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Summary
88%
91%
Display

5.99" (15.21 cm)

1080x2160, Very Sharp

6.3" (16 cm)

1080x2220, Sharp screen

Performance

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.84 GHz, 4 GB RAM

Quad + Quad Core

2.2 GHz + 1.8 GHz, 6 GB RAM

Storage

64 GB

Non-expandable

64 GB

400 GB (Expandable)

Camera

12 MP + 20 MP (Primary)

20 MP (Front)

16 MP + 24 MP (Primary)

24 MP (Front)

Battery

3010 mAh

3700 mAh

Expert Rating

★★★★★
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User Rating

★★★★★
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General
Launch Date

August 16, 2018 (Official)

August 27, 2018 (Official)

Operating System

Android v8.1 (Oreo)

Android v8.0 (Oreo)

Custom UI

Android One

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

Network

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

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

Fingerprint Sensor

Quick Charging

Design
Size Compare
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Dimensions

Height: 158.7 mm
Width: 75.4 mm
Thickness: 7.3 mm

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

Weight

168 grams

188 grams

Colours

Black, Gold, Red, Lake Blue, Rose Gold

Black, White

Display
Good
Very Good
Screen Size

5.99 inches (15.21 cm)

6.3 inches (16 cm)

Screen Resolution

1080 x 2160 pixels

1080 x 2220 pixels

Pixel Density

403 ppi

392 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

Super AMOLED

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v5

Touch Screen

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio

77.38 %

80.91 %

Performance
Very Good
Very Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660

Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 MSM8956

Processor

Octa core (2.2 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260 + 1.84 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 260)

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

Architecture

64 bit

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 512

Adreno 512

RAM

4 GB

6 GB

Storage
Best in Class
Best in Class
Internal Memory

64 GB

64 GB

Expandable Memory

No

Up to 400 GB

User Available Storage

Up to 50 GB

USB OTG Support

Camera
Very Good
Very Good
Main Camera
Resolution

12 MP + 20 MP Dual Primary Cameras

16 MP + 24 MP Dual Primary Cameras

Sensor

Exmor-RS CMOS Sensor

Autofocus

Phase Detection autofocus

Phase Detection autofocus

Physical Aperture

1.7 F

1.7 F

Optical Image Stabilisation

No

Flash

LED Flash

LED Flash

Image Resolution

4000 x 3000 Pixels

4616 x 3464 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode

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, 1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 120 fps, 720x480 @ 30 fps

3840x2160 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

20 MP Front Camera

24 MP Front Camera

Sensor

Exmor RS

Physical Aperture

2.2 F

2.0 F

Flash

Soft light flash

No

Camera Features

Fixed Focus

Battery
Very Good
Very Good
Capacity

3010 mAh

3700 mAh

Type

Li-Polymer

Li-ion

User Replaceable

No

No

Quick Charging

Quick, v4.0, 50 % in 30 minutes

Fast

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano (Hybrid)

VoLTE

SIM 1

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

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

SIM 2

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

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

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

USB Type-C

(Doesn't support micro-USB)

(Doesn't support micro-USB)

Multimedia
FM Radio

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

USB Type-C

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

Fingerprint Sensor Position

Rear

Rear

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope

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Related Questions

  • How to insert sim card in Samsung Galaxy A8 Star ?

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    Answered By Paaus Sen | 26 days ago

    Insert SIM card in Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

    1. Switch off the Phone.
    2. Locate the SIM tray which is on either side of the phone.
    3. Open the sim tray using sim ejector tool.
    4. Carefully, place the SIM card in it.
    5. Close the tray and you are done.

    You can check the full specs here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

  • How to hide photos and videos on Samsung Galaxy A8 Star ?

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    Answered By Pushpanjali Bhatnagar | 26 days ago

    Hide Photos and Videos on your phone

    To hide photos and videos on your phone you will have to download the app named "Gallery Vault" and follow the steps below:

    1. After downloading the app from the playstore you need to configure your app.

    2. Open the app and it will prompt a "Grant Access" screen. Tab on that and allow all the prompts as shown in the Image below


       

    3. It will ask you to set your password and enter the email Id for recovery. 


       

    4. After completing all these processes you will see an app welcome screen. Read the instructions if you want and click Next. 

    5. On the main screen you will see a "+" button. Tap on that and Select the Images or Videos you want to hide. 



       

      And you will see a confirmation message on your screen as shown in the Image below. 


      And you are done!


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

      You can also check the video below for your reference:


  • How to use Led Flash for notifications on Samsung Galaxy A8 Star ?

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    Answered By Radha Narang | 26 days ago

    Steps to Disable App notification


    1. Go to settings.



    2. Then go to Applications.

    3. Select the app for which you want to disable notification.

    4. Tab on Show Notification checkbox.

    5. Your device will prompt a message to confirm select OK and you are done.

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

  • Does Samsung Galaxy A8 Star support VR?

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    Answered By Nishant Shah | 26 days ago

    VR or the Virtual Reality is an interactive computer-generated experience which takes place within a simulated environment generally involving audio and video. It is possible on a device having a Gyroscope sensor. Since Samsung Galaxy A8 Star has a gyroscope sensor, it supports VR.


    You can find the complete specs here: Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

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

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    Answered By Raj Patil | 26 days 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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