Samsung Galaxy A8+ was launched on January 10 and it goes on sale from January 20 onward. This smartphone is exclusively available on e-commerce site like Amazon. You can buy from there, its price is Rs. 32,990.
Highlights of Samsung Galaxy A8+:
- An 5.6-inch FHD+ with 18:9 edge-to-edge ‘Infinity Display’
- Galaxy A8+ comes in two models – 4GB RAM + 32GB storage and 6GB RAM + 64GB storage.
- 3,500mAh battery capacity.
- Galaxy A8+ come with 16-megapixel and 8-megapixel sensors on the front.
- On the back, Galaxy A8+ has a 16-megapixel sensor.
Glaxay A8+ is another flagship smartphone which is not more than Samsung Galaxy S8|S8+ but its better than OnePlus 5T. Galaxy A8+ is like its predecessors, which is toned down flagship. It comes with many compromises but overall its an excellent phone with many specifications in it.
So, for the same here are the specifications of Samsung Galaxy A8+:
Samsung Galaxy A8+ Design:
Talking about its design, Galaxy A8+ is similar to Google Pixel 2 XL with 18:9 display and the frame around it. Talking about its Fingerprint sensor or camera at the back it looks similar to Galaxy S8. Samsung Galaxy A8+ follows Samsung’s glass and metal design language. You can also see a rectangular fingerprint sensor, placed below the camera on the back vertically.
Samsung has taken much care of Galaxy A8+ look as this phone has premium look. The glass body shines in the night, which is much different as compared to Pixel 2 XL and Galaxy S8. Samsung has made the back panel quite sticky so that it doesn’t slips out from your hand. You can also see some Fingerprint fault as sometimes it does not recognize your fingerprint but it obvious on any smartphones.
You will fall in love at the first sight of Galaxy A8+ due to its looks and it much better than the look of OnePlus 5T.
Samsung Galaxy A8+ Display:
Galaxy A8+ has 6-inch FHD+ display with 1080p and 18:9 aspect ratio display. It also has 2.5D curved glass on top. It gives premium look because display seems to merge into the frame. Samsung always uses AMOLED display. So you will see the same thing in Glaxaxy A8+. Its display is quite bright and colorful.
Like many Samsung smartphones and Galaxy S8, this phone is also meant to impress on aesthetics.
Galaxy A8+ directly gives the tough competition to OnePlus 5T in terms of display. But OnePlus 5T display won the race due to display seems more evenly lit than the Galaxy A8+.
Samsung Glaxay A8+ Interface:
Samsung Galaxy A8+ has improved the user interface. UI transitions are slow, perhaps you don’t see huge lags anywhere. You can turn off animation from developer setting and can make the Galaxy A8+.
Samsung Galaxy A8+ has a bunch of similar features of Galaxy S8. The Galaxy A8+has Samsung Pay, Game Launcher and most important Bixby (Samsung’s AI assistant). Although it doesn’t have a hardware key for Bixby as seen in Galaxy S8 this assistant is still as hamstrung as ever.
One of the heartbreaking news in Galaxy A8+ is that this phone runs on Android Nougat in it. It does still missing Android Oreo feature in it. You will see a clone feature in Galaxy A8+ as this feature allows you to clone your apps like WhatsApp. The Galaxy A8+ holds two SIM cards and has a separate micro-SD slot.
Samsung Galaxy A8+ Performance:
Talking about its performance Galaxy A8+ has the new Exynos 7885 Octa which makes this device super fast without any lagging. This new Exynos 7885 Octa chip makes the perfect balance between battery consumption and raw power.
The Galaxy A8+ also has 6GB of RAM, just like OnePlus 5T. So by this feature, you can cover Galaxy A8+ for long-term usage. So good processor and large RAM clearly means that this phone will not lag at all, thus making your life too easy. It has 64 GB of internal storage that can be expandable up to 256GB.
Also with good performance and greater RAM, playing heavy games in Galaxy A8+ is quite comfortable as you will see a slight overheating of this mobile.
Samsung Galaxy A8+ Battery life:
Since we talked about its balance between raw power and battery life earlier. Samsung Galaxy A8+ gives you quite good battery backup as you get about 12-14 hours of battery life on each charge. The Galaxy A8+ supports Samsung’s fast charging and by this, you get a full charge within half an hour. This full charge can run your phone up to a full 24 hours. Samsung Galaxy has a battery capacity of 3500 mAh.
Samsung has done an quite improvement in battery performance as you always know that battery is one of the main features in which Samsung lagged like Galaxy S8 or in Galaxy Note 8. In Galaxy A8+ you not see all this because Samsung also gives some battery saver apps in it.
Samsung Galaxy A8+ Camera:
In today’s generation, every phone is famous for its camera and so as Samsung Galaxy A8 too. Galaxy A8+ consists a 16MP camera on the back with f/1.7 aperture. It also consists many features like HDR mode, video recording, Auto Focus and much more thing.
Talking about its Front camera, Samsung Galaxy A8+ is the first Samsung phone that has a dual front camera in it a 16MP and 8MP combination.
Although it has a 16MP camera on the back image are not good as it should be. Galaxy A8+ do not perform well in low light areas. You may see a blurry image in the low light photo. Also, Color reproduction is decent, though details and sharpness are low. Talking about in daylight yes, this phone clicks some good shots in daylight. Colors are slightly over saturated, but most would find that attractive. Galaxy A8+ camera works best in bright sunlight.
Now coming to Front Camera although Galaxy A8+ is the first smartphone with the dual camera. It’s not quite worth when the subject comes to low light. Here also Galaxy A8+ lacks a perfect photo in low light with its front camera.
Although its satisfying that Galaxy A8+ click good photos as compared to another camera. In the low light image becomes slightly blurry. The phone practically loses every detail on the face but creates a brighter photo.
Samsung Galaxy A8+ Final conclusion:
Galaxy A8+ also contains other features like Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and NFC, dual sim, 3/4G network enabled and various sensors Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, and Barometer.
So, overall if you want to buy Samsung Galaxy A8+, then go for it as it competes for another smartphone in that range like OnePlus 5T, or Google Pixel 2 XL. If you want to wait for buying a much better smartphone of Samsung. Then upcoming Samsung smartphone: Samsung Galaxy S9 will be best for you. Also, Nokia 9 is also upcoming smartphone which is much better than other smartphones.
Moving on Galaxy A8+, this phone is available at a price of Rs. 32,990 and this phone is available in two color variant – Black and Gold. The Galaxy A8+ just feels great in your hands and is built to last. The device is boxed in an attractive glass and metal body with a large Infinity Display with 6-inch large screen and supported with curved glass on the back and front.
With the Artifical Intelligence and voice virtual assistant Bixby, the Galaxy A8+ seamlessly integrates your lifestyle. It’s the first smartphone in A series that supports Samsung’s Gear VR.
So, In a nutshell, the beautiful design of Galaxy A8+ and overall amazing performance makes it unique enough to stand out as unique from the over-crowded mobile phone market.