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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.
Dimensions162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm (6.39 x 3.03 x 0.30 in)
SIMHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) (One 3G/4G SIM and One 2G SIM)
Weight191 g (6.74 oz)
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Resolution1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~392 ppi density)
Size6.3 inches, 100.7 cm2 (~80.6% screen-to-body ratio)
TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
StatusAvailable. Released 2018, June
Card SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal64 GB, 4 GB RAM
2G BandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2
3G BandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SIM 1 only
4G BandsLTE 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
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
ChipsetQualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
CPUOcta-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 and 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
3.5mm Jack DetailActive noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)
Alert TypesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
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