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Samsung Galaxy A8s

Samsung Galaxy A8s
$357
Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.4 inch 1080 x 2340 Full-HD+ display
  • Camera 24 MP + 10 MP + 5 MP Main/ 24 MP front
  • Storage 128 GB
  • RAM 6/8 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.2 GHz, Snapdragon 710
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

8.7
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Samsung Galaxy A8s Highlights and Overview

The Samsung Galaxy A8s is the first smartphone from Samsung to come with display-O screen, which houses the front facing camera sensor. It is also the first of all Sammy smartphone to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, and the first to run on Google Android 9.0 Pie.

The device comes loaded with a large 6.4-inch Full-HD+ display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, with a notable circle to the top left-handed top of the screen. The cut-out is used instead of the usual notch cut-out seen on the likes of Apple iPhone X.

On the specification department, the Samsung Galaxy A8s is powered by the aforementioned Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 CPU. This is an octa-core CPU clocked at 2.2 GHz, along with Adreno 616 GPU, 6/8 GB RAM and 128 non-expandable storage.

The Samsung Galaxy A8s comes with a triple rear camera setup, a combination of 24 MP main camera + 10 MP sensor with 2X optical zoom, and a 5 MP depth sensor. There is a rear placed fingerprint scanner with support for Bluetooth 5.0 and USB Type-C.

As mentioned above, the device comes with the latest Android 9.0 Pie based on Samsung One UI interface. The device has support for dual 4G VoLTE SIMs, and fueled by a 3400mAh battery. Other key specifications and silent features of Samsung Galaxy A8s are detailed in the table below.

Samsung Galaxy A8s Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

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BODY

Dimensions 159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm (6.29 x 3.02 x 0.30 in)
Weight 173 g (6.10 oz)
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~84.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
Chipset Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 (10 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz 360 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 616

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 6/8 GB
Card Slot No

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 24 MP 10 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP Main/ 24 MP front
Camera Features Autofocus
Face detection
F/1.7 aperture
LED Flash
Panorama
HDR
10 MP f/2.4, 52mm, (telephoto), 1/3.9", 1.0µm, 2x optical zoom [Second Sensor]
5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor [Third Sensor]
Video Resolution 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/240fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 24-megapixel
Camera Features F/2.0 aperture
FaceID
Face beautification
HDR
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Placed at the basement
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
FM Radio FM radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 28 hours
Stand-by Up to 540 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Samsung Galaxy A8s User Reviews and Opinions

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