Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 with Infinity Display, Dual Selfie Cameras launched for Rs. 32,990 in India

Samsung has launched the Galaxy A8+ 2018 in India. The phone was officially announced last month, before its debut in our Country.

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 Plus

The Galaxy A8+ 2018 sports a 6.0-inch 18:9 aspect ratio Super AMOLED Infinity Display, with a resolution of 2220 x 1080p Full HD+, and 410 PPI. The phone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with support for Samsung’s Bixby digital assistant.

The phone is powered by an Exynos 7885 octa-core processor with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable storage. The device is a microSD card slot which supports up to 256GB of expandable memory.

The Galaxy A8+ 2018 has a single rear camera with a 16 megapixels lens, an f/1.7 aperture and supports PDAF (Phase Detect Auto Focus). The phone has dual front cameras with a 16 megapixels fixed focus lens and an 8 megapixels sensor, both of which have an f/1.9 aperture.

The phone has a fingerprint scanner placed below the rear camera, and supports face recognition for unlocking the phone quickly. Other sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, a barometer, a gyro sensor, a geomagnetic sensor, a hall Sensor, a proximity sensor, and an RGB light sensor.  Connectivity options on the A8+ 2018 includes a Dual SIM tray with MicroSD (Hybrid), 4G LTE with VoLTE, NFC, MST for Samsung Pay, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, 256QAM, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, GPS, Glonass, BeiDou.

The device is backed by a 3,500 mAh battery with support for Fast Charging over USB Type-C. The phone measures at 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm, weighs 191g and is IP68 certified for water and dust resistance.

The Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 has been priced at Rs. 32,990 in India, and will go on sale from January 20th on Amazon India. The phone will be available in Black and Gold colours.

Ashwin Karthik