Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

  • Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Black - Front View
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Black - Back View
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 Star White - Front Back View
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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star

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features, specs & ordering

Key features

Buy the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star outright and unlocked from amaysim today.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is a large screen variant of the 2018 Galaxy A8 from Korean phone maker Samsung. This version is designed for top notch multimedia consumption especially large screen movie viewing and gaming. It models a huge 6.3-inch Super AMOLED touch display which allows amazing 1080 x 2220 screen resolution. The A8 Star is loaded with Android OS v8.0 (Oreo) with access to Google Play Store so you can download any Android game or app you like. It operates on Octa-core CPU with 4x 2.2GHz processors and 4x 1.8GHz processors.

The other specs (techy stuff) are: 24MP+16MP primary camera, 24MP front camera, memory card slot, Wi-Fi, GPS/GLONASS, Bluetooth v5.0, fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, Hybrid Dual SIM Standby, compass, proximity sensor, gyro sensor, Adreno 512 graphics unit, Snapdragon 660 chip, Samsung Pay, always-on display, 3.5mm audio jack, NFC, Type-C 1.0 USB reversible connector, USB v2.0 and a powerful 3700mAh battery.

Specifications

Body

  • Dimensions

    162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm (6.39 x 3.03 x 0.30 in)
  • SIM

    Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) (One 3G/4G SIM and One 2G SIM)
  • Weight

    191 g (6.74 oz)

Comms

  • Bluetooth

    5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS

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

    Yes
  • USB

    2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • WLAN

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

Display

  • Multitouch

    Yes
  • Resolution

    1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~392 ppi density)
  • Size

    6.3 inches, 100.7 cm2 (~80.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Type

    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Features

  • Browser

    HTML5
  • Messaging

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

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

Launch

  • Announced

    2018, June
  • Status

    Available. Released 2018, June

Memory

  • Card Slot

    microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Internal

    64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Network

  • 2G Bands

    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2
  • 3G Bands

    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SIM 1 only
  • 4G Bands

    LTE 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(AWS), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 34(2010), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - SIM 1 only
  • Edge

    Yes
  • GPRS

    Yes
  • Speed

    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
  • Technology

    GSM / HSPA / LTE

Platform

  • Chipset

    Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
  • CPU

    Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 and 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
  • GPU

    Adreno 512

Sound

  • Loudspeaker

    Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack

    Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack Detail

    Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
  • 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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