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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)

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  Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)

Launch

Announced 2018, June
Status Available. Released 2018, June

Network

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes

Body

Dimensions 162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm (6.39 x 3.03 x 0.30 in)
Weight 191 g (6.74 oz)
SIM CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
Others - Samsung Pay

Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 100.7 cm2 (~80.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~392 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes
Others - Samsung Experience 9.0 UX

Platform

OS Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660
CPU Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260)
GPU Adreno 512

Memory

Card Slot microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

Main Camera

Single/Dual 24 MP, f/1.716 MP, f/1.7, PDAF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Single/Dual 24 MP, f/2.0
Video 1080p@30fps

Comms

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Features

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
Others - ANT+ support - MP4/WMV/H.265 player - MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player - Photo/video editor - Document viewer

Battery

Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh battery

Sound

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes
Others - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic - Dolby Atmos sound (headphones only)

Misc

Colors Black, White
Price group About 400 EUR