Samsung just announced the launch of its new budget smartphone, the Galaxy On8. Like other ‘Galaxy On’ series smartphones, the Galaxy On8 will also be available exclusively on Flipkart, and Samsung’s official website. The smartphone will go on sale starting August 6, priced at Rs 16,990. As a part of the launch, buyers can take advantage of no-cost EMI options, and other data offers.
Among the smartphone’s highlights are the 6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display, and the dual-camera setup at the back. The camera in specific is backed by Artificial Intelligence that helps click pictures in different scenarios. Besides that, the smartphone also features a premium polycarbonate unibody design that is available in black and blue colors.
Samsung Galaxy On8 specifications and features
The Samsung Galaxy On8 comes with a 6-inch HD+ super AMOLED Infinity display which features an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The device is powered by a Snapdragon 450 SoC, running alongside 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage. The storage can also be further expanded to 256GB with the help of a microSD card. Under the hood is a 3,500mAh battery.
The dual camera setup features a 16-megapixel primary sensor, working side-by-side a 5-megapixel sensor. Thanks to the AI enhancements, the camera comes with a ‘Live Focus’ feature, where users can bring sharpen focus to the foreground while blurring out the background. New camera modes like Background Blur Shape, Portrait Dolly, and Portrait Backdrop are also included. At the front, the smartphone flaunts a 16-megapixel camera which carries an aperture of f/1.9.
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In the software department, the Galaxy On8 comes with the latest Android 8.0 Oreo operating system. Besides that, the smartphone also features Samsung’s ‘Make for India’ Chat Over Video feature, which allows users to enjoy uninterrupted video viewing experience while chatting. It also comes pre-loaded with Samsung Mall, which enables users to shop on e-commerce websites by simply clicking a picture of the desired product.