Samsung has officially unveiled a new budget smartphone under its Galaxy On series, the Galaxy On8. The smartphone is priced at INR 15,900 (approx US $240) and will come in Gold, Black and White color variants. The smartphone will go on sale starting from October 2 via Flipkart exclusive as a part of Big Billion Days sale of the E-commerce site.
Manu Sharma, the Vice President, Mobile Business, Samsung India said,” 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 Flipkart’s Big Billion Day Sale.”
Coming to the specifications of Galaxy On8, features a 5.5-inch Full-HD (1080p) AMOLED display. The smartphone is powered by an 1.6 GHz octa-core processor that comes with 3 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage that can be expanded further up to 128 GB via micro-SD card. The smartphone will run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box. The device features a 13 mega-pixel rear auto-focus camera with LED flash and f/1.9 aperture. There is a 5 mega-pixel front camera with LED flash. The smartphone is backed by a 3,300 mAh battery.
The Galaxy On8 is a 4G enabled smartphone that supports dual Micro-SIMs. The smartphone packs metal body and features diamond cut metal frames as claimed by the company. The Galaxy On8 will also come with features like UDS (Ultra Data Saving) mode and S bike mode as part of the company’s “Make for India” initiatives. The device measures 151.7 x 76 x 7.8 mm and weighs 169 grams.