Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)
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Key Specs
  • Display 6.00-inch (1080x2220)
  • Processor 1.6GHz octa-core
  • Front Camera 16MP
  • Rear Camera 16MP
  • RAM 6GB
  • Storage 64GB
  • Battery Capacity 3500mAh
  • OS Android 7.1.1
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Release DateDecember 2017

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Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Review

By Jamshed Avari (Jan 22, 2018)
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  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Large high-quality sAMOLED screen
  • Good battery life
  • Lots of RAM and storage space
  • Bad
  • Heavy and bulky
  • Face recognition is flaky
  • Software bloat
  • Below-average cameras

Nearly a year after the first smartphones with 18:9 screens debuted at MWC 2017, nearly every manufacturer has jumped on board. This kind of design started out as a novelty, quickly became trend, and is now pretty much a mainstay of smartphone design. It isn't any surprise, since this is the first time in a very long time that phones have looked any different, and people do feel like they're getting something better and more modern. Phones with 16:9 screens, (and heaven forbid, actual buttons on the front) do now seem old-fashioned.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Summary

The new Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) will appeal to those who love large screens and minimalist design, but it doesn't have quite the style of the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8. The processor is mid-range but there's 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Highlights include dual front cameras and NFC for Samsung Pay. However, photo quality is quite poor, both with the front and rear cameras. Samsung will have a hard time convincing buyers to choose this phone over its current competition at the same price.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Price in India

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) price in India starts from ₹ 21,500. The lowest price of Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is ₹ 21,500 at Amazon on 5th June 2020.

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Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Full Specifications

General
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy A8+ (2018)
Release date December 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 159.90 x 75.70 x 8.30
Weight (g) 191.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3500
Colours Black, Orchid Grey, Gold, Blue
Display
Screen size (inches) 6.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x2220 pixels
Hardware
Processor 1.6GHz octa-core
RAM 6GB
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256
Camera
Rear camera 16-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 16-megapixel
Software
Operating system Android 7.1.1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00
NFC Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
Sensors
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
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Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) User Review and Ratings

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  • Great Smart Phone
    Vijay Thalpate (Jan 29, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    I using this phone since last 5 days, hence now writing this review. I found phone performance is good. Fast battery charging, as committed my Samsung. Battery life is excellent. Camera is good in day light but in night snaps it is little bit disappointing. (OnePlus 5T is better than this, but most of customer is facing issue of dust that is getting inside rear camera glass) No issue of network, where other phones show poor single strengths. Samsung pone is working nice in weaker signal areas. This comparison was done with few smart phones. Display is stunning. I enjoyed watching movies on big & sAMOLED display. Sound quality is average. (Display quality is good as compare to OnePlus) This pone is little bit heavier, this may be due to back side glass panel. I used OnePlus 5T & Samsung A8+ (Since last 5 days) I found Samsung A8+ is better than Onplus.
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  • Samsung galaxy a8 plus is a mini flagship
    Punnoose V Benny (Jan 17, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Some flagship specifications are not present but overall a great phone by Samsung Small request is that Dear gadget 360 , Please try to make a final review for this smartphone before 20th of January 2018 before the sale ( because customer and waiting for gadget 360 reviews) From very loving customer of gadget 360 Punnoose
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  • Shiva kumar
    Shiva Kumar (Jan 10, 2018) on Gadgets 360
    The best smartphone...
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  • Best Smartphone.
    Naman Garg (Aug 24, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Best buy under 30k. Camera is superb and the overall performance is quite good too.
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  • High End Samsung Phone at mid range price
    Harsher Grewal (Jun 20, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    The Samsung Galaxy A8+ is really a high end phone with amazing features like hand gestures for selfies, Samsung Pay, 6 GB RAM, excellent battery management, superfast charging, and many many more. Battery lasts for 2 days and charges in 1.5 hours. The phone is very fast and responsive. The display is crystal clear like a TV. There is no other phone at this price point that comes close to it.
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  • Dont think just grab this as soon as you can :)
    Mohit Baid (Jan 25, 2018) on Amazon
    Grt phone with nice battery backup , handy phone , display is crisp and vibrant, smooth performance found no lag
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  • Five Stars
    Rupali Patil (Jan 25, 2018) on Amazon
    Awesome phone...delivered order early..nice touch..nice camera...Awesome speed
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  • Five Stars
    Vikas (Jan 25, 2018) on Amazon
    Super Phone nice Battery Backup
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  • A must buy phone
    Amazon Customer (Jan 25, 2018) on Amazon
    Nice phone with premium look
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  • It's a Winner Samsung - Great Looking Phone with Amazing Features!
    SKM (Jan 25, 2018) on Amazon
    Using it for the last 4 days & I am absolutely in LOVE with this phone. The infinity display makes it look stunning with the super amoled screen. The 3500mah battery lasts full day even with a lot of multitasking. Huge 64gb device storage plus great to see separate mmc and 2 sim slots. The 6 GB RAM makes use of apps really smooth. This phone also supports Samsung Pay which makes it very convenient to virtually carry & use my credit/debit cards. It's also water resistant ! All round features at a very amazing price. Super Satisfied!And thank u Amazon for a Super Quick Delivery.Update: Tip on face recognition. While setting it up do it under low light. This makes recognition really fast and accurate. The dual selfie camera is cool. Crisp clear pictures.
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