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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB) All specs

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

The Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB) is a good Android phone with 2.2Ghz Octa-Core processor that allows run games and heavy applications.

An advantage of the Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB) is the possibility of using two mobile carriers, a Dual-SIM device with two SIM card slots.

Great connectivity of this device includes Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO and NFC to make mobile payments or connection to other devices.

Including the battery, the Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F/DS 64GB) phone has 172 grams and it's a very thin device, only 8.4mm.

7.2/10
Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Model
Other model namesGalaxy A8 SM-A530F/Dual-Sim, Galaxy A8 Duos
Country or region availableSaudi ArabiaBrazilUnited Arab EmiratesIsraelMoroccoTurkey
Saudi Arabia, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Israel, Morocco, Turkey
BrandSamsung
Release dateJanuary, 2018
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)70.6 x 149.2 millimeters (2.78 x 5.87 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
AntennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2220 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupported
Video callingSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP widef/1.91/4"1.12µm24mm
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
RadioFM
TVNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supported
NFCSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Active noise cancellationSupported
Vibrating alertSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.51W/kg (head) | 0.76W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.241W/kg (head) | 1.25W/kg (body)
Richard MaduroQuestion. Can I use all unlocked Galaxy phone in any countries regardless of the market it is made for? For example: Will an unlocked Galaxy A8 2018 SM-A530F/DS 64GB sold for the Middle East work in South America?
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