As, promised Samsung has launched the Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) smartphone in India today. It sports 6 inch Full HD+Infinity Super AMOLED 18.5:9 display and is powered by Octa-Core Exynos 7885 14nm processor. It has fingerprint sensor and runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat). It also comes with Samsung Pay along with IP68 rating for water and dust resistance.
It has Dual front cameras that let you switch between them for close-ups with the background to portrait shots. It also has the Live Focus feature that lets you adjust the bokeh effect before or after taking the picture.
Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said on the launch:
At Samsung, consumer-centric innovations are at the heart of our business. With Galaxy A8+, we are bringing our customers’ favorite features from our flagship smartphones, such as the Infinity Display and our first Dual Front Camera with Live Focus, to our Galaxy A series. Galaxy A8+ comes with flagship features, never before seen on a smartphone in this price segment. It defies the ordinary and challenges the status quo. It is a phone with attitude, in all aspects.
Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) specifications
The mobile sports a 6-inch (1080×2220 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED display
It is powered by Octa-Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa) Exynos 7885 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU which is based on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
The device comes with 6GB RAM, 64GB storage. The storage can be expanded up to 256GB using the microSD card.
It has 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture.
On the front side It has 16MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture, secondary 8MP camera with f/1.9 aperture.
Connectivity and Sensors
The device supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5, NFC, USB Type-C and has Dual SIM.
Battery and Dimensions
The mobile packs 3500mAh battery with adaptive fast charging and weight 191g with 159.9×75.7x 8.3 mm size measurement.
Price and availability
The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) comes in Black and Gold color in India and is priced at Rs 32,990. It is available exclusively from Amazon India starting from January 20th.
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