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Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) review: specs and price

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
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Why is Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) better than the average?

  • Battery power
    3500mAhvs2666.26mAh
  • CPU speed
    6 x 2.2GHz & 2 x 1.6GHzvs6.4GHz
  • Pixel density
    411ppivs323.85ppi
  • Screen size
    6"vs5.08"
  • RAM
    6GBvs2.23GB
  • Megapixels
    16MPvs11.71MP
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2220pxvs1171300.53px
  • Front camera megapixels
    16MP & 8MPvs5.41MP

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.thickness

8.3mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

3.weight

191g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.width

75.7mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

159.9mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

100.47cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

1080 x 2220px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

411ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

For example

Vivo Z1 Lite

6.Has an AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

Performance

1.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 7885)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

2.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

3.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

4.OpenGL version

3.1 (Android 7.0 Nougat)

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

蘋果iPhone 5S 銀色

4

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

6.RAM

6GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

Cameras

1.megapixels

16MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

3.front camera megapixels

16MP & 8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.widest aperture

f/1.7

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

5.has a front camera
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

6.has a flash
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Lenovo Z5s

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

Battery

1.battery power

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Umidigi One Max

3.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

4.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

5.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)
5.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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