• 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
  • 4GB/6GB
    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 SoC
    64GB/128GB Storage
  • 24-MP, f/1.7 Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3300 mAh

Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A7 (2018)
ProductGalaxy A8 (2018), Price: 724 USD at AmazonGalaxy A7 (2018) (2018)
Display5.6" 2220x1080 Super AMOLED 6" 2220x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.7 (Primary)
  • 27mm 24-MP f/1.7 (Primary)
  • 18mm 8-MP f/2.4
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 27mm 8-MP f/1.9
  • 26mm 24-MP f/2
Computing
  • Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 SoC
  • 4GB/6GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3000 mAh3300 mAh
DesignIP68, 172g (6.1oz), 70.6x149.2x8.4 mm (2.78 x 5.87 x 0.33 inches)IP Rating, 168g (5.9oz), 76.8x159.8x7.5 mm (3.02 x 6.29 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$724
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Display
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A7 (2018)
TypeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.6"6"
Display/Body Ratio75.6%74.4%
Resolution2220x10802220x1080
Sharpness (PPI)441 PPI411 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Always-On
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A7 (2018)
Megapixel16-MP24-MP
Aperturef/1.7f/1.7
Focal Length (35mm) 27mm
Sensor SizeSmallMedium
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Ultrawide Camera
Product NameGalaxy A7 (2018)
Megapixel8-MP
Aperturef/2.4
Focal Length (35mm) 18mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Battery
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A7 (2018)
Battery TypeLi-PolyLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh3300 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time19 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A7 (2018)
Processor NameSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.2 GHz2.2 GHz
RAM Options4GB4GB/6GB
Internal Storage Options32GB/64GB64GB/128GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXCMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1.1Android 8.0
Communications
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A7 (2018)
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT11 603 MbpsLTE CAT6 301 Mbps
LTE Bands18, 19, 28, 38, 40, 41, 6638, 40, 41
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
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/Kg0.62 W/Kg
SAR US Body0.76 W/Kg0.467 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.241 W/Kg0.335 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.25 W/Kg1.425 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A7 (2018)
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy A8 (2018)Galaxy A7 (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
  • AWB
  • 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
  • H.263
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.265
  • MP4
  • VC-1
  • VP8
  • VP9
  • WMV7
  • WMV8
  • XVID
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

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