Samsung‘s Galaxy A series is the company’s most talked smartphone series after the Galaxy S and Note series, and its new phones for 2018 has finally gone official. Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+, feature large infinity display and dual front camera with Live Focus.
Samsung’s Galaxy A8 and A8+ was first rumored to be a mid-range smartphone, but it isn’t the case anymore as the devices have moved to a higher price segment, mostly due to infinity displays.
The Galaxy A8 variants have quite similar features to a flagship smartphone. The A8 features 5.6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display, while the A8+ has a 6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display. Both the devices have 18:5:9 aspect ratio, and 1080×1920 resolution.
Both the devices are pretty much similar as well. Talking about the cameras, both variants have a 16-megapixel camera on the back with f/1.7 aperture, and dual 16MP and 8MP with f/1.9 aperture on the front.
The A8 comes with a 4GB of RAM, two storage options of 32GB and 64GB and is powered by a 3,000mAh battery. The A8+, on the other hand, offers 4/6GB RAM and 32/64GB storage with massive 3,500mAh battery. Both the devices have slot for a microSD card, too.
Wirth USB Type-C port and fast charging, the devices will ship with Android 7.1.1 and will be updated to Oreo soon, and offer IP68 dust and water resistance.
There in no official word on the pricing yet, but the Galaxy A8 and A8+ are most likely to cost around $590 and $690, respectively. The phones will be made available in four colors – black, orchid grey, gold, and blue.