Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8+ Price in Australia, Specifications, Features, Release date, Features, Release date
It has only been a few days since Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ (2018). We’ve already confirmed the price tags for these new premium mid-range handsets. Samsung has now revealed when the devices are going to be released.
Pricing and availability will vary by market. Samsung has only confirmed the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ (2018) release date for Vietnam at this point in time.
Samsung Galaxy A8, Galaxy A8+: Specifications
Samsung Gaalxy A8 sports a 5.6-inch edge-to-edge screen whereas Galaxy A8+ has a larger 6-inch display. Both the phones sport an 18:5:9 display with 1080p+ resolution. The two smartphones are also the first Samsung devices to support Samsung’s latest Gear VR
While Galaxy A8 has 4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB built-in storage, Galaxy A8+ comes in two models – 4GB RAM + 32GB storage and 6GB RAM + 64GB storage. Both the phones are powered by an octa-core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa) processor.
- 5.6-inch 1080p+ Display
- 4GB RAM, 32/64GB storage
- 16MP + 8MP Front camera; 16MP rear camera
- 3,000mAh battery
Both Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ come with 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel sensors on the front. On the back, the two phones have a 16-megapixel sensor.
Other common features of Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ include Android 7.1 Nougat and USB-C support. The Galaxy A8 (2018) is powered by a 3,000mAh battery while the A8 (2018) has a bigger 3,500mAh battery.
Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ (2018) release date
We’ve previously reported that the Galaxy A8 is going to cost €499 and the Galaxy A8+ (2018) is going to cost €599. These are the price tags for Europe. The handset is going to be similarly priced in other markets across the globe.
At the launch event for these handsets in Vietnam, Samsung confirmed that the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ (2018) will cost 10,990,000VND ($483) and 13,490,000VND ($593) respectively.
The company has started taking pre-orders for the handset from customers in Vietnam. It confirmed at the event that the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ (2018) will be released in the country on January 6, 2018.
Samsung’s regional arms should start confirming the pricing and availability information for their respective markets in the near future. We can expect the handset to be out in several markets across the globe in January.