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Samsung Galaxy A8s (2018) review

Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
6 GB / 128 GB
6.39 inches 1080 x 2340 px

The Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870) smartphone released in 2018. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy A8s runs on Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 6.39 inches TFT display with 1080 x 2340 px resolution. A thin-film-transistor (TFT) LCD display is a variant of a liquid-crystal display (LCD).

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Samsung Galaxy A8s (SM-G8870) specifications

Brand
Samsung
Name
Galaxy A8s
Type
SM-G8870
Launch
2018

Body

Dimensions
159.1 x 74.8 x 7.4 mm
Colors
black
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy A8s runs on Android OS v9.0 (Pie) out of the box, but the Galaxy A8s's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v9.0 (Pie)
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
CPU
Octa-core, Dual-core 2.2 GHz Kryo, Hexa-core 1.7 GHz Kryo
GPU
Adreno 616

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 6.39 inches TFT capacitive touch screen with 1080 x 2340 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
TFT
Size
6.39 inches
Resolution
1080 x 2340 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (6 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (128 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
6 GB
Internal storage
128 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy A8s is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
24 MP
Rear camera
24 + 10 + 5 MP
5632 x 4224 px
autofocus
Flash
Dual LED

Connectivity

Galaxy A8s is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Galaxy A8s comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Samsung smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Mobile network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
v5.0, A2DP
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
yes
FM radio
yes
USB
USB Type-C
Audio
USB Type-C adapter

Battery

The Li-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.

Type
Li-Po 3400 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. A fingerprint sensor is one of the easiest and most secure ways to protect your smartphone. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Galaxy A8s has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
fingerprint
gyroscope
in-display fingerprint sensor
light
proximity
Specials
Certified IP68 dustproof and waterproof
Dual SIM
Fast charging

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy A8s, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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