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Summary
81%
85%
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)

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

16 MP (Primary)

16 MP + 8 MP(Front)

24 MP + 5 MP + 10 MP + 8 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

Battery

3500 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

3800 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

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User Rating

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4.2/5 based on 2,973 ratings

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4.3/5 based on 1,046 ratings

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General
Launch Date

January 20, 2018 (Official)

November 28, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

Galaxy A9 2018

Also Known As

Samsung Galaxy A9s

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

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: 162.5 mm
Width: 77 mm
Thickness: 7.8 mm

Weight

191 grams

183 grams

Colours

Black, Gold

Caviar Black, Lemonade Blue, Bubblegum Pink

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 %

80.86 %

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

128 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 256 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 51.2 GB

Up to 108 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

16 MP Primary Camera

24 MP + 5 MP + 10 MP + 8 MP Quad Primary Cameras

Autofocus

yes Phase Detection autofocus

yes

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

5288 x 3968 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

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

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3500 mAh

3800 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

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 13) / 700(band 17) / 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
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) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 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: 0.464 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, MIMO

Wi-Fi Features

Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot

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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  • Does Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 support wireless charging?

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    Answered By Divya Sarin | 7 months ago

    No, Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 doesn't support Wireless Charging. Though Samsung Galaxy A9 is backed by the Li-ion battery which has the capacity of 3,800mAh, which can supply immense power to last for a long time. There is a fast charging feature which can fill the battery in very less time.

    To see complete specifications: Samsung Galaxy A9 2018

    List of service centers: List


  • 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 galaxy a8 plus support's slow motion camera

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    Answered By Ishanika Pawan | 1 years ago
    Yes, Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus does support the slow-motion video recording.
    You can see complete specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018
    You can watch the full review video here:

  • How to cast my Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 screen on TV ?

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    Answered By Riju Chandra | 11 months ago

    To cast your phone screen on your TV you need to have Chromecast. 

    Follow the steps to successfully cast your screen-

    Before you begin casting

    1. Connect your phone to a Wi-Fi network.

    2. The mobile device, tablet or computer you are using to cast must be on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast.

    3. You must be running the latest version of the Chromecast-enabled app. You can always double check that you are on the latest version by visiting the Google Play Store.




    Cast from Chromecast-enabled apps to your TV

    1. Make sure that the phone you are using to cast is on the same Wi-Fi network as your Chromecast or TV with Chromecast built-in. 

    Open a Chromecast-enabled app.

    2. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension. Note: The Cast button isn't located in the same place on all Chromecast-enabled apps.

    3. Tap the device you'd like to cast to.



    4. When you're connected, the Cast button will turn color, letting you know you're connected.

    5. Select the app like Youtube, Browser, Google Music etc and look for the Cast icon as shown in the image below.

    You can now cast videos, movies and TV shows directly to your TV.

    To stop casting, tap the Cast button and then Disconnect.

    You can also watch this step-by-step guide to do the same


    You can check the complete specs of this phone: Samsung Galaxy A9 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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