Samsung Galaxy On8 with 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display launched in India

After teasing it last week, Samsung has launched the Galaxy On8 today in India. The mid-range smartphone costs INR 15,900 ($239 or €213), and it will be available for purchase through Flipkart. The Galaxy On8 is the first device in Samsung’s Galaxy On series of smartphones to feature a Super AMOLED display.

The Galaxy On8 comes with a metal body and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It is equipped with a 1.6GHz Exynos 7580 octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, and a 3300 mAh battery. There’s also a microSD card slot for storage expansion. The 13-megapixel rear-facing camera features autofocus, single-LED flash, HDR, and 1080p video recording. The 5-megapixel front-facing camera is accompanied by an LED flash as well.

Similar to every Samsung smartphone that has been launched in India this year, the Galaxy On8 features a dual-SIM card slot. It also features 4G LTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB 2.0 port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The device comes in Black, Gold, and White, and will be available for purchase starting from the first week of October. If you haven’t guessed yet, the On8 is simply a rebranded Galaxy J7 (2016) that is only available online.







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