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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) arriving in the Philippines, priced




Merely days after it was officially unveiled, Samsung literally kicks off New Year’s day with a bang as it makes the bezel-less Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) official in the Philippines.

These two devices sport Samsung-produced Exynos chips along with dual front cameras, fast charging, Bixby, and Android Nougat in tow.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) specs:
5.6-inch Super AMOLED display @ 2220×1080 pixels
Exynos 7885 Octa-core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa) processor
Mali-G71 GPU
4GB RAM
32GB internal storage
expandable via microSD up to 256GB
16MP PDAF camera f/1.7 rear camera w/ LED flash
16MP FF f/1.9 + 8MP f/1.9 front cameras
LTE Cat. 11
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
VHT80
256QAM
Bluetooth 5.0
ANT+
USB Type-C
NFC
MST
GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
Gyroscope
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
3,000mAh battery w/ Fast Charging
149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm
172g

READ MORE: Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Review

Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) specs:
6.0-inch Super AMOLED display @ 2220×1080 pixels
Exynos 7885 Octa-core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa) processor
Mali-G71 GPU
6GB RAM
64GB internal storage
expandable via microSD up to 256GB
16MP PDAF camera f/1.7 rear camera w/ LED flash
16MP FF f/1.9 + 8MP f/1.9 front cameras
LTE Cat. 11
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
VHT80
256QAM
Bluetooth 5.0
ANT+
USB Type-C
NFC
MST
GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
Gyroscope
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
3,500mAh battery w/ Fast Charging
159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
191 g

READ MORE: Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) Review

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+(2018) will be available in the Philippines by the last week of January in both Black and Gold color variants, with Php26,990 and Php32,990 price tags in tow. Purchasing one at launch will also give you a free 5,000mAh Capdase Battery Pack worth Php1,199.



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5 Responses

  1. Rabbitkun says:

    Omfg sammy going over priced again damn. If you don’t waterproofing opt for huawei mate 10 instead. Same price yet huge difference in performance.

    • wxyz7 says:

      I love the design and new look on these models from samsung. But seeing the price tag? Just go for mate 10 or oneplus 5t.

  2. Thunderlicious says:

    Anybody reading this, just get a OnePlus 5T. Problem solve. Just watch youtube videos comparing it with the top dogs but still holds its own. Dont go for overpriced samsung and apple products! Be smart. Do your research. Just bought one and it’s AWESOME!

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