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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) specifications, price, features

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.

About Samsung

Samsung is a multinational conglomerate, based in Seoul, South Korea. It was established in 1938 and employs around 500,000 people globally. Samsung operates worldwide and sells everything from smartphones to televisions. Samsung Telecommunications is an arm of Samsung and includes the Mobile Communications division. It is responsible for developing and selling smartphones, tablets and smartwatches. Samsung is the biggest manufacturer of Android smartphones.Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) SM-A530F

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) full specifications

Design and display
Dimensions 149.2mm x 70.6mm x 8.4mm
Weight 172 grams
Form factor Slate
Screen size 5.6-inch
Resolution 2220x1080p, FHD+
Type Super AMOLED
Touchscreen Yes, capacitive, multitouch
Protection glass Yes, type unknown
Screen-to-body ratio 75.46%
Colours Black, Orchid Grey, Gold and Blue
Performance
Chipset Samsung Exynos 7885
GPU Mali G71
Processor 64-bit, octa core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa), Cortex A53 (unconfirmed)
RAM 4GB
Memory
Internal 32/ 64GB
MicroSD card support Yes, upto 256GB
USB-OTG support Yes
Cameras
Rear Yes, 16-megapixel
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
Battery size 3000 mAh
Removable No
Battery features Li-Ion, Fast charging
Sensors
Fingerprint Yes
Heart-rate No
Proximity Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Compass Yes
Connectivity
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
Wifi Yes, 802.11ac
Bluetooth Yes, v5.0
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB USB Type-C
Location
GPS support Yes, A-GPS
Other satellite systems Yes, GLONASS, Beidou
Audio
Port 3.5mm
FM Radio Yes
Speakers One
Software
Operating system Android 7.1 Nougat
User interface Samsung UX
Add-on features Samsung Pay, Samsung Gear VR support
Misc
Water/ dust resistance Yes, IP68
Announced Yes
Status Set to go on sale beginning Jan, 2018
Price Expected to start around 499 euros
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