Samsung’s latest mid-range smartphones are now available in the UAE. The company today announced its launch of the Galaxy A8 and A8 Plus in UAE, offering users a stylish design, practical everyday features, advanced camera capabilities, and much more. Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A8 and the Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) late last month. It has gradually been rolling out the handset worldwide. You can purchase the smartphones from all major retailers in the UAE starting today.
“The Galaxy A8 and A8+ bring our flagship design features to a classic smartphone series; in addition to the cutting-edge hardware and advanced functionality, it provides consumers a seamless usability and convenient experience,” said Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT & Mobile (IM) Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics, Samsung Gulf Electronics. “By introducing our trademark Infinity Display and industry-leading Dual Front Camera with Live Focus to the Galaxy A series, we are ensuring that our customers have everything they need in a practical and premium smartphone that is affordable.”
The new smartphones have a metal and glass build with IP68 water and dust resistance. It feature an Infinity Display, 5.6-inch for the Galaxy A8 (2018) and 6-inch for the Galaxy A8 Plus (2018). The 18.5:9 aspect ratio is the same for both devices. And an Exynos 7885 octa-core processor, support for Bluetooth 5.0, LTE Cat.11 and Wi-Fi 802.11 ac. The devices also support for the Gear VR headset, and powered by Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
The Galaxy A8 and A8+ will be available in Black, Gold and Orchid Grey from 15 January 2018 onwards across all major retailers in UAE, for the price of AED 1799 and AED 1999 respectively excluding VAT.