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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) specs

Design

  • Smart phone

    Device type:

  • Android (7.1)

    Operating system:

  • Candybar

    Form factor:

  • 5.87 in x 2.78 in x 0.33 in

    Dimensions:

  • 6.07 oz

    Weight:

  • Yes (Water, Dust proof)

    Rugged:

    • Yes (IP68)

      IP certified:

  • Main body: glass

    Materials:

  • Keys:

    • Yes

      Left side:

    • Volume control

    • Yes

      Right side:

    • Lock/Unlock key

  • Black, Gold, Gray, Blue

    Available color options:

Display

  • 5.6 in

    Physical size :

  • Other (1080x2220 pixels)

    Display resolution:

  • Super AMOLED

    Technology:

  • 75.6%

    Screen-to-body ratio:

  • 16 777 216

    Colors:

  • Yes (Capacitive, Multi-touch: Yes)

    Touch screen:

  • Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

    Features:

Hardware

  • Samsung Exynos 5 Octa

    System chip:

  • ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53 (Octa-core,2200 MHz,64-bit,14nm)

    Processor model:

  • Yes (Mali-G71)

    3D Graphics hardware accelerator:

  • 4 GB

    RAM:

    • Dual-channel

      Memory architecture:

    • LPDDR4

      Type:

  • 64 GB

    Built-in storage:

  • Yes (up to 256 GB)

    Memory card support:

    • microSDXC, microSDHC, microSD

      Type :

Camera

  • Yes (16 megapixels)

    Camera:

  • Yes (LED)

    Flash:

  • F1.7

    Aperture size:

  • Autofocus (Phase detection)

    Hardware Features:

  • Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

    Software Features:

  • Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets

    Settings:

  • Burst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Night mode, Effects

    Shooting Modes:

  • Yes (1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps))

    Video capture:

    • Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

      Features:

  • Yes (16 megapixels)

    Additional camera:

    • Dual-Camera

      Features:

    • 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)

      Video capture:

Battery

  • 3000 mAh

    Capacity:

  • Li-Polymer

    Type:

  • Talk time (3G) : 19 hours / Music playback : 43 hours / Video playback : 17 hours

    Battery times:

  • Internet use:

    • 12 %01.0f hours

      3G:

    • 14%01.0f hours

      LTE:

    • 15%01.0f hours

      Wi-Fi:

Multimedia

  • Wireless screen share

    Screen mirroring:

  • Music player:

    • Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

      Filter by:

    • Album art cover, Background playback

      Features:

    • MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

      Supported formats :

  • Video player:

    • MPEG4, H.263, H.264

      Supports:

  • Yes (Type: FM)

    Radio:

  • 3.5mm

    Headphones connector:

  • Yes (Noise cancellation)

    Additional microphone/s:

  • Earpiece, Loudspeaker

    Speakers:

Cellular

  • GSM (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), UMTS (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz), LTE (FDD) (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66 ), LTE (TDD) (Bands 38, 40, 41 )

    Network technology:

  • LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

    Data:

  • Yes

    nano-SIM:

  • Yes (2 slots )

    Multiple SIM Cards:

  • Yes

    Global roaming:

Phone features

  • Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

    Sensors:

  • Service lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

    Notifications:

  • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

    Phonebook:

  • Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

    Organizer:

  • SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

    Messaging:

  • Yes

    E-mail:

    • IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

      Supports:

  • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Connectivity

  • Yes (5.0)

    Bluetooth:

  • Yes (a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band)

    Wi-Fi 802.11:

    • Yes

      Mobile Hotspot:

    • Yes

      Wi-Fi Direct:

  • Yes (USB 2.0)

    USB:

    • Mass storage device, USB charging

      Features:

    • USB Type-C (reversible)

      Connector type :

  • Samsung Pay

    Mobile Payment:

  • USB Type-C (reversible)

    Charging connector:

  • NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

  • GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

    Positioning:

  • Yes (Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation)

    Navigation:

Regulatory Approval

  • Yes

    Regulatory Approval:

  • A3LSMA530F

    FCC ID value:

  • FCC ID link :

  • Nov 14, 2017

    Date approved:

  • US SAR:

    • 0.26 W/kg

      Head:

    • 0.76 W/kg

      Body:

    • 1.54 W/kg

      Simultaneous Transmission:

    • 0.98 W/kg

      Wireless Router:

Availability

  • Yes (Dec 19, 2017)

    Officially announced:

  • Available

    Market status:

  • Jan 06, 2018

    Release date:


also know as: Samsung SM-A530F

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Description: Taking a page from the Galaxy S8, S8+ book, the A8 (2018) comes with the infinity display treatment, which means no physical hardware buttons up front and rear-positioned fingerprint scanner. So the new Galaxy A8 features Full HD+ displays with a resolution of 1080 by 2220 pixels weighing at 5.6-inches. The hardware inside is an Exynos SOC joined by 4GB of RAM.

Created by meetgadget , Last update by meetgadget , Jun 06, 2018

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