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Expand your view
Enjoy an expansive view on the Galaxy A8 and A8+ with the Infinity Display. It's a beautiful, large display that extends from side to side for an expanded screen that you'll love to see.
Get in the scene
You'll feel fully immersed in what's on screen thanks to the Infinity Display's 18.5:9 ratio. The biggest display for Galaxy A phones to date, it offers a wide horizontal view, providing a stunning cinematic experience.
See it all at once
The Infinity Display is also longer than the screen on the previous model, so you can read and browse with less scrolling. Whether checking your social media or reading a news article, you'll see more at one time and give your thumbs a rest.
Masterpiece in a snap
Taking stunning photos on the Galaxy A8 and A8+ is as easy as tapping the shutter. The Dual Front Camera innovates selfies and wefies, putting the focus on you and your friends so you can capture moments in a new way. And with the rear 16MP camera, the surrounding scene will come out bright and clear, too.
Perfect your selfie
Add flair and fun to your selfies with Live Focus mode on the Dual Front Camera. It blurs the background, adding bokeh so you and your friends stand out. Afterwards, you can readjust the focus to your taste. And by enabling Beauty effect before taking the photo, selfies and wefies come out stunning.
Filter & effect
Focus on the fun
Customize your pictures with exciting stickers and filters. Decorate selfies with stickers using face-recognition technology. Or edit before you shoot with Food mode, Beauty effect, or Filters. And Beauty effect works while taking a video with the front camera, so you can look your best in action.
Low light camera
Get the shot in any light
Whether out at night or caught in the dark, you'll capture the scene clearly with the improved low-light capability on the Galaxy A8 and A8+'s rear camera. Its bright F1.7 lens, larger 1.12㎛ pixels, and bigger 1/2.8” sensor bring in light from the environment to make photos crisp and detailed.
Works even when wet
You want a phone that works wherever life takes you. The Galaxy A8 and A8+ have an IP68 rating* for water and dust resistance, meaning neither splashes nor rain will slow you down**.
*The Galaxy A8 and A8+ are rated IP68, meaning it is protected against dust ingress and is water resistant. Water resistance rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes. To prolong the life of your device rinse it with clean water after submersion or spillage and dry with a microfiber cloth.
Always On Display
Always ready for you
Get informed without waking up your phone. The Always on Display screen is always available and contains important information like date, time, notifications, and even battery level.
Separate work and home chatting
Divide your work messages and personal chats with ease. With Dual Messenger, you can now connect to two different chat accounts on your favorite messenger apps—and it's simple to install the second instance from the Home screen.
Convenient Wi-Fi control
Effortlessly conserve mobile data and battery life with adaptive Wi-Fi control on the Galaxy A8 and A8+. It remembers where you've previously connected to Wi-Fi and turns on to instantly connect when you're in range. And when you leave the service range, Wi-Fi shuts off to keep your battery from draining.
Swift and simple unlocking
Unlocking is as easy as taking a selfie or scanning your finger. With face recognition and the fingerprint scanner, accessing your phone is quick and convenient.
Do more and store more
Whether multitasking or gaming, it's fast and seamless with the 4GB RAM on the Galaxy A8 and A8+. And you can easily keep important things on hand with expandable microSD storage—up to an additional 256GB. And if you travel a lot or have two separate numbers, you also have the option to use Dual SIM.
|Display||6.0" FHD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~411 ppi density)
|Chipset||Exynos 7885 Octa|
|CPU||Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)|
|Memory||64 GB, 4 GB RAM|
|Card Slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)|
16 MP, f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, check quality
|Camera Front||Dual: 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery|