• 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: 435 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)$435
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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
NameRear Camera
Megapixel16-MP
Aperturef/1.7
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • OIS
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geo Tag
  • Face Detect
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)

Is the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star waterproof?

No. the Galaxy A8 Star is not water-proof as we do not see an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy A8 Star Dual-SIM?

Yes, the Galaxy A8 Star may have dual-SIM version(s), but it could vary with the phone carrier.

Is the Galaxy A8 Star 4K?

No, the Galaxy A8 Star 2220x1080 screen resolution is not 4K. 4K is typically defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on smartphones, but there are more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy A8 Star have Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy A8 Star does not have Wireless Charging.

Is the Galaxy A8 Star 4G-compatible?

Yes, the Galaxy A8 Star is a 4G device that is rated 4G LTE CAT12 (603 Mbps).

Does the Galaxy A8 Star support 5G wireless?

No, the Galaxy A8 Star is not a 5G NR device.

Is the Galaxy A8 Star USB-C?

Yes, the Galaxy A8 Star is a USB-C handset. The USB Type C connector runs on the USB 2.0 protocol.

Does the Galaxy A8 Star have a removable battery?

No, the Galaxy A8 Star does not have a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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