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Samsung Announces Galaxy A8 And Galaxy A8+ With Infinity Display

Samsung Announces Galaxy A8 And Galaxy A8+ With Infinity Display

Under the hood, both the smartphones have an octa-core chip with two cores clocked at 2.2GHz and six cores clocked at 1.6GHz.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 rocks a 5.6-inch Super AMOLED display screen that boasts a full HD+ resolution.

As for the standard features shared by the two devices, you'll find a pair of front-facing cameras on both, one being a 16-megapixel shooter with a f/1.9 aperture, and the other being an 8-megapixel camera.

The Samsung Galaxy J5, which was initially launched at Rs 10,990, will be available at a discounted price of Rs 9,190 (Rs 1,800 off), with an exchange offer up to Rs 8,205.

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Well, our recommendation appears to have been heard as a market survey has found that 18.7% of smartphone buyers that have a limited budget actually purchased a used or refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 5. What the nomenclature doesn't tell is that these two phones are the follow up to the Galaxy A5 (2107) and Galaxy A7 (2017).

- The A8 and A8+ 2018 are IP68 certified, which makes them dust and water-resistant and also they comes with Samsung's characteristic Always-on display. Both the phones come equipped with an Infinity screen, which means, that much like Samsung's Galaxy S8/Galaxy S8+, the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ 2018 also come with an edge-to-edge bezel-less display. Samsung's Galaxy A8 will allow users to take portrait shots as well from the front camera. The Galaxy A8 (2018) has 4GB RAM, whereas the Galaxy A8+ (2018) comes in 4GB and 6GB RAM options. The rear of the devices also offers a 16MP camera with f/1.7 aperture and LED flash. With the advanced Live Focus feature, you can easily adjust the Bokeh effect before or after you take the picture.

The Galaxy A8 has a 3000 mAh battery on board, while the bigger phone has a 3500 mAh battery. Both the phones support fast charging. The India pricing and release date has not been announced. Both will come in four colour options, namely, Black, Blue, Gold, and Orchid Grey - targeting millennials and young customers. The fingerprint sensor is at the back, below the rear camera.