Samsung has successfully announced the smartphones to be available starting from January 6th or earlier before then. The phones are Samsung Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+, this was confirmed at a recent event in Vietnam (via Samsung event).


Samsung Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ has high differences in their specifications, such as the battery capacity, the camera, the screen and some little features.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 smartphone comes with a 5.60-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2220 pixels.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is powered by 1.6GHz octa-core processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) runs Android 7.1.1 and is powered by a 3000mAh. It measures 149.20 x 70.60 x 8.40 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 172.00 grams.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and NFC. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Barometer.
CAMERA


Taking stunning photos on the Galaxy A8 and A8+ is as easy as tapping the shutter. The Dual Front Camera innovates selfies and wefies, putting the focus on you and your friends so you can capture moments in a new way. And with the rear 16MP camera, the surrounding scene will come out bright and clear, too.

DESIGN


Enjoy an expansive view on the Galaxy A8 and A8+ with the Infinity Display. It’s a beautiful, large display that extends from side to side for an expanded screen that you’ll love to see.

DUST AND WATER RESISTANCE


You want a phone that works wherever life takes you. The Galaxy A8 and A8+ have an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance, meaning neither splashes nor rain will slow you down.

PERFORMANCE


Whether multitasking or gaming, it’s fast and seamless with the 4GB RAM on the Galaxy A8 and A8+. And you can easily keep important things on hand with expandable microSD storage—up to an additional 256GB. And if you travel a lot or have two separate numbers, you also have the option to use Dual SIM.

Specifications and Price of Samsung Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+

Samsung Galaxy A8Samsung Galaxy A8+
It supports 2G, 3G and 4G networkIt supports 2G, 3G and 4G network
Single Nano SIM or Dual Nano SIMSingle Nano SIM or Dual Nano SIM
149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm and 172 g weight159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm and 191 g weight
Android 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Black, orchid grey, gold and blue colorsBlack, orchid grey, gold and blue colors
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 5.6 inches and 1080 x 2220 pixels resolutions with multi touch support. Protected with Corning gorilla glass screen. Uses 18.5:9 aspect ratio and 75.6% screen-to-body ratioSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 6.0 inches and 1080 x 2220 pixels resolutions with multi touch support. Protected with Corning gorilla glass screen. Uses 18.5:9 aspect ratio and 75.5% screen-to-body ratio
It has 16MP back camera with LED flash and dual 16MP + 8MP front facing camera with LED flash**Features: **Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR It has 16MP back camera with LED flash and dual 16MP + 8MP front facing camera with LED flash**Features: **Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Built of front/back glass, Aluminum frameBuilt of front/back glass, Aluminum frame
Exynos 7885 Octa CHIPSET, Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and Mali-G71 GPUExynos 7885 Octa CHIPSET, Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and Mali-G71 GPU
It has 4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB inbuilt memory storage and 256GB expandable using a MicroSDIt has 4GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt memory storage. It also have another variant of 6GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage, they are 256GB expandable using a MicroSD
G-sensor, Barometer, Accelerometer, Light sensor, E-compass and proximityG-sensor, Accelerometer, Fingerprints, Light sensor, Barometer, E-compass and proximity
Supports Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery capacity with fast charging featureSupports Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery capacity with fast charging feature
5.0 Bluetooth, GPS, Radio, NFC, Loudspeaker, 3.5mm audio jack, USB 2.0 OTG, Wifi/hotspot5.0 Bluetooth, GPS, Radio, NFC, Loudspeaker, 3.5mm audio jack, USB 2.0 OTG, Wifi/hotspot
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) smartphone costs about N175,000 in Nigeria which is VND 10,990,000 in Vietnamese dongSamsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) smartphone costs about N214,000 in Nigeria, which is about VND 13,490,000 in Vietnamese dong


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