Samsung Galaxy J8 launches in the Philippines; Priced at PHP15,990

The Samsung Galaxy J8 is now official in the Philippines. Priced at PHP15,990, the handset features a large AMOLED display and dual cameras.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Philippines

Samsung’s J-series have always had a place within the top ten popular midrange smartphones list. Recently, the company announced a promising new contender in the local market.

The Samsung Galaxy J8 was announced in the Philippines and it comes with a 6-inch Super AMOLED display with a 1480 x 720 resolution, and an 18.5:9 ratio.

Inside, the handset is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. It also has a 3,500 mah battery.

As for the cameras, the Galaxy J8 has a 16MP + 5MP dual shooters at the back, and a 16MP sensor for selfies. The phone also sports a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, face unlock, a headphone jack, and Samsung Experience OS on top of Android Oreo.

Related: Samsung Galaxy J8 is now available in the Philippines

The Samsung Galaxy J8 will have a price of PHP15,990. It will be available in Samsung authorized stores and partner retailers nationwide starting August 4, 2018.

Pre-order period starts on July 21, 2018. Those who pre-orders the unit will get aa PHP1,000 cash back, together with a free screen protector, a screen insurance policy, and a JBL Clip Bluetooth speaker.

Samsung Galaxy J8 2018 specs:

  • 6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Display (1480 x 720, 293 ppi)
  • 18.5:9 Aspect Ratio
  • 1.8 GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage +microSD up to 256GB
  • 16MP (f/1.7) + 5MP (f/1.9) Dual Rear Cameras, LED flash
  • 16MP Front Camera, f/1.9, LED flash
  • Dual Nano SIM
  • 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
  • FM Radio
  • MicroUSB Port
  • 3.5mm Headphone Jack
  • Fingerprint Sensor, Face Unlock
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • Dimensions: 159.2 x 75.7 x 8.2, 177 g
  • Colors: Black, Purple, Gold
  • 3,500 mAh Battery

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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