Samsung unveils 'Galaxy A8', 'Galaxy A8+' with Infinity Display


In terms of optics, both handsets have 16 mega pixel front facing camera with f/1.9 aperture and a secondary front camera with 8 mega pixel image sensor with f/1.9 aperture. Let's take a close look at the specifications of the Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018). Both the phones also support the Samsung Pay and get NFC as well as MST modes of payment. There is a fingerprint sensor below the rear camera which is used to unlock the phone. The former flaunts a 5.6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1080×2220 pixels, while the latter has a 6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with the same resolution.

Octa-core processor (dual 2.2GHz + Hexa 1.6GHz).

The A8 2018 model is powered by 3000 mAh battery while the A8+ model gets 3500 mAh battery and both supporting adaptive fast charging support. The Dual Front Camera is made up of two separate cameras so you can switch between the two to take the type of selfie you want - from close-ups with the background to portrait shots with a clear and crisp background.

- Successors to the A5 and A7 2017, the A8 and A8+ 2018 have been designed from grounds up to offer a flagship Galaxy S8-kind of experience at a not so flagship Galaxy S8-kind of pricing.

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The dual selfie camera setup features a 16MP and an 8MP lens, with features such as Live Focus, Bokeh effect, and more. However, these devices will start sales in early 2018, perhaps in January, and will come in four different colors: black, orchid grey, gold and blue.

Software: Both the phones run Android 7.1 Nougat-based Experience user interface.

Both the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) smartphones come with an octa-core processor; whether these are Snapdragon or Exynos chipsets are still undisclosed.

- The A8 and A8+ 2018 are IP68 certified, which makes them dust and water-resistant and also they comes with Samsung's characteristic Always-on display.