Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ 2018
Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ 2018

Samsung has recently added two more siblings in their Galaxy A series of smartphones and devices named A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) respectively. Both devices are rumouring on the web from a long time are finally out and here is everything you need to know about the devices.

Samsung has officially announced the release of 2 new smartphones for the upcoming year and confirmed that both devices are available in the early January of year 2018.

Smartphones are flaunting the design of 2017 flagship the Galaxy S8 and houses the similar infinity display along with a dual selfie camera setup on the front. These are the very first devices from Samsung featuring the dual front camera setup. Both smartphones are IP68 certified dust and water resistant.

Both smartphones are available to buy on the early of January 2018 but there is no official announcement has been made by Samsung about the prices of both smartphones.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A8 houses a 5.6-inch Full-HD+ Super AMOLED display with 2220×1080 pixels resolution with 18.5:9 and aspect ratio of and a Galaxy S8 like curved glass protection on top. Its sibling, the Galaxy A8+ features a 6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with the same specifications.

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 and A8+ 2018
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 and A8+ 2018

Both smartphones flaunts IP68-certified build and featuring the Samsung Pay integration as well. These are first smartphones of the A series supporting the Samsung Gear VR Headset. Both devices run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat Operating System.

Cameras

Samsung has managed to equip dual camera setup on the front on the both devices to attract selfie-taking youth or customers. Both smartphones have a 16-megapixel (f/1.7) camera at the back with Video Digital image stabilisation (VDis) technology along with the features such as hyperlapse and a Food mode.

At the front, both smartphones feature a dual-camera setup which houses a 16-megapixel fixed focus, f/1.9 camera sensor and an 8-megapixel f/1.9 sensor allowing users to click pictures either with bokeh effect with the blurred background or either having a crisp and clear background along with the focused foreground. Also, both smartphones have a pre-installed Live Focus feature allowing users to adjust the Bokeh effect on images even after clicking the self-portraits or selfies.

Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ Smartphones
Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ Smartphones

Both smartphones are powered by an Octa-core processor (2 cores are clocked at 2.2GHz and rest 6 cores are clocked at 1.6GHz). The Galaxy A8 has 4GB RAM, however, Galaxy A8+ comes in two RAM variants one with 4GB and another with 6GB option.

The Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) will be available in 32GB and 64GB onboard storage and are further expandable up to 256 GB with the help of a micro SD card.

Talking about the connectivity features, both smartphones have 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port. The Galaxy A8 (2018) houses a 3000mAh battery and the Galaxy A8+ (2018) has a 3500mAh battery.

Both devices come in four colour variants Black, Blue, Gold and Orchid Grey respectively to attract the millennial and young customers in the market.

With the release of the Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018), we’re bringing our customers’ favorite features from our flagship smartphones, such as the Infinity Display and our first Dual Front Camera with Live Focus, to our Galaxy A series, which is already known for its premium design,” Said, Junho Park, Vice President of Global Product Planning – Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics, said in a press statement.

Key Features or Specifications:

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018

Display: 5.6 Inch

Display Resolution: 1080×2220 Pixels

Processor: 1.6 GHz Octa-Core

Front Camera: 16 Megapixels (Dual Camera Setup)

Rear Camera: 16 Megapixels

RAM: 4GB

Storage: 32GB

OS: Android 7.1.1

Battery: 3000 mAh

 

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018
Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018

Display: 6 Inch

Display Resolution: 1080×2220 Pixels

Processor: 1.6 GHz Octa-Core

Front Camera: 16 Megapixels (Dual Camera Setup)

Rear Camera: 16 Megapixels

RAM: 4GB and 6GB

Storage: 32/64GB

OS: Android 7.1.1

Battery: 3500 mAh

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