Samsung Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 with Super AMOLED Infinity displays launched in India starting at Rs. 13990


Samsung just launched the Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8, the company’s latest smartphone in the ‘J Series’ in India, as expected. The J6 and J8 have  5.6-inch and 6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED 18.5: 9 Infinity 2.5D curved glass displays. The J6 is powered by an Octa-Core Exynos 7870 14nm SoC, while the J8 comes with Snapdragon 450 with up to 4GB of RAM. Both the phones run Android 8.0 (Oreo) with Samsung’s own UI on top. 

The Galaxy J6 has a 13-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera, both with LED flash and f/1.9 aperture, while the J8 comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a secondary  5-megapixel rear camera to capture the depth information for portrait shots with bokeh. It also has a 16-megapixel front camera. Both the phones come with a fingerprint sensor on the back and also feature face unlock.

Samsung Galaxy J6 specifications

  • 5.6-inch (1480 x 720 pixels) HD+ Super AMOLED 18.5: 9 Infinity 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 14nm processor with Mali T830 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2mm; Weight: 154g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy J8 specifications

  • 6-inch (1480 x 720 pixels) HD+ Super AMOLED 18.5: 9 Infinity 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Dual SIM
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, secondary 5MP camera with f/1.9 aperture
  • 16MP front-facing camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+, GPS
  • 3500mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy J6 and J8 come in Black, Gold and Blue colors. The Galaxy J6 is priced at Rs. 13,990 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version and the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs Rs.16,490. It will be available starting from May 22nd exclusively on Flipkart as well as Samsung Shop, Paytm Mall with cashback and Rs. 1500 cashback on ICICI bank cards as well as one-time screen replacement offer.  The Galaxy J8 is priced at Rs. 18,990 and will be available from July .


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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