Samsung Galaxy A8s price is RMB 2,999, sales begin December 31st

“The Galaxy A8s is a mid-range offering with a 6.39-inch display and a Snapdragon 710 SoC”

Earlier this month, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A8s in China as the world’s first smartphone to flaunt a hole in the screen for the selfie camera. At the unveiling, the South Korean tech giant did not reveal the pricing of the phone. However now, the Chinese e-commerce portal JD.com has started taking pre-orders for the handset in the country and revealed the Galaxy A8s price.

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Samsung Galaxy A8s price

JD.com is currently taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy A8s’ base variant that comes with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. This option is being offered by the e-tailer for RMB 2,999 (~Rs 30,500). The phone is available to pre-book in three colour variants – Elf Blue, Aurora Black, and Allen Silver. The shipments of the smartphone will kick off from December 31st in China. As of now, there’s no word regarding the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant of the phone.

Samsung Galaxy A8s specifications

To recap, the Samsung Galaxy A8s sports the brand’s latest Infinity O display screen, which accommodates the selfie shooter within the screen. This allows the phone to offer an edge-to-edge screen with a high screen-to-body ratio as compared to its predecessor. The back panel of the smartphone houses an oval-shaped fingerprint sensor in the top-middle, right above the brand’s logo.

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As far as the other specifications go, the Samsung Galaxy A8s features a 6.39-inch full HD+ display, and boots Android Pie out of the box. Powering the smartphone is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, aided by 6GB/ 8GB of RAM. In terms of imaging, the phone gets a 24-megapixel primary camera at the rear, aided by 5-megapixel telephoto lens and 10-megapixel wide-angle sensor. For selfies, there’s a 25-megapixel camera in the hole on the front.

In terms of connectivity, the Samsung Galaxy A8s offers 4G LTE, dual-SIM slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS with GLONASS. The handset is equipped with a dedicated button to kick off the brand’s Bixby AI assistant. A 3,400mAh battery completes the list of the specifications.

Samsung Galaxy A8s Specifications
Performance
Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual Core + 1.7 GHz, Hexa Core)
Snapdragon 710
6 GB RAM
Display
6.4 inches (16.26 cm)
1080x2340 px, 403 PPI
IPS LCD
Camera
24 MP + 10 MP + 5 MP Triple Primary Cameras
LED Flash
24 MP Front Camera
Battery
3400 mAh
Fast Charging
USB Type-C port
Samsung Galaxy A8s Price, Launch Date
Expected Price: Rs. 30,499
Release Date: 09-May-2019 (Expected)
Variant: 6 GB RAM / 128 GB internal storage
Phone Status: Upcoming Phone
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Akshay aka Techakko has been working with 91mobiles since 2012. Passionate about gadgets, he has a special interest in smartphones and games. The constant stream of news stories he writes is testament to his prowess as a human web crawler. A graduate in Computer Science, he dabbles as a game developer and competes in various gaming tournaments in his spare time. When he wants to take a break from the screen, he enjoys long rides on his Yamaha FZ-S.
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