Samsung has launched a new smartphone under its A series in India, Samsung Galaxy A8 Star. The device has been exclusively launched in the country via online retailer Amazon with a price tag of Rs. 34,990.

Samsung Galaxy A8 StarSamsung Galaxy A8 Star SM-G8850 features a 6.28 inch Full HD+ (2220 x 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It is powered by a 2.2GHz Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Processor coupled with 6GB of RAM. For graphics, it comes with Adreno 512 GPU.

Galaxy A8 Star comes with dual camera setup, it has a 16 Megapixel primary and 24 Megapixel secondary rear camera with LED Flash and OIS. For selfies, it comes with a 24 Megapixel front camera with LED flash. It comes with 64GB on-board storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB using MicroSD Card.

Its connectivity options include 4G, VoLTE, 3G, HSPA+, GPRS/EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS/AGPS, GLONASS, Bluetooth and USB Type-C. It packs a 3,700 mAh battery. It comes with fingerprint sensor on its back side.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star runs on Android 8 Oreo. It is dust and water resistant smartphone with IP68 rating.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star SM-G8850 Key Specifications:

  • 6.28 inch Full HD+ Screen
  • 2.2GHz Octa core processor
  • 6GB RAM
  • Adreno 512 GPU
  • 16 Megapixel + 24 Megapixel rear camera with LED flash
  • 24 Megapixel front camera
  • 3,700mAh battery
  • 64GB internal storage, can be expanded upto 256GB
  • Android 8 Oreo

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star price in India is Rs. 34,990. It comes in Midnight Black and Ivory White colors. It will go on sale in India via Amazon from 27 August.