Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

Display

Display size

5.6 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels

Aspect Ratio

18.5:9

Pixel density

441 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

75.60 %

Colors

16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7

Flash

LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar

Dimensions

5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 inches (149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm)

Weight

6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share

Music player

 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

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

Video playback

 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

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

4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type

Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector

USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes

Talk time (3G)

19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

43.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours

Phone features

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 

Date approved

Nov 14, 2017

FCC ID value: A3LSMA530F link

FCC measured SAR

 

Head

0.26 W/kg

Body

0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.54 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Dec 19, 2017
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