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Summary
83%
81%
Display

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2220 px, 392 PPI

6.0" (15.24 cm)

1080x2220 px, 411 PPI

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)

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)

Expert Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.2/5 based on 1,783 ratings

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4.3/5 based on 4,201 ratings

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General
Launch Date

August 27, 2018 (Official)

October 18, 2018 (Official)

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Performance
Very Good
Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

CPU

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

Fabrication

14 nm

14 nm

Graphics

Adreno 512

Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

6 GB

6 GB

RAM Type

LPDDR4X

LPDDR4

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Display Type

Super AMOLED

Super AMOLED

Screen Size

6.3 " (16 cm)

6.0 " (15.24 cm)

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

18.5:9

Pixel Density

392 ppi

411 ppi

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

80.91 %

74.78 %

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3,

Bezel-less display

Touch Screen

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

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

Build Material

Back: Gorilla Glass

Back: Mineral Glass

Colours

Black, White

Black, Blue, Gold

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Camera Setup

Dual

Triple

Resolution

16 MP f/1.7 Primary Camera(27 mm focal length, 2.8" sensor size, 0.9µm pixel size)24 MP f/1.7 Camera

24 MP f/1.7, Wide Angle (78° field-of-view) Primary Camera(27 mm focal length, 2.8" sensor size, 0.9µm pixel size)5 MP f/2.2, Depth Camera
8 MP f/2.4, Wide Angle, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera(18 mm focal length)

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus

, Phase Detection autofocus

OIS

No

No

Flash

, LED Flash

, 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
Camera Setup

Single

Single

Resolution

24 MP f/2.0 Primary Camera

24 MP f/2.0, Wide Angle Primary Camera(26 mm focal length)

Autofocus

No

No

Flash

No

, LED Flash

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3700 mAh

3300 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

Removable

No

No

TalkTime

Up to 23 Hours(3G)

Up to 19 Hours(3G)

Quick Charging

, Fast

USB Type-C

No

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

128 GB

Expandable Memory

, Up to 400 GB

, Up to 512 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 49.6 GB

USB OTG

Storage Type

eMMC 5.1

eMMC 5.1

Network & Connectivity
SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

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

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

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

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

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

No

USB Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos

Sensors
Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Side

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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Related Questions

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  • How to enable VOLTE on Samsung Galaxy A8 Star ?

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    Answered By Prince Chande | 2 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 A7 2018 support OTG?

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    Answered By Sanjay Balasubramanium | 2 years ago

    Yes, Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 supports OTG. USB OTG or USB On-The-Go is one of the most recent technologies that allows you to connect your pen drives and in some cases hard disks to your smartphones and tablets. It has a cable and through that cable, you can directly view and use your pen drive in your smartphones.


    You can find the specs of Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 here: Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

  • How to enable Google Assistant in Samsung Galaxy A8 Star ?

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    Answered By Parth Rangarajan | 2 years ago

    Google Assistant Setup

    1. Long press home button to initiate the Google Assistant

    2. Tap "Continue" to go to your personal assistant screen

    3. The Tap on "Yes I'm in" to allow all the required permissions.

      Assistant Image

      Note: You can also be asked to activate the Voice assistant where you will be asked to record "Ok Google" three times.

      You can also watch this video for detailed information about Google Assistant 


      You can check the complete specs of this phone: Samsung Galaxy A8 Star


  • How to record calls on Samsung Galaxy A8 Star ?

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    Answered By Pavithra Aggarwal | 2 years ago

    To record calls on Your phone 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

    3. Ten Tap the three bar on the top left of the app.



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



    6. Enable it and enjoy the app.


    You can check the complete specs of this phone: Samsung Galaxy A8 Star


    You can also check this video for more detailed information



  • How to cast my Samsung Galaxy A8 Star screen on TV ?

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    Answered By Raj Patil | 2 years 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 A8 Star


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