Samsung Galaxy A8 Star which was launched last week in India for Rs 34,990 has now gone on sale for the first time today via Amazon India. The smartphone is now available for sale exclusively on Amazon in Black and White colour variants.
The launch offers on the Galaxy A8 Star includes a free one-year screen protection plan, no-cost EMI options from Bajaj Finserv and all major credit cards, and a 5 percent instant discount for HDFC Bank Credit card users.
TheGalaxy A8 Star gives competetion tp smartphones like OnePlus 6, Asus ZenFone 5z and the recently launched Xiaomi Poco F1. Here is their spec to spec comparison below:
|Specs||Samsung Galaxy A8 Star||Poco F1||OnePlus 6||Zenfone 5Z|
|Display||6.28-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity||6.18-inch Full HD+||6.28-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display||6.2-inch Full HD+ display|
|Processor||Octa Core Snapdragon 660||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845|
|Camera||16MP+24MP Rear, 24MP Front||12MP+5MP Rear, 20MP Front||20MP+ 16MP, 16MP||12MP+ 8MP, 8MP|
|Memory||6GB + 64GB||6GB+64GB, 6GB+128GB, 8GB+256GB||6GB + 64GB, 8GB + 128GB||6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 256GB|
|Operating System||Android 8.0 Oreo||Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.1 Oreo||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Price||Rs 34,999||Rs 20,999, Rs 23,999, Rs 28,999||Rs 34,999, Rs 39,999||Rs 29,999, Rs 32,999, 36,999|
The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star features Samsung’s Dual Rear IntelliCam camera of 16-megapixel primary sensor with LED Flash, f/1.7 aperture and a 24-megapixel secondary sensor. For the front, it has 24-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture, Smart Beauty and Pro Lighting features and it supports AR Stickers.
The device comes with 6.28-inch FHD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display. An Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm processor (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) powers the Galaxy A8 Star with Adreno 512 GPU, coupled with 6GB RAM, 64GB internal storage and an expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD. It features a fingerprint sensor and Face unlock technology for security.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system and id backed up by 3700mAh battery with adaptive fast charging. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE, GPS with GLONASS, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5 LE, NFC and USB Type C. The smartphone has 162.4 × 77.0 × 7.55mm and it weighs 188 grams.