Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 is the latest member of the Samsung Galaxy A series smartphones, which feature an elegant design as well as flagship features at the lower price point compared to its flagship lineup. Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 continuing this trend has a very stylish look with some feature added.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 Overview:
The front of the device features a 6-inch fully immersive FHD Super AMOLED with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9, which the company claims provide a great cinematic experience. There are very narrow bezels on the top and bottom of the screen. The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 also features an Always On Display which allows users to get information at a glance without unlocking the device. On top, you find the earpiece in its usual position as well as a dual 16MP + 8MP f/1.9 front-facing cameras. According to the company, the dual cameras will allow users to take any types of shots from close-ups with a blurred background to portrait shots with the crisp and clear background.
Under-the-hood the device is equipped with Exynos 7885 Octa SOC, which features Octa-core ( 2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6GHz Cortex-A53) processor and Mali-G71 GPU, a 6GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB. Samsung seems to have packed a lot of capable hardware in the device in this device which will hopefully make the device very snappy.
On the rear, you find a 16MP f/1.7 aperture camera which the company claims is capable of taking amazing shots from day to night. Below the camera is the fingerprint sensor which is just in the right place where your fingers can reach easily. Overall the glass back of the device provides a very premium experience for consumers.
Powering the device is 3500mAh Non-removable battery and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The device comes equipped with all the necessary sensors like accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass, and barometer. Connectivity options include NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, GLONASS, GPS, BDS, FM radio among others. The smartphone comes with IP68 certification, making it water and dust resistance.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 Specifications
- Display: 6.0 inches Super AMOLED (1080 x 2220) @411ppi, Always ON Display
- OS: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
- Chipset: Exynos 7885 Octa
- CPU: Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
- GPU: Mali-G71
- RAM: 6GB
- ROM: 64GB extendable up to 256 GB (Dedicated Slot)
- Rear camera: 16 MP, f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
- Selfie- camera: Dual: 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p
- Connectivity: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by), WIFI b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type C
- Sensors: Fingerprint sensor (rear- mounted), Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient light.
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh with fast charging support
- Additional Features: IP68 Certified (Water and dust resistant), supports Samsung’s Gear VR
- Colors: Black and Gold
Pricing and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 will be sold in Black and Gold colors at a special introductory price of NPR 59,990/-. You can purchase Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 from Samsung showrooms or Samsung’s retail partner outlets all across the nation.