China, Much awaited smartphone Samsung Galaxy A8s launched in China with in-display selfie camera and Samsung call it infinity-O Display. Samsung Galaxy A8s is the first smartphone which comes with in-display selfie camera. Samsung already Infinity-O display smartphone at SDC 2018 event earlier.
Today Honor also unveiled Honor View 20 with in-display camera hole smartphone with huge 48 megapixel rear camera. Talking about camera cutout on display, Samsung Galaxy A8s has slightly bigger than the 4.8mm hole on the Honor View 20.
Samsung Galaxy A8s specifications
The Galaxy A8s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core SoC and paired with Adreno 616 GPU and Kryo 360 CPU. The Galaxy A8s runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. The device has 6.4-inch (1080×2340 pixels) full-HD+ display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The phone comes in 6GB and 8GB RAM options with 128GB internal storage option. The device packed with 3,400mAh battery which support fast charging. There is rear mounted fingerprint sensor and no 3.5mm headphones jack.
Coming to camera department, Samsung Galaxy A8s has triple rear camera setup at back with 24 megapixel ultra wide sensor primary sensor (f/1.7 aperture), 10 megapixel telephoto secondary sensor with f/2.4 aperture and third is 5 megapixel depth sensor with f/2.2 aperture. For selfie, it has 24 megapixel selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture.
Pricing and availability
The Samsung Galaxy A8s price in China has been set at CNY 2,999 (approx Rs. 30,500) for the 6GB/128GB storage variant, while the price of its 8GB RAM model is yet to be made available. It will be on sale starting December 21st in China. The phone available in Black (Green), Blue, and Silver colour options.
- New In-Display camera
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 octa-core SoC
- 6.4-inch full-HD+ display
- Triple rear camera
- 24 megapixel selfie camera
- 6GB and 8GB RAM
- 3,400mAh battery
- Fast charging support
- No 3.5mm headphone jack