Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A8 Star


Quick Comparison


Both Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) and Samsung Galaxy A8 Star comes with same RAM.Neither of them has front Flash. Both have the same amount of internal memory.

NameSamsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)Samsung Galaxy A8 Star
RAM6 GB6 GB
Display6 in6.3 in
Internal Memory64 GB64 GB
Battery3500 mAh3700 mAh
Camera16 MP24 MP + 16 MP Dual
PriceRs. 16688Rs. 19999

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Detailed Comparison


Price And Launch

The launch Date of the first phone is December, 2017. The cost of Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) is Rs. 16688. The launch Date of the second phone is August, 2018. The cost of Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is Rs. 19999.

Display comparison

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star has larger screen size of 6.3 inches in comparison to Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)'s 6 inch screen. There is Super AMOLED Screen Type in both the phones. Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) has display density of 411 PPI & Samsung Galaxy A8 Star has only 393 PPI display density

Memory comparison

Both phones come with 6 GB RAM and both have same Internal Memory of 64 GB. Both of the devices have Memory Card Slot.

Camera comparison

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star's 24 MP + 16 MP Dual Rear Camera outshines Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)'s 16 MP Rear Camera in terms of resolution. Samsung Galaxy A8 Star will be better choice if you're looking to click lot of selfies as it has better 24 MP Front Camera in comparison to Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)'s 16 MP + 8 MP Dual Front Camera.

Technical comparison

Both the phones has Android Operating System but the first one runs on version 7.1.1 and the second one on v8.0 version.

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Full Comparison


NameSamsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018)Samsung Galaxy A8 Star
General
Sim TypeDual Sim, GSM+GSMDual Sim, GSM+GSM (Hybrid Slot)
Dual SimYesYes
Sim SizeNano+Nano SIMNano+Nano SIM
Device TypeSmartphoneSmartphone
Release DateDecember, 2017August, 2018
Design
Dimensions159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
Weight191 g
Display
TypeColor Super AMOLED screen (16M colors)Color Super AMOLED screen (16M colors)
TouchYes, with MultitouchYes, with Multitouch
Size6 inches, 1080 x 2220 pixels6.3 inches, 1080 x 2220 pixels
Aspect Ratio18.5:918.5:9
PPI~411 PPI~393 PPI
Screen to Body Ratio~ 75.5%
Memory
RAM6 GB6 GB
Storage64 GB64 GB
Card SlotYes, upto 256 GBYes, (Hybrid Slot), upto 400 GB
Connectivity
GPRSYesYes
EDGEYesYes
3GYesYes
4GYesYes
VoLTEYesYes
WifiYes, with wifi-hotspotYes, with wifi-hotspot
BluetoothYes, v5.0Yes, v5.0
USBYes, USB-C v2.0Yes
USB FeaturesUSB on-the-go
Extra
GPSYes, with A-GPS SupportYes, with A-GPS Support
Fingerprint SensorYes, RearYes
Face UnlockYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
3.5mm Headphone JackYesYes
ExtraNFCNFC
Camera
Rear Camera16 MP with autofocus24 MP + 16 MP with autofocus
FeaturesFace detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focusFace detection, Geo tagging, Panorama, Touch to focus
Video Recording1080p @ 30fps FHD4K @ 30fps UHD
FlashYes, LEDYes, Dual LED
Front Camera16 MP + 8 MP24 MP
Technical
OSAndroid v7.1.1 (Nougat)Android v8.0 (Oreo)
ChipsetSamsung Exynos 7885Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
CPU2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core Processor
GPUMali-G71Adreno 512
JavaNoYes, via 3rd party
BrowserYes, supports HTML5Yes, supports HTML5
Multimedia
SupportsMMS, Instant MessagingMMS, Instant Messaging
EmailYes, with Push EmailYes, with Push Email
MusicMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
VideoMP4, WMVMP4, WMV
FM RadioYesNo
Document ReaderYesYes
Battery
TypeNon-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
Size3500 mAh, Li-ion Battery3700 mAh, Li-ion Battery
Talk Time23 hours on 3G
Music Playback Time73 hours

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