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Summary
88%
82%
Display

5.3" (13.46 cm)

QHD (2k), 554 PPI

6" (15.24 cm)

1080x2220 px, 411 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.45 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

13 MP + 13 MP (Primary)

13 MP(Front)

16 MP (Primary)

16 MP + 8 MP(Front)

Battery

3090 mAh

3500 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

★★★★★
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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

3.9/5 based on 999 ratings

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4.2/5 based on 2,560 ratings

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General
Launch Date

October 14, 2017 (Official)

January 20, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Nokia

Samsung

Model

8

Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

Operating System

Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)

Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)

Custom UI

Stock

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Quick Charging

yes Quick, v3.0

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

Height: 151.5 mm
Width: 73.7 mm
Thickness: 7.9 mm

Height: 159.9 mm
Width: 75.7 mm
Thickness: 8.3 mm

Weight

160 grams

191 grams

Build Material

Case: Aluminium
Back: Aluminium

Colours

Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel, Polished Copper

Black, Gold

Waterproof

yes Splash proof, IP54

yes Water resistant, IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Size

5.3 " (13.46 cm)

6 " (15.24 cm)

Screen Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

Pixel Density

554 ppi

411 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

yes

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

69.19 %

75.82 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa core (2.45 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 280)

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 540

Mali-G71

RAM

4 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 49 GB

Up to 51.2 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

13 MP + 13 MP Dual Primary Cameras

16 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus, Laser autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

yes

no  No

Flash

yes Dual-color LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4128 x 3096 Pixels

4616 x 3464 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

13 MP Front Camera

16 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Cameras

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F1.9

Flash

yes Screen flash

no  No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Video Recording

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Battery
Good
Very Good
Capacity

3090 mAh

3500 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

yes Quick, v3.0

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

VoLTE

yes

yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 450 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 9)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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SIM 2

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
4G Speed:
50 Mbit/s ↑ 450 Mbit/s ↓ (LTE category 9)
3G Speed:
HSDPA 42.2 Mbit/s ↓
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

SAR Value

Head: 1.191 W/kg, Body: 0.805 W/kg

Head: 0.290 W/kg

Wi-Fi

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO

yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

Bluetooth

yes v5.0

yes v5.0

GPS

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

yes with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

yes

yes

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

no  No

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Front

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope

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  • How to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 ?

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    Answered By Mahubala Mistry | 1 years ago

    Check the following Steps:

    1. Navigate the screen which you want to take a screenshot.
    2. Press and hold the Power button and volume down button at the same time.
    3. You will hear the camera shutter sound which indicates that the screenshot has been taken successfully.
    4. Browse through your gallery and you will see the latest Screenshot taken on Bharat 5.

    You can check the complete specs here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

  • At first clear up one thing that there are some factors which you feel on paper are very poor
    But in actual usage they will definitely do better job than the rest of the Smartphones which just show you better numbers on paper.......
    So in that way , if you are blaming Nokia for giving 3000mAH battery in smartphone without knowing it's real performance....that's not right at all
  • Does Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 support VOLTE ?

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    Answered By Mahubala Mistry | 1 years ago
    Yes, Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 supports VoLTE in both the SIM slots.

    You can find the full specs here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018
  • How to set custom ringtone on Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 ?

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    Answered By Neeraj Jhadav | 1 years ago

    To set an MP3 file for use as custom ringtone system-wide, do the following:

    1.Copy the MP3 files to your phone.

    2.Go to Settings > Sound > Device ringtone.

    3.Tap the Add button to launch the media manager app.

    4.You will see a list of music files stored on your phone. 

    5.Your selected MP3 track will now be your custom ringtone.


    You can check the full specs here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

  • How to record calls on Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 ?

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    Answered By Manish Saxena | 1 years ago

    To record calls on Galaxy A8 Plus 2018, follow the steps below:

    1. Download the ACR call recording app from the play store

    2. Then Follow the instructions from the app and allow all the access to the app as shown in the        Image below


    4. Then Tap the three bar on the top left of the app

    5. There you will find the Enable option on the top.

    6. Enable it and enjoy the app.

    You can also check this video for more detailed information.


    You can check the full specs here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

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