Samsung Galaxy A8 Specifications Price in USA UK India and Nigeria
Samsung Galaxy A8 is a 2018 device made for those whom want to use the Samsung galaxy S8 but cant afford it. The Samsung Galaxy A8 boost of such amazing aesthetics as it is in the Samsung Galaxy S8 rocking the same infinity display, 4k resolution, the trending dual rear camera and those bezel-less touch to its display.
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Key Features
- 5.6-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2220 pixels (441 ppi)
- Octa-core Exynos 7885 Octa CPU, 4GB RAM
- Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
- 32GB / 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
- 16MP Rear Camera and 16MP + 8MP Dual Front Camera
- 4G LTE Data
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 3000 mAh Li-ion Battery (Non-Removable)
The Samsung Galaxy A8 is built with a stylish class that offers a premium sleek feel. It has curves that should make it comfortable to hold. The device seems like one to deliver impressive durability. With an IP68 rating, it is both dust and water resistant. The Samsung A8 is an over all beauty to behold and handles perfectly well in hand.
Featuring a 5.6 inches display this device comes with a Super AMOLED panel boasts a Full HD+ resolution of 2,220 x 1,080 pixels. This is an Infinity Display with an impressive 18.5:9 aspect ratio, making for amazing wide-screen viewing. This phone has an amazing viewing angles both indoors and outdoors.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 16MP camera on the rear with an impressive f/1.7 aperture, phase detection autofocus (PDAF), and LED flash. It boasts 78-degree field of view and Full HD (1080p) video recording ability.
On the front it rocks a dual pairs 16MP and 8MP sensors with f/1.9 aperture, which capable of shooting wild angle selfies.
Hardware and SoC
This new Galaxy A8 packs impressive punch with an in-house Exynos 7885 octa-core processor, featuring two 2.2GHz cores and six 1.6GHz cores, under the hood. The promise of truly solid performance gets better with 4GB RAM which is a standard SoC.
It comes with an internal storage is 32 GB or 64 GB. You can use one of the SIM slots to add another 256 GB using a microSD card. Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) boots Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS straight out of the box.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) offers a fingerprint scanner on the rear. This enables you use Samsung Pay in places where it is available. Still on authentication, you can also unlock the device with the front camera.
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) gets juice from a 3000 mAh battery, which is comparable to what the flagship Galaxy S8 offers. Samsung promises talk time of up to 24 hours.
Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is not officially available in Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. When available, you will be able to buy the Android phone at leading online stores in the countries. Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 165,000 Naira to 210,000 Naira depending on your location in the country. In the USA and Uk it starts at $455 and in India 29068 Inr. In Ghana it price starts at around GH₵ 2,080. Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Price in Kenya starts at around 55,000 KSh.
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Specifications
Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018):
- Platform: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
- Processor: Octa-core Processor: 2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 (Exynos 7885 Octa)
- GPU: Mali-G71
- Memory: 4 GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Orchid Grey, Gold, Blue
- Dimension: 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
- Weight: 172 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual SIM, Dual stand-by
- Display: 5.6 inches, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 2220 pixels (441 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass
- Rear Camera: 16 MP Camera, f/1.7, 1080p HD Video@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
- Front Camera: Dual Camerta 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p HD Video@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 32 GB or 64 GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256 GB
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes, HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Music Player: Yes, MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Video Player: Yes, MP4/WMV/H.265 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: Yes
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: No
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: Yes, IP68 certified – water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Dust Resistant: Yes
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Battery: 3000 mAh Li-Ion Battery (Non Removable)
- Talktime: Yes, up to 24 hours
- Fast Charging: Yes
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