Samsung Galaxy A8+ is the brand new premium smartphone from the Korean electronics giant, set to take on OnePlus 5T. Priced at Rs.32,990/- the Galaxy A8+ will be sold in Black and Gold colors. This is the first phone from Samsung to feature Dual Front Camera and minimal bezel display. Galaxy A8+ will be available exclusively on Amazon starting January 20, 2018.
“At Samsung, consumer-centric innovations are at the heart of our business. With Galaxy A8+, we are bringing our customers’ favorite features from our flagship smartphones, such as the Infinity Display and our first Dual Front Camera with Live Focus, to our Galaxy A series. Galaxy A8+ comes with flagship features, never before seen on a smartphone in this price segment. It defies the ordinary and challenges the status quo. It is a phone with attitude, in all aspects,” said Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Mobile Business, Samsung India.
Samsung Galaxy A8+ chassis has an ergonomic curved glass on front and back with metal underneath and metal frame. This is in line with metal and glass design that started with the first A series phone. A8+ comes with a large 6″ Infinity Display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The display has Super AMOLED panel and supports always on mode. Powered by a 2.2GHz+1.6Hz octa core processor, the Galaxy A8+ comes with Android 7.1.1 Nougat pre-loaded. The front camera setup has a 16mp f/1.9 and 8mp f/1.9 lens. The rear camera has a single 16mp f/1.7 camera. The dual front camera setup helps taking great portrait selfies with blurred background.
Commenting on the partnership, Noor Patel, Director – Category Management, Amazon India, said “We are pleased to remain the partner of choice for Samsung and offer our customers exclusive access to the new Samsung Galaxy A8+ smartphone. Galaxy A8+ is a performance powerhouse given its consumer-centric innovations and flagship features. We are confident of the smartphone’s resounding success on Amazon.in.”
The Samsung Galaxy A8+ comes with IP68 dust and water resistance. One great imporvement over the S8 is the placement of fingerprint sensor. The A8+ fingerprint sensor sits below the camera module. Samsung has included Bixby smart assistant with the A8+.
|Samsung Galaxy A8+ Key Specifications|
|Processor||2.2GHz,1.6GHz Octa-Core Processor|
|Display||6.0” Infinity FHD Super AMOLED|
|Camera||Rear: 16MP f1.7Front: Dual 16/8MP f1.9|
|Video||FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80|
|Bluetooth v5.0 (LE up to 2 Mbps)|
|NFC (LTE version only)|
|Sensor||Accelerometer,Barometer,FingerprintSensor,Gyro Sensor,Geomagnetic Sensor,Hall Sensor,RGB Light Sensor,Proximity Sensor|
|Memory||64GB Internal memory + micro SD slot (up to 256GB)6GB RAM|
|Dimension||159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm Weight : 191g|