Samsung launched its new A-series device named Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8 Plus. It comes with a design of Galaxy S8 and features more infinity display in addition to a dual selfie camera setup. The design looks good and more stylish, practical and convenient than ever before. The Galaxy A8(2018) and Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) are available in four colors including black, orchid grey, gold and blue to suit your personal style.

It also features IPS68 water and dust resistance, making it suitable for nearly any activity or situation, and are the first in the A series to support Samsungs Gear VR.

Samsung Galaxy A8/A8 Plus Specifications

Display

The Samsung Galaxy A8 features a  5.6-inchFHD+ Super AMOLED( 1080×2220 pixel ) display, 18.5:9 aspect ratio and a Galaxy S8 like curved glass protection on the top. While the Galaxy A8 Plus features a  6.0-inchFHD+ SuperAMOLED (1080×2220pixel) display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection for both devices.

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Hardware

Both versions will run Android 7.1 Nougat which will get an update to Android 8.0 Oreo. It powered by 2.2GHz Dual Octa-Core Exynos processor coupled by 4GB RAM 32/ 64GB internal for Galaxy A8, on the other hand for Galaxy A8 Plus 4/6GB AM, 32/ 64GB internal storage variants with both expandable up to 256GB using external microSD card.

Camera

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In terms of camera, both carry a 16 Megapixel (f/1.7) camera at the back with LED flash, main feature including Video Digital image stabilization (VDis) technology for shake less video capturing. The low light capturing excellent than before with some advanced features. In front, it sports 16MP FF f/1.9 + 8MP f/1.9 Dual Front Camera is made up of two separate cameras so you can switch between the two to take the type of selfie you want – from close-ups with the background to portrait shots with a clear and crisp background. Features include stickers, filters, beauty mode.

Connectivity

The Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8 Plus come with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, 256QAM, Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LTE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS, Glonass as connectivity options. The sensors include Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, and RGB Light Sensor.

Also Read: OnePlus 5T with 6 Inch AMOLED Display

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is backed by a 3,000 mAh battery, on the other hand, Galaxy A8 Plus sports a 3,500 mAh battery with fast charging functionality and as like other Samsung devices the battery backup is excellent in normal usages.

Samsung Galaxy A8/A8 Plus Features

 Galaxy A8 SpecificationsGalaxy A8 Plus Specifications
Display5.6-inchFHD+ Super AMOLED,1080×2220 p6.0-inchFHD+ SuperAMOLED,1080×2220
HardwareExynos 7885 Octa Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa)
Memory4GB RAM, 32/64GB4/6GB RAM, 32/64GB
CameraRear: 16MP PDAF (F1.7)
Front: Dual Camera 16MP FF (F1.9) + 8MP (F1.9)
Dimension149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm, 172g159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm, 191g
OSAndroid 7.1.1
Battery3,000mAh3,500mAh
ConnectivityWi-Fi, Bluetooth® v 5.0, USB Type-C, NFC

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