• 6.3" (2220x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Snapdragon 660 SoC
    64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.7, OIS Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3700 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star phone has a 6.3-inch (2220x1080) Super AMOLED screen, a 16MP main camera and a 24MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3700 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 660 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A8 Star, Price: 599 USD at Amazon
Display6.3" 2220x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.7 (Primary) +OIS
  • 24-MP f/1.7
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 24-MP f/2
Computing
  • Snapdragon 660 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3700 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 191g (6.7oz), 77x162.4x7.6 mm (3.03 x 6.39 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$599
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)6.3"
Display/Body Ratio80.6%
Resolution2220x1080
Sharpness (PPI)392 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel16-MP
Aperturef/1.7
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 2160p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3700 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 660
Processor ModelMSM8976
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.2 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.0
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT12 603 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 38, 39, 40, 41
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • EV-DO A
  • TD-SCDMA
  • TD-HSDPA
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Sim Card 1
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM/MicroSD
Multimedia
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

Galaxy A8 Star Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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The last time we checked, the Galaxy A8 Star was retailing at around $599 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
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No. the Galaxy A8 Star is not water-tight as we do not have an IP-Rating.
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Yes, the Galaxy A8 Star is known to feature dual-SIM version(s), but this may change with the network operator.
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No, the Galaxy A8 Star 2220x1080 screen resolution is not 4K.
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No, Galaxy A8 Star does not feature Wireless Charging.
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No, the Galaxy A8 Star does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.
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Yes, the Galaxy A8 Star is a 4G-LTE handset that is rated 4G LTE CAT12 (603 Mbps).
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No, the Galaxy A8 Star does not work on 5G networks.
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Yes, the Galaxy A8 Star is a USB-C phone.
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No, the Galaxy A8 Star's battery cannot be removed.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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