“Samsung A8 2018” Launched: Indian Price, Specs and Features
Today (Tuesday) the Samsung South Korea unveiled their 2018 addition of Samsung A8 2018 & Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) report says. Its the mid-range smartphone from Samsung which is going to have “Infinity Display”. Which was earlier screen on Samsung’s flagship models like Galaxy S8, S8+ and Galaxy Note 8. This is the very first A series handsets to be ditching the physical hone button. And re-positioning the fingerprint sensor to beneath the rear camera. The devices will be available earlier January 2018, there’s no information about Indian launch. It is still a misery of Indian price of these handsets.
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 & Galaxy A8+ specs.
Coming down to its specs and features there are a lot improvement to be to perceive by the eye. First of all the infinity display, Samsung’s “Infinity Display” finally has been trickle down to its mid-range handsets. After being exclusive to its flagship smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 not only this, these handsets were the first to have a feature like dual front facing cameras with f/1.9 aperture lens and live focus. The display occupies the resolution of 2220x1080p resolution with taller 18.5:9 aspect ratio FHD+ display. Having a higher resolution display the handset itself adding to its GEAR VR supported family. It is unclear whether the handsets are having a Samsung’s Exynos or Qualcomm’s snapdragon chipset. Both handsets are powered by an Octa-core processor.
Talking about Memory and storage it has 4GB RAM and 32/64GB onboard storage for “Samsung A8 2018”. While the Samsung A8+ would have 4/6GB RAM and 32/64/128GB onboard storage like options. In the optics department as I was earlier remarks that it has dual front facing camera with live focus, it is the 16MP + an 8MP f/1.9 aperture lens camera setup. While the rear camera has a 16MP wider f/1.7 aperture lens camera which helps to capture bokeh effects and supports Digital Video Stabilization (VDis) and hyper lapse.
The Galaxy A8 (2018) is powered by a Li-Ion 3,000mAh battery, while the Galaxy A8+ (2018) will have 3,500mAh Li-ion battery. Connectivity options like USB Type-C, “Samsung Pay” – a digital payment service with MST (Magnetic Secure Transmissions) could be perceive by in both handsets. Additionally, it giving more value by providing IP68 certification which means water & dust resistant. Will be available in few premium color options like Orchid Grey, Midnight Black, Gold & Blue.