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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) With Infinite Display, Dual Selfie Cameras Launched in South Korea

By The Mobile 360 on December 19, 2017
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Samsung Mobiles, The South Korean based multinational electronics company today announced with two new mid-ranger devices dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8 Plus (2018) in a launch event held in South Korea. both, the devices carry forwards the same design of the company’s flagship devices and is equipped with Infinite Display, Dual Selfie cameras and an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.

Announcing the launch Junho Park, Vice President of Global Product Planning, Mobile Communications Business, stated, “With the release of the Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018), we’re bringing our customer’s 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,”

 

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) specifications

  • Display : 5.6-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED | 2220 x 1080 Pixel Resolution | 441 PPI | 18:5:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor : 2.2 GHz | Octa-core | Snapdragon or Samsung Exynos (yet to be confirmed)
  • RAM : 4 GB
  • Storage : 32/64 GB | Expandable up-to 256GB via MicroSD card
  • Operating System : Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Rear camera : 16MP Rear Camera| F/1.7 aperture | PDAF | video digital image stabilization (VDis) technology | Hyperlapse
  • Front camera : 16 MP + 8 MP dual selfie camera | F/1.9 aperture | Live Focus
  • Battery : 3,000 mAh Non-removable Battery with Fast charging support
  • IP rating : IP68 water and dust resistance
  • Connectivity : 4G VoLTE | Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz) | Bluetooth 5.0 | NFC | GPS | USB Type-C 2.0 | 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Sensor : Accelerometer | Barometer | Fingerprint sensor | Gyro sensor | Geomagnetic sensor | Hall sensor | Proximity sensor | RGB light sensor
  • Dimensions : 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight : 172 grams
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Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) specifications

  • Display : 6-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED | 2220 x 1080 Pixel Resolution | 412 PPI | 18:5:9 aspect ratio
  • Processor : 2.2 GHz | Octa-core | Snapdragon or Samsung Exynos (yet to be confirmed)
  • RAM : 4GB RAM | 6GB RAM
  • Storage : 32/64 GB | Expandable up-to 256GB via MicroSD card
  • Operating System : Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Rear camera : 16MP Rear Camera| F/1.7 aperture | PDAF | video digital image stabilization (VDis) technology | Hyperlapse
  • Front camera : 16 MP + 8 MP dual selfie camera | F/1.9 aperture | Live Focus
  • Battery : 3,500 mAh Non-removable Battery with Fast charging support
  • IP rating : IP68 water and dust resistance
  • Connectivity : 4G VoLTE | Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz) | Bluetooth 5.0 | NFC | GPS | USB Type-C 2.0 | 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Sensor : Accelerometer | Barometer | Fingerprint sensor | Gyro sensor | Geomagnetic sensor | Hall sensor | Proximity sensor | RGB light sensor
  • Dimensions : 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight : 191 grams

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) price in South Korea

The Galaxy A8 (2018) will be available by KT (Korea Telecom), South Korea’s leading carrier at a price tag of KRW 599,500 (VND 10,990,000 official price in Vietnam) while the larger Galaxy A8+ (2018) will be priced at around KRW 646,468 (VND 13,490,000 official price in Vietnam, price in India starts from Rs. 29,990). Both, the devices will be available in black, orchid grey, gold and blue colour option and will go on sale in January 2018.


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