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Samsung to Launch Galaxy On8 with Dual Rear Cameras This Week; Expected to Cost Rs 18000

Earlier this month, the company launched Galaxy On6 online, which was its first "Infinity Display" mid-segment smartphone to be sold exclusively on an e-commerce platform

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Samsung India will launch Galaxy On8 in 4GB/64GB variant with a rear dual camera setup this week in India for nearly Rs 18,000.

Galaxy On8 will be available with 6 inch HD+ Super AMOLED display on e-commerce major Flipkart, industry sources told IANS on Monday.

“The smartphone would feature Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa-core processor,” the sources added.

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Galaxy On8 will be available with 6 inch HD+ Super AMOLED display on e-commerce major Flipkart, Pixabay

This would be Samsung’s second online exclusive smartphone in two months.

Earlier this month, the company launched Galaxy On6 online, which was its first “Infinity Display” mid-segment smartphone to be sold exclusively on an e-commerce platform.

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Samsung India has sold over 20 lakh units of its recently-launched Galaxy J8 and J6 mid-segment smartphones in the country. According to the company, it sold 50,000 units of Galaxy J6 and J8 each day. (IANS)

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South Korean Tech Giant Samsung Takes on Xiaomi, Sells 2 mn Galaxy A Phones

Samsung earlier announced that it would launch at least one phone every month from March to June this year

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DJ Koh, President and CEO of IT and Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics. (IANS)

Taking on Chinese player Xiaomi big time, South Korean tech giant Samsung sold two million phones in its mid-price segment Galaxy A series in India in just 40 days starting March 1, earning a revenue of $500 million.

Samsung is targeting $4 billion in revenues from its Galaxy A series of phones this year.

Earlier this month, it announced Galaxy A20, its fourth smartphone in the Galaxy A series this year. Galaxy A20 is available in India at Rs 12,490.

In March, Samsung launched galaxy A10 at Rs 8,490, A 30 at Rs.16,990 and A50 in two variants – one at Rs 19,990 and the other at Rs 22,990.

“In the first 40 days starting March 1, we have sold a total of two million units of three Galaxy A models in India – A50, A30 and A10. The revenue turnover from these three phones in 40 days is $500 million,” Ranjivjit Singh, Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, Samsung India, told IANS on Monday.

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Arvin Baalu, vice president of product management at Harman International, talks about the Samsung Digital Cockpit during a Samsung news conference at the 2019 CES in Las Vegas, Jan. 7, 2019. VOA

“I think this a record for any brand in the industry,” Singh added.

“When the rest of the portfolio in A series becomes available, we are sure of not only achieving but exceeding our target,a the Samsung executive said, adding that the A series phones will continue to be available across the channels – both online and offline.

Samsung India is now gearing up to launch the Galaxy A70 smartphone with triple camera system next week and the Galaxy A80 with rotating camera in May.

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“We will launch the Galaxy A70 in India next week in Rs 25,000 to Rs 30,000 bracket and the Galaxy A80 in the Rs 45,000 to Rs 50,000 bracket in May,” Singh said.

Samsung earlier announced that it would launch at least one phone every month from March to June this year. (IANS)