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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Spec & Price in South Africa

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star price and specifications and review in South Africa.

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star as a phablet features a 6.3 inches display which affords you a vivid and different visual experience. With dual cameras, 24 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.9µm, PDAF
16 MP, f/1.7, PDAF, you can enjoy images with 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio high resolution.

It comes with most of the features we’ve come to expect from a phablet, including 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM storage equipped with Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)Chipset, Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver) CPU, and 3700mAh big capacity battery that you can play games faster.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Specifications

Network 

Technology: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2

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Body

  • Dimensions: 162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm (6.39 x 3.03 x 0.30 in)
  • Weight: 191 g (6.74 oz)
  • SIM: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Build: Glass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
  • Color: Black, White
  • Models: SM-G885F, SM-G8850, SM-G885Y

Display

  • Type: Super AMOLED
  • Size: 6.3 inches, 100.7 cm2 (~80.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio
  • PPI:  392 PPI density
  • Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Samsung Experience 9 UX

Platform

  • Operating System: Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 618

Memory 

  • Card Slot: microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
  • Internal: 64GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 6GB RAM
  • OS: Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI
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Main Camera 

  • 24 MP, f/1.7, 27mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.9µm, PDAF
    16 MP, f/1.7, PDAF
  • Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps
  • Front: 12 MP

Selfie Camera 

  • Single: 24 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.9µm
  • Video: 1080p@30fps

Sound 

  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

Comms

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, NavIC
  • Infrared port: Yes
  • Radio: FM radio
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Features

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  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Li-Ion 3500 mAh, Removable

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Price

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star price in South Africa starts at around R 6,300 for ALL models.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Product Review and Features

NETWORKS
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2

CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA – China

3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – Global

LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) – China

5G No
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
BODY
Dimensions 162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm (6.39 x 3.03 x 0.30 in)
Weight 191 g (6.74 oz)
Colors Black, White
Material
SIMs Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Water/Dust No
DISPLAY              
Size 6.3 inches
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Resolutions 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio
PPI 392 ppi density
Multi-touch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5

Samsung Experience 9 UX

PLATFORM
CPU Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
GPU Adreno 512
RAM 4GB
Storage 64GB
Card Slot microSD, up to 1 TB (uses shared SIM slot)
OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI
CAMERA
Main Dual 24 MP, f/1.7

16 MP, f/1.7, PDAF

Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Videos 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Front 24 MP, f/2.0
BATTERY
Type Non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 15W
Talk Time N/A
Stand-by N/A
COMMONS
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Sound Yes

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Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)

USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

 

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