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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Full Specifications, Features And Price

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is a smartphone that belongs to the Galaxy A series lineup. The smartphone was launched alongside its Plus version, and it launched with pleasing features. Click to know more about this phone.

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is a smartphone that lovers of Samsung phones have been waiting for a long time. It doesn’t belong to the flagship category like Samsung Galaxy S9 but it’s one that keeps up the pace with quality features that are within the range of flagship. But trust me, that doesn’t take away stellar from this smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Quick Review

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) shines from the front and back with Corning Gorilla Glass. The smartphone is well designed to the point that it has the IP68 certification thus, making it water and dust resistant. Around the back, the fingerprint scanner is positioned below the camera for easy reach of the index finger. Boasting of the Super AMOLED display, the smartphone possesses a large 5.6 inches screen with a resolution of 1080 X 2220 pixels and 441 PPI pixel density. Added to that, the display comes with an Infinity Display of 18.5:9 aspect ratio and the Always-on display.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) multitasks with ease given the 4GB RAM available. The chipset operational on the phone is the Samsung Exynos 7885. This chipset carries an octa-core CPU that clocks at 2.2GHz. Meanwhile, graphics card on the smartphone is the ARM Mali-G71, so gaming duties have fewer glitches. Sadly enough, the latest Android OS wasn’t implemented on the device, instead, it’s the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS.

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The storage room of the smartphone is either a 32GB ROM or 64GB ROM. Well, those are the two variants. Even with this voluminous storage, a MicroSD card can also be used to increase the storage up to 256GB.

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Interestingly, Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) has two cameras at its front that take care of selfies. The cameras are of the qualities – 16MP and 8MP. At the rear, photography is directed by a solo 16MP shooter with f/1.7 aperture. It’s supported by a LED flash that illuminates the scene in low light conditions. This mobile features a non-removable Li-Ion 3,000mAh battery that charges really fast thanks to Fast Charge technology. On 3G, the battery lasts for about 24 hours.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Key Specs

Here are the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) key specifications…

Display 5.6-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2220 pixels, 441 PPI
OS Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS
Processor Octa-core 2.2GHz Exynos Processor
Storage 32GB / 64GB ROM + 4GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera 16MP Rear/16MP + 8MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 3000mAh
Price N186,000 – N190,000

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Photos

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Price and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) launched January 2018, it is available in colors orchid grey, gold, blue and black. You can order the phone from any of the online shopping markets using the links below. Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) retails at $516 (₦186,000 – ₦190,000 in Nigeria). CLICK HERE TO BUY THE GALAXY A8 (2018)

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 (Exynos 7885 Octa)
  • GPU: Mali-G71
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Orchid Grey, Gold, Blue
  • Dimension: 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
  • Weight: 172 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual SIM, Dual stand-by
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  • Display: 5.6 inches, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 2220 pixels (441 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass


  • Rear Camera: 16 MP Camera, f/1.7, 1080p HD [email protected]s
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: Dual Camera 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p HD [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 32 GB or 64 GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256 GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
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  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: Yes, MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: Yes, MP4/WMV/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: Yes, IP68 certified – water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: –
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  • Battery: 3000 mAh Li-Ion Battery (Non Removable)
  • Talktime: Yes, up to 24 hours
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes

Where to buy Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

CLICK HERE TO BUY THE GALAXY A8 (2018) in Nigeria.

Tell us what excites you most about this awesome piece of technology from South Korean giant – Samsung.

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Adekunle Diamond
Content Writer. Smartphone Enthusiast. Music Lover. Avid Football Supporter. Marvel Cinematic Universe Fan!!!



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