Samsung Galaxy On8: Specifications Review

September 28, 2016

The Samsung Galaxy On8 is a recently launched mid-range Android smartphone that targets emerging smartphone markets.

The Galaxy On8 features some pretty decent technical specifications and is currently among the most affordable Samsung smartphones.

Here is what the Samsung Galaxy On8 has to offer.




Display Size: 5.5-inch

Display Type: Super AMOLED

Screen Resolution: 1080×1920 pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 420 ppi

Screen Protection: None

You get a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with the Samsung Galaxy On8. The Galaxy On8 has a 1080 x 1920 pixels which is quite good.

The focus of the display is the use of the Super Amoled display. The display technology was for long a preserve of high-end devices and it is a good thing that the feature is now trickling down to mid-range smartphones.


Dimensions: 151.70 x 76.00 x 7.80 mm

Weight: 169g

The Samsung Galaxy On8 features a generic candy bay design and there is nothing that spectacular about it.

The smartphone does to some extent bear a resemblance to the Samsung Galaxy S3.


Operating System: Android 6.0

CPU: 1.6GHz Octa-core


Internal Memory: 16 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 128 GB

A 1.6GHz Octa-core chipset powers the Samsung Galaxy On8. This is coupled with some 3G RAM.

You get Android 6.0 out of the box, which is quite good.


Rear Camera: 13 MP

Secondary Camera: 5 MP

LED Flash: Yes

You get a 13 MP camera for general photography and a 5 MP camera for your selfies.

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: Li-ion 3300mAh

A Li-ion 3300mAh powers the Samsung Galaxy On8. This is quite an adequate battery capacity and is enough to last you a day or two while on moderate usage.




Why you should buy the Samsung Galaxy On8

Amazing display profile

Great Performance Profile

Awesome Camera Profile

Cons of the Samsung Galaxy On8

Lacks screen protection


Rivals of the Samsung Galaxy On8 include the Tecno Phantom 6 and Infinix Zero 3.

Price in Kenya

The Samsung Galaxy On8 has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 24,999 in Kenya.

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