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Samsung Galaxy On8 (2018) Launched in India for Rs. 16,990: Specifications, Features

Samsung has launched a new smartphone in India in its ‘On’ series dubbed as Galaxy On8. The new Galaxy On8 (2018) is priced at Rs. 16,990 and comes with a bunch of launch offers. It will go on sale from August 6 via Flipkart and Samsung online store.

The new Galaxy On8 (2018) is the successor to Galaxy On8 that was launched back in 2016. The new Galaxy On8 is similar to the Galaxy J8, which was launched in India back in May. The highlight features include 6-inch ‘Infinity Display’ and dual rear camera setup which also includes AI-backed features like Live Focus and Background Blur Shape.

Samsung Galaxy On8 Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy On8 (2018) sports a 6-inch HD+ (720×1480 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity Display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, coupled with 4GB of RAM and it runs Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience UX on top.


In terms of optics, it sports dual rear camera with a 16MP primary sensor (f/1.7) and a 5MP secondary sensor (f/1.9/0) with LED flash. It has also support for Background Blur Shape, Portrait Dolly, and Portrait Backdrop features. For selfies, there is a 16MP sensor with a f/1.9 aperture.

The dual-SIM Galaxy On8 (2018) has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack as connectivity options. It sports 64GB of internal storage that is expandable via up to 256GB via hybrid slot. The device packs a 3500mAh battery.

Price, Availability

The Samsung Galaxy On8 (2018) price in India is Rs. 16,990. The smartphone will be available for purchase exclusively via Flipkart and Samsung online store starting August 6. It comes in Black and Blue color options.

In terms of launch offers, there are no-cost EMI options and special data offers from telecom operators.


Satyendra Pal Singh

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