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Samsung is at it again! This time round with a brand new smartphone – Galaxy C8. Here at TechAppeala, we have already come across the phone! And we have reviewed it. See the review below.

Samsung Galaxy C8 Review, Specs, Features, Price Kenya
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Samsung Galaxy C8 Screen, Display and Size

The Galaxy C8 comes with a 5.5-inch full HD Super AMOLED capacitive display. It is multi-touch, the colors are 16M and the pixel density is 401 ppi. The resolution stands at 1080×1920 pixels.

The dimensions are 152.4×74.7×7.8 mm while the weight is 180g.

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Camera

The primary camera is dual – 13MP (with f/1.7 aperture lens, zoom, 4208×3120 pixels) and 5MP (with f/1.9 aperture lens, 4640×3480 pixels). The front has a 16MP camera with f/1.9 aperture. The cameras are actually 3! The video are created at 1080p@30fps.

The dual camera setup comes with Dual Photo mode. This mode lets you capture a photo and later adjust the focus! There is also a separate LED flash and notification.

Other related features include fingerprint scanner, geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, facial recognition and also always-on display from Samsung. You can actually unlock the phone with your face.

Storage, Processor and OS

The RAM is 3GB while the internal memory is 32GB (base variant). The high-end variant has 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The phone supports a microSD/TransFlash with a capacity of up to 256GB. The processor is 2.39 GHz Octa-core.

For the SIM card, the Samsung smartphone has dual card. Moreover, it runs on an Android OS, v7.1.1 (Nougat) operating system.

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Connectivity

The supported networks include 2G (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900) and 3G (HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100). There is also 4G – LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900) and 20(800). Other 3G and 4G features include HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps and also VoLTE.

The Galaxy C8 is equipped with USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector for data syncing and charging. It is also equipped with ambient light, magnetic field (compass), proximity, NFC and accelerometer sensors.

Other connectivity features include Bluetooth (v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+), Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, and hotspot), micro-USB port and Irda. The messaging features include SMS, MMS, Email and also IM.

Moreover, the phone comes with USB OTG, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS), HTML5 browser, GPRS, Android Webkit and EDGE.

Multimedia

The features here include 3.5 mm Jack, FM radio + Recording, audio playback, video playback, 64 polyphonic MP3/MIDI/WAV/AMR, downloadable games and loud speaker.

Samsung Galaxy C8 Battery

The battery is a non-removable Li-Po. Its capacity is 3000mAh.

Material and Color

The material is metal, but with a candybar form. There is also a 2.5D Curved Glass and Bixby. The popular colors include black, gold and pink.

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Samsung Galaxy C8 Price in Kenya

So how much is Galaxy C8? Well, the new smartphone costs between KSh. 31,500 and KSh. 32,000 ($315 and $320).

Samsung Galaxy C8 Full Specifications

Network

  • Type – 2G, 3G, 4G

Launch

  • Date – Jan 2018

Body

  • Dimensions – 152.4×74.7×7.8mm
  • Weight – 180g
  • Material – Metal
  • Dust and waterproof – –

Display

  • Type – Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Size – 5.5 inches
  • Screen-to-Body Ratio – –
  • Resolution – 1080×1920 pixels
  • Aspect Ratio – –
  • PPI Density – 401
  • Colors – 16M
  • Protection – 2.5D curved glass
  • Multitouch – Yes

SIM

  • Dual – Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Rear Camera

  • Dual – 13MP (f/1.2) + 5MP (f/1.9)
  • Features – LED flash, touchfocus, geo-tagging, face recognition, dual photo, etc
  • Video – 1080p@30fps

Front Camera

  • Single – 16MP (f/1.9)
  • Features – LED flash
  • Video – –

Platform

  • CPU – 2.39GHz Octa core
  • Chipset – MediaTek MT6757T Helio P25 (16nm)
  • GPU – ARM Mali T880 MP2
  • OS – Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Custom user interface – –

Memory

  • RAM – 3, 4GB
  • Storage – 32, 64GB
  • Memory card slot – MicroSD (up to 256GB)

Connectivity

  • USB – USB Type-C 1.0 (OTG)
  • Bluetooth – 4.2 (A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+)
  • WLAN – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band, hotspot)
  • GPS – Yes (A-GPS, GLONASS)
  • NFC – Yes

Media

  • FM Radio – Yes (with recording)
  • Loudspeaker – Yes (dual Dirac)
  • 3.5mm jack – Yes
  • Infrared port – –

Detection

  • Sensors – Accelerometer, ambient light, compass, proximity, etc

Battery

  • Type – Non-removable Li-Po
  • Capacity – 3000mAh
  • Fast charging – –
  • Wireless charging – –
  • Standby – –
  • Talk time – –
  • Music play – –
  • Battery life – –
  • Endurance rating – –

Design

  • Type – Bar
  • Bezel – Yes

Colors

  • Variety – Black, gold, pink

Accessories

  • Charger – Yes
  • USB – Yes
  • User manual – Yes
  • Pin – –
  • Protector case – –
  • Warranty – –

Price

  • KSh – 31,500

Disclaimer

Although we do thorough research for our content, we don’t guarantee the specifications and features are 100% correct.

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