• 5.6" (2220x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 4GB
    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 SoC
    32GB/64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.7 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3000 mAh
  • 6" (2220x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB/4GB
    Snapdragon 450 SoC
    32GB/64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.7 Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3500 mAh

Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A6 Plus (2018)
ProductGalaxy A8 (2018), Price: 724 USD at AmazonGalaxy A6 Plus (2018), Price: 279 USD at Amazon
Display5.6" 2220x1080 Super AMOLED 6" 2220x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.7 (Primary)
  • 16-MP f/1.7 (Primary)
  • 5-MP f/1.9
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 27mm 8-MP f/1.9
  • 24-MP f/1.9
Computing
  • Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • Snapdragon 450 SoC
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3000 mAh3500 mAh
DesignIP68, 172g (6.1oz), 70.6x149.2x8.4 mm (2.78 x 5.87 x 0.33 inches)IP Rating, 191g (6.7oz), 75.7x160.2x7.9 mm (2.98 x 6.31 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$724$279
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Display
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A6 Plus (2018)
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.6"6"
Display/Body Ratio75.6%75.3%
Resolution2220x10802220x1080
Sharpness (PPI)441 PPI411 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Always-On
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A6 Plus (2018)
Megapixel16-MP16-MP
Aperturef/1.7f/1.7
Sensor SizeSmallSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A6 Plus (2018)
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time19 hours21 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A6 Plus (2018)
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885Snapdragon 450
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.2 GHz1.8 GHz
RAM Options4GB3GB/4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB/64GB32GB/64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXCMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1.1Android 8.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A6 Plus (2018)
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT11 603 MbpsLTE CAT6 301 Mbps
LTE Bands18, 19, 28, 38, 40, 41, 6612, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type CMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
SAR US Head0.26 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.76 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.241 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.25 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A6 Plus (2018)
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A6 Plus (2018)
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • AWB
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VC-1
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • WMV7
  • WMV8
  • XVID
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs. Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Battery Capacity (mAh)

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