• 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

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) phone has a 5.6-inch (2220x1080) Super AMOLED screen, a 16MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3000 mAh and the main processor is a Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 with 4 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A8 (2018), Price: 724 USD at Amazon
Display5.6" 2220x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.7 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 27mm 8-MP f/1.9
Computing
  • Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 SoC
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
Battery3000 mAh
DesignIP68, 172g (6.1oz), 70.6x149.2x8.4 mm (2.78 x 5.87 x 0.33 inches)
Price (Market)$724
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.6"
Display/Body Ratio75.6%
Resolution2220x1080
Sharpness (PPI)441 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • Always-On
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel16-MP
Aperturef/1.7
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geo Tag
  • Face Detect
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)3000 mAh
Battery Features
  • Fast Charge
  • Non-Removable
Talk Time19 hours
Computing
Processor NameSamsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.2 GHz
RAM Options4GB
Internal Storage Options32GB/64GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXC
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT11 603 Mbps
LTE Bands18, 19, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
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
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
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • 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
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou

Galaxy A8 (2018) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) waterproof?

Yes! The Galaxy A8 (2018) is water-proof and has an IP68 rating. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Galaxy A8 (2018) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy A8 (2018) does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things could be different in Abroad. We mostly track United States data.

Is the Galaxy A8 (2018) 4K?

No, the Galaxy A8 (2018) 2220x1080 screen resolution is not 4K. 4K is typically defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but it has other variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Galaxy A8 (2018) capable of Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy A8 (2018) does not feature Wireless Charging.

Is the Galaxy A8 (2018) 4G?

Yes, the Galaxy A8 (2018) is a 4G-LTE handset that is rated 4G LTE CAT11 (603 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy A8 (2018) 5G?

No, the Galaxy A8 (2018) does not work on 5G NR networks.

Does the Galaxy A8 (2018) have a USB-C connector?

Yes, the Galaxy A8 (2018) is a USB-C phone. The USB Type C connector uses the USB 2.0 protocol.

If the battery of the Galaxy A8 (2018) removable?

No, the Galaxy A8 (2018) does not have a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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