Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2017, December
  • Dimensions: 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 172 g
  • Screen: 5.6", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 16 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Dual, 16 MP
  • Memory: 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 3000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

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Technical specifications

Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.6" inc
Screen area 79.6 cm2
Screen format 18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio75.6%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2220 px
PPI /points per inch/ 441 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
Other - Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 16 MP, Single
Camera specs
-16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8”, 1.12µm, PDAF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Dual
Specifications 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm
8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), 1/4'', 1.12µm
Video 1080p@30fps
Operating system OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Exynos 7885 Octa (14 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-G71
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu 8 score142851
Antutu 7 score116745
GeekBench 5 Single Core309
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core994
GeekBench 4 Single Core1482
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core4208
GeekBench 4 RenderScript3704
General specs
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Release date 2017, December
Dimensions (HxWxD) 149.2 Х 70.6 Х 8.4 mm
Weight 172 g
Body build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
Battery 3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Talking time- Up to 24 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 66 h
Approximate price270 EUR
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
- Fast battery charging
- Samsung Pay
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
- Versions: A530F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); A530F/DS (Global Dual-SIM) Also known as Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

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