Galaxy A8: In the event you’ve at all times puzzled why Samsung by no means introduced its decent mid-range Galaxy A-series smartphones stateside, you must most certainly surprise not more. We nonetheless don’t have an reason for the restricted availability of the water-proof Galaxy A7 (2017), A5 (2017) and A3 (2017), however out of nowhere, the Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) have long gone up on the market at a few depended on US outlets.
There’s no processor distinction between those two and “world” variations, as each B&H Photograph Video and Best possible Purchase record their specs together with an unnamed octa-core 2.2GHz + 1.6GHz SoC, aka Samsung’s in-house Exynos 7885.
Whilst B&H obviously signifies the non-flagship “Infinity Show” handsets up for grabs in black, gold and orchid grey are “world” variants, that includes “US suitable” LTE connectivity, Best possible Purchase simplest mentions its A8 and A8+ inventory is “suitable with GSM carriers, together with AT&T and T-Cell.”
That would imply those are telephones formally launched by way of Samsung stateside, even though if that’s the case, the OEM must have made some kind of a press release. Both method, B&H gives a restricted 1-year guaranty with the Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018), and one thing tells us Best possible Purchase could have you lined for a similar 12 months as smartly.
The latter store fees $600 for a black or gold Galaxy A8+ (2018), $530 for a gold non-Plus A8, and $500 for a black Galaxy A8 (2018), whilst B&H is a bit more cheap, letting you buy the 2 unlocked units at $480 and $530 respectively, without reference to your colour of selection.
Along with their five.6 and 6-inch FHD+ Infinity Shows, the A8 duo additionally has a pleasant pair of front-facing cameras going for them, in addition to 4GB RAM, IP68 water resistance, and a extremely succesful unmarried 16MP rear shooter in Galaxy A8.