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Summary
86%
83%
Display

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2220 px, 392 PPI

6.0" (15.24 cm)

1080x2220 px, 411 PPI

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Dual + Hexa Core

2.2 GHz + 1.6 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

128 GB

512 GB (Expandable)

Camera

16 MP + 24 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

24 MP + 5 MP + 8 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

Battery

3700 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

3300 mAh

19 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

★★★★★
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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.2/5 based on 1,237 ratings

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4.3/5 based on 3,270 ratings

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General
Launch Date

August 27, 2018 (Official)

October 18, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy A8 Star

Galaxy A7 2018 128GB

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

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 Fast

no  No

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

Height: 159.8 mm
Width: 76.8 mm
Thickness: 7.5 mm

Weight

188 grams

169 grams

Colours

Black, White

Black, Blue, Gold

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6.3 " (16 cm)

6.0 " (15.24 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

392 ppi

411 ppi

Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

80.91 %

74.78 %

Performance
Very Good
Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

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

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Cortex A73 + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core, Cortex A53)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 512

Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

6 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 400 GB

yes Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 49.6 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

16 MP + 24 MP Dual Primary Cameras

24 MP + 5 MP + 8 MP Triple Primary Cameras

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

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

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

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 240 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

24 MP Front Camera

24 MP Front Camera

Autofocus

no  No

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F2.0

Flash

no  No

yes LED Flash

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3700 mAh

3300 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

no  No

no  No

TalkTime

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Up to 19 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

yes Fast

no  No

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)
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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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) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
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 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) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
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: 0.179 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

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

no  No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

USB Type-C

yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

yes

Loudspeaker

yes

yes

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

yes

yes

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Side

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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  • How to enable VOLTE on Samsung Galaxy A8 Star ?

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    Answered By Prince Chande | 1 years ago

    You don't need to enable VoLTE. Insert the Jio (VoLTE enabled) in any slot. By default, VoLTE will be active. If it is not, you can change the network preferences from Network option in settings.

    1. Tap Settings > More.
    2. Tap Cellular networks > IMS Settings > Voice over LTE On/ Off.

    You can find full specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

  • Does Samsung Galaxy A8 Star support Fast Charging?

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    Answered By Nisha Bhatnagar | 1 years ago

    Honestly speaking, fast charging is the most relevant and important feature these days in phones. You can charge your phone fully within munites while you are getting ready to leave your home. Yes, Samsung Galaxy A8 Star supports fast charging. It has a type C port which enables fast charging. The 3700mAh battery, if optimized and used correctly, it could give more than a day's battery backup.


    You can find complete specs here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

  • Does Samsung Galaxy A8 Star support OTG?

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    Answered By Nikita Dasgupta | 1 years ago

    Yes, RealMe 2 does support USB-OTG Connectivity and you can connect your USB Drive to it. 

    Before you connect the drive using OTG cable, you need to enable OTG support on the device. 

    To enable OTG :

    Open Settings-> Additional Settings-> OTG connection. Here you need to enable the option.

    You can find complete specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

  • How to take screenshot on Samsung Galaxy A8 Star ?

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    Answered By Nityapriya Kadam | 1 years ago

    Taking Screenshot on Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

    1. Navigate to the screen you wish to capture. 
    2. Press and hold the power and volume down button. 
    3. You hear a shutter sound and you are done.
    4. You can find the screenshot in the screenshots folder of your phone.


    You can see full specifications here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

  • Does Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 support 4G in both the sim?

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    Answered By Debbie Sengupta | 7 months ago

    Yes, Samsung Galaxy A7 2018  supports 4G VoLTE. VoLTE or Voice over Long-Term-Evolution is the latest technology in India for high-speed internet and communication. It works on band 3, 5 and 40. Since the Samsung Galaxy A7 2018  supports Band 3 and 40 in both the sims, so it supports VoLTE along with 4G in both sims.

    You can find the complete set of specifications of Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 here: Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

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