Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) with Dual Front Cameras Launched

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) with Dual Front Cameras Launched

 

Samsung on Tuesday announced the Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) smartphones after several leaks and rumors. Both the mobile phones feature 5.6-inch and 6-inch (1080 × 2220 pixels) Full HD+Infinity Super AMOLED displays with 18.5:9 display ratio with curved glass on the back and front, powered by Octa-Core Exynos 7885 14nm processor, but still run Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). The company will start selling the phones in January 2018.

Samsung has offered two front-facing camera sensors on the Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) to persuade the selfie-taking youth. The smartphones have a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, and 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel dual front cameras, both with f/1.9 aperture. This lets users switch between cameras for close-ups with the background to portrait shots and the live focus feature lets them adjust the bokeh effect before or after they take the image.

Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) feature a fingerprint sensor on the back, come with IP68 ratings for water and dust resistance, have MST and NFC support for Samsung Pay and pack 3000mAh and 3500mAh battery, respectively with support for fast charging.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) come in Black, Orchid Grey, Gold and Blue color variants, are priced at 499 Euros (US$ 588 / Rs. 37,755 approximately) and 599 Euros (US$ 706 / Rs. 45,320 approximately), respectively in Europe and will roll out starting from early January 2018. The release date and price for Indian market is yet to disclose.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Features

  • 5.6-inch (1080×2220 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED display
  • Octa-Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa) Exynos 7885 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB Internal Storage, expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture
  • 16MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture, secondary 8MP camera with f/1.9 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Water and dust resistant body (IP68)
  • Dimension:149.2×70.6×8.4mm; Weight: 172g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 3000mAh battery with adaptive fast charging

 Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Features

  • 6-inch (1080×2220 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED display
  • Octa-Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa) Exynos 7885 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU
  • 6GB RAM with 64GB storage, 4GB RAM with 32GB storage, expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture
  • 16MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture, secondary 8MP camera with f/1.9 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Water and dust resistant body (IP68)
  • Dual SIM
  • Dimension: 159.9×75.7x 8.3 mm Weight: 191g
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5, NFC, USB Type-C
  • 3500mAh battery with adaptive fast charging