Samsung Galaxy A8s Specs and Price

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Samsung is now taking the full screen play to another level featuring an on-screen camera that is surrounded by the display. The new smartphone brings a new approach to the full-screen feature besides the notch and pop-up cameras we’ve been seeing. The Samsung Galaxy A8s is the next line after the previously released three-eyed Samsung Galaxy A7. Following the footsteps of its predecessor, the smartphone also have three cameras at the back. Overall, the smartphone carries m fairly strong mid-range specs.

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Samsung Galaxy A8s Key Specs and Features

  • 6.4-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2340 x 1080 pixels
  • Android 9.0 Pie
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 CPU with 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 128GB built-in storage space, up to 512GB with a memory card
  • Triple 24MP + 10MP + 5MP rear camera and a 24MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear)
  • 3, 400mAh none removable Li-Ion battery

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Design and Display

The Samsung Galaxy A8s maintains a nice smooth glass build with just about the number of features you would want from a modern smartphone. There is the slim aluminium frame measuring only 7.4mm in thickness which makes it all the more appealing. You’ve got the three cameras lined up on the rear side. with the flash surrounding the middle camera and the fingerprint scanner to the central top part. Like some of the recent high-end smartphone., there is no audio jack just the USB Type-C port.

Laid over the surface, is an almost end to end display with a camera punctuating the top left edge of the smartphone. Even the chin is much slimmer than normal and the display is a giant 6.4-inch of visual space. The LCD screen packs on it a nice 2340 x 1080 pixels resolution.

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Battery and Camera

It has the battery capacity somewhere in the average range with enough power to see you through the day. Boasting of a decent 3, 400mAh battery, the Samsung Galaxy A8s is good enough for the normal day’s work. With it comes fast charge tech to cut down on charging time.and a USB cable to plug too.

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Triple rear cameras on a smartphone are not quite common yet but it is fast growing on most OEMs like Samsung since Huawei started with the Huawei P20 series. Here you have a 24MP camera with a f/2.4 aperture with another 10MP telephoto camera having a f/1.7  aperture and finally a 5MP depth sensor all at the rear. The on-screen camera is a 24MP shooter with nice features to go with.

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Hardware and Software

As a midrange smartphone, the Samsung A8s has fairly strong internals which is due to rank somewhere at the top of the lot. Sporting a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor means a reliable performance combined with either 6GB/8GB RAM further reinforces this claim. Also, you have am Adreno 616 GPU tackling graphics which means gaming will do quite well with the smartphone. There is plentiful space for storage with a 128GB ROM capacity featured on the smartphone and an up to date Android 9.0 Pie OS.

Samsung Galaxy A8s Pricing and Availability

The smartphone is not on sale yet but there is an expected price tag of about 180, 000 Naira depending on the deal and your location.

Samsung Galaxy A8s Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A8s:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
  • GPU: Adreno 616
  • Memory: 6GB/8GB RAM
  • Colours: Blue, Gray, Green
  • Dimension: 158.4 x 74.9 x 7.4 mm
  • Weight: 173g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 6.4-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels (403 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:



  • Built-in Storage: 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 512GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yea
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 3.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP4/DviX/XviD/H.265 player
  • Video Player: MP4/DviX/XviD/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack:


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 400mAh non removable Li-Ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Yes
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Samsung Galaxy A8s Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: June 16th, 2021

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