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Samsung launches all new Galaxy A8 (2018) from RM1799!

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On the 17th January 2018, Samsung Mobile Malaysia has launched the highly anticipated Galaxy A8 (2018 edition) that closely resembles the Galaxy S8 on Malaysian market. In our previous post we have covered on the detailed aspect on the smartphone and you can look it through here. Nonetheless, let’s adjourn to the detailed specs and pricing for the Galaxy A* and A8+ (2018).

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Samsung Galaxy A8(2018)specifications:

  • Android 7.1.1
  • 5.6 inches FHD Super AMOLED display(18.5:9 aspect ratio Infinity Display)
  • 2.2GHz Exynos 7885 octacore processor
  • 4GB RAM+32GB ROM (support microSD expansion upt o 256GB)
  • 8MP +16MP dual front facing camera with f/1.9 aperture, support features such as Live Focus and selfie beauty
  • 16MP rear camera with f/1.7 large aperture PDAF, LED flash
  • 3000mAh battery with Quickcharge support
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • Bixby voice assistant
  • Face Detection
  • Always-on Display, IP68 water and dust resistant, Samsung Pay
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • USB Type-C port
  • 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
  • 172g
  • Available in black, gold and purple grey

 

Samsung Galaxy A8+ specifications:

  • Android 7.1.1
  • 6.0 inches FHD Super AMOLED display (18.5:9 aspect ratio)
  • 2.2GHz Cortex-A53 octacore SoC
  • 6GB RAM+64GB ROM (support microSD expansion up to 256GB)
  • 8MP +16MP dual front facing camera with f/1.9 aperture, support features such as Live Focus and selfie beauty
  • 16MP rear camera with f/1.7 large aperture PDAF, LED flash
  • 3500mAh battery with Quickcharge support
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • Bixby voice assistant
  • Face Detection
  • Always-on Display, IP68 water and dust resistant, Samsung Pay
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • USB Type-C port
  • 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
  • 191g

 

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The Infinity Display on the A8 immediately brought us a resemblance on the Galaxy S8 that reshaped the smartphone display industry. The 18:9 aspect ratio display was surrounded by a metallic frame elevates the quality and the look of the smartphone in general. The rear glass panel appears as a premium smartphone but nonetheless a fingerprint magnet.

Samsung Galaxy A8 | A8+

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It also has a 8MP and 16MP dual front facing camera with aperture as large as f/1.9. It is capable of taking Live Focus shot and supports selfie beauty mode. The 16MP rear camera with f/1.7 aperture works well in bright and dark environment, thanks to its LED flash and large aperture.

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What’s more, the Galaxy A8 is also IP68 certified water and dust resistant with water depth up to 1.5 meters and 30 minutes.

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Coming to the last, the Samsung Galaxy A8 pricing has been confirmed at at RM1799 while the larger Galaxy A8 is at RM2499. The pre-order period starts on 18th to 21st January and you can get a 1000mAH powerbank worth RM228 and a piece of 64GB microSD worth RM189!

 

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Alex Wee

Alex Wee

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