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Specifications

Design

Colors

Back side of Galaxy A8 in black
Black
Back side of Galaxy A8 in orchid gray
Orchid Gray
Black, Orchid Gray *May differ by markets.

Dimensions &
Weight

Illustration of Galaxy A8+’s front and right side showing the Infinity Display’s 6.0” diagonal measurement
75.7 mm 8.3 mm 159.9 mm Galaxy A8+ Dimensions:
159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
Weight: 191 g

Display

Galaxy A8+ 6.0" FHD+ Super AMOLED
(1080x2220)
410 ppi
  • *Infinity Display: full-frontal screen.
  • *Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.

Camera

Camera

Front
  • Dual Camera
  • Wide selfie
  • Live Focus
Illustration of Galaxy A8’s front showing the Dual Front Camera
  • 8MP
  • F1.9 Aperture
  • Pixel size: 1.12µm
  • Sensor size: 1/4.0”
  • FOV: 85°
  • Sensor Ratio: 4:3
  • 16MP
  • F1.9 Aperture
  • Pixel size: 1.0µm
  • Sensor size: 1/3.1”
  • FOV: 76°
  • Sensor Ratio: 4:3
Rear
  • Pro
  • Panorama
  • Hyperlapse
  • Food
  • 16MP PDAF
  • F1.7 Aperture
  • Pixel size: 1.12µm
  • Sensor size: 1/2.8”
  • FOV: 78°
  • Sensor Ratio: 4:3
Front/Rear
  • HDR (High Dynamic Range)
  • Live Stickers
  • Stamps
  • Beauty mode
  • Filters
  • Night
  • Quick Launch
  • Floating camera button
  • Grid Line
  • Location Tags
  • Voice Control

*Voice control is available for some languages.

Video
Recording

  • 1080p HD video recording __ 30 fps
  • 720p HD video recording __ 30 fps
  • VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)
  • Max digital 4X Zoom
  • High CRI LED Flash
  • Hyperlapse video with stabilization
  • Continuous Autofocus video
  • Face detection
  • Tracking AF
  • Playback zoom
  • Video location tags

Performance

AP

  • S.LSI Lassen (Exynos 7885) Octa-core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa)

Memory

  • RAM: 6GB (Galaxy A8+)
  • Internal Storage: 64GB

*May differ by country.

*User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.

Network
& Connectivity

LTE Cat.11

*May differ by country and carrier.

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, 256QAM

Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Glonass, BeiDou)

*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries.

Expandable
Memory
& SIM Card

Single SIM model: one nano SIM and one microSD slot (can hold microSD card up to 256GB)

Dual SIM model: 2 nano SIM and one microSD slot (can hold a microSD card up to 256GB or a nano SIM card)

*May differ by markets and mobile operators.

OS

Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)

Audio

Ultra High Quality Audio Playback UHQ 24-bit
  • PCM: Up to 32 bits
Audio Playback Format

MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.

Recording

Recording quality is improved with the digital MEMS mic.

Video

Video Playback Formats

MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.

TV Connection

Wireless: Smart View (Miracast 1080p at 30 fps, mirroring support available for devices supporting Google Cast)

Water
Resistance

IP68

*Galaxy A8+ are rated IP68, meaning they are both protected against dust ingress and water resistant.
Water resistance rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.

Battery

Galaxy A8+
Battery Capacity

3500mAh

Battery Life
  • MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 50 hrs
  • MP3 playback (AOD OFF): up to 73 hrs
  • Video playback: up to 19 hrs
  • Talk time: up to 23 hrs
  • Internet use (Wi-Fi): up to 15 hrs
  • Internet use (3G): up to 12 hrs
  • Internet use (4G): up to 14 hrs

*Data based on devices released in Europe. Actual results may vary depending on usage and environmental factors.

Charging

Fast Charging on wired

Sensors
& Buttons

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Gyro Sensor
  • Geomagnetic Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • RGB Light Sensor
Buttons
  • On/Off key
  • Volume key

Security

Authentication

  • Lock Type: Pattern, Pin, Password
  • Biometrics Lock Type: Fingerprint Scanner, Face Recognition

Security

  • Knox protection: Real-time device monitoring and protection
  • Virus, malware prevention (Powered by McAfee)
  • Secure Folder: A secure space on the device to keep content such as apps, photos, movies, and files private using fingerprint scanning.

Customization

AOD
(Always On Display)

AOD content

Choose from a variety of clock designs and information.

  • Clock: Digital clock, Analogue clock, World clock.
  • Calendar
  • Other display Information: date, battery level, app notifications, and song information.

Face Widgets

Experience different widgets on the AOD screen by double-tapping the clock area.

Accessibility

Accessibility
Features

To continue making our technology accessible to everyone, Samsung has developed and applied a variety of technical solutions. With solutions for vision, hearing, dexterity and interaction, people with disabilities can easily use technology and take advantage of new and exciting features.

  • Voice Assistant: screen reader for people who are blind or visually impaired
  • High contrast theme, font, and keyboard: get a higher contrast on the screen, text, and the keyboard
  • Magnifier window: enlarge part of the screen with magnified window
  • Magnifier widget: use the rear camera as a magnifying glass
  • Color adjustment: color correction setting for color vision deficiency
  • Sound detector: detects the sounds of the doorbell or a baby crying for hearing-impaired users
  • Flash notification: notify events such as calls, texts, and the alarm with rear camera flashes or blinks on the screen
  • Sound balance: adjust the left and right volume
  • Mono audio: switch from Stereo to Mono audio
  • Universal switch: set custom switches and use them to control the features on your phone
  • Assistant menu: allow better control of the device for people with reduced dexterity
  • Direction lock: substitute password or pattern with a directional combination to unlock the phone. The combination is set by swiping in a series of four to eight directions
  • Direct access: shortcut to accessing various accessibility features via hardware keys

In the box

Galaxy A8+

  • USB cable
  • Earphone
  • Ejection pin
  • USB power adaptor
  • Case
  • Quick start guide

*Actual components may vary by country or region.

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