Largest Gadget Discovery Site in India

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 vs Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

Compare Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

Rs. 16,999
(Out of Stock)

 

View Details >

Compare Samsung Galaxy A9 Star

Rs. 31,690
(Not Released in India)

 

View Details >

Summary
79%
82%
Performance

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

6 GB RAM

Snapdragon 660

4 GB RAM

Display

6" (15.24 cm)

1080x2220 px, 411 PPI

6.28" (15.95 cm)

1080x2220 px, 393 PPI

Rear Camera

16 MP

Single Camera

16 MP + 24 MP

Dual Camera

Front Camera

16 MP + 8 MP

Dual Camera

24 MP

Single Camera

Battery

3500 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

3700 mAh

Storage

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Expert Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

Read Expert Review

User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.2/5 based on 4,062 ratings

Read All User Reviews

Best Prices
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 is currently not available in any online store.
Notify me when it's available
Samsung Galaxy A9 Star is currently not available in any online store.
Notify me when it's available
General
Launch Date

January 20, 2018 (Official)

Operating System

Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Performance
Good
Good
Chipset

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956

CPU

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

Fabrication

14 nm

Graphics

Mali-G71

Adreno 512

RAM

6 GB

4 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR4X

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Size

6 " (15.24 cm)

6.28 " (15.95 cm)

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

18.5:9

Pixel Density

411 ppi

393 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

75.82 %

80.4 %

Screen Protection

Bezel-less display

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

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: 7.6 mm

Weight

191 grams

191 grams

Colours

Black, Gold

Black, White

Waterproof

, Water resistant, IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Camera
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Single

Dual

Resolution

16 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle, Primary Camera(26 mm focal length, 2.8" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

16 MP f/1.7, Primary Camera
24 MP f/1.7

Autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus

OIS

No

Flash

, LED Flash

, 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

Front Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Camera Setup

Dual

Single

Resolution

16 MP f/1.9, Primary Camera(27 mm focal length, 3.1" sensor size, 1µm pixel size)8 MP Camera(4.0" sensor size, 1.12µm pixel size)

24 MP f/2.0, Primary Camera

Autofocus

No

Flash

No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3500 mAh

3700 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Removable

No

No

TalkTime

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

, Fast

, Fast

USB Type-C

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 256 GB

, Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 51.2 GB

Up to 49.1 GB

USB OTG

Storage Type

eMMC 5.1

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

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

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

VoLTE

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
Read More..

4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 2600(band 7) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
Read More..

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) / 1900(band 39)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 2600(band 7) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5)
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: 0.290 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

, 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

, v5.0

, v5.0

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging

Multimedia
FM Radio

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

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

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Applications

Bixby, Samsung Pay