Samsung India eyes 5% rise in smartphone market share

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The Galaxy A6 comes in 32GB and 64GB internal storage options.

The Galaxy A6 and A6+ are preinstalled with Android 8.0 Oreo and Samsung Experience UI. The J8 has a 6-inch HD+ display, while the J6 comes with a 5.6-inch HD+ display. The Galaxy A6+ is powered by a Snapdragon 450 processor while the A6 is powered by an Exynos 7870 SoC. On the camera front, the Galaxy J6 comes with a 13MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture while the bigger J8 has a dual-lens setup with a 16MP primary sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a 5MP secondary sensor with f/1.9 aperture.

Galaxy A6+ has a 24MP front shooter, while both Galaxy A6 and J8 sport a 16 MP front camera.

Samsung India eyes 5% rise in smartphone market share
Samsung India eyes 5% rise in smartphone market share

The standout feature of these devices is their Infinity Displays; all four of the mid-to-low-tier devices feature an edge-to-edge screen similar to those found on Samsung's flagship devices like the Galaxy S9. For additional storage, the phone features a microSD card slot. For shooting selfies, it is blessed with an f/1.9 aperture 24-megapixel camera. The market operating price of the device is Rs. 21,990 for the 32GB storage model and Rs. 22,990 for the 64GB storage variant.

Galaxy A6 comes with a 5.6 inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720x1480p and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The handset might come in two variants, 3GB and 4GB RAM with 32GB and 64GB storage respectively.

On the optics front, the Galaxy A6+ ships with dual rear cameras, consisting of one 16-megapixel sensor (f/1.7) and another 5-megapixel sensor (f/1.9) for depth sensing.

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Indian smartphone brands are losing ground to Chinese manufacturers in their home market - not a single one made the list of the five biggest players in Q3.

The phones also get a cool Chat Over Video feature that lets users to chat with WhatsApp contacts even when watching a video. It includes Chat over Video (windowed video chat) and an AI that will help you shop from Samsung Mall by tapping on pictures.

Speaking to The Korea Herald, Gray G. Lee, Head of the AI Centre Under Samsung Research, revealed that the Galaxy Note 9 will be the launch device for "Bixby 2.0", Forbes reported. Galaxy J8 will be available from July 2018 onwards. The phones are available in Blue, Black, and Gold colours. The Galaxy J8, Galaxy J6 (4/64GB) and J6 (3/32GB) variants are priced at Rs 18,990, Rs 16,490 and Rs 13,990 respectively. Consumers buying Galaxy J8 and J6 through ICICI Bank credit and debit cards or Paytm will get an additional cashback of Rs 1,500 as part of the launch offers.

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Galaxy J6, J8, A6 and A6+ sport best in class cameras that allow consumers to take attractive shots or selfies anytime, anywhere. The rear and front camera setups come with LED flash modules. Our latest "Make for India" innovation Chat-over-Video allows uninterrupted viewing experience just the way millennials want it.

The new handsets in the J-series are affordable as compared to the A-series.

Samsung has also tied up with Paytm Mall for the sale of its smartphones.

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