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Summary
86%
83%
Display

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2220 px, 392 PPI

6" (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)

64 GB

256 GB (Expandable)

Camera

16 MP + 24 MP (Primary)

24 MP(Front)

16 MP (Primary)

16 MP + 8 MP(Front)

Battery

3700 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

3500 mAh

23 h talktime (3G)

Expert Rating

★★★★★
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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.2/5 based on 1,343 ratings

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4.2/5 based on 3,102 ratings

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General
Launch Date

August 27, 2018 (Official)

January 20, 2018 (Official)

Brand

Samsung

Samsung

Model

Galaxy A8 Star

Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

Operating System

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)

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

yes Fast

Design
Size Compare
Size Compare
Dimensions

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

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

Weight

188 grams

191 grams

Colours

Black, White

Black, Gold

Waterproof

yes Water resistant, IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Size

6.3 " (16 cm)

6 " (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

yes

Touch Screen

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)

80.91 %

75.82 %

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 + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core)

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 512

Mali-G71

RAM

6 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

yes Up to 400 GB

yes Up to 256 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 49.6 GB

Up to 51.2 GB

USB OTG Support

yes

yes

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

16 MP + 24 MP Dual Primary Cameras

16 MP Primary Camera

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

3840x2160 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 240 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

24 MP Front Camera

16 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Cameras

Autofocus

no  No

no  No

Physical Aperture

F2.0

F1.9

Flash

no  No

no  No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Fixed Focus

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3700 mAh

3500 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 (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) / 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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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
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) / 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..

SAR Value

Head: 0.179 W/kg

Head: 0.290 W/kg

Wi-Fi

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

yes 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

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, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, 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 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 A8 Plus 2018 screen on TV ?

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    Answered By Mahima Jayaraman | 1 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.
    2. Open a Chromecast-enabled app.
    3. Tap the Cast button Inactive cast extension.

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

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


    5. When you're connected, the Cast button will turn color, letting you know you're connected.
    6. 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 Plus 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

  • 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

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