Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

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Key features

Buy the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) outright and unlocked from amaysim today.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is a top-range Android phablet. Modelling a huge 5.6-inch Super AMOLED touch display with 1080 x 2220 resolution, it comes with Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It runs Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) and sports a stunning 16.0-Megapixel main camera with AF, LED flash, face detection, touch focus, HDR, panorama, HDR and 1080p 30 fps recording. The phone operates on an Octa-core processor with two 2.2GHz processors and six 1.6GHz processors. It has an expandable memory card slot as well (up to 256GB). A Dual 16.0+8.0-Megapixel front cam allows you to capture memorable selfies with your loved ones.

The other specs (techy stuff) include: Wi-Fi, GPS/GLONASS, Bluetooth v5.0, fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, Dual SIM Standby, compass, proximity sensor, gyro sensor, Mali-G71 graphics unit, Exynos 7885 chip, IP68 construction, Samsung Pay, always-on display, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC, Type-C USB reversible connector, USB v2.0 and a powerful 3000mAh battery.

Specifications

Body

  • Dimensions

    149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm (5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
  • SIM

    Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Weight

    172 g (6.07 oz)

Camera

  • Secondary

    Dual: 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p
  • Primary

    16 MP, f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
  • Features

    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR

Comms

  • Bluetooth

    5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • GPS

    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC

    Yes
  • USB

    2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • WLAN

    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot

Display

  • Multitouch

    Yes
  • Protection

    Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
  • Resolution

    1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~441 ppi density)
  • Size

    5.6 inches, 79.6 cm2 (~75.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Type

    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Features

  • Browser

    HTML5
  • Messaging

    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
  • Sensors

    Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Launch

  • Announced

    2017, December
  • Status

    Available. Released 2018, January

Memory

  • Card Slot

    microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Internal

    32 GB, 4 GB RAM

Network

  • 2G Bands

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Bands

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Bands

    LTE 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(AWS-3)
  • Edge

    Yes
  • GPRS

    Yes
  • Speed

    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
  • Technology

    GSM / HSPA / LTE

Platform

  • Chipset

    Exynos 7885 Octa
  • CPU

    Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU

    Mali-G71

Sound

  • Loudspeaker

    Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack

    Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack Detail

    #NAME?
  • Alert Types

    Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones

Delivery & handling

Once your order has been processed, we’ll verify your payment details. This can take up to 48 hours.

General handling time for most orders is 3-6 working days. Your order will then be dispatched and should arrive after 1-5 working days.

For those who live outside metro areas or regional centres, delivery may extend to 7 working days.

We'll email you tracking details for your order once it’s been dispatched so you can stay up to date with your delivery.

Warranty & returns

Warranty

All amaysim products are backed by a 2 Year Standard Care Warranty, giving you total shopping confidence and peace of mind.

Depending on the defect and the extent of the damage, you may be entitled to a replacement, or repair for during the warranty period.

Returns

Returns will only be accepted where the product is deemed faulty under the terms of our Warranty Terms & Conditions. This product may contain warranty documents on or inside the packaging provided by the manufacturer. Any warranty documents have not been provided by amaysim, and are separate from amaysim’s 2 Year Standard Care Warranty.

Some warranty documents provided by manufacturers of imported goods may not apply in Australia. You should contact the manufacturer identified on the warranty document to determine whether the warranty applies to the goods in Australia and if so, how you can go about making a claim.

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