Samsung Galaxy On8 which is said to be the India only smartphone is launched and officially announced in India. The device was seen online on the Big Billion Day page of Flipkart. And now it is officially announced to be available for grab from 2nd October on Flipkart which is also the date for the beginning of the Big Billion Day sale on Flipkart. The device is again a beast with the memory unit and other specifications and falls in the mid – budget range.
The smartphone was seen before too on the Flipkart’s Big Billion Day Sale page and then it was said to be the On5 (6) but a big no was put then as the device name was clearly mentioned on the page of the website. This device is said to be the India exclusive device and it falls under the “Make in India” program started by the Indian government. The device is full of the features just like the recently launched Galaxy On7 (2016) smartphone.
Full Specifications –
This new upcoming device is expected to feature the same 5.5 – inches of Full HD AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 401 ppi of pixels density that provides the screen resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels, that almost all On – series device has these days. Also, it is having the 151.7x76x7.8 mm of the measuring dimension and it weighs around 169 grams.
There is nothing advanced seen in this device as there is employed a 13 MP of rear facing the primary camera with the auto – focus, geo – tagging, touch – focus, panorama and LED Flashlight features that were seen in the On7 (6) smartphone. In the up front of the smartphone, you will find out a 5 MP of selfie snapper secondary camera which remains the same just like the On7 (6).
Samsung Galaxy On8 specifications are driven by an Octa – Core 1.6 GHz processor and is powered by the Samsung’s own Exynos 7580 SoC and Mali GPU might be there to take care of the graphics quality of the device. The smartphone will be expected to run on the Android v6.0 – Marshmallow operating system pre – loaded out of the box.
The fingerprint scanner seen on On7 (2016) is missed in this new device which is having a full metal body. The device is available with the dual sim card slots with dual stand – by feature. Also, there are ordinary and much – needed features like; WiFi with WiFi Direct & HotSpot, Bluetooth v4.0, USB v2.0, GPS with A – GPS and Radio. There are accelerometer and proximity sensors available in this new smartphone.
This new smartphone features a 3 GB of RAM on board and is having the 16 GB of the internal storage memory, with the microSD card slot that can be used for the further expansion of in – built memory up to the 128 GB. Though there is no such change to the specs of the device but that’s what the case with every new smartphone from Samsung. They don’t come up with big changes.
The smartphone will be available in four different colors; White, Gold, Pink Gold, and Black. The smartphone is packed with the 3300 mAh Li – Ion battery that can be used up to 10 hours on the talk time over the 3G network. There are no words on the presence of the Quick charge technology but it doesn’t seem to import one and it will be available only on Flipkart from 2nd October.
The specifications of Samsung Galaxy On8 are quite good and pretty, but the wait that we have to do for buying the device is not bearable as for such a great device everyone wants to have a hands on. Also during the launch of the On7 (2016) in China, the company teased the On5 2016 smartphone. Also, Samsung Galaxy On8 price should not be a worry as it hit the mid – budget price range.
Price in USA is 230$
Price in Europe is 205€
Price in Britain (UK) is 175£
Price in India is 15,900 India Rupees
Price in Canada is 305 Canadian Dollars
Price in Australia is 310 Australian Dollars
Price in Malaysia is 950 Malaysian Ringgits
Price in Sri Lanka is 33,700 Sri Lankan Rupees
Price in Pakistan is 24,100 Pakistani Rupees
So what are your views about this new smartphone after going through the Samsung Galaxy On8 specifications and price, do you think that this could be the best specifications and price combo for this device and will make an impact on the market.