To all the mobile geeks out there, the ultimate announcement you were all waiting for has been made. Samsung Galaxy J8, that has launched last month and was announced to be available on June 20 but had failed has finally confirmed its launch date. The company has now confirmed that Samsung Galaxy J8 will be available in the country in just three days, the smartphone will go on sale in India from June 28.
Samsung India tweeted the arrival of the novelty. It ostentatiously tweeted, “Give the ‘Infinity Touch’ to your picture’s background with the #BackgroundBlurShape of the new 16+5MP #DualRearCamera on #GalaxyJ8.” It also mentions the big launch date: “Only 3 days to go for the big launch. Stay tuned.”
Galaxy J8 will run on Android 8.0 Oreo with added catch features as Face Unlock and artificial intelligence that allow in object and scene detection and will come with a 6-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED ‘Infinity display’ with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone supports face unlock and a variable selfie flash that enables users to adjust the exposure while taking selfies. Powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM.
The camera has a dual camera on the rear with a 16-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor for depth-of-field effects. The front includes a 16-megapixel camera with an aperture of f/1.9 with a single LED flash on both the cameras.
It is to be packed with 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth, GPS / A-GPS, a Micro-USB port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The chat Over Video supported by J8 enables users to chat on WhatsApp even as a video is being played. The novelty supports 64GB internal storage and is expandable via a microSD card (up to 256GB). The smartphone will also come with Samsung Mall and Samsung Pay Mini.
The phone is to come with a price tag of Rs 18,990 with a cashback offer of Rs 1,500 for those customers who plan to buy the device using ICICI Bank credit and debit cards or Paytm.