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Samsung Galaxy J8
Samsung Galaxy J8
Samsung Galaxy J8
Samsung Galaxy J8
Samsung Galaxy J8
Samsung Galaxy J8

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The Samsung Galaxy J8 currently has an Informr score of 6.9 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 9 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
1.8 GHz
1.8 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
16+ MP, f/1.7
16+ MP, f/1.7
3500 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


Samsung Galaxy J8 is not an all-rounder phone. With its average HD+ display and a mediocre processor, it lags behind its competitors with a good margin. But the highlight of the phone is its impressive cameras and its long lasting battery. So if you are in search of smartphone with capable set of ca...

- Bivek Khatiwada, Gadgetbyte

The Samsung Galaxy J8 just doesn’t feel like a device that offers concrete competition to the likes of the Honor Play, Mi A2 and even the recently launched Nokia 6.1 Plus. Samsung really needs to stop charging a premium on mid-range and budget devices simply because they sport the Samsung logo.

- Kshitij Pujari, Firstpost
India Today
India Today

The Galaxy J8 does offer some good features such as a vibrant AMOLED Infinity Display and a pretty impressive battery life. It's cameras impress when it comes to low-light photography and the phone manages to perform day-to-day tasks and even the occasional mobile gaming with ease despite a Snapdrag...

- Sanket Vijayasarathy, India Today
Business Standard
Business Standard

Seems to be on the expensive side, especially with an entry-level processor and HD+ screen. Other phones in the same price segment come with better processors and full HD screens. The Galaxy J8 would have been an all-rounder without these two downsides. However, the phone seems to be a camera-and-ba...

- Debashish Pachal, Business Standard

Leaving aside the device and its features for a minute, the Samsung Galaxy J8 is positioned perfectly for the J-range, and will appeal to many buyers simply by being a sub-Rs 20,000 Samsung device that you can buy easily by walking into your neighborhood mobile store.

- Ali Pardiwala, BGR

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Samsung backs up the Galaxy J8 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Galaxy J8 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Samsung support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Samsung's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The Samsung Galaxy J8's screen size is 6.0 inches with 720 x 1480 pixels resolution.

1.8 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 Octa-core 1.8 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 8.0 Oreo (Update Available: 9.0 Pie) operating system (OS).

16+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 16+ MP, f/1.7 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 16+ megapixels resolution.

64 GB

Internal memory is 64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3500 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 1380 minutes, 840 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Galaxy J8 Specs

Release Date June 28, 2018
Regions Available USA
Operating System Android 8.0 Oreo (Update Available: 9.0 Pie)

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Processor Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 Octa-core 1.8 GHz
Internal Storage 64 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.697 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 256 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels, f/1.7
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, Image stabilization, ISO, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, HDR, Dual camera feature (5 MP 2nd camera, f/1.9)
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
16+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Face detection, Aperture f/1.9, front camera flash
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology Super AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1480 pixels
Pixel Density 274 pixels
Size 6.0 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Digital Compass
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen, Scratch Resistant
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 3500 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to 1200 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to 840 minutes
Internet Use (Cellular) Up to 780 minutes
Talk Time Up to 1380 minutes
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Gold, Blue
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.92 x 7.57 x 0.82 cm (6.3 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 177 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Samsung SM-J810F, SM-J810GZDGINS, Galaxy On8 (2018)
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