The Samsung Galaxy A8 plus is the best Smartphone in the market right now! Leaving behind the facts that it copies some of the Galaxy S8 specs esp the back design.
Samsung focused on the camera aspect on the Galaxy A8 Plus (2018). And that is the secret feature that Samsung is selling to the customers out there in the market and believe it or not, it is the best among others.
Unlike the Galaxy A8, the Plus version comes with a larger screen size, battery, RAM. Among many other differences, they also featured some few similarities.
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) – Specs
*. CPU Speed: 2.2GHz, 1.6GHz Octa-Core
*. Size Display: 6.0″ FHD+ Super AMOLED 18:5:9 screen aspect ratio
*. Resolution: 2220 x 1080
*. Color Depth: 16M
*. Main Camera: 16.0 MP F1.7 with Auto Focus
*. Front Camera: 16.0 MP + 8.0 MP F1.9 , F1.9
*. Video Recording Resolution: FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps
*. RAM: 6GB
*. Storage: 64GB expandable up to 256GB via Micro SD card
*. Number of SIM: Dual-SIM
– SIM size: Nano-SIM (4FF)
– SIM Slot Type: SIM 1 + SIM 2 + MicroSD
*. Network: 2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD
*. Connectivity: ANT+, USB Type-C 2.0, GPS, Glonass, Beidou, 3.5mm Stereo, Wi-Fi; 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth Version 5.0, NFC
*. OS: Android
*. Color: GOLD
*. Sensors: Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
*. Dimension: 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3
*. Weight (g): 191
* Battery: 3500mAh non-removable battery capacity
*. Fast Charging: Yes
Design and Display
Being proficient and bringing the best out of the technology, Samsung Mobile did an excellent Job for a mid-range Smartphone. It comes with a huge 6.0″ FHD+ Super AMOLED 18:5:9 aspect ratio Infinity Display with a 2220 x 1080 screen resolution and a 2.5D curved glass on top.
On the Samsung Galaxy A8 plus (2018), you have got a slimmer bezels, rounded corners and it feels good when used one-handed. There is the generally complimentary awesome combination of metal and glass design to give it a futuristic and immersive look on the physical display and it does not house any home button.
There is the IP68 rated for water and dust-resistance certification. Ensuring safety in all sides. You are free to shoot your shots even under the water!
On the back, it comes with a fingerprint sensor that is well mounted under the camera pixels that allows you to unlock more faster. It comes in Gold and Black color and now available for purchase.
Camera and Connectivity
As already mentioned above, A8 plus camera is the overall marketing points, where you have powerful 16MP back (rear) camera with F1.7 aperture lens that allows you to take low light photos. While on the front, you are surprised with a breath-taking dual selfie camera.
Where you got a 16MP with FF (F1.9) and 8 MP (F1.9) with Live Focus mode takes selfies & wefies to another level. This helps to blur the background, alongside with the bokeh effect to make you and your friend stand out. It is also shots crystal clear photos even under direct sunlight.
For the network and connectivity, the Galaxy A8 plus packs a 2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD and ANT+, USB Type-C 2.0, GPS, Glonass, Beidou, 3.5mm Stereo, Wi-Fi; 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth Version 5.0, NFC.
The handset supports Dual-SIM, Nano-SIM; which is SIM 1 + SIM 2 + MicroSD.
Performance and Storage
Are you scared of the phone loosing itself due to multiple apps that is running on the background? Don’t worry, Samsung Mobile got you with the huge 6 GB RAM couple with 2.2GHz, 1.6GHz Octa-Core processor. With this, you can run multiple apps, play games seamlessly and smoothly but runs on Nougat but Samsung is planning on rolling out updates sooner.
The phone sports a 64GB of internal storage to store your necessary apps, videos, musics and it can be expandable to 256GB of Micro SD card. Unlike the Galaxy A8 with two variants.
Battery and Security
The Samsung Galaxy A8 plus comes with a higher capacity of 3500mAh battery and it is non-removable. It is able to house your activities and Samsung promises long days of use, long hours of usage time, internet time, talk time and many more.
It comes with the rectangular fingerprint sensor on the back, which is more accessible when compared on the Galaxy S8. And there is the Facial recognition that allows you to unlock your phone with the selfie camera.
In addition, it features the Samsung Pay, Bixby.
Pricing and Availability
The Galaxy A8 plus is now available for purchase online. It is priced at $500+ currently. It is a wonderful Android Smartphone with spectacular designs but with such amounts, you might also have the OnePlus 5T.
The Galaxy A8 PLUS is currently Samsung’s best mid-range Smartphone, featuring a dual selfie camera in a stylish curved Smartphone with Infinity Display! The Galaxy A8 plus understands you!