Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

Samsung today launched its Galaxy A8+ (2018) smartphone in India. The Galaxy A8+ (2018) packs a 6-inch Full HD+ Infinity Super AMOLED 18.5:9 display and also features dual front cameras. The phone is priced at Rs. 32,990 in India and will be available via Amazon starting on January 20th.

To recall, Samsung had already introduced the phone last month along with the Galaxy A8+ (2018) at the global level. The phone is powered by an octa-core Exynos 7885 14nm processor, runs Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) and 16MP+8MP dual front cameras, both with f/1.9 aperture. It comes with IP68 ratings for water and dust resistance.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy A8+ packs a 6-inch Full HD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Super AMOLED display. The Infinity display comes with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. Dimension wise the phone measures 159.9×75.7x 8.3 mm and weighs 191g.

The Galaxy A8+ (2018) is powered by an octa-core Exynos 7885 processor with Mali-G71 GPU. It is mated with 6GB of RAM, and 64GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card. The Dual SIM runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

In the camera department, it packs a 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture. Up front, it packs a dual camera setup with a 16MP primary camera and an 8MP secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture. The dual front cameras allow you switch between close-ups with the background to portrait shots and the Live Focus feature which lets you adjust the bokeh effect.

Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5, NFC, and USB Type-C. It packs a 3500mAh battery with adaptive fast charging support. The phone is IP68 rated for water and dust resistance. The phone features a rear mounted a Fingerprint sensor. It also comes with Samsung Pay.

Price and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is priced at Rs. 32,990 in India. The phone comes in Black and Gold colors options and will be available exclusively from Amazon India starting from January 20th.