Another week, yet another Samsung phone.

The Korean smartphone giant has added yet another star to their ever-growing Galaxy lineup and this time, it’s for the “On” budget series. The new Galaxy On8 will be exclusively available on Flipkart in India and features impressive specifications such as 3GB of RAM, Super AMOLED Full HD display, all for an affordable price tag.

Galaxy On8-2

To begin with, the Galaxy On8 flaunts a brushed metal body and measures merely 7.8mm in thickness. There’s a 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED panel up front and it’s powered by an Octa-Core Processor clocked at 1.6Ghz (Exynos 7580) and 3GB of RAM. Additionally, it offers 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded further via a dedicated MicroSD card slot. Unfortunately, it doesn’t offer a fingerprint scanner.

The camera arrangement includes a rear 13MP f/1.9 lens with LED Flash and a front 5MP f/1.9 shooter that is also accompanied by a soft LED flash. Furthermore, there’s a 3300mAh battery underneath, features TouchWiz interface running on top of Android Marshmallow and the phone supports Dual SIM, 4G, and VoLTE.

Samsung Galaxy On8 Specifications

  • 5.5″ Full HD sAMOLED, 100,000:1 contrast ratio
  • 1.6GHz Octa-Core Processor, 3GB of RAM
  • 16GB internal storage, MicroSD expansion up to 128GB
  • Rear Camera: 13MP(f1.9) AF with LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 5MP(f1.9) with LED Flash
  • Dimensions: 151.7 x 76.0 x 7.8mm, weighs 169 g
  • 4G LTE, VoLTE
  • 3300mAh battery
  • 2 Micro SIM slots + Separate SD card slot

The Samsung Galaxy On8 will go on sale exclusively during Flipkart’s Big Billion sale i.e. from 2nd October at a price of Rs 15,900. It will be available in these color options – Gold, Black, and White.

Commenting further on the launch, Mr. Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India Electronics, stated, “The Galaxy On8 is the perfect smartphone for consumers seeking an optimal mix of style, portability, and powerful performance. The device not only looks stylish but also packs a punch with a superior consumer experience with a powerful processor and vivid display. We are extremely pleased to announce the new Galaxy On8 exclusively on Flipkart’s Big Billion Day Sale.

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Shubham is based out of Ahmedabad, India and is studying to be a Computer Engineer, while specializing in mobile applications. He loves covering what's new in the smartphone space and aims to make it his primary profession some day.