Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ specifications

Samsung has just announced its two newest smartphones to tackle the mid-range market, the Galaxy A8, and A8+. Both phones boast metal frames and glass rear panels as well as 5.6-inch or 6-inch displays with 18:9 aspect ratio, IP68 dust and water resistance, as well as dual front-facing cameras with Live Focus. Both the Galaxy A8 and A8+ are set to go sale in the US in January 2018. Join us below to check out the rest of the specifications. 

 Samsung Galaxy A8Samsung Galaxy A8+
AnnouncedDecember 2017December 2017
ReleaseJanuary 2018January 2018
Display5.6-inch 18:9 FHD+, Super AMOLED, 1080 x 2220, Always On Display6.0-inch 18:9 FHD+, Super AMOLED, 1080 x 2220, Always On Display
ProcessorExynos 7885 Octa-coreExynos 7885 Octa-core
RAM4GB4GB/6GB
Storage32GB/64GB with MicroSD support upto 256GB32GB/64GB with MicroSD support up to 256GB
Rear Camera16MP PDAF, f/1,7 aperture16MP PDAF, f/1,7 aperture
Front Camera16MP f/1.9 + 8MP f/1.9, Live Focus16MP f/1.9 + 8MP f/1.9, Live Focus
Battery3,000mAh (non-removable)3500mAh (non-removable)
ChargingFast Charging, USB Type-C Fast Charging, USB Type-C
SoftwareAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat, Samsung Experience softwareAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat, Samsung Experience software
Ingress Protection RatingIP68 Dust and water resistanceIP68 Dust and water resistance
ConnectivityBluetooth 5.0, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, GPSBluetooth 5.0, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, GPS
Sensors Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor
Measurements149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
Weight172g191g
ColorsBlack, Orchid Grey, Gold, BlueBlack, Orchid Grey, Gold, Blue