Galaxy A8+: A OnePlus 5T Rival From Samsung With 6GB RAM and Dual Front Camera

Samsung, the South Korean giant has been on track with the success of Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. The company is actively launching various news models at different price ranges. Currently, the company lost its Indian smartphone market to various Chinese players like Xiaomi, OnePlus, Oppo and Vivo.

To get hold of its market share, Samsung has unveiled a new smartphone at an event on January 10, at New Delhi. Galaxy A8+ is the company’s latest flagship device with high-end features. Also, the device is a first of its kind from Samsung as it features a Dual Front Camera for perfect selfies.

Specifications Of Samsung Galaxy A8+

Talking about the specifications, the device sports a 6-inch Full-HD Super AMOLED Infinity Display with an immersive bezel-less 18.5:9 display ratio. The display isn’t curved like that of in Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, but it looks futuristic and trendy with the curved borders, unlike other smartphones that have sharp edges.

Samsung kicked out the decision to add a rear dual camera setup which has become a trend these days. But surprisingly it added a dual camera at the front which will improve the selfie experience for the selfie generation. The combination of 16MP rear and 16MP+8MP F1.9 dual-front camera setup makes the device a perfect choice for amateur photographers and selfie lovers.

Suggested Read: Oppo Launches Oppo F5 Youth Smartphone With 16 MP Front Camera

Coming to performance Galaxy A8+ hosts an octa-core Exynos chipset. Two out of eight cores are clocked at 2.2 GHz while the rest are clocked at 1.6Ghz. To boost the performance the octa-core processor is coupled with a 6GB RAM. Galaxy A8+ has an onboard memory of 64GB which can be further extended to 256GB with the help of an SD Card.

The device looks premium with a solid build quality and comes with IP68 certification that gives you additional protection from dust and water. The device has a glass back and gives a good grip when in hand.

Galaxy A8+ comes with the Always On Display so that users to get information at a glance without unlocking their phone. It also has virtual assistant Bixby.

Available in Black and Gold colours, and has all the basic features like Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port for connectivity. It weighs only 191 grams and looks sleek with 8.3mm thickness.

The 3,500 mAh battery promises to run all day under moderate usage as the device is optimised for performance.

Pricing and Availability:

The Galaxy A8+ will be exclusively available on Amazon and is priced at Rs. 32,999. In this price range, the device competes with the Huawei Honor View 10,  OnePlus 5T, Nokia 8, and Google Pixel 2.

“This device will play in the 30-40k price segment allowing us to enter that market in a big way. Galaxy A8+ inherits some features from our other flagship devices Samsung S8, S8 Plus and Note 8,” said Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Mobile Business, Samsung India.

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