Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Description

Taking a page from the Galaxy S8, S8+ book, the Samsung Galaxy 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 6-inches. The hardware inside is an Exynos SOC joined by 6GB of RAM.

This device is also known as Samsung SM-A730F, Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

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Display

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Size: 6.0 inches
Resolution: 2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 411 PPI
Technology: Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 75.43 %
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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System chip: Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
Processor: Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
GPU: Mali-G71
RAM: 6GB LPDDR4
Internal storage: 64GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 256 GB
OS: Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI Screenshots

Battery

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Capacity: 3500 mAh
Type: Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Charging: Fast charging

Camera

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Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 16 MP (PDAF)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.7
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 16 MP (Dual-Camera)
Dimensions: 6.30 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)
Weight: 6.74 oz (191.0 g)
Materials: Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Resistance: Water, Dust; IP 68
Biometrics: 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Colors: Black, Gold, Orchid grey, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)
LTE (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
Dual SIM: Yes
SIM type: Nano SIM

Multimedia

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Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Radio: FM
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 5.0
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Features: Charging, Mass storage device
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Other: NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Nov 09, 2017
FCC ID value: A3LSMA730F link
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.20 W/kg
Body: 0.75 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.59 W/kg
Wireless Router: 0.92 W/kg
Phablet: 3.95 W/kg
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Alternative variants

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)

with 32 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 4GB
Internal storage: 32GB
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