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Samsung Galaxy A8s Specs & Price: First Smartphone With Camera Hole In The Display

Samsung has just announced the world’s first smartphone with camera hole in the display, the Galaxy A8s. Samsung calls Infinity-O design and it seems that the Korean company beat Huawei to the punch as the Honor View 20 will be second to the finish line.

Well, the Galaxy A8s’ in-display camera isn’t the only centerpiece feature of the device. The phone is actually a pretty capable device with a powerful Snapdragon 710 chipset paired with either 6 or 8GB of RAM while the storage is 128GB. It can be expanded with a microSD card of up to 512GB.

As for the screen, it incorporates a camera hole that’s 6.7mm wide for the selfie shooter in the upper left corner and it stretches to 6.4″ in diagonal. The resolution is 1080 x 2340 pixels with a tall 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

As far as camera is concerned, on the back there’s a triple-camera setup that consists of a 24MP main sensor with a large f/1.7 aperture and a secondary 10MP telephoto lens with f/2.4 opening. The third one is used only for depth sensing and it’s 5MP with f/2.2 aperture. As for the front-facing camera, it’s 24MP with f/2.0 aperture. The fingerprint reader is right there as well.

The phone carries a 3,400 mAh battery with adaptive fast charging support over USB-C and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with Samsung’s UI on top.

Checkout the full specs, features, availability and price of Samsung Galaxy A8s below.

Samsung Galaxy A8s Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1& SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 (AWS) / 1900 /2100
  • 4G: LTE
  • Data Speed: HSPA, LTE

SIM Type & Count

  • Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Software (OS)/Skin

  • Android 9.0 (Pie)

Design & Build

  • Dimensions: 158.4 x 74.9 x 7.4 mm
  • Weight: 173 g
  • Build: Front/back glass, aluminum frame
  • Colours: Blue, Gray, Green
  • Samsung Pay

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 6.4 inches, 100.5 cm2 (~84.7%screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
  • Multitouch: Yes
  • Always-on display

Hardware & Memory

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710
    (10 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz 360 Gold &
    6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 616
  • RAM: 6/8 GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 512 GB

Camera

  • Main Camera
    • Triple: 24 MP, f/1.7, PDAF + 10 MP, AF +5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
    • Features: LED flash, panorama, HDR
    • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Front-Facing Camera
    • Single: 24 MP, f/2.0
    • Features: HDR, under display camera
    • Video: 1080p@30fps

Multimedia

  • Music Support: MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLACplayer
  • Video Support: MP4/WMV/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: No
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Connectivity

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

Miscellaneous

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Messaging: SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
  • Browser: HTML5
  • ANT+ support
  • Photo/video editor
  • Document viewer

Battery

  • Charging: Fast battery charging
  • Battery Type & Capacity: Non-removable
    Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery

Announcement & Availability Date

  • Announced: December 10, 2018
  • Availability: December 21, 2018

Pricing

  • Launched Price: To Be Announced

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