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Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) Spotted on Benchmarking Sites, May Launch at MWC 2018

Going by latest reports, Samsung fans might me be seeing the release of Samsung’s previously rumored Galaxy J-series which apparently has managed to appear on two separate benchmark sites, showing specs.


Allegedly called the Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018), the device bears the model number SM-J720F. Interestingly the number appears to match another handset seen on GFXBench’s listing as well.

With South Korean tech giants getting set to release Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ flagship devices at the MWC event this year 18, some reports are claiming that the Galaxy J8 will run Android Oreo out-of-the-box, provided it launches before the two flagship smartphone.

Coming to specs, the Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) will also bring a 5.5-inch display tagged with a 720×1280 pixels resolution. The handset comes with a touchscreen that Samsung touts at least 5 finger gesture support.

In one sperate news, the handset is said to come without the 18:9 aspect ratio that currently trending on new latest smartphones.

Apart from that, the listing also shows that the Galaxy J8 (2018) will come powered by Samsung’s homegrown Exynos 7885 SoC bearing an octa-core 1.6GHz CPU ((GPU Mali G-71) paired with 4GB of RAM speed.

Talking about optics, the Samsung J8 (2018) will bring a 12-megapixel primary camera clubbed with flash and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor with support for a full-HD resolution. The camera is also hinted to bring a face detection feature.

In regards to the internal storage unit, the upcoming Galaxy J8 handset will likely sport 32GB of inbuilt storage with an option to expand via microSD card.


As per connectivity options, the handset will offer Wi-Fi and Bluetooth coupled with onboard sensors such as an accelerometer, GPS, proximity, and compass, but no gyroscope.

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