Samsung Galaxy A8 Star high-end smartphone launched into the market. So, check out Samsung Galaxy A8 Star advantages (Pros), disadvantages (Cons), problems and drawbacks/defects before purchasing. Samsung Galaxy A8 Star price in India is around Rs.32,999 and $499 in the USA. Currently, it is not available on online shopping sites like Flipkart, Amazon to buy.
Best Price: Rs.32,999(India), $499(USA)
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Key Features:
- Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
- 6.3 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colors.
- Dual 24 MP + 16 MP rear camera, 24 MP secondary camera.
- Octa-Core processor and Snapdragon 660 chipset.
- 4 GB RAM and 64 GB Internal Memory
- 3700 mAh Battery
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Advantages (Pros):
- Samsung Galaxy A8 Star comes with latest Android OS, v8.0(Oreo).
- Presents 6.0-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and Multitouch in it.
- It has a good screen-to-body ratio for the better viewing experience.
- Samsung Galaxy A8 Star display has good pixel density for its full HD+ resolution (~392 PPI pixel density)
- It supports Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).
- It provides 4 GB of RAM for multitasking.
- It encompasses with Octa-core processor.
- Samsung Galaxy A8 Star has equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Chipset.
- Brings an internal memory of 64 GB and expandable memory is supported up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot).
- It offers Dual 24 MP (f/1.7) + 16 MP (f/1.7) rear camera with additional features like (f/1.7, 1.4 µm, Dual Pixel PDAF), PDAF, LED flash, Geo-tagging,
touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
- It offers 8 MP front-facing camera with additional features like (f/2.0), 1080p.
- Supports quad HD video recording at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps.
- It has the battery capacity of 3700 mAh which is great 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.
- Design and build quality are great.
- It offers great and loud stereo speakers.
- Supports FM radio.
- It is available in Black, White colors to choose from.
- Samsung Galaxy A8 Star supports additional features like Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Fast battery charging.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Disadvantages (Cons):
- Costly for its features.
- No wireless charging support.
- No display protection like gorilla glass.
- Comes with hybrid SIM slot. So you can’t use both SIM cards and microSD card at a time.
- No stereo speakers for the better multimedia experience.
Check out Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Specifications:
|Model Name||Galaxy A8 Star|
|SIM Type||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Operating System||Android 8.0|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 660|
|Processor||Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)|
|Accessories in Box||—|
|Display & Dimensions|
|Touch Screen||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.3 inches, 100.7 cm2 (~80.6% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~392 ppi density)|
|Dimensions||162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm (6.39 x 3.03 x 0.30 in)|
|Weight||191 g (6.74 oz)|
|Other Display Features||Multi-Touch|
|Primary Camera||Dual 24 MP (f/1.7) + 16 MP (f/1.7)|
|Secondary Camera||24 MP (f/2.0), 1080p|
|Video Recording||2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps|
|Other Camera Features||PDAF, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama|
|RAM and Storage|
|Internal Memory||64 GB|
|Expandable Memory||microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh battery|
|Internet & Connectivity|
|Wifi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|USB Connectivity||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Additional Features & Apps||Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.|
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