Samsung has finally launched the Samsung A8S smartphone with a triple rear camera and a Snapdragon 710 processor. Sadly it comes with Jo audio jack. The phone makes history as it becomes the first smartphone with a hole in its screen and it is also the first device from Samsung to feature Infinity-O display. Apart from the screen, it also packs an impressive cameras set-up with enough storage and RAM. Its only shortcoming is the lack of earphone jack. Below is the full review, specifications and the price of Samsung Galaxy A8S in UAE Dubai.
Samsung Galaxy A8S Design
In terms of design, the Samsung Galaxy A8S is built with glass both on the front and back. The sides are coated with metal and it’s available in three color variants – Gradient Black, Elves Blue, and Aurora Green. The glass on the back is 3D, so the color of the phone will change based on the angle light hits it.
Samsung also adds a colored ring around the middle camera which adds a touch to the device. On the gray variant, you will discover that the Ring takes on the color of the phone. The hole on the front of the screen will be a replacement of notch. Although till date, Samsung did not buy the idea of the notch which makes their brand one of the respected products in the world.
The hole on the infinity O display is bigger than the one we saw on the Lenovo Z5S. You will also get a bezel around the phone which is not that thick. It also has an antenna line on the top and bottom which add beauty to its body. There are a USB-C port and a single speaker grille at the bottom of the Galaxy A8S.
Galaxy A8S Specs
The Samsung Galaxy A8S features a big screen size of a 6.4-inch display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It makes use of an impressive resolution of 2340 x 1080 with 403 PPI density. It features the latest super mid-range hardware from the company which is Snapdragon 710 chipset with a backup of 6GB or 8GB of RAM. You will get a generous inbuilt storage of 128GB irrespective of the RAM. The Galaxy A8S is blessed with a triple rear cameras set-up.
You will get a 10MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom and it is paired with a 24MP f/1.7 main sensor and a 5MP f/2.2 sensor for real-time portrait effect. The front-facing camera is a 24MP sensor. Powering the whole system is a nonremovable battery capacity of 3,300mAh battery, and runs Android 8.1 Oreo. You will get a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for security which you can also use to take selfies.
Samsung Galaxy A8S Price in UAE Dubai And Availability
The Samsung Galaxy A8S will soon be available to purchase in Dubai. Samsung didn’t announce the price for the phone, instead, they open a registration page for those interested in buying the phone.
They are also running a giveaway where they will give one unit of the phone to a lucky winner. Other winners will take home JBL SD-18 portable Bluetooth speaker while a lot more will get coupons to purchase the phone. For more details on the giveaway, check it here. The Samsung Galaxy A8S is expected to cost approximately 1,500 AED in UAE.
Samsung Galaxy A8S General Specification
|Dimensions||158.4 x 74.9 x 7.4 mm (6.24 x 2.95 x 0.29 in)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Color Shades||Blue, Gray, Green|
|Back Camera (Main)||24 MP, f/1.7, PDAF
10 MP, AF
5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
|Selfie Camera (Front)||24 MP, f/2.0|
|Camera Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)|
|Technology||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Display Size||6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~84.7% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)|
|Internal||128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM|
|Card slot||microSD Card, (Yes)|
|Capacity||Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery|
|2G Band||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)|
|3G Band||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes + A-GPS support, & GLONASS|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Games||Built-in + Downloadable|
|MISC||Active Noise Cancellation With Dedicated Mic, Photo/video Editor, Document Viewer, Lightning to 3.5 mm headphone jack adapter|