Samsung Announces Galaxy A8(2018) and A8+(2018) with Dual Selfie Camera and Infinity Display

 

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+(2018). Both the devices are successors to the Galaxy A5 (2017) and the Galaxy A7(2017). Yes, Samsung seems to have tweaked the nomenclature a bit and added a “+” variant to the A-series. That apart it is worth noticing that both the phones come with premium camera features and sit flush below the Samsung Galaxy S8 in the premium segment. Both the devices come with a bezel-less infinity display, perhaps the first time Samsung is offering an infinity display for its mid-segment.

Galaxy-A8

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) boasts of a 5.6-inch FHD Super AMOLED display set at a resolution of 1080×2220. That being said Samsung is yet to reveal the SoC that will be used in both Galaxy A8 and the A8+. On the memory front, the Galaxy A8 is offered in 32GB/64GB (expandable up to 256GB) variants along with 4GB of RAM.

 

The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) offers a much larger 6.0-inch FHD Super AMOLED display and is offered in 32GB/64GB variant. However, Samsung is also offering a 6GB variant for the Galaxy A8+. The Galaxy A8+ comes fitted with a 3,500mAh battery as opposed to the 3,000mAh one on the Galaxy A8. Both the devices are available in black, orchid grey and blue.

Samsung has brought onboard the dual front camera to appease the selfie lovers. The new Galaxy A8 and the A8+ come equipped with a 16MP+8MP front dual camera setup along with Live Focus and bokeh effects feature. Adding to that Samsung also offers the usual bouquet of stickers and other fun options like the Food Mode. The rear camera is a 16MP unit with PDAF and f/1.7. Both the devices run on Android 7.1.1 and are IP68 rated.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Features Specifications

  • 5.6-inchFHD+ Super AMOLED, Infinity Display1080×2220
  • Octa Core (2.2GHz dual+1.6GHz Hexa) with 4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB
  • 16MP+8MP Dual Front camera setup
  • 16MP Rear camera setup
  • Android 7.1.1
  • 3,000mAh
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, 256QAM, Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Features and Specifications

  • 6-inchFHD+ Super AMOLED, Infinity Display 1080×2220
  • Octa Core (2.2GHz dual+1.6GHz Hexa) with 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 32GB/64Gb internal storage, expandable up to 256GB
  • 16MP+8MP Dual Front camera setup
  • 16MP Rear camera setup
  • Rear Fingerprint Sensor and Support for Samsung Pay
  • Android 7.1.1
  • 3,500mAh
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, 256QAM, Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location

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