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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

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  Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

Launch

Announced 2017, December
Status Available. Released 2018, January

Network

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes

Body

Dimensions 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm (5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Others - Samsung Pay - IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.6 inches, 79.6 cm2 (~75.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~441 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
Others - Always-on display

Platform

OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Chipset Exynos 7885 Octa
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G71

Memory

Card Slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Camera

Primary 16 MP, f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary Dual: 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p

Sound

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Comms

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

Features

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Others - Fast battery charging - ANT+ support - MP4/WMV/H.265 player - MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player - Photo/video editor - Document viewer

Battery

Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

Misc

Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
SAR EU About 500 EUR