After launching the Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy J2 Core (the first Android Go smartphone of Samsung) in the Indian market, now the company has launched another device called Samsung Galaxy A8 Star. The device has glass metal construction and the back side of the device is covered by 3D glass.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 Star sports 6.3-inch Super AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display along with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9 and has 2220 x 1080 pixels resolution. The device is powered by 2.2 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 660 processor and paired with 6 GB of RAM along with the Adreno 512 GPU for the graphical task. That said, the device will have 64 GB of internal storage and it can be expandable up to 400 GB via MicroSD card.
The camera department of the Galaxy A8 Star features a Dual Intellicam, (Samsung fan boys don’t get excited), it is actually a dual camera setup and in the combination of 16 megapixel (f/1.7, PDAF) + 24 megapixel (f/1.7) rear camera with LED flash, and the company claims that the camera department can we adjust intelligently to capture stunning images in any kind of lighting condition. The smartphone also has a 24 megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture, Smart Beauty, Pro Lighting and AR Stickers. Moreover, the device also features dual messenger, Samsung pay along with the company’s virtual assistant Bixby.
Regarding the connectivity options, the Galaxy A8 Star supports 4G VoLTE, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC, and USB Type-C. For security, the device has a fingerprint scanner and face unlock. The smartphone boots on Android Oreo 8.0 and the device ships on 3,700 mAh battery with 15W fast charging.
Speaking about the pricing and availability, the device has the price tag of ₹34,990 and it will be available from August 27 via exclusively on Amazon India and the device will also available in retail stores across the country from September 5.