Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Honest Review: Disadvantages | Pros & Cons | Problems

Samsung comes with Superb devices, today Samsung launch two beautiful smartphones. First one is Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and the second one is Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018). Great thing is that Samsung using premium smartphone concept in a Mid-range smartphone. In Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) or Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus, designers are using Infinity Display with the powerful specification. Let’s talk about A8 or A8 Plus in detail.
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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Advantages (Pros):

  • It’s a Hybrid SIM slot.
  • Premium smartphone design in Mid-price-range smartphone.
  • Compactly design 5.6Inchs Super AMOLED infinity display with Full HD+ 2220 X 1080 resolution display + 441PPi Pixel density.
  • Full Design made Glass with Aluminum frame.
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is powered by Exynos 7885 with (2.2GHz Octa-core Cortex-A53) processor (Confirmed) OR Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 (Not confirmed, Working on it, SNAPDRAGON VARIANT IS NOT AVAILABLE IN INDIA) and for great graphics experience Samsung using powerful Mali-G571 GPU.
  • Great thing is that this device is IP-68 (WATER AND DUST RESISTANT).
  • Samsung Upgrade whole concept of the A-series because this has DUAL CAMERA on Front. The Front camera of A8 (2018) is DUAL 16-megapixel + 8-megapixel, f/1.9.

– New Features in Front Camera of A8 (2018):
1) Selective Focus (Portrait Mode):
2) Fixed Focus

  • The Rear of Galaxy A8 (2018) is Dual 16-megapixel, F/1.7 + PDAF with Powerfull LES flash.
  • It runs on latest operating system Android 7.1.1 with Samsung Experience 8.5 custom overlay.
  • Two Variant available in Internal Memory of A8 (2018):
    – 3GB RAM with 64GB internal memory.
    – 4GB RAM with 64GB internal memory.
  • A8 (2018) also support Gear VR.
  • 3000mAh battery with USB_TYPE-C (v2.0) Fast charging support.
  • Other Features Availablity:
    1) Fingerprint reader
    2) Single speaker on the side
    3) Samsung Pay support
    4) Gear VR support.
    5) LTE Cat. 11 (600Mbps download),
    6) NFC & MST
    7) Bluetooth 5.0

    Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Disadvantages (Cons and Problems)

  • Hybrid SIM slot.
  • Weight is little a bit heavy 172gm.
  • According to display resolution and features, 3000mAH Battery is not sufficient for customers.
  • Weight is little a bit heavy 172gm.
  • Samsung offer brilliant front camera with Dual camera technology with one Drawback is that front camera doesn’t have LED flash.
  • OIS is not available in cameras.
  • It doesn’t have a video recording of 1080pixel resolution with 60fps.
  • Galaxy A8 (20180) doesn’t support wireless charger.
  • 85% of a smartphone is a design made of Glass.
  • A fingerprint on the back side of the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018).
  • A front camera without LED flash.
  • We are Researching on this device, Very soon we providing you all Review and Drawbacks.
  • Thanks for Reading.

    Comparision of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) VS Oneplus 5T: SCROLL DOWN PLEASE
    The Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) will be priced around VND 10,990,000 (Rs 31,000 approximately), and VND 13,490,000 (Rs 38,000 approximately) respectively. This is much lower than the €499 (Rs 38,000) price of Galaxy A8, and €599 (Rs 45,000 approximately) for Galaxy A8+ expected in Europe.

    Comparision between: Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) VS Oneplus 5T

    Features Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) OnePlus 5T
    Prices RS – RS –
    Network GSM / HSPA / LTE (A8) GSM / HSPA / LTE (5T)
    Resolution 2220 x 1080 (A8) 1280 x 2160 (5T)
    Reviews Problems of Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 Problems of Oneplus 5T
    Weight 153gm 162gm
    SIM Dual SIM Dual SIM
    Protection NO Gorilla Glass 5
    Display Type Super AMOLED Optic AMOLED
    Display Size 5.6 inch 6.01 inches
    Screen to Body ratio 80.6% 80.1%
    PPI 441 401
    Speed 2.2GHz 2.2GHz
    Processor Octa-core Octa-core
    Chipset Exynos 7885 Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
    GPU Mali-G571 Adreno 540
    OS Android 7.1 Android 7.1
    Internal Memory 32GB / 64GB 64GB / 128GB
    Expandable memory YES NO
    RAM 4GB 6GB / 8GB
    Rear Camera 16MP, f/1.7,PDAF with LED flash DUAL 16MP + 20MP, f/1.7,PDAF with Dual LED flash
    Front camera DUAL 16MP, f/1.9 16MP, f/2.0
    Noise Cancellation YES YES
    Iris scanner NO NO
    Sensor Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
    Bluetooth V5.0, A2DP, LE V5.0, A2DP, LE
    USB Support TYPE-C 2.0 , OTG Support TYPE-C 2.0 , OTG Support
    Fast charging YES YES
    Payment Service Samsung Pay NO
    Always on Display YES NO
    Battery capacity 3000mAh battery 3300mAh battery


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