After the launch of the flagship smartphone of note series, Note 9. The company has launched the affordable smartphone in the Indian market, Samsung Galaxy A8 Star.
It features Samsung’s Dual Rear IntelliCam camera setup as well as a selfie camera supporting proprietary features such as Pro Lighting and Smart Beauty. The Galaxy A8 Star also sports a full-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display panel that has thin bezels.
This phone is already official in China, where it goes by the name Galaxy A9 Star, and launched in the Philippines as Samsung Galaxy A8 Star as the global variant of the device.
With the price tag phone has been launched it will have the direct competition with OnePlus 6, but if you see on specification front with Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset Galaxy A8 star lag behind against OnePlus 6 Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset.
Specification of Samsung Galaxy A8 Star
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star device will sport a tall 6.3-inch FHD+ Infinity Display.
It will come with a 3D glass on the front and a 2.5D glass on the back, but there is no suggestion of wireless charging support here. On the back, you’ll see a vertical dual rear camera setup on the corner and a squarish fingerprint sensor in the middle.
Powering the Galaxy A8 Star is a 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, which is the same as the one powering the Nokia 7 Plus. This will be offered with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 400GB via microSD card.
The device houses a large 3,700mAh battery, which is again bigger than that inside the Galaxy S9+. It supports USB Type-C and fast charging support.
Coming to the optics, the dual camera setup on the back includes a 16MP PDAF primary sensor and a 24MP secondary sensor both with f/1.7 aperture. Samsung is calling it Dual Rear IntelliCam as the cameras will be able to adjust itself intelligently to take great pictures in any lighting condition. Up front, the Galaxy A8 Star gets a 24-megapixel sensor with f/2.0.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star price and availability in India
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star will come at a price tag of Rs 34,990. There is only one variant of the device that offers 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. The handset will go on sale on August 27 with easy EMI options and will be available exclusively on Amazon India Website.