Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is the global alternative of Samsung Galaxy A9 Star debuted in China in June is expected to launch in India soon, as the new teaser put out by Amazon India suggests.
The handset when launched in China was in the name of Galaxy A9 Star, but was renamed as the Galaxy A8 Star and launched in the Philippines at a price tag of CNY 2,999 (roughly Rs. 30,600). However, the novelty is suggested to come with a price tag of Rs. 30,000 which is supposed to be around Rs. 34,990.
The phone is packed with an Infinity display, dual rear cameras, 16 MP and 24 MP sensors with a f/1.7 aperture on both the lens. The front camera is a 24 MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and a thin-bezel display. In China, Galaxy A9 Star costs yuan 2,999, which is Rs 30,600 approx. It seems that Galaxy A8 Star could be an Amazon India exclusive.
It is to come with a 6.3-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED display and a screen resolution of 1080×2160 pixels. It is powered by the Snapdragon 660 processor, coupled with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage, expandable up to 400 GB via a microSD card slot and a powerful 3,700 mAh battery.
Galaxy A8 Star features a 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, along with 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C. Sensors on the device include an accelerometer, fingerprint sensor, gyro sensor, a geomagnetic sensor, RGB light sensor, and proximity sensor.
As we still wait for the novelty to arrive it is already available in global markets including, Philippines, Hong Kong, and more.