Samsung is all set to launch a new Galaxy smartphone in India. The South Koreans electronics giant has posted a new teaser about the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star. The mid-range handset was launched in China last month. Highlights of the device include a 6.28-inch Infinity Edge display and dual rear camera setup. Read more to find about Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Price in India, Specifications, and Features
Price and Availability
|Price||Rs 30,500 (approx)|
The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is expected to be priced in India over Rs 30,000. The new teaser comes with a tagline – ‘Here comes the Star. Available at Rs 3X,XXX.’ It was launched in China at CNY 2,999 (approx Rs 30,600).
As of now, there is no launch date for the device. It will be available via Amazon India. The online marketplace has already created a microsite for the upcoming smartphone. Interested customers can choose an option to receive notification upon the availability of the Galaxy device.
|Processor||octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon|
|Internal Storage||64GB (expandable up to 256GB)|
|Display||6.28-inch, Infinity Edge, Super AMOLED, full HD+ (1080 x 2220 pixels), Corning Gorilla Glass|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Primary (Rear) Camera||Dual (16MP + 24MP) with flash|
The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star sports a 6.28-inch Infinity Edge Super AMOLED display with full HD+ (1080 x 2220 pixels) resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 4GB RAM. The 64GB internal storage can be further expanded via a micro SD card (up to 256GB).
In terms of optics, the new smartphone sports a dual camera setup on the back. It combines a 16-megapixel primary sensor (f/1.7 aperture) and a 24-megapixel secondary sensor (f/1.7 aperture). The 24-megapixel front camera also comes with a f/2.0 aperture.
The 3,700mAh battery comes with a fast charging support.
- Dual cameras
- Infinite Edge display
- Metal build
- Android 8.1 Oreo OS
- 4G VoLTE
- GPS/ A-GPS
- USB Type-C
- 3.5mm headphone jack
- Fingerprint sensor
The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star runs Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with Samsung Experience UX on top. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The dual-SIM smartphone comes with a thin-bezel display. The metal build comes with a curved glass on top. It measures 162.4 x 77.0 x 7.55mm. A fingerprint sensor is placed on the back.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star was launched in China as the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star. Later, it was rebranded and launched as the Galaxy A8 Star in the Philippines. The mid-range smartphone will compete against the likes of OnePlus 6. What do you think if the new Samsung smartphone? Will you pick up the new Galaxy device? Let us know in the comments section below.