Prior to the premiere Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) there is not much time left and we have one more confirmation that this smartphone will receive just such a name. The model, which is codenamed the SM-A530F, received the Bluetooth SIG certificate today, which brings it closer to the market premiere. Now we know that the phone got the Bluetooth 5.0 module.
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is one of two new smartphones of Koreans, which belongs to the upper middle class, its premiere will take place in the next few weeks. Earlier we thought that it would be models with the names Galaxy A5 (2018) and A7 (2018). But the latest data indicate changes in names. First these were photos of a large phone model, and now the details released by the Bluetooth SIG organization.
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) appeared on the Bluetooth SIG site under the name SM-A530F, so this is an international version of the phone. We see that this is not the Galaxy A7 (2018), as previously thought, but the model with 8 in the title. The organization’s website did not give us too much information, but we see that the smartphone got Bluetooth 5.0.
But Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) revealed a lot about itself in another Chinese organization. We know that the phone will get a screen with a diagonal of about 5.5 inches with an aspect ratio of 18: 9 and a resolution of Full-HD + (1080 x 2160 pixels), and its heart will be a new processor of Koreans. This is the system Exynos 7885, which will work with 4 GB of RAM. We also know that the device will receive 64 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded with a microSD card with a capacity of up to 256 GB. Everything runs under the operating system Android 7.1.1 Nougat with the manufacturer’s overlay. The manufacturer also did not forget to install the Bixby assistant, and the fingerprint scanner is under the camera, not next to it.
The Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8 Plus (2018) will be presented very soon. They have already received almost all the certificates, and it is possible that their debut will take place this month. Samsung does not necessarily have to wait for the beginning of January, when the CES 2018 will be held in Las Vegas. Known technical specifications of the phone you will find below.
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) – Specifications:
- a screen with a diagonal of about 5.5 “and a resolution of Full-HD + (2160 x 1080 pixels);
- 8-core Exynos 7885 processor with GPU Mali-G71;
- 4 GB of RAM;
- 64 GB of internal memory;
- Support for microSD memory cards (up to 256 GB);
- front camera (no data);
- main camera (no data);
- a battery with a capacity of about 3000 mAh;
- Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC;
- LTE modem;
- Dual SIM;
- Fingerprint’s scanner;
- USB-C connector;
- 148.8 x 70.5 x 8.4 mm;
- Android 7.1.1 Nougat with a manufacturer lining.