Samsung Galaxy J8 2018 Price in Kenya, Review & Specifications

Review, Specifications and Price of the Samsung Galaxy J8 2018 in Kenya Jumia

One of the latest entries from Samsung, is the Galaxy J8 2018. This mobile phone, supports dual sim cards. One tray is micro and the other is Nano sim. This phone, was released in May 2018. However, in Kenya, it will be available from June. The handset weighs 163 grams in addition to having a thickness of 8.8 mm. The body Of the Samsung Galaxy J8 is made of Aluminum and polycarbonate. This ensures that it is durable. Today, we’ll learn about the price of the Samsung Galaxy J8 2018, its specifications, features and review. See also: Samsung Galaxy Phone Prices in Kenya.


When it comes to the display, in this Samsung phone, you get 6 inches. With the size, you get to enjoy media consumption on the device. You can easily watch movies, videos, and comfortably use apps on the J8. The display comes with a resolution of 720 1480 pixels. Because Of the design, you get more screen real estate for using apps, games and watching media.

The display you get, in addition to being a Super Amoled one, is capacitive and supports multi touch.

Galaxy J8 2018 Mobile Phone Review in Kenya

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The performance of the Samsung Galaxy J8 2018 is something to look forward to. When it comes to the processor, you get an octa core one in the handset. This has a clock speed of 1.8Ghz. With that, almost all apps can be run smoothly, even the heavy ones.

Speaking of multi-tasking, the J8, features 4GB of RAM. Therefore, you can run multiple apps at the same time. This is without lags, crashes and relaunches.

For games and graphic intensive applications, this mobile phone comes with an Adreno 506GPU. “Heavy” games like GTA, can be run at high frame rates.


The Samsung Galaxy J8, has some impressive cameras. At the back, you get 16 megapixels. This back shooter has some impressive features. These ensure that you can take quality images, even if you are not a professional photographer. These features include panorama, geotagging, HDR and autofocus. In addition to that, this Galaxy phone also coms with an LED Flash. With that, you can take high quality snaps, even in low lighting conditions.

At the front, the secondary camera is also 16 megapixels. Similarly, it also takes impressive photos.

Back Cover of Samsung Galaxy J8 2018 and Colors

Battery Capacity

The Samsung Galaxy J8, is powered by a large battery. The capacity is 3500mAh. If you use it moderately, you can get your phone to last a full day without requiring a recharge. This is because of the efficiencies, one in the processor, and the other is the windows 8 operating system.

You should also know that the Samsung Galaxy J8 supports 4G LTE, translating to faster download and internet speeds.

Samsung Galaxy J8 Price in Kenya

In Kenya, the price of the Samsung Galaxy J8 is around KSh 26,999. For that amount, for most people, this phone is totally worth buying. You get good performance, coupled with a great design. Other outstanding features that you’ll like include the large battery capacity, quality cameras and a high quality display. Therefore, I can easily recommend this smartphone at the price range.

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Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) Full Specifications

Operating SystemAndroid 8 Oreo
Device typePhablet
SimDual Sim (Nano + Micro) Hybrid
Global Release DateMay 1, 2018
Kenyan Release Date2018
Dimensions8.8 mm thick
Weight163 grams
Body MaterialPolycarbonate
Screen size6 inches
Form FactorTouch
Screen resolution720 x 1480 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type)Super AMOLED
CPUOcta Core 1.8GHz
GPUAdreno 506
ChipsetSnapdragon 450
Internal Storage64 GB
External StorageUp to 256 GB
Card SlotmicroSD Card
MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Call RecordsYes
Primary camera16 MP
Front Camera16 MP
Video RecordingYes
Camera FeaturesGeo Tagging, HDR,Panorma, Autofocus
Audio PlayerMP3, AAC, WAV, eAAC+, OGG, MID, WMA, AMR
Video PlayerMP4, FLV, 3GP, AVI, H.263/H.264
FM RadioYes
Audio Jack3.5mm Audio Jack
TypeLi-ion 3500mAh
Stand byNA
Talk timeNA
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1
USBmicroUSB v2.0
GPS FacilityA-GPS
3G SpeedYes
SensorsFingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer

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