Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)

Added: 06.22.18 | Updated: 02.26.20
  • Model: Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)
  • Brand: Samsung
  • Rating: 4.80 out of 5 (5 votes)
  • Price: 350 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2018
  • Dimensions: 162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm
  • Weight: 191 g
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 64 GB
  • Screen: Super AMOLED 6.3 inches
  • Battery: 3700 mAh
  • Rear camera: Dual, 24MP
  • Front camera: Single, 24MP

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) specs

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)

Other names

Versions: A8 Star (Global, SEA, South Korea); A9 Star (China)

Launch date

2018, June

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) PricePrice

First price

350 EUR

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) dimension, size, weightDesign

Height

6.39 in (162.4 mm)

Width

3.03 in ( 77 mm)

Depth

0.3 in ( 7.6 mm)

Weight

6.74 oz (191 grams)

Build materials

Front/back glass, aluminum frame

Water resistant

Colors

Black, White

Case

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) screenScreen

Technology Super AMOLED
Size

6.3 in

Screen Area

100.7 cm2

Resolution

1080 x 2220 px

Points per inch

392 PPI

Color Depth

16M

Ratio (height:width)

18.5:9

Ratio (screen:body)

80.6%

Additional Features

-Samsung Experience 9 UX

Screen protector

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) ProcessorHardware

Chipset

- Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)

CPU

- Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)

GPU

- Adreno 512

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 8 (Oreo)

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras

Dual

Specs

-24 MP, f/1.7
-16 MP, f/1.7, PDAF

Features

LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video Recording 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras

Single

Specs

-24 MP, f/2.0

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - China
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Global 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China
SIM Card Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
SAR EU 0.43 W/kg (head)     1.79 W/kg (body)    

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) Battery type and CapacityBattery

Capacity

3700 mAh

Type

 Non-removable Li-Ion

Charging

-Fast battery charging 9V/1.67A

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio FM radio
Others -Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
-Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)

Sensors

Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Other specifications

Others

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-ANT+
--Samsung Pay

Performance Benchmark

Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Samsung. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) cost?

The price of the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 350 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) come out?

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) mobile was launched on in these colors: Black, White.

What is the size and weight of Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) ?

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) has dimensions of Height: 162.4 mm Width: 77 mm Thickness: 7.6 mm and weighs approximately 191 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 6.3 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 1080 x 2220 px at a pixel density of 392 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) have?

Device comes with chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) with processor Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260). Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) is available with internal memory of 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)?

The device have a Dual rear camera setup with specs of 24 MP, f/1.7 16 MP, f/1.7, PDAF and features like LED flash, panorama, HDR

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 24 MP, f/2.0 and features like