Samsung announces the 2018 Galaxy A8 and A8+

Samsung announces the new 2018 Galaxy A8 and A8+.

Both phone have the same internals, except for the display and battery. The Samsung Galaxy A8 features a 5.6-inch AMOLED FHD, while the Galaxy A8 is a slightly larger 6-inch AMOLED FHD and the Galaxy A8 will have a much larger 3,500mAh as oppose to the smaller 3,000mAh of the Galaxy A8.

Both the Galaxy A8(2018) and A8+(2018) will be available in early January 2018. Pricing will be announce locally.

Samsung Galaxy A8(2018) specs:

  • Display 5.6-inchFHD+ Super AMOLED,1080×2220
  • AP Octa Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa)
  • Memory 4GB RAM,
  • Storage 32/64GB expandable up to 256 via microSD
  • Camera Front: Dual Camera 16MP FF (F1.9) + 8MP (F1.9), Rear: 16MP PDAF (F1.7)
  • OS Android 7.1.1
  • Network LTE Cat. 11
  • Payment NFC, MST
  • Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, 256QAM,
  • Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Glonass, BeiDou*)
  • IP68 water and dust resistance
  • Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor
  • Dimension 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm, 172g
  • Battery 3,000mAh with fast charging via USB Type-C
  • Color: Black, Orchid Gray, Gold and Blue

Samsung Galaxy A8+(2018) Specs:

  • Display 6.0-inchFHD+ Super AMOLED,1080×2220
  • AP Octa Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa)
  • Memory 4/6GB RAM
  • Storage 32/64GB expandable up to 256 via microSD
  • Camera Front: Dual Camera 16MP FF (F1.9) + 8MP (F1.9), Rear: 16MP PDAF (F1.7)
  • OS Android 7.1.1
  • Network LTE Cat. 11
  • Payment NFC, MST
  • Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, 256QAM,
  • Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Glonass, BeiDou*)
  • IP68 water and dust resistance
  • Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor
  • Dimension 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm, 191g
  • Battery 3,500mAh with fast charging via USB Type-C
  • Color: Black, Orchid Gray, Gold and Blue