Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus
- 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
- 191 g
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Introducing the new
Galaxy A8 | A8+
Expand your view
Enjoy an expansive view on the Galaxy A8 and A8+ with the Infinity Display.
It's a beautiful, large display that extends from side to side for an expanded
screen that you'll love to see.
Design & colors
Let your style show
Whether your taste is bold or classic, you can take your pick of stylish colors* on the Galaxy A8 and A8+. And with the smooth curves creating a comfortable, ergonomic grip, it's a beautiful phone you won't want to put down.
*Availability of colors may vary by country and region.
Get in the scene
You'll feel fully immersed in what's on screen thanks to the Infinity Display's 18.5:9 ratio. The biggest display for Galaxy A phones to date, it offers a wide horizontal view, providing a stunning cinematic experience.
See it all at once
The Infinity Display is also longer than the screen on the previous model, so you can read and browse with less scrolling. Whether checking your social media or reading a news article, you'll see more at one time and give your thumbs a rest.
Masterpiece in a snap
Taking stunning photos on the Galaxy A8 and A8+ is as easy as tapping the shutter. The Dual Front Camera
innovates selfies and wefies, putting the focus on you and your friends so you can capture moments in a new
way. And with the rear 16MP camera, the surrounding scene will come out bright and clear, too.
Perfect your selfie
Add flair and fun to your selfies with Live Focus mode on the Dual Front Camera.
It blurs the background, adding bokeh
so you and your friends stand out. Afterwards, you can readjust the focus
to your taste. And by enabling Beauty effect before taking the photo, selfies and wefies
come out stunning.
Filter & effect
Focus on the fun
Customize your pictures with exciting stickers and filters.Decorate selfies with stickers using
face-recognition technology. Or edit before
you shoot with Food mode, Beauty effect, or Filters. And Beauty effect works while taking
a video with the front camera, so you can
look your best in action.
*Beauty effect can only be applied when using the front camera.
**Beauty effect cannot be adjusted during video recording.
***Available filters may vary by user.
Low light camera
Get the shot
in any light
Whether out at night or caught in the dark, you'll capture the scene clearly with
the improved low-light capability on the Galaxy A8 and A8+'s rear camera. Its bright
F1.7 lens, larger 1.12㎛ pixels, and bigger
1/2.8” sensor bring in light from the environment to make photos crisp and detailed.
A smart way
Easily find the image you want with the gallery search
bar. As you search, the gallery analyzes your photos and
pulls out relevant pictures, even displaying them by category.
Works even when wet
You want a phone that works wherever life takes you.
The Galaxy A8 and A8+ have an IP68 rating* for water
and dust resistance, meaning neither splashes nor rain
will slow you down**.
*The Galaxy A8 and A8+ are rated IP68, meaning it is protected
against dust ingress and is 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. To prolong the life
of your device rinse it with clean water after submersion or
spillage and dry with a microfiber cloth.
**The Galaxy A8 and A8+'s IP68 rating does not protect against
heavy rain and significant splashes.
Here to help you
Keep your day on track, set reminders, and get information via your camera with Bixby. Bixby is a virtual assistant
that works via text and touch and learns your habits. With Bixby Home, Bixby Vision, and Bixby Reminder*, it
integrates seamlessly into not just the Galaxy A8 and A8+, but also your lifestyle.
*Bixby is only available in certain countries, with certain devices, features, and languages.
Always On Display
Get informed without waking up your phone. The Always on Display screen is always available and contains important information like date, time, notifications, and even battery level.
Leave the cards at home—all you need is your Galaxy A8 or A8+ and Samsung Pay. With Samsung Pay, you can check out virtually anywhere you would use your
credit card in a simple and secure way.*
*Samsung Pay is only available in certain countries, with
certain devices, features, card issuers, and merchants.
Separate work and home chatting
Divide your work messages and personal chats with ease. With Dual Messenger, you can now connect to two different chat accounts on your favorite messenger apps*—and it's simple to install the second instance from the Home screen.
*Messenger apps supported by Dual Messenger may vary by country and region.
Protect personal information with the Secure Folder* on the Galaxy A8 and A8+. It creates a separate space within the device** to store sensitive and personal data and make sure it's only accessible to you.
*The availability of this service will vary according to the nature of the content being encrypted.
**Secure Folder separates storage at the software level without taking up additional space.
Convenient Wi-Fi control
Effortlessly conserve mobile data and battery life with adaptive Wi-Fi control on the Galaxy A8 and A8+. It remembers where you've previously connected to Wi-Fi and turns on to instantly connect when you're in range. And when you leave the service range, Wi-Fi shuts off to keep your battery from draining.*
*Wi-Fi connection and speed may vary depending on the usage environment.
Swift and simple unlocking
Unlocking is as easy as taking a selfie or scanning your finger. With face recognition* and the fingerprint scanner, accessing your phone is quick and convenient.
*Face recognition is less secure than pattern, PIN, or password.
**Screen image simulated for illustrative purposes.
Go beyond the phone
Change how you share and make life more convenient with the Samsung devices and services of Phone+. Track your workouts with wearables. Explore new dimensions with Gear VR. And control your smart home with Samsung Connect. At home or on the go, your life is enhanced with Phone+ and the Galaxy A8 or A8+.
|2G Network||GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz|
|3G Network||HSDPA 1700 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz|
|4G Network||TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 700(band 28) / 1900(band 2) / 1700(band 4) / 850(band 5) / 700(band 13) / 700(band 17) / 850(band 18) / 850(band 19) / 800(band 20) / 850(band 26) VoLTE Supported|
|SIM||Dual Nano SIM|
|Dimensions||159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm|
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Size||1080 x 2220 pixels,6.0 inches|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Card slot||microSD,up to 256 GB|
|Internal||RAM: 6 GB; ROM: 64 GB|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE|
|USB||Type-C 1.0 reversible connector,USB Host|
|Primary||16 MP,f/1.7,phase detection autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Secondary||16 MP + 8 MP,f/1.9|
|OS||Android v7.1.1 (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Exynos 7885 Octa|
|CPU||Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core) processor|
|Sensors||Fingerprint,accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|GPS||Yes,with A-GPS, Glonass|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery|
|Talk-Time||Up to 23 hrs(3G)|