Samsung adds Galaxy J6 and J8 into Malaysian market from RM749

Apart from the Galaxy S and Note flagships and the midrange “A” series, Samsung has been updating the J series model in Malaysian market. Just in today, Samsung Malaysia has added the new Galaxy J6 and J8 into their entry level and mid-range smartphone selection in local market.

Samsung Galaxy J6 specifications:

Galaxy J6 2018

  • Running the Android 8.0 Oreo system
  • 5.6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display (720×1480 resolution)
  • 1.6GHz eight-core processor
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM storage combination (support microSD expansion to a maximum of 256GB)
  • Rear 13 MP camera (support f / 1.9 aperture)
  • Front 8 MP camera (support f / 1.9 aperture, tri-flash)
  • 3000mAh battery capacity
  • microUSB interface
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Support fingerprint recognition
  • Support facial recognition
  • Three card slot design (2 SIM card slots + 1 microSD card slot)
  • Dual SIM
  • Support split screen mode
  • Support Dual Messenger
  • Bluetooth support v4.2
  • Support WiFi b/g/n
  • Support FM Radio
  • 149.3 x 70.2 x 8.2mm
  • 154g
  • Available in black, gold, purple

Retails at RM749

Samsung Galaxy J8 specifications:

  • Android 8.1
  • 6 inch Super AMOLED 18.5:9 (720 x 1480 resolution)
  • 1.8Ghz eight-core processor
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM storage combination
  • 16 MP (f/ 1.7) + 5 MP (f/ 1.9) rear dual camera, dual f/ 1.7 aperture,  PDAF focus, two-color LED flash
  • 6 MP front facing camera, front-mounted self-timer studio with  added brightness
  • Battery capacity at 3500mAh
  • microUSB interface
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Rear fingerprint recognition
  • Face recognition
  • Bixby voice assistant
  • NFC
  • Dolby surround sound
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Nano-SIM dual card dual standby
  • 159.2 x 75.7 x 8.2 mm
  • 191g
  • Black, gold, purple

Retails at RM999



Despite being an entry level smartphone, the Galaxy J6 and J8 brings 5.6 inches to 6 inches HD+ Super AMOLED display with the modern display ratio at 18.5:9 with an larger screen fitted on a smaller body. Both models are available in black, gold and purple.

The J6 and J8 is powered by 1.6Ghz and 1.8Ghz respectively and comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM with battery sized at 3000mAh and 3500mAh. It comes preloaded with Android Oreo so we can expect it to be compatible the modern and future apps.

As for its pricing, the Galaxy J6 and J8 is priced at RM749 and RM999 and will be available nationwide from today onward.