Samsung unveils Galaxy A8 Star; online sale starts from 27th August

Published on: Aug 24, 2018 14:31 IST
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The South Korean smartphone giant Samsung brought out its latest offering, the Galaxy A8 Star smartphone, in India. The smartphone, priced at Rs. 34,990, is the latest gadget from Samsung’s kitty to feature Infinity Display and has a vertically strapped dual-camera unit at the back. While the Galaxy A8 Star will be exclusively put up for sale from August 27 on, it will be available in brick and mortar stores from September 5. The phone will come in Midnight Black and Ivory White hues.

Delving deeper in the specifications department, it sports a 6.3-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display and comes wrapped around a 2.5D and 3D curved glass body For optics, the back has a combination of a 16MP and a 24MP sensor, both having f/1.7 aperture. Upfront is a 24MP camera having a f/2.0 aperture.

Rounding up the list of major specifications of the Galaxy A8 Star are a 3,700 mAh battery (Type-C USB port), a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, 6 gigs of RAM and an internal storage space of 64GB (can be stretched till a maximum of 400GB via microSD card).

Some of the other features of the Galaxy A8 Start include, ‘Always On’ display, Dual Messenger feature to let users create separate messenger accounts on the same phone for official and personal usage. There’s also a Secure Folder, equipped with Samsung Knox, to protect important files, sensitive content, etc of the user. The smartphone also has a Face Recognition feature and a fingerprint scanner at the back.

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