Samsung Galaxy J8 Launched At Rs 18,990

Samsung Galaxy J8 Launched At Rs 18,990

Samsung Galaxy J8 Launched At Rs 18,990

by June 29, 2018

Samsung has launched the Samsung Galaxy J8 in India – the latest in its infinity series models. Galaxy J8 features a 6” Super AMOLED Infinity Display and boasts of industry-first dual camera innovations.

Samsung has developed its camera technology based on the insights about millennials that they are increasingly editing photos before sharing it on social media. The advanced dual rear camera on Galaxy J8 caters to such millennials and offers a delightful camera experience. These features are powered by artificial intelligence which enables the users to try out various things with the foreground and background of an image and create professional grade photographs. The dual camera delivers Samsung’s flagship ‘Live Focus’ feature to enable users to bring sharp focus to the foreground while blurring out the background and creating a bokeh like effect. What’s more, the users can adjust the level of the blur before and after clicking the shot.

The Galaxy J8 is available at INR 18,990. The smartphone can be purchased across all retail outlets offering Samsung phones and online through Samsung’s e-shop and Paytm, Flipkart and Amazon. The smartphone is available in Blue, Black and Gold colour options.

“At Samsung, our constant endeavour is to bring meaningful innovation in our products and services that can truly add value to the lives of consumers. Our signature Infinity display, Chat Over Video and Samsung Mall are already a hit amongst millennials and with Galaxy J8, we have focused more on the camera, which is one of the most used features for the millennial today. Two of the top three apps downloaded in India are photo editing apps. With the Galaxy J8, consumers can customize their images without any third party app and we are confident that they will love the flagship “Live Focus” feature and industry-first features like Portrait Dolly, Portrait Backdrop, and Background Blue shape, ” said Sumit Walia, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India.

With Background Blur Shape effect, users can add soft light effect to pictures in different contextual shapes. The Portrait Dolly feature helps users to create a moving GIF with zoom movements in the background to render a cinematic photography experience. The portrait backdrop mode creates cool and funky background effects and adds a professional photographer’s touch to the images.

Galaxy J8 comes with an 18.5:9 Infinity display. This ensures that the display area is about 15% more. Samsung’s Infinity Display powered by Super AMOLED technology with best in class contrast ratio and superior colour reproduction provides a great viewing experience.

To further enhance the infinity experience, the physical home button has been swapped with software powered in-display home button. The fingerprint sensor has been placed below the dual camera set up on the rear. The “Chat Over Video” feature facilitates uninterrupted and uncompromised video viewing experience while chatting and adds to the infinity experience.

Galaxy J8 enables a unique differentiated online shopping and multi-tasking experience. Galaxy J8 comes pre-loaded with Samsung Mall, a revolutionary new service for millennials. It uses Artificial Intelligence to let users shop by clicking a picture of the desired product and getting recommendations for it across popular e-commerce platforms.

Galaxy J8 comes with a premium polycarbonate unibody, ergonomic design and comfortable grip. The primary dual rear camera set up has 16MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture and 5MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture. The selfie camera is a 16MP setup with f/1.9.

The smartphone runs on Android Oreo 8.0. It is powered by Snapdragon 450 processor which provides premium performance without draining its 3,500 mAh battery. Galaxy J8 boasts of 4GB RAM + 64GB memory (expandable up to 256 GB).

Buyers of Galaxy J8 can get an additional cash back of Rs. 2000 if they use ICICI Bank credit and debit cards or Paytm Mall. Further, users activating their Galaxy J8 on or before 31st July 2018 can avail a One Time Screen Replacement.

Samsung has also tied up with Paytm Mall to continue its online to offline partnership. This partnership enables users to buy on Paytm Mall while enjoying the services of an offline retailer.