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Samsung Galaxy On8

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INTRODUCTION

Samsung Galaxy On8
Samsung Galaxy On8

In the race of producing the best mid-priced smartphone, companies all over the world are trying to provide flagship specifications in such phones. Samsung is the company that seems to have understood how to tap into this segment of the smartphone market. Samsung recently launched its “Galaxy On8” smartphone in the market, the smartphone features the same Exynos 7580 Octa chipset like the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) but offers better display. So without delay let’s see how this smartphone fares in the real world.

DESIGN AND DISPLAY

Samsung Galaxy On8 Design and Display
Samsung Galaxy On8 Design & Build

The phone has decent design and has an aesthetic appeal. The brushed metal frame features diamond cut finish, thus giving an eye catching look to the phone. The phone has 5.97 x 2.99 x 0.31 inches external dimensions and weighs 169g. Having thickness of just 7.8mm, this phone looks very sleek. Talking about one of the most premium features of this phone, the 5.5 inches full-HD Super AMOLED display that provide a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. We must say the display looks very crisp and colour reproduction is fantastic. The 401 ppi screen makes sure that the user's eyes are glued to the screen.

PERFORMANCE AND CONFIGURATION

Samsung Galaxy On8 Performance
Samsung Galaxy On8 Performance

As mentioned above this phone features the same Exynos 7580 Octa chipset like the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016). The phone is also backed by Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 processor. For normal functioning of the phone, the processor seems compatible enough, but the same can’t be said for running heavy applications. We observed that there were massive frame drops when playing heavy games. However, light games were played easily.

The smartphone offers 16GB of internal memory, which could be expanded up to 128GB using the microSD card slot provided in the phone. With the 16GB provided in the phone, the users get up to 10.4GB of free space to use. The phone runs on Android platform and works on Android OS, version 6.0.1 i.e. Marshmallow. The smartphone is backed by 3GB of RAM, which is more than sufficient for all the purposes. The phone supports 4G/LTE networks but only allows dual-SIM compatibility.

CAMERA AND MULTIMEDIA

Samsung Galaxy On8 Camera
Samsung Galaxy On8 Camera

The camera section is also revamped in this smartphone. The primary camera features f/1.9, 28mm, 13MP camera that is supported by autofocus and LED flashlight. Things are even kept interesting for the front camera, which sports a 5MP camera that is also supported by LED flashlight. The rear camera works great and captures decent pics. The rear camera also supports geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and HDR. The front camera captures amazing selfies, as the selfie game is really strong in this smartphone. Video recording is done frames like 1080p@30fps. Talking about multimedia, the smartphone features loudspeaker and 3.5mm audio jack. The speaker seems to get loud enough and produces decent sound. The messaging sector comes with the general assortment of features like SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM. The phone has ANT+ support also.

BATTERY AND CONNECTIVITY

Samsung Galaxy On8 Charging-Slot
Samsung Galaxy On8 Charging-Slot

The battery provided in the smartphone is 3300 mAh removable Li-Ion battery and promises talk time up to 17 hours on 3G networks and music playback up to 82 hours. The smartphone offers a range of connectivity options, such as 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth version 4.1 with A2DP, A-GPS, GLONASS, FM radio, RDS, Recording and microUSB 2.0. There are three sensors provided in the smartphones i.e. Accelerometer, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor.

PROS AND CONS


WHAT WE LIKED
  • The full HD display provided in the phone is a real winner.
  • NFC Support, along with a range of other connectivity options.
WHAT CAN BE IMPROVED
  • Heavy games face massive frame drops.

  • img-ques Is Samsung Galaxy On8 a single SIM or a dual SIM phone?
  • img-ans Samsung Galaxy On8 has dual slots and both the slots accept Micro SIM cards.
  • img-ques Does it has a micro SD card slot for memory expansion?
  • img-ans Yes, there is a dedicated micro SD card slot for memory expansion. The expandable storage capacity is upto 256GB.
  • img-ques What are the color variants in which the phone is available?
  • img-ans It is available in three color variants: Gold, White and Black.
  • img-ques Is the 3.5 mm audio jack available?
  • img-ans Yes, the phone comes with a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
  • img-ques Does the phone has a removable battery?
  • img-ans Yes, this smartphone comes with a removable battery.
  • img-ques What is the battery capacity of this smartphone?
  • img-ans The battery capacity is 3300 mAh.
  • img-ques Does Samsung Galaxy On8 support VoLTE?
  • img-ans Yes, the phone supports Voice over Long term Evolution.
  • img-ques Does this smartphone feature a fingerprint scanner?
  • img-ans No, the phone doesn’t feature a fingerprint scanner.
  • img-ques What are the display type and size of the phone?
  • img-ans The phone features a large 5.5 inch Super AMOLED capacitive screen.
  • img-ques On which operating system does the smartphone function?
  • img-ans The phone functions on Android OS, v6.0. 1 - Marshmallow.
  • img-ques Which processor has been used in Samsung Galaxy On8?
  • img-ans Galaxy On8 is powered by Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53.
  • img-ques Does this smartphone sport Corning Gorilla glass?
  • img-ans No, it doesn’t sport Corning gorilla glass.
  • img-ques Does it have fast charging feature?
  • img-ans No, this smartphone doesn’t have fast charging feature.
  • img-ques What are the sensors present in the phone?
  • img-ans It has accelerometer and proximity sensors.
  • img-ques Does this smartphone have gyroscope sensor?
  • img-ans No, it doesn’t have a gyroscope sensor.
  • img-ques Is the phone USB OTG (On- The - Go) enabled?
  • img-ans Yes, this smartphone is USB OTG enabled.
  • img-ques What is the internal memory capacity of the phone?
  • img-ans The internal memory capacity is 16GB. However, only 10.3 GB of the entire available internal memory can be used.
  • img-ques Is there any 32GB internal memory variant of Samsung Galaxy On8?
  • img-ans No, there isn’t any 32GB internal memory variant of Samsung Galaxy On8.
  • img-ques Does this smartphone support NFC?
  • img-ans Yes, it supports NFC (Near Field Communication).
  • img-ques Does this smartphone have Magnetometer sensor?
  • img-ans No, it doesn’t feature a magnetometer sensor.
  • img-ques Do both the SIM cards support 4G VoLTE?
  • img-ans No, only one of the SIM cards supports 4G VoLTE. The other SIM card supports 3G.
  • img-ques What are the camera specifications of Samsung Galaxy On8?
  • img-ans Samsung Galaxy On8 sports a 13 - megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and f/1.9 aperture. In addition to this, there is a 5 - megapixel front camera equipped with LED flash.