The South Korean handset maker, Samsung has been rapidly increasing its budget and mid-range lineup across the globe. From Galaxy J to On series of handsets, Samsung has managed to come up with quite a series of handsets, which appealed to users from all walks of life. Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7 smartphones have already been received well by Android users in India. Now, the brand has launched the successor in this series. The Samsung Galaxy On8 comes with improved specs and design, which will appeal to many. Here is a brief overview of the device for anyone who is looking to buy.
Why Should You buy?
Super AMOLED display: This handset comes with Samsung's signature Super AMOLED display, which is known for its brilliant color production and contrast. Other budget offerings from the brand are usually equipped with LCD displays.
Make for India features: Samsung has introduced its Make for India features in this new handset, which will help it appeal to Indian buyers. The device has been equipped with Ultra Data Saving feature for low data consumption while browsing Internet and S Bike mode for the safety of its users.
VoLTE: VoLTE has not been much of a deciding factor till a couple of months back, but the launch of Reliance Jio changed it all. This handset comes with integrated support for VoLTE and might support Reliance Jio as well.
Front Flash: Samsung Galaxy On8 is also one of the very few handsets in the budget segment that caters to selfie lovers. This device comes with a 5 Megapixles snapper on the front, which has its own LED flash for low light photography.
Gionee S6S: Gionee S6S is much more slim and better looking than Galaxy On8 and would make for a better alternative. It also comes with better processor resulting in faster performance and double the internal storage. While Samsung Galaxy On8 is a great device, if you are looking at alternatives this is the one.
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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Question – How much Internal storage space is free? Can Apps be moved to SD card?
Answer – This handset comes with 16 GB of inbuilt storage, of which around 10 GB of space is available to the user. It can easily move supported apps to the SD card to free up some space.
Question – Is USB OTG supported?
Answer – Yes, Galaxy On8 comes with USB OTG feature.
Question - Does it come with Dual Tone LED Flash?
Answer – No, unfortunately the handset comes with single LED flash.
Question – Do both SIM cards support 4G?
Answer – Yes, both SIM card slots in Samsung Galaxy On8 support 4G LTE.
Question – Is the battery removable?
Answer – Yes, the battery of this handset is removable.
Question – Does it record Slow motion Videos? What is the highest Video Resolution?
Answer – This smartphone can record slow motion videos. It can record videos in the highest resolution of 1080p.
Question – How is the software?
Answer – It comes with a near stock Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, which makes for a good user experience.
Question – Does it support VoLTE?
Answer – Yes, the smartphone does support VoLTE feature.
Question – What comes inside the box?
Answer – Handset, Charger, User Guide, Warranty Card