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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) specification and features

Network
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
Launch
Announced2017, December
StatusAvailable. Released 2018, January
Body
Dimensions149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm (5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
Weight172 g (6.07 oz)
BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 4), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Samsung Pay
IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Size5.6 inches, 79.6 cm2 (~75.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~441 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 4
 Always-on display
Platform
OSAndroid 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie), One UI
ChipsetExynos 7885 (14 nm)
CPUOcta-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUMali-G71
Memory
Card slotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal32GB 4GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1
Main Camera
Single16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8”, 1.12µm, PDAF
FeaturesLED flash, panorama, HDR
Video[email protected]
Selfie camera
Dual16 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/3.06″, 1.0µm
8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), 1/4″, 1.12µm
Video[email protected]
Sound
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
 24-bit/192kHz audio
Comms
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFCYes
RadioFM radio
USBUSB Type-C 2.0
Features
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 ANT+
Battery
TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable
ChargingFast charging 18W
Talk timeUp to 24 h (3G)
Music playUp to 66 h
Misc
ColorsBlack, orchid grey, gold, blue
ModelsSM-A530F, SM-A530F, SM-A530K, SM-A530L, SM-A530S, SM-A530N, SM-A530W
SAR EU0.24 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)    
Tests
Performance GeekBench: 4418 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 5.2fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: Infinity (nominal), 3.842 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 69dB / Noise 70dB / Ring 81dB

Audio quality Noise -92.1dB / Crosstalk -90.0dB
Battery life
Endurance rating 92h