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Summary
82%
86%
Display

6" (15.24 cm)

1080x2220 px, 411 PPI

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2220 px, 392 PPI

Performance

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

Camera

16 MP (Primary)

16 MP + 8 MP(Front)

16 MP + 24 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

3700 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

★★★★★
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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.2/5 based on 2,554 ratings

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4.2/5 based on 440 ratings

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General
Launch Date

January 20, 2018 (Official)

August 27, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

Galaxy A8 Star

Operating System

Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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 Fast

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 162.4 mm
Width: 77 mm
Thickness: 7.5 mm

Weight

191 grams

188 grams

Colours

Black, Gold

Black, White

Waterproof

yes Water resistant, IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6 " (15.24 cm)

6.3 " (16 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

18.5:9

Bezel-less display

yes

yes

Pixel Density

411 ppi

392 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

yes

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

75.82 %

80.91 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956

Processor

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

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Mali-G71

Adreno 512

RAM

6 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 400 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 51.2 GB

Up to 49.6 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

16 MP Primary Camera

16 MP + 24 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

F1.7

F1.7

Optical Image Stabilisation

no  No

no  No

Flash

yes LED Flash

yes LED Flash

Image Resolution

4616 x 3464 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

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 240 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

16 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Cameras

24 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

no  No

no  No

Physical Aperture

F1.9

F2.0

Flash

no  No

no  No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Fixed Focus

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3500 mAh

3700 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast

yes Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

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)
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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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 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
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SIM 2

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
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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 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
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SAR Value

Head: 0.290 W/kg

Head: 0.179 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

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

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

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

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, 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

  • 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

  • Does Samsung Galaxy A8 Star support 4K video ?

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    Answered By Nishita Patil | 7 months ago

    Yes, Samsung Galaxy A8 Star, support 4K video recording. Ultra High Definition or 4K possess 3840 x 2160 pixels, which are 4 times as many in Full HD or 1080p. 

    This massive increase in the number of pixels enables you to capture extra fine details with the following benefits:


    Reproducing the most intricate of details and Resolving Details better than ever.

    Best experience while sitting twice closer to 4K content as in 1080p.

    Scaling down the resolution without losing details.

    You can find complete specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

  • 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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