Samsung Galaxy On8 with Infinity display and dual rear cameras has been launched in India at Rs 16,990. The phone will be available from August 6 on Flipkart and Samsung Online Shop. The Galaxy On8 can be bought with no cost EMI as well as special data offers. Galaxy On8 also comes pre-loaded with Samsung Mall, a ‘Make for India’ feature that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to let users directly shop for a product on e-commerce platforms, by clicking a photo of it through the phone’s camera.
Successor to the original Galaxy On8 that was launched back in September 2016, the new model features a 6-inch Super AMOLED ‘Infinity Display’ panel and comes with a dual rear camera setup. The handset is also touted to include artificial intelligence (AI)-backed image enhancement features, including Live Focus and Background Blur Shape. There are also features such as Portrait Dolly and Portrait Backdrop to deliver a unique photography experience. The Galaxy On8 (2018) additionally comes preloaded with Samsung’s Chat Over Video feature that enables chatting while watching a video.
Samsung Galaxy On8 (2018) specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Samsung Galaxy On8 (2018) runs Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience UX on top and features a 6-inch HD+ (720×1480 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity Display along with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC, coupled with 4GB of RAM. The dual rear camera setup of the smartphone sports a 16-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.7 aperture and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/1.9 aperture. There also an LED flash. Plus, Samsung has provided its Background Blur Shape, Portrait Dolly, and Portrait Backdrop features. The Background Blur Shape adds a soft light effect in different contextual shapes to make the pictures talk. In contrast, the Portrait Dolly feature that enables moving GIF images with zoom movements in the background to create a cinematic experience, while the Portrait Backdrop feature helps users add some preset background effects. For selfies, a 16-megapixel sensor is available at the front along with an f/1.9 aperture.
The Galaxy On8 (2018) has 64GB of onboard storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). On the connectivity front, the smartphone has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Lastly, it packs a 3500mAh battery.