On Tuesday, Samsung has launched Galaxy A8+ in India, at an event in New Delhi. The USP of the phone is its 6-Inch FHD+ Super AMOLED full view Display, 6GB RAM and Dual Front Cameras. Galaxy A8+ is IP68 water and dust resistance, Support Samsung Pay, Support Bixby as well. Samsung Galaxy A8+ is priced at Rs.32,990 and will be available to buy from January 20, 2018 via Amazon India. It is also the first in the A series to support Samsung’s Gear VR.
Galaxy A8+ (2018) Features & Specifications
The Galaxy A8+ sports a 6-inch FHD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Full Vision Super AMOLED Display, and is powered by the Samsung Exynos 7885 Octa-Core SoC, with two cores clocked at a 2.2GHz and six cores clocked at 1.6GHz and comes with 6GB of RAM. Galaxy A8+ runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
Commenting on the partnership, Noor Patel, Director – Category Management, Amazon India, said “We are pleased to remain the partner of choice for Samsung and offer our customers exclusive access to the new Samsung Galaxy A8+ smartphone. Galaxy A8+ is a performance powerhouse given its consumer-centric innovations and flagship features. We are confident of the smartphone’s resounding success on Amazon.in.”
The Galaxy A8+ comes with a Dual front Camera setup, icludes a 16-Megapixel fixed focus, f/1.9 image sensor and a 8-Megapixel sensor with f/1.9 aperture. Both the sensors can click images in blurred background with Bokeh effect. Galaxy A8+ bears a 16-Megapixel Rear camera with f/1.7 aperture. The 16MP F1.7 rear camera snaps bright, clear pictures no matter where we are or what we are doing. From day to night, the advanced camera helps capture sharp images, even in low-light conditions. Galaxy A8+ comes with 64GB of inbuilt storage with the option to expand further via a microSD slot (up to 256GB). Galaxy A8+ also has a fingerprint sensor on the rear panel below camera setup. The smartphone is dust and water resistant also, with IP68 certification.
Galaxy A8+ connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth V5.0, USB Type-C, GPS/A-GPS and Wi-fi 802.11ac. The Galaxy A8+ houses a 3500mAh non-removable battery.