Don't Waste your energy and time buying this phone
This would have to be "THEE" worst phone I have ever purchased.! after constant up dates and lagging touch screen buttons I am ready to throw it away in the bin, I am really to ashamed to even try to sell it cheap to someone else to get the same issues that I have had from this phone. Reset after reset with 6 time on samsung support website, not even they could fix it.!
My issues with this phone:-
1) Too many updates (samsung trying to fix issues all the time)
2) Sticky buttons
3) Unable to scroll and sticks
4) Location keeps turning on when on wifi, even after adjusting all the apps and help from support to stop this.
5) Go to safe mode and see how many apps are running in the background. (lots)
6) Apps are slow
7) Having to urn off Location all the time on Wifi.
Don't waste your time on this budget J8, go and buy a S9
Doesn't match the rest of the Phone
While, overall, the J8 is excellent value for money the camera is a disappointment. In particular the zoom and low light photography. When you try both these factors, say indoors and a small zoom the result is very grainy and no amount of photo editing can improve the shot. The colour result is also poor.
I make these comparisons as a converted iPhone (5S) user, the camera on-board the iPhone was substantially better than the J8. Don't get me wrong and am very satisfied with the J8 overall, however, the camera quality for a 2018 device is a real low point.
Purchased in September 2018 at Mobilciti online for $349.00.
This is perfect can't live without it
I love my phone it does everything I want to do with it the photos are so good and clear I give this phone a 100% and the apps run so smoothly and downloads good
Purchased in May 2019 at Betta home electrical for $349.00.
Value for money
I have used this phone for more than 4 months now. Very happy with my purchase. No issues so far. Has a big screen, looks very premium, performs well and has everything I need. All for a budget price. Battery life is excellent. No heating issue. Recently got Android 9 upgrade and everything runs smooth.
Purchased in December 2018 for $310.00.
Great phone and great value
There is no need to spend $1000 + for the latest Samsung phone. This is a beautiful phone, easy to use, great features, excellent camera, nice size and good battery life.
Purchased in February 2019 for $435.00.
Good to have
This is good phone not too much weight
Eady to use all the features are good and I always like Samsung products compatible to all android is good to use for me better than apple very happy with this product
Purchased in September 2018 at Samsung .
Good phone.. Go ahead and buy it
I bought this for my wife and am writing this review after 7 months of usage.
Its sturdy and was able to survive even after multiple falls when used with Samsung screen protector.
It has most of very good features like dual rear camera, Super AMOLED Infinity display, finger print sensor etc., Performs well for moderate use.
No complaints so far.. good phone for this price
As good as top shelf ones but cheaper
Takes great pictures. Has survived a couple of falls already. Multi uses even uni notes. Apps work great with more GB. Great buy for half the cost and suits all my needs
Purchased in November 2018 for $700.00.
Who needs an iphone?
Who needs an iphone when you can have this? Cheaper and does everything as well. Is aesthetically pleasing, fast and with plenty of storage room! Very happy with my purchase.
Purchased in January 2019.
Perfect Smart Phone
I love this product
Best camera quality on any smartphone moreover perfect night mode.
Quite satisfied with the durability but only lacks Auto bright adjustment particularly in the night.
I use this phone for a variety of purposes such as browsing the web, VOIP phase to phase calling, as navigator to find my way around the city.
All of the apps run really smoothly on this phone
Other Pros: Dual Sim, Perfect image quality, Ease of use.
Purchased in December 2018 for $397.80.
value for money
I replaced my 3rd aging Samsung Gallaxy S3 I believed it could not be bettered I liked that phone a lot it was simple
to use tough cheap enough to replace and it had more features than I was ever going to use anyway enough of the old I purchased a Samsung J8 terrific not much dearer than the S3 but a far superior phone and again it is tough cheap enough to replace and very easy to set up and use if you enjoy a bargain look into the J8 I am very happy
with its performance ease of use and great features the quality astounds me for the humble outlay of cash.
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