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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Series Specs + Pros and Cons Reviews

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Specs

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Specs

Date Released: 2018, January

DisplayTypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.6 inches, 79.6 cm2 (~75.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~441 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version) - Always-on display
BodyDimensions149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm (5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
Weight172 g (6.07 oz)
BuildFront/back glass, aluminum frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Samsung Pay
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
CameraPrimary16 MP (f/1.7, 1/2.8”, 1.12 µm), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
SecondaryDual: 16 MP (f/1.9, 1/3.1”, 1.0 µm) + 8 MP (f/1.9, 1/4.0”, 1.12 µm), 1080p
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
MemoryExternal SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
NetworkTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Available ColorBlack, orchid grey, gold, blue
PlatformOSAndroid 7.1.1 (Nougat)
ChipsetExynos 7885 Octa
CPUOcta-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
SoundAlert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm JackYes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
RadioFM radio
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
FeaturesSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Reviews

Samsung A8 (2018) was successfully released as the new model on Android phone last 2016. Samsung Company skips the 2017 model and decided to release the new develop and upgrade of the Samsung A8. Samsung Company released their first A series model which is Samsung A8 (2018). The Samsung A8 (2018) has two variations: Samsung A8 (2018) and Samsung A8+ (2018). These two variations have the same design but different to each other when it comes to specs and features. First is the screen size of the phone, Samsung A8+ has the larger screen, more storage, and RAM capacity and have the bigger battery compared to Samsung A8 (2018). Both models have the curved corner and flat design.

Samsung A8 (2018) and Samsung A8+ (2018) have both dual camera on the front with the 16MP + 8 MP autofocus and the Back Camera has 16MP, The New Model of Samsung A8 (2018) series new features of water resistant for 30 minutes and dust resistant. Also, experience the Infinity Display†s 18.5:9 ratio, A perfect phone for a selfie as Samsung A8 2018 series offers a Live focus mode where your background turns into blurry and wide selfies with friends.

Samsung A8 (2018) also have the features to capture a good selfie by enabling Beauty effect before taking the photo, selfies and wefies come out stunning and make fun by using stickers, Whether out at night or caught in the dark, you†ll capture the scene clearly with the improved low-light capability on the Galaxy A8†s rear camera.

The Highlight of the Samsung A8 (2018) Series is the fingerprint scanner at the back portion where you can use it also by capturing new selfie photos, Samsung A8 (2018) can easily put expandable microSD storage and very convenient for those who love to travel and captures some photos.


  • Dust and Water Resistant
  • Infinity Display†s 18.5:9 ratio which has a high-quality resolution for gaming, movies and watching videos
  • Dual Front Camera for Stunning Selfies and Wide Selfies with Family and Friends
  • Low-light Capability to capture even Night or Dark place (Samsung A8+)
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Fast charging features


  • Non-removable battery
  • Low Megapixel Camera compared to other Android Phones

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Elegant Look - 83%
Specs Perfect - 93%
Cool Features - 81%



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