Samsung Galaxy A8 Star goes on sale via Amazon India: Price, specifications, features

Samsung’s new smartphone is set to take on the likes of the OnePlus 6, Asus Zenfone 5Z, and the new Xiaomi Poco F1.

  • Published: August 27, 2018 9:20 AM IST
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Samsung’s latest smartphone in India has gone on sale for the first time today. The Galaxy A8 Star is now available exclusively via Amazon India with a price tag of Rs 34,990.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star price, offers

The new Galaxy A8 Star is priced at Rs 34,990, and it is now available via Amazon India. Buyers can choose between black and white color options. There are a few launch day offers to take advantage of, which include a free one-year screen protection plan, no-cost EMI options, and a five percent instant discount when using an HDFC Bank Credit card.

With a price tag of Rs 34,990, Samsung’s new smartphone will be pit against popular mid-range premium devices like the OnePlus 6, and the Asus Zenfone 5Z. It will also face competition from the newly launched Xiaomi Poco F1 smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star specifications, features

As far as specifications are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A8 Star flaunts a 6.3-inch FHD+ AMOLED display. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC paired with 6GB of RAM. There is also 64GB onboard storage that is expandable using a microSD card slot.

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For photography, the device is equipped with a dual-camera setup (16-megapixel f/1.7 + 24-megapixel f/1.7) at the back. Up front is a 24-megapixel camera for selfies, video calling, and face unlock.

To keep things ticking is a 3,700mAh battery with fast charging at 1.67A. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and USB Type-C for charging and data transfer. The smartphone runs Android Oreo OS with Samsung Experience UI on top.

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  • Published Date: August 27, 2018 9:20 AM IST