Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) Specifications, Price and Release Date

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) was announced alongside its regular variant, the Galaxy A8 (2018). And like you already know, the plus variant carries some enhanced specs and features compared to its regular version. Maybe you are already familiar with the regular Galaxy A8 (2018) specifications, let me introduce you to that of the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) which also includes information about its price, features and released date in and outside Europe.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) Specifications, Price and Release Date

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) Features

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) has a 6 inch touch screen (which is bigger than the 5.6 inch of the regular variant) display with a resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels. It is powered by a 1.6GHz processor coupled with a 4GB RAM. It has a 32GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 256GB with the use of a microUSD card.

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The camera department of the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) also holds some nice specs, as it came with a 16MP primary camera on its rear panel and a 16MP front-facing camera for taking selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) runs on Android 7.1.1 operating systems out-of-the-box, and just like I said about it regular version, it is a downside for a phone coming up in 2018. The connectivity options of the device includes Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and NFC. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Barometer. See its full specifications below:


Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) Specifications


Release dateJanuary 2018
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)159.90 x 75.70 x 8.30
Weight (g)191.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3500
ColoursBlack, Orchid Grey, Gold, Blue


Screen size (inches)6.00
Resolution1080×2220 pixels


Processor1.6GHz octa-core
Internal storage32GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)256


Rear camera16-megapixel
Rear FlashLED
Front camera16-megapixel


Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.1


Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothYes, v 5.00


Compass/ MagnetometerYes
Proximity sensorYes

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) Release Date

just like its regular version, the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) will be released in January 2018, though no specific date have been announced yet. You will surely get the right update when you stick to this page.

Updated December 23, 2017

Samsung has confirmed the release date for the Galaxy A8 Plus  (2018) in an event that took place in Vietnam. The South Korean company confirmed the devices will go on sale there as from January 6, 2018.

This is inline with the ‘early January’ release time frame I talked about earlier on when this post was first published. Of course, release date will likely vary from region to region, so there’s still no information on when other key markets will get these phones. So you can always keep in touch with this page for more updates

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) Price

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) price is expected to start at €599. Thoug it has not been officially announced as we still await the release date coming up in January 2018. The prices in different countries like the United States, Canada, United Kingdom etc will also be displayed on this spot once it is officially announced.

Updated December 23, 2017

In Vietnam, the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018) will carry a price tag of VND 13,490,000 (around $592). This compares to €599 ($710) price tag the phone is expected to carry in Europe.

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