Fortunately, there is no notch in the display. Along with support for VoLTE, the device 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 Specifications


Processor Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
Display 6.0 inches (15.24 cm)
Storage 64GB
Rear Camera Dual (16MP + 5MP )
Battery 3500 mAh


Resolution 720x1480 pixels
Aspect ratio 18.5:9
Display Type Super AMOLED
Screen Size 6.0 inches (15.24 cm)
Pixel Density 274 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 75.8%


Internal 64GB
Expandable microSD, Upto 256GB (Dedicated Slot)


Launch Date 28 June 2018
Dimensions 6.27 x 2.98 x 0.32 inches (159.2 x 75.7 x 8.2 mm)
Water Resistant No
Weight 177 grams (6.24 oz)
Colors Black, Gold, Blue, Purple


Operating System Android v8.0 (Oreo)


Selfie 16MP
Rear Dual (16MP + 5MP )
Rear Camera Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Selfie Camera Features LED flash
Physical Aperture Rear (f/1.7) + (f/1.9), Front (f/1.9)
Video 1080p@30fps


Type Li-Ion
Removable Battery No
Talk time Up to 23 hrs
Wireless Charging No
Capacity 3500 mAh
Fast Charging No


Wi-Fi Yes with Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2 with A2DP
Network 4G VoLTE, 4G
USB MicroUSB 2.0
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Configuration Dual, Nano-SIM (Dedicated Slot)
NFC Chipset No
Infrared No


Chipset Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
CPU 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Adreno 506
Architecture 64 bit
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)


Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Fingerprint sensor Yes, Rear- mounted
Other Sensors Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm
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