Samsung Galaxy J8 Advantages, Disadvantages, Review – Pricey !!

Samsung Galaxy J8 mid-range smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Samsung Galaxy J8 advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Samsung Galaxy J8 price in India is around Rs.18,999 and $299 in the USA. Currently, it is available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.

Samsung Galaxy J8

Best Price: Rs.18,999(India), $299(USA)

Samsung Galaxy J8 Key Features:

  • Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • 6.0 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • Dual 16 MP + 5 MP rear camera, 16 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa-Core processor and Snapdragon 450 chipset.
  • 4 GB RAM and 64 GB Internal Memory
  • 3500 mAh Battery

Samsung Galaxy J8 Advantages (Pros):

  • Samsung Galaxy J8 comes with latest Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
  • Presents 6.0-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • Samsung Galaxy J8 display has good pixel density for its HD+ resolution (~274 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 4 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Samsung Galaxy J8 has equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot).
  • It offers Dual 16 MP (f/1.7, AF) + 5 MP (f/1.9) rear camera with additional features like LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • It offers 16 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/1.9, LED flash.
  • Supports full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3500 mAh which is great for heavy usage.
  • Performance is smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity.
  • Design and build quality are average.
  • It offers great and loudspeakers.
  • Supports FM radio.
  • It is available in Black, Gold, Blue colors to choose.
  • Samsung Galaxy J8 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Costly for its features.
  • No Full HD display.
  • Comes with an ordinary plastic build.
  • No display protection like gorilla glass.
  • No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
  • No NFC connectivity support.
  • Many sensors are missing like gyro, compass.
  • Snapdragon 450 is underpowered for its hefty price.
  • No fast charging support.


Check out Samsung Galaxy J8 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Samsung
Model Name Galaxy J8
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 8.0
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 450
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 506
Colors Black, Gold, Blue
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1480 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~274 ppi density)
Dimensions 159.2 x 75.7 x 8.2 mm
Weight 191 g
Other Display Features Multi-Touch
Camera Features
Primary Camera Dual 16 MP (f/1.7, AF) + 5 MP (f/1.9)
Secondary Camera 16 MP, f/1.9, LED flash
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
RAM and Storage
RAM 4 GB
Internal Memory 64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot)
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
Talk Time
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC No
3.5mm jack Yes
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

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7 Total Score
Costly for its Features !!

Samsung Galaxy J8 smartphone comes with average features & performance for its price. There are so many cons in this smartphone, we suggest to check other mobiles if you are looking for a good mobile round 20K.

User Rating: 5 (1 votes)