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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star with 6.28″ display, Dual Camera, 6GB RAM Launched at Rs. 34,990

By The Mobile 360 on August 24, 2018
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Samsung Electronics has officially launched its new mid-range offering dubbed as Galaxy A8 Star in India on August 24, 2018. the USP of device include feature such as a 6.28-inch FHD+ sAMOLED Infinity display, powered by  Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 mobile platform paired with 6GB of RAM, and a dual rear camera setup with smart beauty, pro lighting and AR stickers.

Commenting on the launch of the latest smartphone from Samsung, Noor Patel, Director – Category Management, Amazon India said, “We are excited to announce the launch of the premium and stylish Galaxy A8 Star from Samsung exclusively on Samsung has been one of our trusted partners in providing customers with great quality smartphones across India. With upgraded features and superior quality camera, the all new Galaxy A8 Star is best suited for performance savvy millennials who can purchase the smartphone exclusively on starting August 28th.”

Galaxy A8 Star price, availability

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is priced at Rs. 34,990 and will be available exclusively from starting from August 27th in Midnight Black and Ivory White color options.

“Galaxy A8 Star comes with the first ever Dual Intellicam proposition that can turn anyone into a professional photographer. It lets you click the perfect picture anywhere, anytime and in any light. And A8 Star is one gorgeous smartphone. Its Immersive 6.3 inches infinity display and slim design are sure to make a style statement again just like all of our other Galaxy A Series devices” said, Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Samsung India.

Galaxy A8 Star specifications

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star sports a sleek and classy glass design with a metal frame, and bears a 6.3-inch FHD + (1080×2220 pixels) Super AMOLED  Infinity Display with ‘Always On’ display feature on the phone allows users to get information at a glance, without unlocking their phone. powered by an 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform paired with Adreno 512 GPU and 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM. the device comes with 64GB of onboard storage and supports storage expansion upto 256GB via MicroSD card support. it runs on Android 8.0 Oreo and is backed by an 3700mAh battery with adaptive fast charging support.

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In the camera department, as mentioned earlier sports a dual rear camera setup stacked vertically with a 16-megapixel primary camera with f/1.7 aperture, LED flash and a secondary 24-megapixel rear camera with large-aperture lenses make the smartphone perfect for capturing bright and clear images and beautiful selfies at any time of the day or night, as it is able to intelligently adapt to lighting conditions. The camera also sports advanced Live Focus feature, allowing users to easily adjust the bokeh effect before or after taking the picture to create superior quality images, whether it is blurring the background to a desired degree or adjusting the depth-of-field, so that users can highlight their subject.

On the front, there’s an 24-megapixel front-facing camera with face unlock technology and f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling.

The device comes with a Dual Messenger feature which enables users to create separate messenger accounts on the same phone for official and personal usage. The Secure Folder, equipped with Knox, Samsung’s defence grade security platform, helps users to protect their important files, sensitive content and apps from unwanted intruders. it comes with rear facing fingerprint sensor.

Connectivity options includes Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, GPS with GLONASS, NFC. the device measures at 162.4 × 77.0 × 7.55 mm and weights at 188 grams.

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Last updated on November 3, 2018 2:21 pm