Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
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  • 5.6" 1080x2220 pixels
  • 16MP 1080p
  • 4GB RAM Exynos 7885
  • 3000mAh Li-Ion
Released 2018, January 172g, 8.4mm thickness Android 7.1.1, up to Android 9.0, One UI 32GB/64GB storage, microSDXC
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Versions: A530F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); A530F/DS (Global Dual-SIM)
Also known as Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2017, December
Status Available. Released 2018, January
Body
Dimensions 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm (5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Samsung Pay
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.6 inches, 79.6 cm2 (~75.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~441 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
 Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI
Chipset Exynos 7885 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G71
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Single 16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8”, 1.12µm, PDAF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Dual 16 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06", 1.0µm
8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), 1/4", 1.12µm
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 24-bit/192kHz audio
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 ANT+
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Charging Fast charging 18W
Talk time Up to 24 h (3G)
Music play Up to 66 h
Misc
Colors Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
Models SM-A530F, SM-A530F, SM-A530K, SM-A530L, SM-A530S, SM-A530N, SM-A530W
SAR EU 0.24 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)    
Price $ 312.99 / £ 229.99 / € 267.00
Tests
Performance GeekBench: 4418 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 5.2fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinity (nominal), 3.842 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 69dB / Noise 70dB / Ring 81dB
Audio quality Noise -92.1dB / Crosstalk -90.0dB
Battery life Endurance rating 92h
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) 32GB 4GB RAM 64GB 4GB RAM

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User opinions and reviews

  • I was scammed

No, it wont. I have one since february 2018 and it has Android 9

  • Maria

No. So far I know, Samsung give the Android OS two times only. A8 2018 began the OS with Nougat so it will get Oreo and Pie.

  • Anonymous

So what happens with the ones who bought it in 2018 with Oreo already in it? Will they get android 10?

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