Samsung J8

Samsung Galaxy J8 2018 | Samsung J8 Review

Samsung is the biggest name in Android phones that launches a wide range of smartphones which may be the perfect fit depending on customer needs and budget. The Samsung Galaxy j8 2018 sports a big display with narrow borders, dual cameras at back. It is a good-looking smartphone with a 6-inch Super AMOLED display. Samsung J8 uses the infinity display trademark, the screen on this phone doesn’t have curved sides. The dual camera is setup vertically at the back consisting of a 16MP primary camera and a 5MP secondary one. And the fingerprint scanner is positioned right under the camera.

Samsung J8

Design and Display

Samsung J8 comes with a tall display with smaller bezels, the back is made up of plastic rather than metal. The power and volume buttons on the side have a good tactile feel and can be easily reached without having to adjust your hand. There are two sim trays where one holds a nano-SIM and microSD card and the other holds a secondary nano-SIM. Even though the back is plastic build, it is pretty solid and unlike to bend and break easily.

The J8 sports a tall 6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. The phone comes with a smaller bezel on the top and bottom for a more immersive display. The Galaxy J8 has no ambient light sensor, which requires the user to manually adjust the brightness every time. J8 is powered by Snapdragon 450 chipset with 4GB of RAM. It boasts the internal storage of 64GB.


Apart from an infinity display, other feature Samsung has managed to bring is some impressive cameras with its affordable phones. The camera setup includes a 16MP primary lens with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP secondary sensor with f/1.9 aperture. At the front, it features a 16-megapixel camera with an f/1.9 aperture. The rear camera offers Live Focus that lets to adjust the background blur while taking a picture.


The phone houses a 3,500mAh battery which sounds good enough and the device does manage to hold well even with heavy usage. Charging the phone from zero to hundred takes about two hours.

Samsung J8 price in Nepal – Rs. 27,390.

Samsung J8 Full Specifications


Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy J8 2018
Launch Date June 28, 2018 (Official)
Also Known As Samsung Galaxy J8
Operating System Android v8.0 (Oreo)
SIM Slot(s) Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network 4G: Available, 3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Quick Charging No


Height 159.2 mm
Width    75.7 mm
Thickness 8.2 mm
Weight 191 grams
Colours Black, Blue, Gold


Display Type Super AMOLED
Screen Size 6.0 inches (15.24 cm)
Screen Resolution 720 x 1480 pixels
Aspect Ratio 18.5:9
Bezel-less display Yes
Pixel Density 274 ppi
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated) 76.15 %


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Processor Octa core, 1.8 GHz, Cortex A53
Architecture 64 bit
Graphics Adreno 506


Resolution 16 MP + 5 MP Dual Primary Cameras
Autofocus Yes
Physical Aperture F1.7
Optical Image Stabilisation No
Flash LED Flash
Image Resolution 4616 x 3464 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features 4 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920×1080 @ 30 fps
Resolution 16 MP Front Camera
Autofocus No
Physical Aperture F1.9
Flash LED Flash
Camera Features Wide Angle Selfie


Internal Memory 64 GB
Expandable Memory Up to 256 GB
User Available Storage Up to 51 GB
USB OTG Support Yes


Capacity 3500 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable No


FM Radio Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Network and Connectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi Features Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
USB Connectivity Mass storage device, microUSB 2.0, USB charging
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support 4G, 3G, 2G
SAR Value Head: 0.697 W/kg

Special Features

Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer

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