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Samsung Galaxy J8 with 6-inch Infinity Display, Dual Cameras goes on sale in India: Price, availability

Samsung Galaxy J8 is now available to purchase in India. The company has announced the availability of its midrange smartphone which was launched last month here in India. Galaxy J8 is priced at Rs. 18,990 in India and it will be available offline as well as online starting from today.

The Galaxy J8 is a part of the new Infinity series from Samsung and it was announced last month alongside the Galaxy J6 last month. The key highlights of the Galaxy J8 include Super AMOLED Infinity Display, dual cameras, Face Unlock and artificial intelligence features like object and scene detection.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Price in India, launch offers

The Samsung Galaxy J8 price in India Rs. 18,990 and it is available from today, June 28. The smartphone will be available online via Samsung online shop, Paytm, Flipkart, and Amazon India. The device comes in in Black, Blue, and Gold colours options.

If we talk about launch offers, there are no Cost EMIs, exchange and bank offers. There is 5% instant discount with SBI Credit Card on Flipkart. Samsung is offering Rs. 2000 cashback on ICICI Bank Cards on its online shop. Similarly, Paytm is also offering Rs. 2000 cashback on Paytm Mall.

Samsung Galaxy J8 specifications

The Galaxy J8 comes with a 6-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the Snapdragon 450 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and runs Samsung Experience on top of Android 8.0 Oreo. It has 64GB of inbuilt storage which is expandable via microSD card up to 256GB.

The Galaxy J8 has a dual camera setup on the back, with a 16MP primary sensor and a 5MP secondary sensor for depth effects. There is a 16MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture. Both the cameras have a single LED flash. The dual camera offers Samsung’s ‘Live Focus’ feature where users can adjust the level of background blur both before and after clicking.

Connectivity options on the Galaxy J8 include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. It has a new feature called ‘Chat over Video’ that allows users to chat on WhatsApp and messaging app while watching videos. The phone also comes with Samsung Mall and Samsung Pay Mini features.

Announcing the availability Sumit Walia, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said, “Our signature Infinity display, Chat Over Video and Samsung Mall are already a hit amongst millennials and with Galaxy J8, we have focused more on the camera, which is one of the most used features for the millennial today.


Satyendra Pal Singh

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