Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is launched in India through an event held at New Delhi, India. It will be a Amazon exclusive smartphone and first sale is slated for 20th January, 2018. Base variant Galaxy A8 (2018) is yet to reach India. USP of the smartphone is 6GB RAM and a dual front camera, dust and water resistant build, 3500mAH battery. A8+ (2018) comes with a price tag of Rs.32,999 in India. Handset was announced back in December, 2017 and debuts India through Amazon India listing.
Two Colour Variants for India
The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) features Dual-SIM in India and runs Android Nougat v7.1.1. It will powered by a Samsung Exynos 7885 octa-core processor (2×2.2GHz, 6×1.6GHz) paired with handsome 6GB RAM for smooth and seamless multi tasking. Handset also sports a 6-inch Full HD+ display with 18:5:9 aspect ratio. Talking about snappers on the device, Galaxy A8+ (2018) offers a dual front camera with 16 mega-pixel + 8 mega-pixel lenses and dual camera bears focus aperture f/1.9 for low-light photography. The dual camera is accompanied by a another 16 mega-pixel shooter on the back side with f/1.7 aperture. Highlight of camera is its Live focus mode and stickers, filters, food mode.
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Smartphone is powered by a 3500mAH battery and supports faster charging. It also supports latest modes of biometric authentication modes such as facial unlock feature and fingerprint scanner (housed just below rear snapper). In terms of storage, Galaxy A8+ (2018) offers 64GB internal memory with a dedicated microSD card slot to expand memory up to 256GB. Device measure 159.9×75.7×8.3, and weighs 191 grams.
Another attention drawing features include support of Samsung Pay, Samsung Health, Samsung Connect and Smarter Gallery, Smarter Wi-Fi controls, dual messenger (login with two accounts in same chatting app), Secure Folder (separate space on device to hide your sensitive data), 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, and USB Type-C port.
The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is priced at Rs.32,999 in India and launch offers for the early buyers are yet to be revealed. Handset will be presented in two colours – Black and Gold for Indian customers and it will first go on sale on 20th January exclusively through Amazon India.