The Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 in Australia is a mid-range alternative to the likes of Samsung Galaxy S9 and packs in many of the same features – and at least one feature that Samsung’s flagship does not offer at a lower rate. The key highlights of Galaxy A8 include a two-lens front-end camera, a large edge-to-edge display as well as a water-resistant construction, so it’s certainly an attractive option. Let’s keep going to find out what else does it dish out for the audience.
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 Specs
- Dimensions: 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
- Weight: 172 grams
- Display: 5.6-inches Super AMOLED
- Display Resolution: 1080 x 2220 Pixels
- Display Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass
- Operating System: Android Nougat 7.1.1 (Upgradable)
- Chipset: Exynos 7885
- RAM & ROM: 4GB with 32GB/64GB (Expandable)
- Rear Camera: 16MP
- Front Camera: 16MP + 8MP
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 and Bluetooth 5.0
- Battery: 3000mAh Non-removable
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue and Orchid Grey
Display and Camera
Full HD+, with a maximum resolution of 1080 x 2160, Super AMOLED screen is 5.6-inches in size – based on the history of the previous appliances, in line with the market trend for Bezel-less equipment. The display is extra bright, vivid and crisp and takes your enjoyment to the next level when watching movies or playing 3D games.
Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 features a 16-megapixel primary camera designed to capture photos and videos together with a LED flash even in a low-light condition. The device has two front-facing shooters, which is an interesting feature, obviously. The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) ships, with front face cameras of dual 16 + 8 megapixels. And importantly, it has the capability to record 1080p videos at 30fps.
Software and Hardware
The most gorgeously designed Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 has an Exynos 7885 SoC with a 4GB of RAM. Depending on the variant, internal storage is 32GB/64GB which can easily be expanded further through a microSD card. The device is loaded with a fingerprint scanner which is located on the rear of the smartphone. According to numerous online sources, Galaxy A8 is offering up to snuff performance whether you work on multiple apps at once or play graphics enriched games. Everything is smooth and silky, in short.
Software-wise, Samsung Galaxy A8 is running on Android Nougat 7.1.1 operating system out of the box. But, Samsung has promised for Android 8.1 Oreo updates that will start landing soon.
Connectivity and Others
Ideally, the Samsung Galaxy A8 is a 4G and VoLTE compatible dual SIM device. The A8 features a dedicated Bixby button similar to S8 and S8 Plus. The Samsung mid-range devices with the Galaxy A8 2018 are all supplied by Bluetooth 5.0. The 802.11 b/g/n/ac WiFi and a USB Type C connector for loading and data transfer are other features of that handset.
As far as onboard sensors are concerned, it’s equipped with a rear-mounted Fingerprint scanner, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Barometer, and Compass.
Price and Availability
It’s been a couple of months since Samsung released Galaxy A8. That obviously means it’s available on stores all over Australia and one can buy that beast with immediate effects. As for Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 Price in Australia, it’s ranging from AU$499-550. OnePlus 6 sounds its closest competitor which is already making a good impression at AU$550-599.
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