Introduction and Platform
The Samsung Galaxy J8 is a lower mid-range smartphone which is designed for moderate users. The device boasts a plastic rear panel which is topped with curved edges on all sides. The device also features a front-facing fingerprint sensor which is embedded in the frontal home button.
On the software front, the Samsung Galaxy J8 runs the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out of the box.
Camera and Battery
The Samsung Galaxy J8 ships with dual 16+5-megapixel primary and a 16-megapixel secondary shooter. Using the rear imaging lens, you can shoot images and record videos even in the dark, thanks to the presence of an LED flash. The front-facing camera can be used for taking selfies and making video calls via other third-party apps like Skype, Hangouts, Messenger, etc.
The Samsung Galaxy J8 is fuelled by a Li-Ion 3,500mAh battery which ensures an entire day of uninterrupted smartphone usage for a beginner or a normal user.
Storage and Performance
The smartphone is bundled with an onboard storage space of 64GB which one can expand further using a microSD card up to 256GB.
To deliver a smooth and lag-free smartphone experience, the handset is armed with an octa-core Snapdragon 450 chipset which is coupled with 4GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy J8 offers seamless multitasking and also aids graphics-intensive gaming.
Display and Connectivity
The handset sports a 6-inch HD+ display which is decent considering the price tag it comes with. Also, the screen offers good legibility in both indoor and outdoor environments.
Along with support for VoLTE, the handset is bundled with all the necessary connectivity options which include 4G, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and a microUSB 2.0 port. Also, you get dual SIM support.