Samsung has announced the latest member of it’s ‘On Series’ smartphones – Galaxy On8 in budget pricing range in India. Samsung is very quick on updating it’s On Series smartphones as the company has also announced the Galaxy On7 (2016) smartphone last week. The smartphone packs metal body with diamond cut metal frames. The Samsung Galaxy On8 has a 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED 1080p display. The device is powered by a an Octa-Core Exynos 7580 processor clocked at 1.6GHz.
The Galaxy On8 features a a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. On storage front, the device offers 3GB RAM, with 16 GB internal storage expandable up to 128 GB. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and packs inside a 3300mAh battery. The Galaxy On8 supports dual-SIM (micro SIM) functionality and also comes with 4G VoLTE support. The On8 comes in three color options – Gold, Black and White.
Samsung Galaxy On8 specifications
- Display: 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display
- Processor: 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7580 processor
- Memory: 3GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB with microSD
- Operating System: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- SIM: Dual SIM (micro SIM)
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, 4G VoLTE, NFC, Glonass
- Rear Camera: 13MP with LED flash
- Front Camera: 5MP with LED flash
- Dimensions: 151.7x76x7.8mm
- Weight: 169 grams
- Battery: 3300mAh battery
- Colors: Gold, Black, White
Pricing and Availability
The Galaxy On8 is priced at Rs. 15,900 ($240 approx.) and will go on sale in India starting from October 2 during Big Billion Days sale next week. The phone will be exclusively available on Flipkart only. there is no word on Global launch and pricing details for other markets yet.
Commenting on the launch, Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India said:
The Galaxy On8 is the perfect smartphone for consumers seeking an optimal mix of style, portability and powerful performance. The device not only looks stylish but also packs a punch with a superior consumer experience with powerful processor and vivid display. We are extremely pleased to announce the new Galaxy On8 exclusively on Flipart’s Big Billion Day Sale.