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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018

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About Samsung

1. Trusted Brand

2. Samsung is one of the most popular smartphone & consumer electronic brands in world. While it utilises multiple operating systems, this South Korean firm is known mainly for its Android-powered Galaxy series.

3. With service 2800+ service centres all over India, Samsung also has a 24x7 phone support and doorstep pickup-drop facility in some cities.

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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 details

Buy For
  • Dustproof and waterproof
  • Powerful configuration
  • Amazing cameras
  • Decent battery backup
Verdict

The Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 is high range smartphone which comes with a lot of strong features. The device comes with a dustproof and waterproof body. The key attraction of the smartphone is its great camera setup and the use of the latest operating system that is smarter and faster than ever. The device can handle heavy multitasking as well as can run heavy games. Overall, the Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 is a nice option to go for the power packed features it brings within the price tag.

For camera addicts
Display and Design

The Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 comes with a 5.9-inch AMOLED display, which flaunts a screen resolution of 1,080x2,160 pixels. The device features a bezel-less display which has an 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen is protected to avoid minor collisions and scratches.  The device is IP68 certified too, which makes it dustproof and waterproof device. It is available in two colour options - black and white. A fingerprint sensor is placed on the rear side of the smartphone, which makes the device more secure.

OS and Configuration

The Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 runs the Android v8.0 (Oreo) operating system. Placed upon Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 chipset is a 1.9GHz Cortex A53 octa-core processor, coupled with a 4GB RAM to deliver a powerful performance while handling any sort of multitask. Along with these, a Mali-T830 MP3 is available to manage simple graphical tasks.

Camera and Battery

The device comes with dual primary cameras having a 24MP + 5MP lenses, which aids to capture sharp resolution images and shoot HD quality videos. For selfie loves, there is a 24MP sensor which can click wide angle selfies as well as helps to make good quality video calling. The Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 is equipped with a 3,300mAh Li-ion battery which keeps the show intact for long hours. 

Storage and Connectivity

In terms of storage, the Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 houses a 64GB internal memory which can be increased up to 512GB by using a memory card. The device offers a lot of connectivity options including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 4G with VolTE, NFC,type-C USB and GPS.
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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 Price
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • VoLTE
  • 32 GB + 256 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • USB OTG Support
  • Waterproof, IP68
  • FM Radio
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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 Specifications

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General
Launch Date September 12, 2019 (Expected)
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy A8 2018
Operating System Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Quick Charging
yes
Design
Height 149.2 mm Compare Size
Width 70.6 mm
Thickness 8.4 mm
Very Good
Thickness compared to
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8.4 mm
Average in group
8 mm
Best in this group
5.1 mm
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Weight 172 grams
Average
Weight compared to
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172 grams
Average in group
172 grams
Best in this group
112 grams
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Colours Black, Blue, Gold, Orchid Grey
Waterproof
yes Water resistant, IP68
Ruggedness Dust proof
Display
Very Good
Display compared to
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82%
Average in group
76%
Best in this group
94%
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
5.6 inches (14.22 cm)
Screen Resolution
1080 x 2220 pixels
Aspect Ratio 18.5:9
Bezel-less display yes
Pixel Density
441 ppi
Best in Class
Pixel Density compared to
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441 ppi
Average in group
403 ppi
Best in this group
576 ppi
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type
Super AMOLED
Screen Protection
yes
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)
75.89 %
Performance
Very Good
Performance compared to
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72%
Average in group
79%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Processor
Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core)
Average
Processor compared to
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This Device
Dual core, 2.2 GHz + Hexa Core, 1.6 GHz, Chipset: Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Average in group
Dual core, 2.15 GHz, Kryo + Dual core, 1.6 GHz Kryo, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8996 Pro Snapdragon 821
Best in this group
Single core, 2.84 GHz, Kryo 485 + Tri core, 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 + Quad core, 1.8 GHz Kryo 485, Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Architecture
64 bit
RAM
4 GB
Excellent
RAM compared to
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4 GB
Average in group
4 GB
Best in this group
12 GB
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Storage
Best in Class
Storage compared to
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98%
Average in group
99%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
32 GB
Excellent
Internal Memory compared to
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32 GB
Average in group
64 GB
Best in this group
512 GB
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
yes Up to 256 GB
USB OTG Support
yes
Camera
Very Good
Rear Camera compared to
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71%
Average in group
75%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 16 MP Primary Camera
Very Good
Main Camera compared to
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16 MP
Average in group
16 MP
Best in this group
48 MP
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Autofocus yes Phase Detection autofocus
Physical Aperture F1.7
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 4920 x 3264 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 16 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Cameras
Very Good
Front Camera compared to
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16 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
48 MP
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Autofocus yes
Physical Aperture F1.9
Video Recording 1920x1080 fps
Battery
Very Good
Battery compared to
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73%
Average in group
76%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 30 - 46 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
3000 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable
no  No
Quick Charging
yes Fast
Network & Connectivity
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
VoLTE
yes
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)
FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 1900(band 2) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 17) / 800(band 20)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
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) / 1700(band 4) / 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
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
Wi-Fi Features
Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v5.0
GPS
yes with A-GPS, Glonass
NFC
yes
USB Type-C
yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)
Multimedia
FM Radio
yes
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Rear
Other Sensors
Light sensor, Proximity sensor, rgbw sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope
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