Published on January 19th, 2018 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez


Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ priced from RM1,799

Samsung’s new Galaxy A8 is in Malaysia. The Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ are the company’s new mid-range offerings, featuring IP68-rated bodies and a new dual front camera setup, and will retail from RM1799.

Both phones feature a dual-camera setup at the front, allowing for Live Focus for selfies.

The Galaxy A8 also feature the Infinity Display with slim bezels: the A8 sports a 5.6-inch 18.5:9 Super AMOLED display, while the A8+ features a larger 6-inch panel; both phones boast Full HD+ 2220 x 1080 resolutions.

The dual front camera are made up of 16MP + 8MP sensors. The front cameras feature Live Focus, which simulates a shallow depth of field in your selfie shots. The rear camera is a 16MP f/1.7 shooter with phase detection autofocus.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) will be available in three colours (Black, Gold, and Orchid Grey) and will retail for RM1799 and RM2499 respectively. They will go on sale nationwide from 19 January onwards, and there will also be an early bird promo from 19-21 January, where those who buy the Galaxy A8 phones will receive a free 64GB Samsung Evo Plus microSD card and a 10000mAh power bank with Type C connector.

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