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Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) With 6GB RAM, Dual Selfie Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications

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Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) was launched in India on Wednesday, at an event in New Delhi. The smartphone’s highlights are its Infinity Display with Super AMOLED tech, 6GB of RAM, IP68 dust and water resistance, the Always On screen ambient display, Samsung Pay support, Bixby support, as well as dual front cameras. The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) will be an Amazon India exclusive, something we knew since the smartphone was first teased for the country last week. To recall, the smartphone was first unveiled in December, before being made available in Vietnam.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) price, launch offers
Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) price in India has been set at Rs. 32,990. The smartphone will be exclusively available via Amazon India, from January 20. Launch offers have yet to be detailed.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and sports a 6-inch FHD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Super AMOLED display in 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the Samsung Exynos 7885 octa-core SoC, with two cores clocked at a 2.2GHz and six cores clocked at 1.6GHz. It features 6GB of RAM.

The dual front camera setup on the Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) includes a 16-megapixel fixed focus, f/1.9 image sensor and an 8-megapixel f/1.9 sensor. Both the sensors enable the Galaxy A8+ (2018) to provide blurred background in images with a Bokeh effect. Users can also switch the preloaded camera app to have a clear and crisp background as well as a focused foreground. The smartphones have a Live Focus feature to adjust the Bokeh effect while capturing self-portraits. It sports a 16-megapixel rear camera sensor on the back with an f/1.7 lens.

The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) sports 64GB of onboard storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). In terms of connectivity, there are options such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port. Sensors onboard include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. It is powered by a 3500mAh battery, measure 159.9×75.7×8.3, and weighs 191 grams.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)


General

Release date December 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 159.90 x 75.70 x 8.30
Weight (g) 191.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3500
Colours Black, Orchid Grey, Gold, Blue

Display

Screen size (inches) 6.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2220 pixels

Hardware

Processor 1.6GHz octa-core
RAM 4GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256

Camera

Rear camera 16-megapixel
Rear Flash LED
Front camera 16-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 7.1.1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
NFC Yes
Headphones 3.5mm

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes