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Samsung Galaxy A8s (2018) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Adreno 616
6 GB / 128 GB
6.39 inches (1080 x 2340 px)
24 + 10 + 5 MP, 5632 x 4224 px, autofocus

Samsung announced the launch of the Galaxy A8s smartphone in 2018. The manufacturer is offering the Samsung Galaxy A8s phone with 6.39 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy A8s comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.39 inches phone comes with TFT display (1080 x 2340 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Samsung Galaxy A8s specifications

BrandSamsung
NameGalaxy A8s
ModelSM-G8870
Release date2018

Body

The dimensions of this Samsung phone are average (6.26 x 2.94 x 0.29 inches).

Dimensions6.26 x 2.94 x 0.29 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy A8s comes with Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v9.0 (Pie)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 710
CPUOcta-core, Dual-core 2.2 GHz Kryo, Hexa-core 1.7 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 616

Display

The size of Galaxy A8s screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 6.39 inches TFT display of Samsung Galaxy A8s with 1080 x 2340 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size6.39 inches
Resolution1080 x 2340 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Samsung Galaxy A8s (6 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (128 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM6 GB
Internal storage128 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Galaxy A8s is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera24 MP
Main camera24 + 10 + 5 MP, 5632 x 4224 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Samsung Galaxy A8s supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Galaxy A8s comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Galaxy A8s phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
HeadphoneUSB Type-C adapter

Battery

The Li-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Galaxy A8s isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Galaxy A8s phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Samsung phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Samsung Galaxy A8s phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. The Galaxy A8s is a safe and durable IP68 dustproof and waterproof smartphone built for outdoor usage. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, in-display fingerprint sensor, light, proximity
SpecialsCertified IP68 dustproof and waterproof, Dual SIM, Fast charging
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy A8s, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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Samsung Galaxy A8s / SM-G8870

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