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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
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Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobile Phones
  • Display 5.60-inch (1080x2220)
  • Processor 1.6GHz octa-core
  • Rear Camera 16MP
  • RAM 4GB
  • Storage 32GB/64GB
  • Battery Capacity 3000mAh
  • OS Android 7.1.1

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Summary

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) smartphone was announced in December 2017. This phone comes with a 5.60-inch touchscreen display offering a resolution of 1080×2220 pixels. A 1.6GHz octa-core processor powers Galaxy A8 (2018). It comes with 4GB of RAM. This phone runs Android 7.1.1 and is powered by a 3000mAh battery.

Regarding the cameras, the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) on the rear packs a 16-megapixel camera, and It sports a 16-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is based on Android 7.1.1 and packs 32GB and 64GB of built-in storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB). The Galaxy A8 (2018) measures 149.20 x 70.60 x 8.40mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 172.00 grams. It was launched in Black, Orchid Grey, Gold, and Blue colors.

Connectivity options on the Galaxy A8 (2018) include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, and NFC. The sensors on the Galaxy A8 (2018) have an accelerometer, barometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.

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Expected Prices

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Price
32GB 4GB RAM   Samsung logo $  479
64GB 4GB RAM   Samsung logo $  599

 

ALL VERSIONS
Versions: A530F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); A530F/DS (Global Dual-SIM)
Also known as Galaxy A8 (2018) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

 

Specifications

NETWORK

Technology
GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
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LAUNCH

Announced 2017, December
Status Available. Released 2018, January

BODY

Dimensions 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm (5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type Super AMOLED
Size 5.6 inches, 79.6 cm2 (~75.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~441 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Extra Features Always-on display,
Performance - GeekBench: 4418 (v4.4) / GFXBench: 5.2fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display - Contrast ratio: Infinity (nominal), 3.842 (sunlight)

MEMORY

RAM 4GB
Internal Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 32GB/64GB
Expandable microSDXC, (Support up to 128GB) (dedicated slot)

SOFTWARE

OS OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI
Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Exynos 7885 (14 nm)
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Mali-G71

CAMERA

Rear camera 16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8”, 1.12µm, PDAF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Rear Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera 16 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06", 1.0µm
8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), 1/4", 1.12µm
Front Video 1080p@30fps

FEATURES

Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
Sound 3.5mm audio jack, Speakerphone, 24-bit/192kHz audio
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser Web Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages. HTML5
Games Built-in + Downloadable
Touch Screen Yes
Extra ANT+, Samsung Pay, eMMC 5.1, IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 min)
Models - (SM-A530F, SM-A530F, SM-A530K, SM-A530L, SM-A530S, SM-A530N, SM-A530W)
SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head) / 1.25 W/kg (body)
Camera - (Photo / Video)
Loudspeaker - (Voice 69dB / Noise 70dB / Ring 81dB)
Audio quality - (Noise -92.1dB / Crosstalk -90.0dB)
Battery (old) - (Endurance rating 92h)

CONNECTIVITY

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches. Yes
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 2.0

BATTERY

Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 3000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Wireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. 18W wired
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 24 h (3G)
Music play Up to 66 h

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