Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8 Plus specs unveiled


We are already looking ahead to the Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus, the smartphones that are only a couple of months away. In short, what this means is that the upcoming phone's display might not be taller than its predecessor. With a resolution of 1080×2220 pixels, the 5.6-inch display in Galaxy A8 comes with the absence of curves, or the so-called "Edge" as it was in Galaxy S8 and Note 8.

Samsung has provided two front-facing camera sensors on the Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) to persuade the selfie-taking youth. Also, the smartphones are the first in the Galaxy A series to support the company's Gear VR headset. Both the devices were set for display during CES 2018 that happens in January. The alleged Galaxy A5 (2018) popped up on GFXBench under the model number "SM-A530x", and not only does this model number suggests that this is the Galaxy A5 (2018) we're looking at here, but the specs that GFXBench revealed paint the very same picture.

The A8 comes with 4GB of RAM, while the A8 Plus comes with both 4GB or 6GB of RAM.

The devices come in black, gray, gold, and blue. A Live Focus feature can adjust the bokeh effect, before or after the photo is taken. Fortunately, it seems Samsung has learned from its design sin and has finally put the fingerprint sensor in a more proper position: below the camera, aligned horizontally. The phone also has Power Planning feature, which lets you manage the battery with features like Reserve Battery, Extend Battery and Call Forwarding on zero battery. On the connectivity front, the smartphones have 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port.