Samsung Galaxy J6
Launch:[edit | edit source]
The Samsung Galaxy J8 was announced on 21 May 2018 in India.
An event was held in Mumbai on 21 May featuring the launch of J6, J8, A6 and A6 plus by Samsung.
These phones will also be available through Samsung retailers.
Edit:- Samsung Galaxy J8 has been launched in the last week of June 2018 at a price tag of 18,999 INR in India.
Specifications:[edit | edit source]
Hardware:[edit | edit source]
The Samsung Galaxy J6 and other devices launched with it features 'Infinity Display' which is found in Samsung Flagships like S9 and S9+. The Samsung Galaxy J8 has a 720 x 1480 pixels Super AMOLED display, with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The J6 has a 5.6-inch panel, while the J8 features a larger 6-inch panel.
The J6 comes with a Samsung Exynos 7870 SoC (octa-core) while the J8 comes with the Snapdragon 450 SoC (octa-core).
The J6 is available in two variants of (3 GB RAM + 32 GB ROM) and (4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM) and the storage can be expanded upto 256 GB.
The battery capacities are 3000 mAh for the J6, and 3500 mAh for the J8, which shoud last atleast for a day with moderate usage.
Both the J6 and J8 have same design and physical overview, just the screen size is larger in J8.
They have Volume Buttons on the left along with 2 sim trays which offers Dual Sim option along with dedicated Micro SD card slot. On the right there is an outlet for the speaker and the power on/off button.
The J8 has a dual camera setup on the back, like on the S9+, while the J6 only has a single camera on the back.
Both have a connectivity for Micro USB and type-c isn't supported.
Software:[edit | edit source]
Display:[edit | edit source]
The J6 has a 5.6" (14.25 cm) Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with ~75.9% screen-to-body ratio. It has that 'Infinity Display' found in Samsung Flagships like S9.
It has a resolution of 720 x 1480 pixels [HD+] with 18.5:9 ratio.
Platform:[edit | edit source]
The J6 and also the J8 comes with Android 8.0 (oreo). They MAY also receive the Android P in future updates however its not official.
Samsung Galaxy J6 has the Samsung's own processor Exynos 7870 clocked at 1.3 GHz with Cortex-A53.
Camera:[edit | edit source]
The J6 has a single rear camera unlike the J8 which has a dual rear camera setup .
The J6 has a 13 MP (F1.9) Rear Camera and a 8MP (F1.9) Front Camera.
It has LED flash on both rear and front sides.
Battery:[edit | edit source]
The J6 is powered by a 3000 mAh battery while the J8 by a 3500 mAh battery, which can last upto more than a day depending on the usage.
Security:[edit | edit source]
The J6 and J8 both have the Face Unlock feature along the fingerprint sensor which is placed on the rear side.
Special Features:[edit | edit source]
There is a new feature called "chat-over-video" which allows you to use chat by applications like What's app or Messenger even you are watching a video. A small semi-transparent chat window appears the keyboard too has less opacity or transparency, so that you can enjoy the video along with chatting.
'Samsung Mall' is also present on both the device which you can use to search any commodity with just a glimpse of it. It searches commodities which looks similar to it and diverts you to many options to get like. [like from Amazon or Flipkart, etc]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (Blue, 64GB) with Offers: Amazon.in: Electronics". www.amazon.in. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
- "Samsung Galaxy J6 (Black, 32 GB) Online at Best Price with Great Offers Only On Flipkart.com". Flipkart.com. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
- "Samsung Summer Fest- Online Shopping Offers on Mobiles, Accessories & Home Appliances | Shop Samsung". Default Store View. Retrieved 2018-05-25.
- "Samsung Galaxy J8 With Infinity Display Now Available to Buy in India". NDTV Gadgets360.com. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
- "Samsung Galaxy J6 - Specs and Features | Samsung India". Samsung in. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
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