Specifications Samsung Galaxy A8s: the first smartphone with a display of Infinity-O

Samsung announced its new smartphone called the Galaxy A8s. He became the first smartphone the South Korean brand display type Infinity-O. Its peculiarity lies in the cutout in the upper left corner under the front camera.
Information about when and at what price Samsung Galaxy A8s will go on sale, the manufacturer has not yet provided.


Full specifications Samsung Galaxy A8s


Start

  • Announcement: December, 2018
  • Status: start of sales in December 2018.

Case

  • Dimensions: 158,4х74,9х7,4 mm.
  • Weight: 173 g
  • Colors: blue, green, and gray.
  • Material: front and back panels of glass, aluminium frame.
  • SIM: single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by).

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD, multitouch, 16 million colors.
  • Size: 6.4 inches (~for 84.7% of the total frontal surface area).
  • Resolution: 2340х1080 points, the aspect ratio of 19.5:9 (~403ppi).
  • Always-on display,

Platform

  • ОС: Android 9.0 (Pie), Samsung Pay.
  • Chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 (SDM710, 10-nanometer process technology).
  • CPU: OCTA-core (two cores Kryo 360 Gold 2.2 GHz and six cores Kryo 360 Silver with a clock frequency of 1.7 GHz).
  • GPU: Adreno 616.

Memory

  • Slot for memory card: Yes, microSD, up to 512 GB.
  • Internal: 6/8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal.

Camera

  • Main: triple 24 MP (f/1.7, phase detection autofocus) + 10 MP (auto focus) + 5 MP (f/2.2, sensor depth).
  • Features: led flash, panorama, HDR.
  • Video: 1080p at 30 frames per second.
  • Front: 24 MP (f/2.0).
  • Features: HDR.
  • Video: 1080p at 30 frames per second.

Sound

  • Notification types: vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones.
  • Loud speaker: Yes.
  • 3.5 mm Jack: no.
  • System active noise cancellation with dedicated MIC.

Communication

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE.
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS.
  • NFC: Yes.
  • Radio: FM radio.
  • USB: 2.0, Type-C 1.0.

Features

  • Sensors: fingerprint scanner (rear), accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass.
  • Messaging: SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM.
  • Browser: HTML5.
  • Support for ANT+.
  • MP4/WMV/H.265 player.
  • MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player.
  • Photo/video editor.
  • Document viewer.

Battery

  • Non-removable Li-ion 3400 mAh battery.
  • Fast charging.

Network

  • Technology: GSM/HSPA/LTE.

Conclusion

Samsung Galaxy A8s – one of the most interesting and anticipated smartphone of the year in its price category. It seems that Samsung indeed decided to first test the innovative developments in the smartphone middle class before putting them into flagships. And if you want a smartphone with a display of Infinity-O and triple main camera, but don't want to wait/pay more for the next flagship smartphone Samsung Galaxy S10 Galaxy A8s – what you need.

Pros:

  • large widescreen display with built-in front camera;
  • smart processor;
  • triple the camera;
  • front camera with high resolution;
  • a lot of memory;
  • there is a slot for memory cards microSD;
  • battery with fast charging;
  • stylish design.

Disadvantages:

  • the lack of a 3.5 mm headphone Jack.