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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) now official in the Philippines

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The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and the Galaxy A8+ (2018) officially launches in the Philippines. Features large 18:9 sAMOLED displays and dual selfie cameras.

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and the Galaxy A8+ (2018) Philippines: Specs, Price, Availability

It’s now official!  Samsung launches the newest members of the Galaxy A (2018) series. The handsets feature a 5.6-inch display for the A8, and the 6.0-inch display for the A8+. The screens itself are surrounded by small bezels, and have rounded edges that give it a more refined look. While the fingerprint sensor is placed below the camera, which could be a precedent of what they would do with the upcoming Galaxy S9. Both Galaxy A (2018) series handsets have a glass and aluminum build, and comes with 18.5:9 Super AMOLED Infinity displays that curve into the bezel.

As for the cameras, the phones feature dual front camera systems, taking on selfie touting smartphones from Huawei, OPPO and Vivo. The selfie cameras use a 16MP + 8MP sensors, while the rear uses a 16MP sensor.

Inside, both devices are powered by an octa-core Exynos 7855 processor, paired with 4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of storage. It also has IP68 water and dust resistance, and a 3,000 mAh battery for the A8, and a 3,500 mAh battery for the A8+.

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The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and the Galaxy A8+ (2018) have a suggested retail price of Php26,990 and Php32,990 respectively. It will come with a free 5,000 mAh Capdase Battery Pack worth Php1,199.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Specs:

  • 5.6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display (2220 x 1080)
  • Always On Display
  • Octa-Core Exynos 7885 Processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32/64GB Storage
  • 16MP Rear Camera, f/1.7, PDAF
  • Dual Front Camera 16MP (f/1.9) + 8MP (f/1.9)
  • LTE 4G
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC, USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • IP68 Water and Dust Resistance
  • 3,000 mAh, Fast Charging
  • Dimension: 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm, 172g
  • Colors: Black, Orchid Grey, Gold, Blue

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Specs:

  • 6.0-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display (2220 x 1080)
  • Always On Display
  • Octa-Core Exynos 7885 Processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32/64GB Storage
  • 16MP Rear Camera, f/1.7, PDAF
  • Dual Front Camera 16MP (f/1.9) + 8MP (f/1.9)
  • LTE 4G
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Dual Band
  • Bluetooth v5.0
  • GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC, USB Type-C
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • IP68 Water and Dust Resistance
  • 3,500 mAh, Fast Charging
  • Dimension: 159.9 x 75.7 x 834 mm, 191g
  • Colors: Black, Orchid Grey, Gold, Blue

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  1. love the new samsung galaxy A8 with 4 variant color.. love the blu one…

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