Samsung seems like now focusing on a Mid-range smartphone more often. Recently in Mumbai, Samsung has launched its new series of midrange phones named-Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8.
In the past, the J-series is the thing that has helped Samsung dominating the budget segment of the market in India. However, with the passage of Xiaomi’s Redmi 5 series, the company has lost some share of the market.
In any case, no issues, Samsung Galaxy j-series is still been popular among the budget shoppers.
TBoth Phones Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 are launched with Samsung Super AMOLED infinity Display with HD+ resolution. Samsung galaxy has 5.6 inches and where Galaxy J8 has 6 inches of display, offering nearly bezel-less-like feel with the angle proportion of 16:9 ratio.
Indeed, it doesn’t have an incredible same level of specs as the top of line phones of today, but the Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 appear to be a reliable phone you would expect from Samsung.
Galaxy J6 and J8: Design And Display
Samsung Galaxy J6 and J8 both phones has polycarbonate body built up. As of now, Samsung has this time not introduced the unibody design on its new budget phone prior to previous phone Galaxy J7 max and J7 pro.
Both the phones have mono speaker can be seen above the power button on the top corner on the right-hand side. The microUSB2.0 port at the bottom is for charging but no type-c still for the budget segment from Samsung, and there’s still a headphone jack.
Both phones are launched in three colour options: Black, Blue and Gold.
If we talk about the display of them, both the phones Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 is equipped with Samsung Super AMOLED infinity display which means’s they bright enough.
The Galaxy J6 sports a 5.6inch HD+ display where Galaxy J8 has 6-inch HD+ display. Both Phones has 2.5D curved Glass with the resolution of 1480 x 720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9.
Samsung has this time kept the Face-Recognition feature in both the phones for unlocking the phone.
Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8: Specification And Performance
The Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8, both the phones have a different set of the processor from each other.
The Galaxy J6 is powered by Samsung’s own processor octa-core Exynos 7870 SOC coupled with Mali T830 GPU. The model is supported with two memory option 3GB RAM for 32GB internal memory and 4GB of RAM for 64 GB internal memory.
Where else Galaxy J8 is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 SoC coupled with Adreno 506 GPU. Unlike the Samsung, Galaxy J6 the Galaxy J8 has only one variant option i.e…, 4GB of RAM for 64GB internal memory.
Both the Phones comes with the expandable memory option up to 256GB in any case if you want to increase the memory. The Galaxy J6 has 3,00mAh of battery and Galaxy J8 has a bigger battery of 3500mAh on board, Which is quite sufficient to carry out the task in a day.
Samsung does not introduce fast charging either this time also for mid-range segment and both continue with the micro-USB2.0 port for charging.
If we see the connectivity option, both the models are Dual Sim Phones from Samsung with nano sim support and have a fingerprint scanner at the back as well.
Other connectivity options include same on both the either are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, FM Radio and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8: Camera
As pointed out, Samsung has constrained the dual rear camera to the J8 smartphone, which will just dispatch in July.
Samsung Galaxy J8 has a 16MP (f/1.7)+5MP (f/1.9) rear camera and a 16MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture. The Galaxy J8 will have the Portrait mode which is known as Live Focus on Samsung phones. This will take into consideration a Bokeh impact where the background is blurred.
Conversely, the Galaxy J6 has a 13MP rear camera with a f/1.9 aperture and the front camera is 8MP with a f/1.9 aperture.
Unlike the Galaxy J8, the Samsung Galaxy J6 does not have a Portrait mode.
Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8: Common Features
Samsung Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 both phones run Android Oreo 8.0 with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top. Both phones will accompany same features like Data Saver Mode, and so on, which have been found on Samsung’s budget segment phones.
Samsung is likewise presenting new feature this time for their Mid-range smartphones like Chat-over-Video include, which will enable users to chat on WhatsApp or any other messaging app while watching their video without any interruption. The chat message will show up in the corner, while the video keeps running.
Users can answer to the message from this little pop-up up. This will guarantee no intrusions while seeing content.
Moreover, one more new feature has been addon- the Samsung Mall application, will likewise be a piece of both phones, which will depend on AI to enable users to shop.
Users can click a photo of an object and the Mall app will show results for the item or similar items across e-commerce websites.
Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8: Price
The Samsung Galaxy J6 3GB RAM variation has been priced at Rs. 13,990 and the 4GB RAM variation has been valued at 16,490. coming to the availability, the phone will be available in Black, Blue and Gold colour options and commencing from May 22. The Samsung Galaxy J8 has been estimated at Rs. 18,990 and will be available from June 20.