Samsung recently launched its new smartphone with Infinity-O Display dubbed as Samsung Galaxy A8s. At the launch time, the company did not announce the price details.
Now Chinese retailer Jingdong Mall has started taking the pre-orders of the Galaxy A8s. On its website, the phone is listed with a price tag of 2,999 Yuan which is approximately Rs 30,421. The sale of the smartphone will start from December 31 in China.
The Samsung Galaxy A8s sports a 6.39-inch display. It has a full-HD+ screen with an in-display camera, 2340×1080 resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC with Adreno 616 GPU, paired with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage. One can expand the storage via microSD card (up to 512GB). The smartphone also features a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
For the imaging department, the Samsung Galaxy A8s comes with a triple camera setup of 24-megapixel with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, 5-megapixel with f/2.2 depth camera, and 10-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.4 aperture. At the front, there is a 24-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture that will be placed in a display hole. The size of the hole is said to be 6.7mm.
Specifications of Samsung Galaxy A8s
|Samsung Galaxy A8s|
|Display||6.39-inch Full HD+|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC|
|Camera||24MP+5MP+10MP rear, 24MP Front|
|Memory||6GB/8GB + 128GB|
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo|
The Samsung Galaxy A8s runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) out of the box with Samsung’s custom skin applied on top. The handset features a 3,400mAh battery with adaptive fast charging and has a USB Type-C port.
The connectivity options include dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth v5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC. The smartphone measures 158.4 x 74.9 x 7.4mm and weighs 173 grams.