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Samsung Officially Unveils The 2018 Galaxy A8 and A8+

by | Dec 20, 2017 | Smartphones

Samsung has officially announced two new additions to their Galaxy A line, the Galaxy A8 and the A8+. Beefed with flagship-like specs, including IP68 water resistance, digital image stabilization for video, USB Type-C support, Samsung Pay, Samsung Gear VR support, a dual front camera system with Live Focus (Samsung’s equivalent of portrait mode) support, and Samsung’s lip-smacking SuperAMOLED Infinity Displays with 18.5:9 aspect ratio.

Here’s everything you need to know about both phones. 

Samsung 2018 Galaxy A8 Specs

  • 5.6-inch Super AMOLED display @ 2220×1080 pixels
  • Octa-core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6 Hexa) processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage
  • expandable via microSD up to 256GB
  • 16MP PDAF f/1.7 rear camera
  • 16MP FF + 8MP f/1.9 front cameras
  • LTE Cat. 11
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • VHT80
  • 256QAM
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • ANT+
  • USB Type-C
  • NFC
  • MST
  • GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
  • Gyroscope
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • 3,000mAh battery
  • 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4mm
  • 172g

Samsung 2018 Galaxy A8+ Specs

  • 6-inch Super AMOLED display @ 2220×1080 pixels
  • Octa-core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6 Hexa) processor
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB internal storage
  • expandable via microSD up to 256GB
  • 16MP PDAF f/1.7 rear camera
  • 16MP FF + 8MP f/1.9 front cameras
  • LTE Cat. 11
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • VHT80
  • 256QAM
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • ANT+
  • USB Type-C
  • NFC
  • MST
  • GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
  • Gyroscope
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • 3,500mAh battery
  • 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3mm
  • 191g

Samsung 2018 Galaxy A8 and A8+ Pricing, Release Date, and Where To Buy

Pricing and regional availability for both Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) have yet to be revealed. But it’s certain that both will arrive in four colors, including black, orchid grey, gold, and blue, in their intended markets sometime in January 2018.

Source: Samsung Newsroom

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