Samsung Galaxy A8s official; World’s first phone with in-display selfie camera announced in China

The Samsung Galaxy A8s is official. The World’s first phone with an in-display selfie camera has been announced in China.

Samsung Galaxy A8s

Samsung Galaxy A8s official render

The design of the device matches the one we saw in previous leaks. The Galaxy A8s sports a 6.4-inch Full HD+ Infinity-O display in a notch less design, with 2.5D curved glass and a 19:5:9 aspect ratio. The phone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo, and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor with 6GB/8GB of RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy A8s has 128GB of storage and has a microSD card slot, which supports up to 512GB of expandable memory. The phone is backed by a 3,400 mAh battery which supports fast charging over USB-Type C. The Galaxy A8s has a rear-placed fingerprint scanner.

The selfie lens, aka the in-display camera of the Galaxy A8s is a 24MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture. Samsung has equipped 3 cameras on the back of the Galaxy A8s, with a 24MP primary camera with an f/1.7 aperture, a 10MP telephoto lens with an f/2.4 aperture, and a 5MP depth sensor with an f/2.2 aperture and an LED Flash.

Samsung Galaxy A8s official tech specs

  • Display: 6.4 inches Full HD+ 2340 x 1080 pixels Infinity-O display, 19:5:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D Glass
  • Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
  • GPU: Adreno 616
  • Memory: 6GB/8GB RAM
  • Storage: 128GB + up to 512GB via micro SD card
  • Rear Cameras: 24MP with f/1.7 aperture, 10MP telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture, 5MP depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture, LED flash
  • Selfie Camera: 24MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • Battery: 3400mAh
  • Connectivity: Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac Dual Band 2.4G + 5G, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS/GLONASS
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Dimensions: 158.4 × 74.9 × 7.4 mm
  • Weight: 173g

The Samsung Galaxy A8s will be available in Blue, Grey and Green colours. The phone is available for pre-booking from the Samsung eStore in China, but no price details have been made available.

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Ashwin Karthik
Originally a Business Grad, Ashwin is a natural at testing and reviewing apps & games for Windows and Android Apps, as well as flashing ROMs. A proud owner of a Redmi K20, he is also an avid gamer and loves playing on his Computer, PS4 & Nintendo consoles.

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