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Latest Samsung Galaxy J8 news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Samsung Galaxy J8, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Galaxy J8 gets access to June 2021 security update

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 year ago

As rivals promise updates, Samsung updates grandma’s first smartphone

  • By Dominik Bosnjak
  • 1 year ago

Three-year-old Galaxy J8 gets the April 2021 security update

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 1 year ago

Galaxy J8 Android 10 update rollout now underway

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 2 years ago

Galaxy A30 and J8 get new update and May 2020 security patch

  • By Mihai Matei
  • 2 years ago

Galaxy A8 (2018), A8+, J6+, A30, and more get November update

More and more Galaxy smartphones are being updated with the November 2019 security patch as we move towards the end of the month. Samsung has recently released an update for the Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018), Galaxy J6+, Galaxy J8, Galaxy A30, and Galaxy A20e with the latest security fixes onboard. The updates are […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 3 years ago

October security patch now available for the Galaxy J4+ and J8

Samsung has been rapidly releasing the October 2019 security patch to many of its devices. The Galaxy J4+ and the Galaxy J8 are the latest to join this list. Both are budget devices from last year and part of the now-dead Galaxy J series. It is heartening to see the company release regular security updates […]

  • By Naresh
  • 3 years ago

Samsung releases July 2019 security patch for the Galaxy J8 and J7 Max

We are in the last week of July, but Samsung is still not done with the rollout of the July 2019 security patch, thanks to the company’s crowded lineup. It has now released the July update for two more devices: Galaxy J8 and Galaxy J7 Max. The former is a budget offering from 2017, whereas […]

  • By Naresh
  • 3 years ago

Samsung Galaxy J8 gets Android Pie update in India

Samsung was quick to release the Android Pie update for its Galaxy J series phones, with the Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 being the first two to receive the latest version of Android. The Galaxy J6 and J8 had considerable success in the Indian market, and following the release of the Pie update for the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 3 years ago

Samsung Galaxy J8 Android Pie update rolling out now

Samsung has gradually been rolling out the Android 9 Pie to more devices and it’s the Galaxy J8’s turn today. The company has released the Galaxy J8 Android Pie update today. It brings all of the features that are part and parcel of the current Android OS iteration. The update also comes with the latest […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 3 years ago

Budget Galaxy phones will now take selfies to make auto brightness work

One of the biggest complaints leveled against Samsung’s budget phones has always been the lack of an ambient light sensor. Eight years after Samsung entered the Android smartphone market with a passion (nine, if you count their first Android phone), the Korean giant is still releasing budget phones that can’t automatically adjust brightness. Clearly, something […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J8 update brings AR Emoji and dual VoLTE support

Samsung debuted the AR Emoji feature with the Galaxy S9 earlier this year. The camera feature has since made its way into most of the company’s existing flagships and mid-range smartphones, as well as some budgets ones, like the Galaxy J7 Duo. Next in Samsung’s budget lineup to get the AR Emoji feature is the Galaxy J8. […]

  • By Sumit Adhikari
  • 4 years ago

Samsung rebrands Galaxy J8 as the Galaxy On8 for online-only sales in India

Under the Galaxy On lineup, Samsung rebrands some of its Galaxy J models as Galaxy On series devices and sell them exclusively online, often at a cheaper price point than the Galaxy J series counterparts. The company uses On series as a way to compete with the online-dominant Chinese brands without offending its offline partners. […]

  • By Naresh
  • 4 years ago

Samsung Galaxy On8 launching in India this week as online-only Galaxy J8 variant

Samsung is all set to launch a new device in the Galaxy On series of smartphones in India this week. The Galaxy On8 will be the online-only variant of the Galaxy J8, allowing Samsung to sell it at a slightly lower price. According to Business Insider, the phone will be available exclusively from Flipkart for […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 sales hit the 2 million mark in India

Samsung has revealed that the Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 have collectively sold more than two million units in India since they went on sale. Samsung isn’t assigning individual figures to either device, but we’re guessing the Galaxy J6 was the more popular model, partly because it went on sale a month ahead of the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J8, Galaxy Grand Prime+ get July 2018 security patch update

Samsung is pushing out the latest security patch to a couple of budget phones this week, following a release for the 2017 flagships. The Galaxy J8 and Galaxy Grand Prime Plus are being updated with the July 2018 security patch in some markets. While the Galaxy J8 is expected to get regular updates in the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Samsung Galaxy J8 hands-on impressions

If you go by its spec sheet, the Galaxy J8 looks like a slightly downgraded version of the Galaxy A6+ (our review) that seems targeted at those with a lower budget. The Galaxy J8 loses out on the 24-megapixel front camera of the A6+, has a polycarbonate body instead of a metal unibody, and the […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Samsung Galaxy J8 goes on sale in India

Samsung has kicked things off a bit early in India for the Galaxy J8. The Galaxy J8 was slated to go on sale in the first week of July, as Samsung had announced late last month, but the phone is now available for purchase in India. The Galaxy J8 price is ₹18,990 and it’s available […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J8 release date incoming, official firmware now available online

When Samsung launched the Galaxy J6, Galaxy A6, and the Galaxy A6+ in India last month, the company took us by surprise by making the Galaxy J8 official at the same time. What Samsung didn’t mention was the Galaxy J8 release date, only saying it would go on sale sometime in July. Well, June is […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy J8 live images revealed by Taiwanese certification listing

Samsung launched four new smartphones in India last month and the Galaxy J8 was one of them. While the others went on sale immediately, the company said that the Galaxy J8 won’t be available until July. We have also reported that the Galaxy J8 may not be limited to India as there’s evidence to suggest […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago
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