After weeks of teasing, Samsung officially pulled the wraps off the new mid-range smartphone the Galaxy On8 in India on September 27.
The new Galaxy On8 flaunts premium brushed metal cover on the back with high grade alloy-based diamond cut frame on the edges. On the front, it sports a 5.5-inch full HD display (1920x1080p) display with contrast ratio of 100,000:1.
Under the hood, it houses 1.6GHz octa-core processor, 3GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, 13MP camera with LED flash on the back, 5MP snapper on the front with dedicated LED flash and a 3,300mAh battery.
The new Galaxy On8 will be released on October 2 exclusively via Flipkart's Big Billion Days sale for Rs. 15,900. It will be made available in three colours -- black, gold and white.
The new Galaxy On8 will be up against the popular Moto G4 series, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Lenovo K5 Note, and LeEco Le 2, among others.
"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 powerful processor and vivid display. We are extremely pleased to announce the new Galaxy On8 exclusively on Flipart's Big Billion Day Sale," Manu Sharma, Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India Electronics, said in a statement.
Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy On8:
|Model||Samsung Galaxy On8|
|Display||5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) super AMOLED screen
|OS||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow|
|Processor||1.6GHz octa-core processor|
|Storage||16GB, expandable up to 128GB|
|Network||4G-LTE with VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE)|
|Add-ons||Dual-SIM slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, FM Radio, micro USB 2.0, Ultra Data Saving mode, S bike mode|
|Dimensions||151.7 x 76.0 x 7.8 mm|
|Colours||Black, Gold and White|