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Samsung Galaxy On8 (2016) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Exynos 7 Octa 7580
Mali-T720 MP2
3 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy On8 smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy On8 phone with 5.5 inches display, Exynos 7 Octa 7580 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy On8 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery. The 5.5 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (720 x 1280 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 On8 specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy On8
ModelSM-GON8
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Samsung Galaxy On8 is about 5.96 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (5.97 x 2.99 x 0.31 inches).

Weight5.96 oz
Dimensions5.97 x 2.99 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblack, gold, white
SIM typeMicro SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy On8 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCExynos 7 Octa 7580
CPUOcta-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2

Display

The size of Galaxy On8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches Super AMOLED display of Samsung Galaxy On8 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy On8 (3 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM3 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy On8 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 camera5 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy On8 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 On8 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 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 3300 mAh 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 On8 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 3300 mAh

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. 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 On8 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, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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