Samsung introduced a new smartphone Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) in its mid-range price category to put up a challenge against OnePlus 5T and HonorView 10. The new smartphone priced Rs 32,990 and comes with a few helpful top class features.
Specifications at a glance:
- Key attractive feature of Samsung Galaxy A8+ is its dual camera setup.
- Infinity display of A8+ is rated to deliver an expansive view that extends from side to side.
- Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) comes with the power of an octa-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat.)
Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) has a 6.00-inch touchscreen with a 1080×2220 pixel resolution and 410 PPI (pixel per inch) density. Its infinity display of 18.5:9 ratio is being touted by the company as the biggest display for Galaxy A phones till date. Enjoy an expansive view on the Galaxy A8 with the Infinity Display. It’s a beautiful, large display that extends from side to side for an expanded screen that you’ll love to see. The Infinity Display is also longer than the screen on the previous model, so you can read and browse with less scrolling. Whether checking your social media or reading a news article, you’ll see more at one time and give your thumbs a rest.
The phone runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) and is available in four variants – black, orchid grey, gold, and blue.
A8+ is powered by a 1.6GHz octa-core processor coupled with 4GB RAM. It comes with an internal storage of 32GB, which can be further expanded up to 256 GB (microSD card). A higher variant of 6GB RAM /64GB is also available.
The A8+ sports a 16 MP primary camera on the rear and a dual camera set up at the front. The dual camera setup comes with 16 MP wide-angle lens and features like ‘Live Focus’, which helps users adjust the background blur levels. The front camera features camera effects like Beauty Effect, Food Mode, and Filters.
To meet the demands of its big screen size, the phone is loaded with a 3500mAh battery.Measuring 159.90 x 75.70 x 8.30 mm, the phone weighs 191.00 g.
As far as connectivity is concerned, the options include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and NFC. Sensors on the board include Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor, Compass Magnetometer, and Barometer. The Galaxy A8 has an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance.
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- CPU Speed 2.2GHz, 1.6GHz
- CPU Type Octa-Core
- Size (Main Display)142.0mm (5.6″ full rectangle) / 140.2mm (5.5″ rounded corners)
- Resolution (Main Display) 2220 x 1080 (FHD+)
- Technology (Main Display) Super AMOLED
- Colour Depth (Main Display) 16M
- S Pen Support No
- Rear Camera – Resolution 16.0 MP
- F Number F1.7
- Auto Focus Yes
- OIS No
- Front Camera – Resolution 16.0 MP + 8.0 MP
- F Number F1.9, F1.9
- Auto Focus No
- OIS No
- Rear Camera – Flash Yes
- Front Camera – Flash No
- Video Recording Resolution FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps
- RAM Size (GB) 4
- ROM Size (GB) 32
- Available Memory* (GB) 22.7
- External Memory Support MicroSD (Up to 256GB)
- Number of SIM Dual-SIM
- SIM size Nano-SIM (4FF)
- SIM Slot Type SIM 1 + SIM 2 + MicroSD
- Infra2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD
- 2G GSMGSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
- 3G UMTSB1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)
- 4G FDD LTEB1(2100), B2(1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B12(700), B13(700), B17(700), B18(800), B19(800), B20(800), B26(850), B28(700), B66(AWS-3)
- 4G TDD LTEB38(2600), B40(2300), B41(2500)
- USB Interface USB Type-C
- USB Version USB 2.0
- Location Technology GPS, Glonass, Beidou
- Earjack 3.5mm Stereo
- MHL No
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80
- Wi-Fi Direct Yes
- Bluetooth version: Bluetooth v5.0 (LE up to 2 Mbps)
- PC Sync.Smart Switch (PC version)
- Colour Orchid Gray, Black, Gold
- Form Factor Touchscreen Bar
- Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
- Dimension (HxWxD, mm) 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4
- Weight (g)172
- Internet Usage Time(3G) (Hours) Up to 12
- Internet Usage Time(LTE) (Hours) Up to 14
- Internet Usage Time(Wi-Fi) (Hours) Up to 15
- Video Playback Time (Hours) Up to 17
- Standard Battery Capacity (mAh) 3000
- Removable No
- Audio Playback Time (Hours) Up to 43
- Audio Playback Time (Hours, Always On Display Off) Up to 64
- Talk Time (3G WCDMA) (Hours) Up to 19
Audio and Video
- Video Playing Format MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
- Video Playing Resolution UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)@30fps
- Audio Playing Format MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
Services and Applications
- Gear SupportGear Circle (Manager Support), Gear Fit, Gear Fit2, Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear Sport, Gear1, Gear2, Gear2 Neo, Gear S, Gear S2, Gear S3, Gear IconX, Gear VR with Controller, Gear 360 (2017)
- S-Voice Yes
- Mobile TV No