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Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ Launched

Comes with dual front camera and infinity display

Samsung officially announced two new phones A8(2018) and A8+(2018).  Both the Samsung Galaxy A8 phones are inspired by the design of Galaxy S8 with the features like dust and water resistance and full Infinity Display. They feature the dual front-facing camera for better selfies. With the trending design of dual camera in front and back, Samsung has introduced dual selfie camera in both A8.

The A8 and A8+ runs on Samsung own Exynos 7885 processor.  They come with 32 and 64 GB of internal storage, and 4GB of RAM. A8+ also comes in 6GB variant ,which is better for multitasking. Both the phones have Android 7.1.1(Nougat), a 16 mega-pixel rear camera with f/1.7 and two front-facing cameras. Front facing cameras have 16MP and 8MP sensors which makes portrait mode more beautiful and futuristic.

The Galaxy A8 features a full-HD+ super AMOLED display of 5.6 inch with the aspect ratio of 18:9 which is similar to that of Samsung Galaxy S8. The Galaxy A8+ comes with larger 6 inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED display of 2220*1080 pixels of resolution. The display panels are identical to their flagships S8 and S8+ which has curved glass protection on top of Infinity Display panels.

Detailed specs:

Samsung Galaxy A8(2018)
  • Display: 5.6-inch  Full HD Super AMOLED touchscreen display
  • Processor: Exynos 7885 1.6GHz, 64-bit octa-core processor
  • Front Camera: 16 – megapixel + 8 – megapixel
  • Resolution: 1080×2220 pixels
  • RAM: 4GB
  • OS: Android 7.1.1(Nougat), upgradable to 8.0
  • Storage: 32 |64GB(expandable up to 256 GB)
  • Rear Camera: 16 – megapixel f/1.9 with LED flash
  • Battery Capacity: 3000mAh (Non-removable)
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM (Nano), 4G, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, USB-OTG
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light, Compass
Samsung Galaxy A8+(2018)
  • Display: 6-inch  Full HD Super AMOLED touchscreen display
  • Processor: Exynos 7885 1.6GHz, 64-bit octa-core processor
  • Front Camera: 16 – megapixel + 8 – megapixel
  • Resolution: 1080×2220 pixels
  • RAM: 4GB | 6GB
  • OS: Android 7.1.1(Nougat), upgradable to 8.0
  • Storage: 64GB(expandable up to 256 GB)
  • Rear Camera: 16 – megapixel f/1.9 with LED flash
  • Battery Capacity: 3600mAh (Non-removable)
  • Connectivity: Dual-SIM (Nano), 4G, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, A-GPS, USB-OTG
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light, Compass
Price And Availability

Samsung says that,  they will be launching  A8 and A8+ in early January of 2018, but it still hasn’t announced pricing details. Some of the rumors says that  these phones will cost at around $500 considering all of the specs and features they’re bringing , and if that’s the case, these phone will be good competition to OnePlus 5T. The phones are also likely to come to Nepal sooner, as happened with other Samsung phones.Stay tuned for further updates.



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