Samsung Galaxy A8s Review

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Samsung has recently launched its latest model in the A series, Galaxy A8s. It is a smart looking, gradient finish, and a large phone with 6.4-inch display and has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and weighs just 173gm. It will look slightly bigger than other phones and it has a thickness of 7.4mm. The mobile has a glass body with an aluminum frame. You will discover the mobile phone with chamfered aluminum edges that show up as a plastic back spread and does not feel like metal. The Mobile phone has an AMOLED display and comes with an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which can give amazing experience and has a sharp pixel density (403 PPI). With Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710, Galaxy A8s is capable of performing high-end tasks and even high-end games will also run smoothly. The phone is available in Pink, Elf Blue, Aurora Black, and Green colors. Its triple camera in the rear end gives them an upper-hand in the market. It has 24 MP + 10 MP + 5 MP Camera in the rear end while it has 24 MP Selfie camera. The mobile phone runs on Android v8.1 (Oreo). The 8GB/128GB version of the mobile phone is priced at £638 while the 6GB/128GB version is priced at £354. Let us get a detailed review of Samsung Galaxy A8s here in this article to harness your buying skills.



Design: Comparing to A8 which had a screen size of 5.7 inches, Samsung Galaxy A8s comes with a larger display of 6.4 inches. It comes with Infinity-O display, basically the screen with a hole to accommodate the selfie camera. This is the first phone from Samsung which comes with a punch hole display, as well as the first mobile in the A-series to come with an LCD and to skip the headphone jack. It is a full HD+ display phone with a fitted earpiece, proximal and ambient light sensors and a 24MP front-facing the camera as well. Samsung Galaxy A8s is available in Pink-Blue, Pink-Yellow, Aurora Black, Elf Blue, and Green colors. The new colors i.e. Pink-Blue and Pink-Yellow make its way to the side-frame as well as the frame which is visible on the front and the color combination looks very good. Samsung Galaxy A8s is renamed as Galaxy A9 pro in some regions like South Korea.

Software and Hardware Features: The phone may seem overpriced but it comes with some nice features. As said earlier, the phone comes with a large display of 6.4 inches and has an AMOLED screen with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. It has a PPI density of 403. The phone comes with internal storage of 128 GB and a micro-SD slot that can expand up to 512 GB. It runs on Android v8.1 (Oreo) that will likely be updated to Android Pie. The phone comes with Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, GPS, and Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. You can also find Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, and Wi-Fi hotspot. The phone has Fingerprint (rear-mounted) sensors, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensors, and compass. These features are enough if you play high-end games on your mobile and if you love multi-tasking this phone has something for you.

Performance: It has two Kryo 360 processors having 2.2GHz dual-core and 1.7GHz Hexa-core and are associated with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset which can together give a seamless performance. It has the Adreno 616 GPU and 6GB/8GB RAM to handle multitasking and perform complex tasks. Well, Snapdragon 710 has the ability to perform high-end tasks and it can handle multi-tasking easily.

Battery: The new Samsung Galaxy A8s comes with a Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery. But, the battery is non-removable. This phone comes with Type-C charging port and has fast battery charging (18W) facility available. The battery backup of this mobile phone is amazing. The phone comes with Ultra Power Saving mode which is common in all Samsung flagship phones. This can turn the display of the phone to gray scale, turn off the mobile data when the display goes off and can restrict you from using the apps which consume more power, in order to extend standby time, when you have only 10% of the power remaining in your phone.

Camera Quality: Samsung Galaxy A8s comes with 24MP (f/1.7) +10MP+5MP (f/2.2) triple camera. It has a depth sensor which allows the user to click photos like professional. It is able to capture a detailed image and it is able to expose the right colors and the images look more realistic and the lens is sharp enough. One can easily customize the settings and adjust ISO, exposure and with all the different modes available it makes clicking pictures more interesting. It has different modes such as HDR, pro, night mode and many more. It also has panorama features. Rear Camera can record 1080p video at 30fps. The phone comes with 24 MP (f/2.0) which can click amazing selfies and it can record 1080p video at 30fps. It has an HDR feature.

Conclusion: Galaxy A8s will leave a positive impact on its buyers. The phone will look awesome in anyone’s hand and it is incomparably the best phone with the best features in this price-rang. With powerful processors this phone is for anyone who wants real gaming experience, the design is definitely a step forward along with its triple camera. It is enough to tempt the next-gen customers. And for the selfie freaks, this is the best choice with their 24 MP front-facing camera offering good quality pictures. You won’t regret buying this mobile phone.

• Amazing Display
• Excellent Cameras
• Sufficient Battery Capacity
• Enough Storage
• Fast Charging
• High Performance

• No headphone jack

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Technical Detal

Operating Platform

Android 8.1

Smart rear lens (three)

10 megapixel (F2.4) for telephoto lens + 24 megapixel (F1.7) for low-light shot + 5 megapixel (F2.2) for depth of field lens

Front lens

24 million pixels (F2.0 aperture)

Dual SIM


Multimedia player


Bluetooth and USB cable



Built-in 128GB (RAM: 6GB)


173 grams


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