Samsung Galaxy A8+ Specs Features & Price
Samsung has launched the latest addition to its Galaxy A series, as the Galaxy A8+ (2018). The Samsung smartphone boasts of an Infinity Display, dual selfie camera as well as a 6GB RAM to power its operations.
Samsung has launched the Galaxy A8+ as its mid-segment smartphone to compete with the likes of OnePlus 5T, Nokia 8 and others. The new Galaxy A8+ (2018) boasts of an Infinity Display, just like the one seen on Samsung’s once flagship, Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. Samsung has announced a Rs. 49,990 price tag for the Galaxy A8+ and the smartphone will be available for purchase starting January 20. Surprisingly, the price of the smartphone comes south of what was expected earlier, judging from its pricing in Vietnam.
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The Samsung Galaxy A8+ features a 6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio and a Galaxy S8-like Infinity Display, carrying 2220×1080 pixel resolution. The smartphone runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is powered by an octa-core processor. Two of these eight cores are clocked at 2.2GHz while the rest six cores are clocked at 1.6GHz. The Galaxy A8+ comes with 6GB RAM along with a 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB.
As for optics, the Samsung Galaxy A8+ carries a 16-megapixel (f/1.7) camera at the back with Video Digital image stabilisation (VDis) technology. At the front, the device sports a dual camera setup, with a 16-megapixel fixed focus sensor and an 8-megapixel secondary sensor for Bokeh effects, both with f/1.9 aperture. In addition, the smartphone comes with a pre-installed Live Focus feature which allows users to adjust the Bokeh effect on images after the self-portraits are clicked.
Tha Galaxy A8+ is backed by a 3500 mAh battery that also supports fast-charging. Connectivity options on the Galaxy A8+ include 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and a USB Type-C port. Galaxy A8+ comes with a fingerprint sensor and an IP68-certified water and dust resistance, in addition to Samsung Pay integration and Samsung Gear VR support. The 191 grams smartphone measures 159.9×75.7×8.3mm.
Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Smartphone Full Specification
- CPU – Octa-core (2 x 2.1GHz ARM Cortex-A72, 6 x 1.6GHz ARM Cortex-A53) CPU Clock
- Chipset – Samsung Exynos 7885, 64-bit Processor
- GPU – ARM Mali-G71
- Camera – Single 16 Megapixel with LED Flash and AF Rear Camera | 16MP + 8MP Dual Front Camera with F1.9 Aperture and LED Flash
- Memory – RAM – 6GB LPDDR4x | ROM 64GB, microSD Support up to 256GB (Uses SIM 2 Slot)
- Display – Screen size 6.0 inches Super AMOLED, 16 million UHD (2220 x 1080 Pixels) Multitouch & Gorilla Glass 5
- Battery – Non-Removable 3,500 mAh Lithium-Polymer Battery
- SIM – Dual Hybrid Nano SIM
- Sensors – Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient Light, Gyroscope, Barometer, Fingerprint, Hall Effect, RGB Light Sensor
- Color – Black
- Operating System – Android 7.1 Nougat OS with TouchWiz UI
- Samsung Galaxy A8+ Price in Nepal – Rs. 49,990(6GB + 64GB)