Samsung Galaxy A8 Star smartphone was launched in June 2018. The phone comes with a 6.28-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1880 pixels by 2220 pixels. Samsung Galaxy A8 Star price in India starts from Rs. 34,990.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is powered by octa-core processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 24-megapixel front shooter for selfies.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is powered by a 3700mAh. It measures 162.40 x 77.00 x 7.50 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 188.00 grams.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is a dual SIM (GSM + CDMA and GSM + CDMA) smartphone. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. Sensors on the phone include Fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star) Specifications
Announced: August 27 2018
Availability: August 27 2018
2G: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz; CDMA: 800 MHz
3G: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz; CDMA: 800 MHz
4G: LTE bands 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)
Data Speed: HSPA, LTE
SIM Type & Count
Operating System / Skin
Android 8.0 Oreo / Samsung Experience 9.0
Dimensions: 162.4 x 77.0 x 7.6 mm
Weight: 191 g
Colours: White, Black.
Type: Super AMOLED display
Resolution: 1080 x 2220 pixels
Hardware & Storage
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
CPU: 64-bit Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU: Adreno 308 600MHz
RAM: 4 GB
Internal Storage: 64 GB
External Storage: microSD, up to 400 GB (hybrid)
Dual: 16 MP+ 24 MO, f/1.7 aperture
Feature: Auto-focus, PDAF, LED flash
Video: UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fps
Front-facing: 24 MP, f/2.0 aperture
Feature: Dual soft flash
Music Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
Video Support: MP4/MPEG4 player
FM Radio: Yes
3.5mm Jack: Yes
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
USB: microUSB v2.0, USB Type-C
Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Geomagnetic, RGB Light, Proximity
Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Charging: 15W Fast Battery Charging
Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 3700mAh
The Galaxy A8 Star is officially available in India for around INR 34,990, which is about $501 or €431. It is also known as Galaxy A9 Star in China.