Samsung Galaxy C8 Comes with Facial Recognition, Dual Rear Cameras

After launching Galaxy Note 8 and the Galaxy J7+, Samsung has announced a yet another dual camera smartphone. Additionally, the new Samsung Galaxy C8 handset uses a facial recognition technology to unlock the device. What else is the new device hiding? Read more to find about Samsung Galaxy C8 Price in India, Specifications, and Features

Samsung Galaxy C8

Price and Availability

Price (expected) Rs 20,000

The South Korean giant has not yet announced price and availability details for the new Samsung Galaxy C8. It is being offered in two configurations – 3GB RAM/ 32GB internal storage, and another 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage. The Samsung Galaxy C8 is expected to hit the Indian market in a month or two at Rs 20,000 (approx).

Also read: Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Coming To India On September 12 – All You Need To Know


Processor octa-core processor (4 x 1.69GHz cores + 4 x 2.39GHz cores)
Internal Storage 4GB/ 64GB (expandable up to 256GB)
Display 5.5-inch, Super AMOLED, full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)
OS Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS
Primary (Rear) Camera Dual (13MP + 5MP) with flash
Front Camera 16MP
Battery 3000mAh
Dual SIM Yes

The Samsung Galaxy C8 features a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) resolution. It is powered by an unspecified octa-core processor (4 x 1.69GHz cores + 4 x 2.39GHz cores). The internal storage can be further expanded via a microSD card up to 256GB.

On the camera front, the Samsung Galaxy C8 sports a dual camera setup on the back. It combines a 13-megapixel primary sensor with a f/1.7 aperture and a 5-megapixel secondary sensor with a f/1.9 aperture. The handset also features a 16-megapixel front camera with a f/1.9 aperture for selfies and video calling. It is backed by a 3000mAh battery.

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  • Dual Photo mode
  • facial recognition
  • Always-on display
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS
  • Hybrid dual-SIM
  • 4G
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • micro-USB port
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Compass Magnetometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light sensor

The dual cameras are accompanied by a ‘Dual Photo’ mode that allows you to adjust the focus after taking the pictures. It also comes with an always-on display as well. A fingerprint scanner is placed on the Home button of the smartphone. Othe sensors on the device include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.

The dual-SIM smartphone includes 4G, 3G, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack as connectivity options. The Android handset comes in Black, Gold, and Pink color options.

Also read: Samsung Galaxy Tab A (2017) Launched With 5000mAh Battery


The new Samsung Galaxy C8 is following the C7 and the C7 Pro in the Samsung Galaxy smartphone range. It offers many unique features in a stylish body. The new handset looks like a great option overall. However, we will have to wait for an official launch in India. Will you go for the new Galaxy smartphone? Let us know in the comments section below.

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