Samsung Electronics is expected to launch a new smartphone under its A-Series of smartphones. The company might be replacing the original model Galaxy A7 with the new handset called Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus. As per the latest rumors, the company will release the Galaxy A8+ as early as 2018. Ahead of its official launch, a leaked hands-on video has surfaced around revealing the overall design of the handset along with its technical specifications.
According to this leaked footage, the Samsung Galaxy A8 + (2018) will sport a 6-inch FHD Super AMOLED Infinity display with a resolution of 1080 X 2220 pixels. This will be the first mid-range phone from Samsung to sport an 18:9 bezel-less display. The phone is being powered by Samsung’s in-house Octa-Core Exynos 7885 processor alongside 6GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. The phone packs a 3,500mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0 support. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat with Samsung’s Custom UI on top. Moreover, the phone also supports Samsung Pay, Bixby Assistant and even comes with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the phone packs a 16MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, PDAF and LED Flash. On the front, there is a dual front camera setup (16MP+8MP) with f/1.9 aperture.
In addition, some extra features like LED notification light and an Always On Display are also included on the device. The most noticeable change is the placement of Fingerprint sensor which is now placed on the rear side of the phone.
Samsung Galaxy A8+ Key Specs
|Display||6.0 inches Full-HD Super AMOLED (1080 X 2220 pixels) display|
|Processor||Octa-Core Exynos 7885|
|Storage||64GB Internal Storage (expandable up to 256GB)|
|Rear Camera||16MP with f/1.8 aperture, LED Flash|
|Front Camera||Dual Front camera (16+8)MP f/1.9 | 1080p @30fps|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 Nougat|
|Battery||3,500mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0|
Pricing and Availability
According to recent rumors, the Galaxy A8+ is expected to come with a price tag of $600 or less( roughly Rs.61,800) and could go on sale from early next year.
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