[Updated] Samsung Galaxy J6, Galaxy J8 Launched with Infinity Display, Android 8.0 Oreo

Samsung Galaxy J6 2018

The long-rumoured Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 Samsung smartphones has officially launched in India. The new J series unveiled today are low-end in terms of specs but their pricing speaks otherwise.

The first and cheaper of the two the Galaxy J6, features a 5.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display and is powered by Samsung in-house Exynos 7870 chipset coupled with up to 4GB of RAM and up to 64GB of storage. Cameras onboard are in 13MP+8MP configuration both accompanied by LED flash, while it housed a 3000mAh battery behind.

The Galaxy J8 on the other hand features a larger 6-inch AMOLED display but with the same resolution as J6. It packed a Qualcomm chipset but only comes in 4GB RAM/64GB storage version. Dual camera is equipped at the back sporting a 16MP and a 5MP sensor respectively, while the selfie camera at the front have a 16MP sensor. The front and rear camera both have a LED flash each and its battery is beefier at 3500mAh.

The phones runs Android 8.0 Oreo and have fingerprint sensors at the back.

Samsung Galaxy J6 Specifications

  • 5.6-inch Infinity Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display with HD+ (1480x720) resolution, 18.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 64-bit processor, Mali-T830 GPU
  • 3GB / 4GB RAM
  • 32GB / 64GB storage (expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card)
  • 13-megapixel rear camera, f/1.9 aperture, LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera, f/1.9 aperture, LED flash
  • OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dual SIM
  • Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, 4G VoLTE, 3G, 2G, GPS, Micro-USB, FM radio
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Dimensions: 149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2mm
  • Weight: 154 grams

Samsung Galaxy J8 2018

Samsung Galaxy J8 Specifications

  • 6-inch Infinity Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display with HD+ (1480x720) resolution, 18.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Mobile Platform, Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB storage (expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card)
  • 16-megapixel rear camera, f/1.7 aperture, LED flash; secondary 5-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture
  • 16-megapixel front camera, f/1.9 aperture, LED flash
  • OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dual SIM
  • Connectivity: WiFi (dual band), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, 4G VoLTE, 3G, 2G, GPS, Micro-USB, FM radio
  • Battery: 3500mAh

Painted in Gold, Black and Blue colors, the Galaxy J6 3GB RAM/32GB storage version and 4GB RAM/64GB storage version are priced at Rs 13,990 ($210) and Rs 16,490 ($247), respectively. The Galaxy J8 is priced at Rs 18,990 ($285). The former will be available from May 22nd and the later from July.

Update

In addition to the aforementioned device, Samsung also introduced a smaller variant called Galaxy J4 but does not revealed its availability and pricing.

Galaxy J4 2018

Samsung Galaxy J4 Specifications

  • 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with HD (1280x720) resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 1.4GHz qcta-core Exynos 7570 processor, Mali-T720 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB storage (expandable up to 256GB via MicroSD card)
  • 13-megapixel rear camera, LED flash
  • 5-megapixel front camera, LED flash
  • OS: Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Dual SIM
  • Connectivity: WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, GPS, Micro-USB, FM radio
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Dimensions: 151.7 x 77.2 x 8.1mm
  • Weight: 175 grams

Update (August 1st, 2018)

Several weeks after its official launch, Samsung has again introduced its Galaxy J8 (2018) smartphone in India as Galaxy On8 (2018). The specs are the same, but this will be available online only; on Flipkart and Samsung online store for Rs 16,990 ($255). Sales begin on August 6th.
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