You'll feel fully immersed in what's on screen thanks to the Infinity Display's 18.5 : 9 ratio. The biggest display for Galaxy A phones to date, it offers a wide horizontal view, providing a stunning cinematic experience.
The Infinity Display is also longer than the screen on the previous model, so you can read and browse with less scrolling. Whether checking your social media or reading a news article, you'll see more at one time and give your thumbs a rest.
Taking stunning photos on the Galaxy A8 is as easy as tapping the shutter. The Dual Front Camera innovates selfies and wefies, putting the focus on you and your friends so you can capture moments in a new way. And with the rear 16 MP camera, the surrounding scene will come out bright and clear, too.
Add flair and fun to your selfies with Live focus mode on the Dual Front Camera. It blurs the background, adding bokeh so you and your friends stand out. Afterwards, you can readjust the focus to your taste. And by enabling Beauty effect before taking the photo, selfies and wefies come out stunning.
Customise your pictures with exciting stickers and filters. Decorate selfies with stickers using face-recognition technology. Or edit before you shoot with Food mode, Beauty effect, or Filters. And Beauty effect works while taking a video with the front camera, so you can look your best in action.
*Beauty effect can only be applied when using the front camera. **Beauty effect cannot be adjusted during video recording. ***Available filters may vary by user.
Whether out at night or caught in the dark, you'll capture the scene clearly with the improved low-light capability on the Galaxy A8's rear camera. Its bright F 1.7 lens, larger 1.12 ㎛ pixels, and bigger 1 / 2.8” sensor bring in light from the environment to make photos crisp and detailed.
Easily find the image you want with the gallery search bar. As you search, the gallery analyses your photos and pulls out relevant pictures, even displaying them by category.
You want a phone that works wherever life takes you. The Galaxy A8 has an IP68 rating* for water and dust resistance, meaning neither splashes nor rain will slow you down**.
*The Galaxy A8 is rated IP68, meaning it is protected against dust ingress and is water resistant. Water resistance rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes. To prolong the life of your device rinse it with clean water after submersion or spillage and dry with a microfiber cloth. **The Galaxy A8's IP68 rating does not protect against heavy rain and significant splashes.
Keep your day on track, set reminders, and get information via your camera with Bixby. Bixby is a virtual assistant that works via text and touch and learns your habits. With Bixby Home, Bixby Vision, and Bixby Reminder*, it integrates seamlessly into not just the Galaxy A8, but also your lifestyle.
*Bixby is only available in certain countries, with certain devices, features and languages.
Get informed without waking up your phone. The Always on Display screen is always available and contains important information like date, time, notifications, and even battery level.
Discover curated playlists made just for you by the top music experts. Not only will you get unlimited access to music, you can also save your favourite tunes and listen to them offline.
Leave the cards at home—all you need is your Galaxy A8 and Samsung Pay. With Samsung Pay, you can check out virtually anywhere you would use your credit card in a simple and secure way.*
*Samsung Pay is only available in certain countries, with certain devices, features, card issuers, and merchants.
Divide your work messages and personal chats with ease. With Dual Messenger, you can now connect to two different chat accounts on your favourite messenger apps*—and it's simple to install the second instance from the Home screen.
*Messenger apps supported by the Dual Messenger, may vary by country and region.
Protect personal information with the Secure Folder* on the Galaxy A8. It creates a separate space within the device** to store sensitive and personal data and make sure it's only accessible to you.
*The availability of this service will vary according to the nature of the content being encrypted. **Secure Folder separates storage at the software level without taking up additional space.
Effortlessly conserve mobile data and battery life with adaptive Wi-Fi control on the Galaxy A8. It remembers where you've previously connected to Wi-Fi and turns on to instantly connect when you're in range. And when you leave the service range, Wi-Fi shuts off to keep your battery from draining.*
*Wi-Fi connection and speed may vary depending on the usage environment.
Unlocking is as easy as taking a selfie or scanning your finger. With face recognition* and the fingerprint scanner, accessing your phone is quick and convenient.
*Face recognition is less secure than pattern, PIN, or password. **Screen image simulated for illustrative purposes.
Whether multitasking or gaming, it's fast and seamless with the 4 GB RAM* on the Galaxy A8. And you can easily keep important things on hand with expandable microSD storage—up to an additional 400 GB. And if you travel a lot or have two separate numbers, you also have the option to use Dual SIM.**
*Available RAM and storage specifications may vary by country and region. **Availability of dual SIM may vary by country and / or carrier. ***MicroSD card sold separately.
Change how you share and make life more convenient with the Samsung devices and services of Phone+. Track your workouts with wearables. Explore new dimensions with Gear VR. And control your smart home with Samsung Connect. At home or on the go, your life is enhanced with Phone+ and the Galaxy A8.
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