Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) And Galaxy A8+ (2018) With Infinity Display, Dual Selfie Cameras Goes Official: All You Need To Know

After various rumors and leaks, South-Korean tech giant company Samsung Electronics has introduced two new high-end flagship in the Galaxy A-Series department, called as, “Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)” and “Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)” . Both the Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) smartphones will be made available in early January 2018 . The major highlights of these smartphones comes with Infinity Displays, dual front-selfie camera setups and IP68 certified ratings . However, there is no any informations about India launch,but we expect the devices will be launching very soon.

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These are the first smartphones from the Samsung’s camp that featuring a dual-front facing selfie cameras setup . Both the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8 (2018) smartphones boasts a dual-front facing cameras, it is a combinations of 16-megapixel front facing camera with f/1.9 aperture lens along with secondary 8-megapixel camera comes with f/1.9 aperture lens . The dual cameras are used to create from clear portrait shots to close-ups with background blur and the Live Focus feature lets you adjust the bokeh effect before or after you take the picture . Further, it also comes with a new video digital image stabilisation (VDis) technology for shake-free videos and has features such as hyperlapse and a Food mode. . At the back panel, there is a 16-megapixel front-facing camera comes with f/1.7 aperture lens, LED Flash to taking a better photography.

Screen-Wise, the Galaxy A8 (2018) smartphone featuring a large 5.6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution 2220 x 1080 pixels while Galaxy A8+ (2018) sports a 6.0-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution 2220 x 1080 pixels . Both the dvices comes with a taller 18.5:9 aspect ratio . Both the devics are powered by Octa-Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa) Exynos 7885 14nm chipset processor coupled with Mali-G71 GPU.

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As for the memory configurations, the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) device is backed by 4GB of RAM and 32GB / 64GB internal storage capacity while Galaxy A8+ (2018) device is backed by 4GB RAM with 32GB inbuilt onboard storage capacity and 6GB RAM with 64GB inbuilt onboard storage capacity . Both the handset can be expandable memory up to 256GB through microSD card slot.

Both the smartphones runs on Android v7.1.1 Nougat operating system and also houses a Fingerprint sensor on the back panel just below the primary rear camera allows users to unlocking the phone within a seconds . These devices has IP68 Certified ratings which means it is dust and water rsistant body . Besides this, the Galaxy A8 (2018) device packs with 3,000 mAH battery with adaptive fast charging and Galaxy A8+ (2018) is backed by 3,500 mAH battery with adaptive fast charging technology supports.

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For the connectivity front, it also offerings Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5.0, ANT+, MST, GPS with A-GPS/GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C port, Dual-SIM, 4G LTE network support . Talking about the dimension and weighes, the physical measurement of this Galaxy A8 (2018) be 149.2 mm x 70.6 mm x 8.4 mm and weight is 172 Grams . While Galaxy A8+ (2018) smartphone measures 159.9 mm x 75.7 mm x 8.3 mm and weight is 191 Grams.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) smartphones comes in Gold, Blue, Black and Orchid Grey color options .

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Smartphone Technical Specifications:

  • IP68 Certified Ratings – Water and Dust resistance
  • SIM Type – Dual SIM with 4G LTE
  • Display – 5.6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display
  • Screen Resolution – 2220 x 1080 pixels
  • Operating System – Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS
  • Processor – 2.2GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7885 14nm processor
  • Graphics Unit – Mali-G71 GPU
  • RAM – 4GB RAM
  • ROM – 32GB / 64GB Internal storage
  • Expansion Slot – Expandable memory up to 256GB via microSD card
  • Rear Camera – 16MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, LED Flash
  • Front Camera – Dual 16MP + 8MP Front cameras setup
  • Sensor – Fingerprint sensor
  • Battery – 3,000 mAH battery with adaptive fast charging support

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Smartphone Technical Specifications:

  • IP68 Certified Ratings – Water and Dust resistance
  • SIM Type – Dual SIM with 4G LTE
  • Display – 6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display
  • Screen Resolution – 2220 x 1080 pixels
  • Operating System – Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS
  • Processor – 2.2GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7885 14nm processor
  • Graphics Unit – Mali-G71 GPU
  • RAM – 4GB / 6GB RAM
  • ROM – 32GB / 64GB Internal memory storage
  • Expansion Slot – Expandable memory up to 256GB via microSD card
  • Rear Camera – 16MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, LED flash
  • Front Camera – Dual 16MP + 8MP Front cameras setup
  • Sensor – Fingerprint sensor
  • Battery – 3,500 mAh battery with adaptive fast charging support

Commenting on the launch, Junho Park, Vice President of Global Product Planning – Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics said:

“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.”

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