Samsung has announced two new mid-range smartphones in A series i.e. Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) which feature Infinity Display and dual front cameras. There are some differences in terms of hardware specifications of both these devices such as the display size, RAM and battery capacity.

Galaxy A8 (2018) comes with 5.6-inch Full HD+Infinity Super AMOLED display backed by 3000 mAh battery while its bigger variant i.e Galaxy A8+ (2018) features a  6.0-inch (1080 × 2220 pixels) Full HD+Infinity Super AMOLED display backed by 3500 mAh battery; with curved glass on the back & front. Both the devices are powered by Octa-Core Exynos 7885 processor and run on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) based operating system.

Both the devices come with a 16-MP main rear camera having f/1.7 aperture along with LED flash while on the front there is a dual camera module consisting of 16-MP + 8-MP sensors, both with f/1.9 aperture.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) specifications

  • Display: 5.6-inch Full HD+(1080×2220 pixels) Super AMOLED display
  • CPU: Octa-Core Exynos 7885 processor with Mali-G71 GPU
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB / 64GB, expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card
  • OS: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Misc: Dual SIM, Fingerprint sensor, Water and dust resistant body (IP68)
  • Main Camera: 16MP camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture
  • Front Camera: 16MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture + secondary 8MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture
  • Dimension:149.2×70.6×8.4mm
  • Weight: 172g
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5.0 GHz), Bluetooth v5, NFC, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 3000mAh with adaptive fast charging

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) specifications

  • Display: 6.0-inch Full HD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Super AMOLED display
  • CPU: Octa-Core Exynos 7885 processor with Mali-G71 GPU
  • RAM + ROM: 6GB RAM + 64GB storage, 4GB RAM + 32GB storage; expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card
  • OS: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Misc: Dual SIM, Fingerprint sensor, Water and dust resistant body (IP68)
  • Main Camera: 16MP camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture
  • Front Camera: 16MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture+ secondary 8MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture
  • Dimension: 159.9×75.7x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 191g
  • Connectivity: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5, NFC, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 3500mAh with adaptive fast charging

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+(2018)are priced at 499 Euros (~US$590 / Rs.38,000) and 599 Euros (~US$710 / Rs.45,500) respectively in Europe and will be available in Black, Orchid Grey, Gold and Blue colour options.

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