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Samsung Galaxy On8: Review,Specs,Price and More

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Written by Avkash Dayal
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Samsung Galaxy On8 is the newest addition to On series.

Galaxy On8 Detailed Review.

Design:

Galaxy On8 is the large device with the large 5.5-inch display. It has a metal frame that holds the display. Silver line around the metal edge looks attractive. Above the display, it has notification LED, Front camera, LED flash. Below the display, Physical home button and two capacitive keys on either side. On the left side, we have volume buttons, On the right side power buttons. On below side, micro USB port, 3.5 mm audio jack and primary microphone. Rear camera with 13 MP with the speaker beside it. Dual LED flash on the right side. The back panel is removable with battery 3500 mAh, two sim slots, and micro SD card slot.

Display:

It features 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display which is awesome. It is bright but does not hurt eyes even on full brightness. The color reproduction is awesome and viewing angles are also very good. The only drawback is the lack of any scratch resistant protection. Outdoor visibility is also impressive. You can also tweak display by changing the screen modes

Performance and Processor:

Galaxy On8 runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Samsung’s own UI at the top of it.  You get an app drawer that lets you sort apps alphabetically and even search if you want. It also includes S-bike modes, ultra-power saving mode, S-planner and more. Pre-installed of Microsoft suite.

Samsung Galaxy On8 comes with 1.6 GHz octa-core 64-bit Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 processor with Mali-T720 MP2 GPU and 3 GB RAM. In terms of multi-tasking heavy apps and performances, this phone doesn’t have any issue.  Only low-end games you can play without any lag and issue. High-end games show lag and frame drops. Internal memory comes with 16 GB but you will only get 11 GB free which you can expand it with micro SD card up to 128 GB. It also supports USB OTG if you require more memory.

Camera:

Galaxy On8 comes with 13 MP rear camera with LED flash. The camera offers various features like face detection, ISO control, HDR and touches to focus. The front camera is 5 MP with LED flash, now you can take a selfie in low light.

Battery Life:

It is packed with 3300 mAh large battery that really performs well. It also comes with the ultra-power saving mode that optimizes your phone well to keep its power on for the longest time.

Samsung Galaxy On8 specifications

CPU: 1.6GHz Samsung Exynos Octa-core with Mali T720 GPU

Display: 5.5 inches Super AMOLED with 1920 x 1080 pixels’ resolution

Memory & Storage: 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM and 128GB micro SD

Camera: 13MP rear with flash + 5MP front with front LED flash

Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, and Light

Weight: 165 grams

Features: 4G LTE, VoLTE, NFC, WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth

Battery: 3300 mAh removable

Galaxy On8 Pros and Cons:

Pros:

  • Good Configuration
  • Good Display size
  • Great Cameras
  • Dual 4G slots

Cons:

  • No Fingerprint scanner
  • No screen guard protection
  • Little Expensive

Galaxy On8 Price in India:

Galaxy On8 will cost you Rs.15900/- in India.

Conclusion:

The Samsung Galaxy On8 is a powerful handset. A key highlight is 4G VoLTE – you can use your Jio SIM, above average camera and impressive battery life. Only the lack of fingerprint sensor can be a drawback. This phone impresses with its awesome display, nice performance, and long lasting battery.

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