Samsung is all set to launch next A-series smartphone, Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) in India. South Korean company has already sent out invites for the event and invite reads ‘2018’s first big innovation’. Company few days back announced Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) globally and now handsets are set to enter India. Interestingly, Only A8+ (2018) is making the way to market and no word is yet on the launch of Basic variant n India yet. Amazon India has listed the handset on it’s official website and confirm it to be Amazon Exclusive.
Amazon Exclusive Galaxy A8+ Latest Edition launching soon
Previous speculations regarding launch of Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ (2018) in CES 2018 now stands false. After going through a series of leaks and rumors, official launch is round the corner and most probably mobile phone will launch on 10th January, 2018. However, no official confirmation on launch date and price is on cards till date. But the invite for second week of January launch and Amazon listing collectively confirms Wednesday as the D-day.
In terms of features and specifications, Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) has a 6-inch Full HD+ Super Amolded infinity edge display with 18:5:9 aspect ratio and screen resolution of 2220 x 1080 pixels. Handset will be powered by Exynos 7885 octa-core processor where two cores are clocked at 2.2GHz and other six-cores are clocked at 1.6GHz speed. Accounting Cameras, handset will have a dual front camera with 16MP and 8MP camera sensors and front camera will be accompanied with 16MP rear camera sensor.
Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) will be offered in two storage variants, first of 4GB and 32GB and second, 6GB and 64GB variant. Smartphone runs Android 7.1.1 and expected to receive Oreo update soon and fueled by a 3500mAH battery.
However, price of Samsung Galaxy A8 plus (2018) is not official yet but going by the Vietnam’s price it should cost Rs.37,999 and base variant A8 2018 should come with a price tag of Rs.29,000. Nothing is known about the basic variant launch yet.