Samsung Galaxy A8 plus (2018) review and price in Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) is one of Samsung phone with dual front camera. Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) is powered by Exynos 7885 Octa, 1.6GHz Octa core processor and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

samsung galaxy a8 plus 2018 price in nigeria

KEY FEATURES OF SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 PLUS (2018)

  • 6.0 inches, Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 16M colors with front/back aluminum frame body
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system
  • 64GB internal memory and 6GB RAM
  • Exynos 7885 Octa chipset with 1.6GHz Octa core processor
  • Dual SIM supported and IP68-certified water/dust resistant
  • Non-removable Li-ion 3500mAh battery
  • Primary camera 16-megapixels f/1.7 aperture, phase detection auto-focus, LED Flash
  • Dual Front Selfie camera 16-megapixels + 8-megapixels, f/1.9 aperture, HDR, Panorama, LED Flash

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DESIGN AND INTERNAL MEMORY

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) boasts of a slim front and back glass aluminum frame uni-body with curved edges designed to be bezel-less with Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors display type. The mobile device diagonal screen size is measured at 6.0 inch with a screen resolution set at 1080 pixels x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio at a 411 pixels per inch density which offers an excellent browsing and viewing experience. The android Smartphone has Dual SIM support and accepts Nano-SIM.

Body wise Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) measures at 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm (6.30 x 2.98 x 0.33 in) and weighs in at 191grams. The mobile device has corning gorilla glass protection and is also IP68-certified dust and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus is packed with a large RAM size and internal memory, the mobile device boasts of 64GB internal memory which should be enough to store your multimedia contents, if you require more space you can expand the internal memory to 256GB via microSD card. The RAM size is 6GB which definitely guarantees speed.

OPERATING SYSTEM (OS) AND PERFORMANCE

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system, which offers top rich features such as split screen mode, fast downloads, easy update, security and less energy consumption.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) is powered by Exynos 7885 Octa chipset with Octa core 1.6GHz Cortex-A73 processor which offers an efficient multi-tasking and speedy performance. The graphic processor is Mali-G71 which offers an efficient gaming experience. The mobile device also offers an efficient audio experience courtesy of it's Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic feature.

CONNECTIVITY, SENSORS AND NETWORK

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) is packed with wireless connectivity and communication options which include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual-band, WiFi Direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, NFC, FM Radio and USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. Sensors on Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) include Accelerometer, Compass, Barometer, Gyroscope, Proximity and fingerprint sensor. The fingerprint sensor is mounted at the rear.

As far as network technology option is concerned; Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) supports GSM, HSPA and LTE - 2G Bands (GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900), 3G Bands (HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100), 4G Bands (LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)). GPRS and EDGE is also supported. It features LTE Cat 11 which provides data downloading speed up to 600/75Mbps.

CAMERA AND BATTERY

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) comes with dual front camera which is one of its most noticeable feature. The main camera is 16-megapixels, f/1.7 aperture, phase detection auto-focus, LED flash that renders photos with total clarity. The dual front selfie camera is 16-megapixels, f/1.9 aperture + 8-megapixels, f/1.9 aperture with phase detection auto-focus, LED Flash.

In terms of battery capacity; Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) boasts of a last longing non-removable Li-ion 3500 mAh battery with fast battery charging technology and up to 23hours Talk time on 3G and up to 73hours Music play.

AVAILABILITY AND PRICE OF SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 PLUS (2018) IN NIGERIA, GHANA AND KENYA

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) comes at a price of about 550 EUR, but currently not available in Nigeria. Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) price in Nigeria is expected at a range of 250,000 Naira to 350,000 Naira. Its price in Kenya is expected to be about 70,000 to 81,300 Kenya Shillings, while Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) price in Ghana is expected to range from 3080 to 3500 Ghanaian Cedis depending on your location and market forces.

WHERE TO BUY SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 PLUS (2018) IN NIGERIA

You can buy Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) in Nigeria from Jumia, Konga and other reliable online phone stores in Nigeria when made available. Below are specs of Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018).

SPECIFICATIONS AND PRICE OF SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 PLUS (2018)

CONFIGURATION (HARDWARE & SOFTWARE)

  • System Chipset: Exynos 7885 Octa
  • Operating system: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Processor: Octa-core 1.6GHz Cortex-A73 processor
  • Graphic processor: Mali-G71
  • RAM: 6GB RAM
  • Internal memory: 64GB
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Card Slot: microSD expandable up to 256GB

DIGITAL CAMERA

  • Primary: 16-megapixels f/1.7 aperture, phase detection auto-focus, HDR, Panorama, touch focus, LED flash
  • Dual Secondary: 16-megapixels, f/1.9 aperture, LED Flash + 8-megapixels, f/1.9 aperture
  • Videos: 1080p@30fps
  • Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama

MULTIMEDIA AND DISPLAY

  • Display technology: Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Display resolution: 1080 x 2220 pixels
  • Pixels per inch (PPI): 411
  • Physical size: 6.0 inches
  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Multi-touch: Yes
  • Alert type: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes

BODY DIMENSION AND CONNECTIVITY

  • Dimension: 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm (height × weight × thickness)
  • Weight: 191 g (6.74oz)
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual-band, WiFi Direct, Hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0
  • Water resistant: Yes
  • Dust resistant: Yes
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared: No
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • USB: microSD, up to 256 GB

NETWORK AND COMMUNICATION

  • Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Bands: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100))
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
  • Browser: HTML5
  • JAVA: No

MESSAGING

  • Instant messaging: Yes
  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Push emails: Yes

SENSOR CONTROL

  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Proximity: Yes
  • Compass: Yes
  • Magnetic Sensor: No
  • Motion G-Sensor: No
  • Ambient Light sensor: -
  • Iris scanner: No
  • Fingerprint sensor: Yes
  • Face Unlock: -
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No

POWER & BATTERY

  • Capacity: Non-removable Li-ion 3500mAh battery, Up to 23hours Talk time on (3G)

OTHER FEATURES

  • Music player: MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC Player
  • Video player: MP4/WMV/H.265 Player
  • ANT+ Support: Yes
  • Video editor: Yes
  • Wireless charger: No
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Photo Editor: Yes

PRICE IN NIGERIA

  • About 250,000 Naira to 350,000 Naira

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