Samsung’s new Galaxy A8 and A8+ with dual selfie camera to hit markets in January 2018

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) & Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Samsung announced its latest Galaxy A series models for the year 2018 with more high-end looks and features. The new Galaxy A8 and A8+ will be featuring the larger Infinity Display with a dual-camera on the front.

It’s a big shift with respect to the previous or current Galaxy A series models. The new Galaxy A8 and A8+ will be sporting 5.6-inch and 6-inch screens respectively with Super AMOLED display panels. Resolution is same on each of the devices as full HD+ 1080×2220. That’s the Infinity Display with 18.5:9 display aspect ratio.

Galaxy A8 and A8+ will feature an Octa-core processor and will be available in 32GB or 64GB internal storage options. However the smaller sibling will be offered only with 4GB of RAM while the larger one will give two options to choose from – 4GB or 6GB RAM. New models will have a microSD card slot too for memory expansion.

Samsung has featured two selfie cameras on the front working together as dual-camera configuration of 16MP fixed-focus camera and an 8MP unit with bright lens aperture of f/1.9. The selfie camera will have a simulated bokeh effect, Samsung calls it Live Focus. You can use it to adjust background blur prior to or after taking a shot. A 16-megapixel rear camera is even brighter with f/1.7 lens aperture and has PDAF image sensor.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) & Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Like the predecessors, Galaxy A8 and A8+ are IP68 rated with dust and water resistance. They will support Category 11 4G/LTE and NFC along with WiFi a/b/g/n/ac with 2.4/5GHz. Bluetooth 5.0 and USB Type-C are among the connectivity features.

Galaxy A8 and A8+ are the first in Galaxy A series to support Samsung Gear VR. The phone ships with sensors like barometer, gyro, hall, and fingerprint scanner along with other principle sensors.

Lastly, the Galaxy A8 is backed up by a 3000mAh battery and weighs 172 grams. On the other hand, weighing 191 grams, the Galaxy A8 Plus features a 3500mAh battery capacity.

Samsung has not disclosed the pricing yet, however both – Galaxy A8 and A8+ will start shipping early in January 2018 and will be available in black, gold, orchid grey and blue colors.


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