Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star
21,995
Highlights
  • 64 GB / 6 GB RAM
  • 16 MP + 24 MP Dual lens Primary Camera, 24 MP Front Camera
  • 6.3 inches 1080 x 2220 pixels Display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Octa Core Processor
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh battery

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star: Price

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star: Review

Pros
  • Has live focus feature in the camera
  • Smart Beauty and Pro Lighting
Cons
  • Lack of Optical image stabilization

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is launched in India(Which is known as the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star in China). It has has a 6.28-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display. Under the hood, it is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 660 14nm technology which is coupled with Adreno 512 GPU, 6 GB RAM and 64 GB default memory capacity. This storage can be expanded up to another 400 GB with the help of a microSD card. In terms of optics, the mobile has a 16(f/1.7)-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a secondary 24-megapixel rear camera. Upfront it uses a 24MP(f/2.0) camera. 

Connectivity aspects on board the Galaxy A9 Star include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, 4G VoLTE, hotspot, v5.0, with A-GPS, GLONASS, and dual Sim. The smartphone packs a non-removable Li-Ion 3700mAh battery, that comes with fast charging technology. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back. Other sensors include an accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. It runs Android 8.0(Oreo) out of the box. The handset is available in Black and White colors in India. The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is priced at Rs. 34,990 for 6GB/64GB variant. 

 

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star: Specifications

GENERAL
Operating System Android OS, v8.0 (Oreo)
Device type Phablet
Sim Dual Sim
Colours Black, White
ANNOUNCED
Status Available in India
Global Release Date June 2018
Indian Release Date 27 August, 2018
BODY
Dimensions 162.4 x 77.0 x 7.55 mm
Weight 188 g
DISPLAY
Screen size 6.28 inches
Form Factor Touch
Screen resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type) Super AMOLED
PROCESSOR
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
CPU Octa Core (Quad 2.2GHz + Quad 1.8GHz) Kryo 260
GPU Adreno 512
STORAGE
Internal Storage 64 GB Storage
RAM 6 GB RAM
External Storage Up to 256 GB
Card Slot microSD Card
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Call Records Unlimited
CAMERA
Primary camera 16 MP (f/1.7) + 24 MP (f/1.7) Dual Camera with LED Flash
Front Camera 24 MP (f/2.0) Camera
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Camera Features Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, AR Sticker, Beauty
MULTIMEDIA
Audio Player MP3, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA
Video Player MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV
Games Yes
FM Radio Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
BATTERY
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh battery
CONNECTIVITY
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0
USB USB Type-C
GPS Facility with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5
3G Speed HSPA, LTE-A
NETWORK SUPPORT
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G VoLTE
MORE FEATURES
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
Other Features Quick Charging

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Camera

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Battery

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Display

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Value for Money

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