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Samsung Galaxy C8 (2017) review

Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat)
Mediatek Helio P25 MT6757T
Mali-T880 MP2
3 GB / 32 GB
5.5 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 + 5 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy C8 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy C8 phone with 5.5 inches display, Mediatek Helio P25 MT6757T chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy C8 comes with Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 1920 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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Samsung Galaxy C8 specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy C8
ModelSM-C7100
Release date2017

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy C8 is about 6.28 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (6 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches).

Weight6.28 oz
Dimensions6 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblack, gold
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy C8 comes with Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.1.1 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek Helio P25 MT6757T
CPUOcta-core 2.39 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T880 MP2

Display

The size of Galaxy C8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy C8 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy C8 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (32 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy C8 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera16 MP
Main camera13 + 5 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy C8 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy C8 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Galaxy C8 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Galaxy C8 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Galaxy C8 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Samsung Galaxy C8 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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