This afternoon, at an event in China, Samsung launched Galaxy A8s; the world’s first smartphone to feature an in-display hole with an Infinity-O display.
As for the specifications, the phone features a 6.39-inch Infinity-O LCD display with a screen resolution of 2340×1080 pixels; the phone has a screen-to-body ratio of almost 95 percent. Design features of the phone show a gradient color finish on the edges and the back, with an all-glass body.
The phone sports an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. On the hardware front, the Galaxy A8s is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 710 chipset. Samsung smartphone comes in only one variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage that can be expandable by up to 512GB via microSD card.
In the core configuration, it is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor and a 3,300mAh battery, with no fast charging standard specified. Other than that, dimensions of the smartphone are 158.4×74.9×7.4mm and it comes with connectivity options including Bluetooth and GPS.
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On the back of the handset is a vertically stacked triple rear camera setup, coupled with an LED flash. There is a small, oval-shaped fingerprint sensor on the back, alongside standard Samsung branding. Right of the Galaxy A8s sports the lock/ power button and the volume controls on top of each other. There are three rear cameras, consisting of a telephoto lens, the main camera and a depth of field lens, supporting twice the lossless optical zoom.
Samsung Galaxy A8s will start its pre-sale on December 21. Though the official price of the device is not declared the price will be marked considerably as revealed by the company.