Samsung has launched their new device in the A-series smartphones dubbed as Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 edition. The device was already introduced last month with Galaxy A8 which is the first device in the A-series to launch this year. The highlighting features to talk about in the A8+ are the Infinity display and Dual Front cameras which are used to get portrait shots and the Live Focus feature that makes the user adjust the bokeh effect before or after you take the picture in the selfie mode.
About the launch, Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said:
At Samsung, consumer-centric innovations are at the heart of our business. With Galaxy A8+, we are bringing our customers’ favorite features from our flagship smartphones, such as the Infinity Display and our first Dual Front Camera with Live Focus, to our Galaxy A series. Galaxy A8+ comes with flagship features, never before seen on a smartphone in this price segment. It defies the ordinary and challenges the status quo. It is a phone with attitude, in all aspects.
The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) sports a 6-inch (1080×2220 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED display. It is powered by a 2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa-core Exynos 7885 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU. It has 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage with expandable memory up to 256GB via micro SD card. The device runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Samsung Experience UI on top.
The device also features a 16MP rear camera with LED flash and f/1.7 aperture. On the front, it has a 16MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture and an 8MP secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the back and it also has (IP68) Water and dust resistant body. Other connectivity options are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5, NFC, USB Type-C. The Galaxy A8+ boasts a 3500mAh battery with adaptive fast charging.
The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is available in Black and Gold colors in India with a price tag of Rs. 32,990 and will be exclusively available on Amazon India from January 30th.