Samsung today announced a new smartphone under the C series dubbed the Galaxy C8. The South Korean company unveiled the device in China but there’s no word on pricing and availability. Based on the Galaxy J7+ which launched in Thailand earlier this week, the Galaxy C8 also features a dual camera at the rear. The handset sports a full metal unibody design, with iPhone 6 series like antenna line design for improved network reception at the top and bottom of the device rear portion.
The 7.9mm thick handset has packed 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display. It is powered by octa-core Helio P20 chipset clocked at 2.39GHz, 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB storage, microSD card support (up to 256GB) and a 3000mAh battery. The back of the Galaxy C8 is home to a 13 and 5MP dual cameras, sporting a primary camera with a f/1.7 aperture as well as LED flash, and the 5MP snapper comes with slightly narrower f/1.9 aperture. The front of the Galaxy C8 boasts a 16MP selfie shooter with a f/1.9 aperture and LED flash.
The Galaxy C8 also features a Fingerprint sensor, Always On Display, Bixby Home, Face Detection, and Multi-Window. Other features include Dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS. It runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out of the box. It will be available in Black, Gold, and Rose Gold colours.