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Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) with 16MP f/1.7 and 5MP f/1.9 dual cameras is coming to the Philippines!

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Samsung recently launched the Galaxy J8 (2018) in India. Today, we learned from the local PR team of the Korean giant that the said device is coming to the Philippines too!
Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) with 16MP f/1.7 and 5MP f/1.9 dual cameras is coming to the Philippines!
Dual cameras!

As a quick recap, the Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) is a promising mid-ranger. It arrived with a stylish polycarbonate body and a 6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display with HD+ 1440 x 720 resolution.
AMOLED screen
AMOLED screen

Under the hood, it runs with Qualcomm's 64-bit Snapdragon 450 processor with Adreno 506 GPU. It is the very same chipset found on the Galaxy A6+ (2018) priced at PHP 22,990.
View at the back
View at the back

At the back, it has a 16MP f/1.7 + 5MP f/1.9 dual camera setup. It has a dual camera setup. Not only that, it has a bright and wide aperture sizes of f/1.7 and f/1.9.

Samsung also added a new camera tricks with the help of the dual camera like background blur shape, portrait dolly, and portrait backdrop.

Like what we stated previously, background blur shape adds softlight effect with different shapes, the portrait dolly delivers a moving GIF image with zoom movements in the background, and the portrait backdrop gives funky background effects.

For selfies, it has a single 16MP f/1.9 front camera with portrait mode and LED flash.

As expected, this handset has face unlock tech and fingerprint scanner too.

Samsung Galaxy J8 (2018) Specs

Display: 6-inch 2.5D curved Super AMOLED Infinity Display w/ HD+ 1440 x 720 resolution at 268 ppi
CPU: 1.8GHz 64-bit Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor
GPU: Adreno 506
RAM: 3GB/4GB
ROM: 32GB/64GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 256GB (dedicated)
Main Camera: 16MP f/1.7 + 5MP f/1.9 w/ AF and LED flash
Selfie Camera: 16MP f/1.9 w/ softlight LED flash
Battery: 3,500mAh
OS: Android 8.0 Oreo w/ Samsung Experience 9.0
Connectivity: WiFi a/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz), 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, ANT+, FM Radio, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, dual SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, sound
Others: Fingerprint sensor, face unlock, Colors: blue, black, gold
Dimensions: 160 x 75.8 x 7.95 mm
Weight: 177 g
Price: PHP 15,990 (PHP 14,990 sale price)

It could come in either 3GB RAM/32GB ROM or 4GB RAM/64GB ROM configurations.

In India, the 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM variant is priced at INR 18,990 or around PHP 14.7K.

We could have a new affordable lowlight photography phone if Samsung will price this one right.

Let's see!

More info soon!
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