The latest edition to the Samsung Galaxy J-Series, the Galaxy J8, is available now in the UAE.
Samsung has officially launched the new handset, which features Infinity Display, ergonomic design, enhanced photo features and facial recognition technology.
The new phone has 6" HD+ super AMOLED Infinity display, with nearly 15% more display area in 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The handset has a unibody design, with ergonomic curves.
For imaging, the Galaxy J8 features dual rear camera, where the primary camera has 16MP and f/1.7 aperture, while the secondary rear camera has 5MP and f/1.9 aperture. The camera has built in Live Focus feature and LED flash for improved portraits, and f/1.9 aperture for low-light performance.
The phone runs an Octa core processor with Samsung's advanced memory management feature that automatically directs content from social media applications to the external memory card. The Galaxy J8 is powered by a 3,500mAh battery, and runs on latest Android operating system - Android Oreo.
The phone is now available in the UAE priced at AED999 (GB 32) and AED1,199 (GB 64).The Galaxy J8 device comes in three distinct colours - black, gold and orchid grey.
"At Samsung our aim is to create synergies within our Galaxy range of offerings, we are delivering the features of our flagship devices to our more affordable smartphones to truly exceed the expectation of our customers. Targeted at the discerning millennial, the Galaxy J8 is a personalized and intuitive device that delivers on domains that are important to this target group such as low light photography capabilities and a screen made for watching," said Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT and Mobile (IM) Division, Samsung Gulf Electronics.