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

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is a 2017 smartphone. It measures 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm and weighs 191 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 6" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 2220 and 411 ppi pixel density.

There is Dual front camera with 16 MP. The main camera is Single with 16 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with 64 GB, 6 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3500 mAh.

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Pros and Cons

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) specs

General specs

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Release date

2017, December


159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm (6.3 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)


191 g (6.74 oz)

Body build

Front/back glass, aluminum frame


Black, orchid grey, gold, blue


3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Talking time- Up to 23 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 73 h

Approximate price400 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

6" inc

Screen area

91.4 cm2

Screen format

18.5:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

1080 x 2220 px

PPI /points per inch/

411 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


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie

16 MP, Dual


16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm
8 MP, f/1.9, 1/4.0'', 1.12µm

Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS

Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)


- 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

64 GB, 6 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM

Antutu 8 score 137850 (Rank 802 of 1138)
Antutu 7 score 116876 (Rank 257 of 2128)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 305 (Rank 943 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 950 (Rank 1075 of 1564)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 1455 (Rank 196 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 4083 (Rank 224 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript3547

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 - 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.30 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: A730F (Global Single-SIM); A730F/DS (Global Dual-SIM). Also known as Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Duos with dual-SIM card slots
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Samsung. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Samsung may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) was around 400 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2017, December.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is 191 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is 6" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm (HxWxD).

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