Samsung A series lineup comes under the category of mid-range smartphones, and a large number of features of Galaxy A’ series are identical to the flagship of Galaxy S and Note series. Samsung, South Korean Tech giant has done something different, interesting and introduce the mid- ranged smartphones to stay in the competitive market.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

The Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 has been totally updated by the company and comes with the name tag of Samsung Galaxy A7 2018. Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 has been launched by the company which is available at price of Rs 32,990.

Other smartphones like OnePlus and Honor are also on the contender list, but let us find more deep about the Samsung A8 Plus:

Whereas the price of Galaxy A8 (2018) plus is similar to OnePlus 5T and the Huawei Honor View 10, the South Korean Tech giant has modified the A8 Plus (2018) so that the customer purchase the smartphone, who thought about to purchase. Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 not only comes with fresh features and design but also has some older features that we had saw in Samsung 2017 flagships.

Build & Design

Like the same in Galaxy A7, The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus has a sandwiched glass and a metal design which is special of the firm’s premium range of gadgets. What has changed however though is the inclusion of the organization’s Infinity display which gives the smartphone a very different look and feels than its predecessor.

Galaxy A8 Plus Build and DesignThe handset is amazing comes with a curved glass, glass back, and the Infinity Display. The device is cool to touch and feels every bit like a premium mobile with a 6-inch display and a is 8.3mm thick, 75.7mm wide, and 159.9mm tall. The A8 Plus weight of 191g makes it significantly heavier than the Galaxy S8 and even the Galaxy S8 Plus. The finish on the smartphone is great and it is IP68 water and dust resistant, a feature which is not very common in this price segment.

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Features Of  Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is an Android mobile comes with a 6.0-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen and is powered by a new octa-core Samsung Exynos 7885 SoC, with two cores clocked at 2.2GHz and six cores clocked at 1.6GHz. The phone has a massive 6 GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt space, expandable up to 256GB by using microSD card.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)It packs a 16-megapixel primary camera and dual selfie camera setup with 16+8-megapixel sensor front camera for the selfie. The A8+ (2018) also features a 3500mAh Non-removable Li-ion Battery. which is smaller than last year’s A7 but should not be an issue for most.

The device operates on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat Operating Systems. The connectivity options included are 4G VoLTE, 3G, Bluetooth v5.0, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac options.


The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) packs 6.0-inch Ful Super AMOLED HD+ screen that has a resolution of 1080×2220 pixels and an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, which Samsung calls Infinity Display. It looks nice and slim borders on the display ensure an impressive screen-to-body ratio of 75.5 percent. The Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) available in black, orchid grey, gold and blue at launch but expect the options to increase with time.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Mobile

The phone has colors seemed vibrant with good brightness levels even in sunlight. Viewing angles are decent and the color reproduction levels seemed accurate. Samsung has additionally kept on highlighting its always On display technology on its A-series devices which is an added bonus.

The A8 Plus display comes with Corning Gorilla Glass protection which should be able to withstand a few small bumps. The Samsung does bundle a plastic shell-like cover as well to have you covered if you are a little awkward on the phone.

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RAM, Chipset & Storage

The Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) is powered by Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 chipset which sports a 2.2 GHz, dual-core + 1.6 GHz, hexa-core) processor. The chipset includes six lower powered Cortex A53 cores and two higher powered Cortex A72 cores for more strong tasks.

 Galaxy A8+ (2018) Android mobile

The variant launched in India comes with a 6GB of RAM and 64GB inbuilt space, expandable up to 256GB by using microSD card. This smartphone is fully packed with both the RAM and storage in the device this year. This should result in superior multitasking and a smooth multi-window experience.

The device has the default with a usable of 52 GB extra out of the total 64GB inbuilt space, that expandable up to 256GB by using microSD card.

Software and OS

The Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) has gone with Android 7.1.1 Nougat, and there’s no official announcement on an Android Oreo update. The Samsung Experience 8.5 custom UI replaced by TouchWiz UI long ago. There is no app drawer and swiping left takes you to Bixby.

Galaxy A8+ Software

There are some preloaded applications on the A8 Plus (2018) for example, Opera Max, Facebook app and a number of Microsoft apps like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. These applications can’t be uninstalled, which is regrettable.


The features of the Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) is its dual 16 + 8-megapixel front-facing camera setup, both with an aperture of f/1.9. The Samsung company has brought its Live Focus feature to the A8+ Plus which we saw debut on the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.


The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) has a 16-megapixel primary rear-facing camera with an aperture of f/1.7. It features a phase detection autofocus and LED flash. The Samsung says that the camera here does not shy away from low light shots which we will have to test out during our review.

The Galaxy A8+ (2018) camera interface is simple and user-friendly with right swipe enabling filters and a left swipe taking you to the different camera modes, including a PRO mode for manual control. Users can also switch the preloaded camera app to have a clear and crisp background as well as a focused foreground. The Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) have a Live Focus feature to adjust the Bokeh effect while capturing self-portraits.

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As the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus is launched at a tempting price sticker, the Samsung has made it clear to all of its competitors to be strict in the market and has also pushed the Samsung A series back on the track.

Other than any subsequent change in the Galaxy A7, the Samsung A8 Plus has come with a lot of features that were famous in 2017 also. With the infinity display and live focus mode for selfies, the Samsung A8 Plus has made it to the top where other flagships are standing.