Samsung unveils Galaxy A8 (2018), A8+(2018) with dual front camera

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 specifications price in India

Front camera: On the front, both the phones come with a dual camera system, consisting of one 16-megapixel sensor (f/1.9) and another 8-megapixel sensor to aid in portrait selfies.

Samsung on Tuesday announced the Galaxy A8 and A8 Plus, two phones in its midrange A range. Both the phones also support the Samsung Pay and get NFC as well as MST modes of payment. Since the screen dominates the entire front, the fingerprint sensor is now a rear-mounted unit which is placed underneath the main camera.

The Galaxy Note 8 features a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display, running at QHD resolution with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9.

After Galaxy S8, Samsung has again come up with Infinity Display in Galaxy A8 and A8 Plus. It has octa-core Exynos 7885 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU and 4 GB RAM.

Rear camera: Both the phones have a 16-megapixel rear sensor with f/1.7 aperture, phase detection autofocus, LED flash and 1080p video recording. The smaller A8 gets a modest 3,000mAh capacity unit while the A8+ gets a larger 3,500mAh unit.

As for connectivity options, the phone offers Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, LTE connectivity, NFC (supports Samsung Pay as well), Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C and Global Positioning System. According to leaks, Samsung Galaxy S9's fingerprint scanner will be below the camera, and not next to it as with the current Galaxy S8 series. The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) are the best mid-range devices we have today. "These handsets also feature Samsung's first dual front camera with "Live Focus", tech website Sam Mobile reported. Both handsets are IP68 rated water and dust resistance.

Both the phone support company's Gear VR headset and will be available in four color options, namely, Black, Blue, Gold, and Orchid Grey. The company also confirmed that the device will receive Android 8.0 Oreo update by next year.

Samsung Galaxy S9 will likely go on sale in March, though the phones will be revealed at CES 2018.

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