Samsung Galaxy A8s price has now been revealed in China. The handset, which comes as the company’s first smartphone with an Infinity-O Display that features a display hole for the front camera, is available for purchase through Samsung’s online store in China as well as via Chinese online retailer JD.com. Currently, the 6GB RAM variant of the Galaxy A8s has been listed for pre-orders. The handset has a new hole-in-the-screen design that comes through the Infinity-O Display and makes room for the selfie camera. Also, the Galaxy A8s sports is a triple rear camera setup.
Samsung Galaxy A8s price
The Samsung Galaxy A8s price in China has been set at CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 30,500) for the 6GB RAM/ 128GB storage variant, while the price of its 8GB RAM model is yet to be made available. Samsung’s online store in China and JD.com have listed the handset for pre-orders. Moreover, the shipping and offline market availability of the smartphone is scheduled for December 31.
Samsung launched the Galaxy A8s in China earlier this month. The smartphone comes in Black (Green), Blue, and Silver colour options.
Samsung Galaxy A8s specifications
The dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy A8s runs Android 8.1 Oreo and features a 6.2-inch (1080×2340 pixels) full-HD+ display along with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The size of the display panel notably comes to 6.4-inch when its corners are measured at right angles. Under the hood, there is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, coupled with Adreno 616 GPU and 6GB as well as 8GB RAM options.
On the imaging part, the Galaxy A8s has a triple rear camera setup that includes one 24-megapixel primary sensor along with an f/1.7 aperture, 10-megapixel telephoto sensor with an f/2.4 aperture and 2x optical zoom support, and a 5-megapixel depth sensor along with an f/2.2 aperture. There is also a 24-megapixel sensor at the front along with an f/2.0 aperture.
The Samsung Galaxy A8s has 128GB of onboard storage. In terms of connectivity, the handset has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C. There is a rear-facing fingerprint sensor. Besides, the smartphone packs a 3,400mAh battery that supports a fast charging technology, and it measures 158.4×74.9×7.4mm.
Samsung Galaxy A8s
|Release date||December 2018|
|Launched in India||No|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||3400|
|Colours||Black, Blue, Silver|
|Screen size (inches)||6.20|
|Processor||octa-core (2×2.2GHz + 6×1.7GHz)|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon 710|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Rear camera||24-megapixel (f/1.7) + 10-megapixel (f/2.4) + 5-megapixel (f/2.2)|
|Front camera||24-megapixel (f/2.0)|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Active 4G on both SIM cards||Yes|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|