Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is a high-end Android phone from Samsung. Galaxy A8 (2018) features a 5.6-inch Super AMOLED Infinity screen. The smartphone uses Samsung’s own Exynos 7885 octa-core processor with Mali G71 GPU.
Other Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) specifications include 4GB of RAM, 32/ 64GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot, which supports upto 256GB of storage. The Galaxy A8 is going to be offered in both single SIM and dual-SIM versions. Among the A8 (2018) connectivity options, you will get 4G VoLTE support, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0 and Wifi 802.11ac.
In terms of the imaging chops, the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) comes with a 16MP sensor on the back with LED flash and f1.7 aperture. The phone has a dual selfie camera with 16MP and 8MP sensors. Both front lens have f1.9 aperture. In addition, there is a 3000mAh battery in the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018).
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) was announced on December 19, 2017 along with Galaxy A8+ (2018). According to Samsung, the Galaxy A8 (2018) will go on sale globally beginning January, 2018. The price of the A8 (2018) will start around 499 euros (INR 39,933). The final India pricing and availability details haven’t been announced until now.
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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) full specifications
|Design and display|
|Dimensions||149.2mm x 70.6mm x 8.4mm|
|Touchscreen||Yes, capacitive, multitouch|
|Protection glass||Yes, type unknown|
|Colours||Black, Orchid Grey, Gold and Blue|
|Chipset||Samsung Exynos 7885|
|Processor||64-bit, octa core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa), Cortex A53 (unconfirmed)|
|MicroSD card support||Yes, upto 256GB|
|Rear LED flash||Yes, LED|
|Rear camera features||Autofocus, f1.7 aperture, Video digital image stabilisation|
|Front||Yes, dual camera, 16-megapixel + 8-megapixel|
|Front LED flash||No|
|Front camera features||Live focus, f1.9 aperture|
|Battery size||3000 mAh|
|Battery features||Li-Ion, Fast charging|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
|SIM card slots||1, 2|
|SIM 1 type||Nano|
|SIM 1 support||4G VoLTE, 3G, 2G|
|SIM 2 type||Nano|
|SIM 2 support||4G VoLTE, 3G, 2G|
|GPS support||Yes, A-GPS|
|Other satellite systems||Yes, GLONASS, Beidou|
|Operating system||Android 7.1 Nougat|
|User interface||Samsung UX|
|Add-on features||Samsung Pay, Samsung Gear VR support|
|Water/ dust resistance||Yes, IP68|
|Status||Set to go on sale beginning Jan, 2018|
|Price||Expected to start around 499 euros|