Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 Launched – Android 7.1.1, 6.0 Full HD Display, 6 GB RAM, 16 MP Camera, Exynos 7885 Octa

Samsung launched a new high-end smartphone called Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 into the market. Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 price in India is around Rs.43,999/- and $699 in the USA. Currently, it is not available in the Indian market to buy. Check out Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 advantages, disadvantages, price & specifications.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018

Best Price: Rs.43,999(India), $699(USA)

Key Features of Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018:

  • Android OS, v7.1.1(Nougat).
  • 6.0 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
  • 16 MP rear camera, Dual 16 MP + 8 MP secondary camera.
  • Octa Core processor and Exynos 7885 Octa chipset.
  • 6 GB RAM and 64 GB Internal Memory
  • 3500 mAh Battery

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 Advantages (Pros):

  • Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 comes with Android OS, v7.1.1(Nougat).
  • Presents 6.0-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with Always-on display and Multitouch in it.
  • Its display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
  • It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 display has good pixel density for its full HD resolution (~411 PPI pixel density)
  • It supports Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
  • It provides 4/6 GB RAM for multitasking.
  • It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 has equipped with Exynos 7885 Octa Chipset.
  • Brings an internal memory of 32/64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 256 GB (uses dedicated slot).
  • It offers 16 MP rear camera with additional features like f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • It offers Dual 16 MP + 8 MP front-facing camera with additional features like f/1.9, 1080p.
  • Support full HD video recording at 1080p@30fps.
  • It has the battery capacity of 3500 mAh which is good for heavy usage.
  • Performance is very smooth with no lags.
  • Supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, 3G, 4G, NFC.
  • Supports sensors like Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer.
  • Design and build quality are great.
  • It is available in Black, orchid grey, gold, blue colors to choose.
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging, ANT+ support, Samsung Pay and IP68 certified Water/dust resistance over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 Disadvantages (Cons):

  • Old Android OS.
  • No wireless charging support.
  • No stereo speakers for the¬†better multimedia experience.

Check out Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 Specifications:

General Features
Brand Samsung
Model Name Galaxy A8 Plus 2018
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System Android 7.1.1
Processor Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
Chipset Exynos 7885 Octa
Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
Accessories in Box
Display & Dimensions
Touch Screen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 91.4 cm2 (~75.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~411 ppi density)
Dimensions 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm (6.30 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
Weight 191 g (6.74 oz)
Other Display Features Multi-Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass, Always-on display
Camera Features
Primary Camera 16 MP
Secondary Camera Dual 16 MP + 8 MP
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Other Camera Features f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Battery Capacity
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
Talk Time
Standby Time
Memory and Storage
Internal 32/64 GB
Expandable Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Memory 4/6 GB RAM
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Connectivity 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
NFC Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Other Features
FM Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Additional Features & Apps Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging, ANT+ support, Samsung Pay and IP68 certified Water/dust resistance over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 Price in India is Rs.43,999/-

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9 Total Score
Great Big All Rounder !!

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 smartphone comes with superb features & performance for its price. It is an allrounder and performs well in all departments, we suggest to grab this mobile if you are looking for a good flagship range mobile.

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