Samsung Galaxy On8 full specifications and price

Samsung Galaxy On8 smartphone was launched in September 2016 into the “Galaxy On” series of smart phones that have already welcomed the likes of Galaxy On7 and Galaxy On5. The phone is phablet sized with a 5.50 inches Super AMOLED touchscreen display that has a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels.

The Samsung Galaxy On8 is powered by 1.6 GHz octa-core CPU and it comes with a soothing 3GB of RAM. The phone packs a spacious 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. In terms of photography, the Samsung Galaxy On8 hosts a 13-megapixel primary camera on the back with LED flashlight to ensure quality image capturing, a 5-megapixel front shooter is available for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy On8 runs Android 6.0, there is also 4G VoLTE support. This is all packed into a body measuring 151.7x76x7.8mm and weighing in at 169 grams. The power comes courtesy of a 3300 mAh non removable battery.

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The Galaxy On8 will be available starting October 2nd in Gold, Black or White colors, the price of the device in Nigeria is around NGN76,000 to NGN80,000 and INR 15990 in India which reads about $240.

The Samsung Galaxy On8 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts two Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer, and Gyroscope.

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Samsung Galaxy On8 Key specs

  • 5.5 inches FHD super AMOLED display with pixel resolution of 1920 by 1080.
  • Available in Gold, Black and White colors
  • 1.6 GHz Octa-core
  • Samsung Exynos 7870 chipset
  • 3GB RAM.
  • 16GB internal storage. Internal memory expandable with microSD card.
  • 13MP rear camera with f/1.9 Aperture , autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • 5MP Selfie Camera
  • Dual nano-SIM slots with dual standby.
  • 4G LTE network connectivity.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2
  •  3,300 mAh non-removable battery.
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS


Samsung Galaxy On8 Full Specifications

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Yes: LTE 800/1800/2100/2600 MHz
SIM Dual micro SIM with dual stand by
Status Available: October, 2016
Dimensions 151.7x76x7.8mm

Weight: – 169 g

Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Gold, Black, White
Cover Metal
Type FHD Super AMOLED capacitive, multi-touch touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors
Size 5.5 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels. 367 PPI
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 128GB
Internal 16GB
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Processors 1.6GHz  octa-core

Samsung Exynos 7870 Chipset

Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
2G GPRS – up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42 mbps downink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Version 4.1, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent)

Radio: Stereo FM radio with RDS; recording

USB MicroUSB v2.0.
Primary 13 MP camera, f/1.9, autofocus, LED tone flash. Features: Autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, Panorama, HDR
Secondary 5MP front camera.
Capacity 3300 non removeable battery
Talk time
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Gyroscope sensor.
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous –MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
– MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Price level USD 240, INR 15,990, NGN80,000

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