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Samsung Announces the Launch of the Galaxy A8 Star in Singapore

Jul 05. 2018

Samsung today announced the launch of the new Galaxy A8 Star, the new all-rounded smartphone made for  savvy millennials. With a slim design and ergonomically comfortable grip, powerful dual cameras and enhanced smartphone features, the Galaxy A8 Star provides users with the ultimate smartphone experience for self-expression.


Key Product Highlights:


  • The new Galaxy A8 Star comes equipped with powerful 16MP  + 24MP  Dual rear cameras, both with f1.7 apertures , in addition to an impressive 24MP (f2.0) front camera. Its large-aperture lenses makes the smartphone perfect for capturing bright and clear images, and beautiful selfies at any time of the day or night, as it is able to intelligently adapt to lighting conditions.


  • Featuring a 6.3”1 Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display2 and an 18.5:9 aspect ratio, users can be assured of an immersive and engaging viewing experience on the Galaxy A8 Star. Only 7.6mm thick with a minimised bezel, the device is not only slim but sleek and ergonomic in design, providing superb comfort and style.


  • The Galaxy A8 Star is equipped with enhanced everyday features, allowing users to do more. Boasting a large 3,700mAH battery, the Galaxy A8 Star offers users added versaility and long-lasting usage on the device. The device also supports microSD cards3, which offers users the option of expandable storage capacity of up to 400GB to store their treasured memories and content, without them ever having to worry about running out of space.  


Local Pricing and Availability


The Galaxy A8 Star will be available from 7 July 2018, at the recommended retail price of $748 (including GST). Available in Black and White, the Galaxy A8 Star will be available at all local telecommunication operators, selected consumer electronic stores, authorised mobile retailers, Samsung Experience Stores and selected online marketplaces. 


Galaxy A8 Star Product Specifications:

 6.3" display size is where screen is measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.


2 Infinity Display: A near bezel-less, full-frontal glass, edge-to-edge screen.


3 MicroSD card sold separately.


Actual user-accessible memory is less than specified total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features, and other built-in applications, and may vary after software updates/ upgrades.


5 The Galaxy A8 Star supports only Version 1.0 of Bixby.



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