Last month, Samsung officially reveals that the Galaxy A8+ will go on sale in Vietnam starting January 6 with a price tag of VND 13,490,000 (approximately Rs. 38,040). The new Samsung Galaxy A8+ is listed on Amazon.in with a coming soon tag.
According to the sources, the Samsung Galaxy A8+ phone will be will go on sale in the country as an Amazon exclusive offering. The phone comes with the key features such as glass and metal design, 18.5:9 ratio-based Infinity Display, and dual front camera setup with live focus support.
Samsung has also announced they will also launch the Galaxy A8, which is the smaller variant of the Galaxy A8. It is unclear whether the online marketplace will also sell the Galaxy A8 alongside the Galaxy A8+. Nevertheless, the latest development suggests that both the new Galaxy A series models would soon debut in India.
As announced last month, the Samsung Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ are the company’s first models to sport dual selfie camera setups. Both have an IP68-certified build and come preloaded with Samsung Pay integration. Further, the smartphones support Samsung Gear VR headset.
The Android 7.1.1 Nougat-running Samsung Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ appear as the successors to the company’s last year launched Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017). The Galaxy A8 features a 5.6-inch full-HD+ (2220×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio, while the Galaxy A8+ has a 6-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display. Both the handsets have an octa-core chip with two cores clocked at 2.2GHz and six cores clocked at 1.6GHz. The Galaxy A8 has 4GB RAM, whereas the Galaxy A8+ comes in 4GB and 6GB RAM options.
The dual front camera setup includes a 16-megapixel fixed focus, f/1.9 image sensor and an 8-megapixel f/1.9 sensor. Both the sensors enable the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ to provide blurred background in images with a bokeh effect. Users can also switch the preloaded camera app to have a clear and crisp background as well as a focused foreground. The smartphones have a Live Focus feature to adjust the bokeh effect while capturing self-portraits. Additionally, the smartphones have a 16-megapixel camera sensor on the back with a f/1.7 lens.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ have 32GB and 64GB storage options that are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). There are connectivity options of 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port. Moreover, the Galaxy A8 packs a 3000mAh battery, whereas the Galaxy A8+ has a 3500mAh battery.
Source- Gadgets 360