Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) announced with Infinity Display and dual-lens camera

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 series launched

Samsung Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8 Plus have been officially launched Here are the specifications

Screen: The Galaxy A8+ 2018 is a 6-inch phone while the Galaxy A8 2018 maxes out at 5.6-inch. The Galaxy A8 (2018) only comes in 4GB RAM variant, while its bigger cousin has 4GB and 6GB options. The devices are the first in Samsung's A series to support Gear VR.

Samsung has launched 2018 forms of the Galaxy A8, a name it has utilized at least once some time recently, this time bringing a portion of the best Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 features together in a single gadget, yet in a surprising design. Both the phones have a 1080p+ Super AMOLED screen with an unusual aspect ratio of 18.5:9.

Samsung's just announced the Galaxy A8 (2018) and while it's not quite a flagship it could be a strong upper mid-ranger - if the price is right. The selfie camera on the front is now 16MP + 8MP with f/1.9 aperture on both the sensors.

It's interesting to note that the dual camera is placed at the front rather than the back like the Galaxy Note 8. This component adds the blurred background impact to your selfies, while the two camera lenses can take close-ups or more wider-picture shots.

Samsung hasn't revealed the price yet but has said that it will launch in the United Kingdom in April 2018 and be available in black, gold and orchid grey.

The phones will come with Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box, which is slightly disappointing for phones launching in early January 2018.

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Internal storage: The Galaxy A8 2018 and the Galaxy A8+ 2018 will be available in 32GB and 64GB internal storage options with both the options supporting expandable storage by up to 256GB via a micro-SD card slot.

- Successors to the A5 and A7 2017, the A8 and A8+ 2018 have been designed from grounds up to offer a flagship Galaxy S8-kind of experience at a not so flagship Galaxy S8-kind of pricing.

The Galaxy A8 Plus has a 3,500mAh battery compared with the 3,000mAh cell inside the A8, and both accompany fast charging.

Battery: While the A8 2018 is backed by a 3,000mAh battery, the A8+ 2018 has a larger 3,500mAh battery inside.

Samsung bosses also claim its tough, thanks to its IP68 water and dust resistance which can withstand the elements, including sweat, rain, sand and dust.

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