When Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 8 with a dual-camera setup last month, the company made it obvious that it will indeed launch more smartphones with such a camera setup going forward. In its second offering with a dual-camera setup, Samsung has today announced the Galaxy C8 in China. The smartphone is listed on the company’s Chinese website but the listing does not reveal the price or availability yet. Also Read - Samsung's another affordable 5G phone, Galaxy A22 launching soon, receives SIG certificationAlso Read - Top 5G smartphones with most 5G bands supported in India you can buy in May 2021
The Samsung Galaxy C8 will be the successor to the Galaxy C7 smartphone launched last year in May. It is also the first smartphone to sport a dual-camera setup from the mid-ranger Galaxy C series. The twin-lens system uses a 13-megapixel sensor with f/1.7 aperture paired with a 5-megapixel sensor with f/1.9 aperture. The two cameras are aligned vertically on the rear panel with the LED flash positioned beneath it. The primary camera also offers a feature to fix focus later in photographs captured. Up front, the smartphone comes equipped with a 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. Also Read - Top 7000mAh battery Android smartphones in India: Samsung Galaxy F62 and more on the list
Samsung Galaxy C8 features and specifications
The Galaxy C8 packs a 5.5-inch full HD Super AMOLED display that offers a 1920 x 1080 pixels of resolution. It is powered by an octa-core chipset and comes in two storage variants – 3GB RAM+ 32GB onboard storage and 4GB RAM + 64GB storage. The storage on both the models can be expanded further via a microSD card in the hybrid SIM slot. The smartphone also has a fingerprint scanner integrated into the physical home button on the front. It will come in three color options – Black, Gold, Pink. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 confirmed to launch in India on September 12
In addition, the Galaxy C8 comes with a 3,000mAh battery rated to deliver about 90 hours of standby time. In terms of connectivity, it offers support for 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, micro USB and 3.5mm audio jack. A host of sensors on the smartphone includes an accelerometer, gyro sensor, geomagnetic sensor, RGB light sensor and proximity sensor. The Galaxy C8 measures 152.4 x 74.7 x 7.9mm and weighs at 180 grams.
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