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Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N) All specs

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

The Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N) is a good Android phone with 2.2GHz Octa-Core processor that allows run games and heavy applications.

With one SIM card slot, the Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530N) allows download up to 600 Mbps for internet browsing, but it also depends on the carrier.

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-A530N) phone has 172 grams and it's a very thin device, only 8.4mm.

7.0/10

📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Other model names갤럭시 A8 SM-A530N, KT, SKT, LG U+
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
BrandSamsung
Release date1/6/2018
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)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
System versionAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2
Performance (benchmark)feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Display typeSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2220 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI
Colors16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Dual-SIMNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandTri-Band 900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100
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 networkNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung 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
Camera extrasfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung 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

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
LoudspeakerSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more
RadioFM
TVDigital TV
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupported
Infrared portNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy19 hours
Standbyfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupported
Video callingSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- T-DMB TV (korean standard)

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.253W/kg (head), 0.798W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered
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