Enjoy the bigger picture

Galaxy A8 Star features an ergonomic, near bezel-less design that minimizes distraction so you can comfortably keep watching over what’s on screen. Its 6.3inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display provides immersive viewing experience.

Style that fits

Double the advantage. Galaxy A8 Star features a sleek design and symmetrical side styling that grips well in the hand. And with its sleek, elegant design users can look good when used on the move with life’s daily adventures.

Light is on your side

Shoot sharp and bright day and night. Galaxy A8 Star comes with 16MP and 24MP camera sensors, allowing user to minimize noise reduction and take clear selfies even in the dark environments.

Focus where needed

Make portraits really pop. Thanks to its high-performance 24MP and 16MP dual camera lenses Galaxy A8 Star can capture stunning high-resolution images. With Live Focus, user can manually manage the depth of field to get the look they want.

Get the look you want

Selfies that really shine. Galaxy A8 Star includes several creative editing and lighting effects, including Smart Beauty and Pro Lighting, together with AR stickers to personalize your selfies. With Beauty Camera, you can show yourself in a better light before sharing with friends and family.

Get imaginative with your images

Add some creative flair to your photos. Galaxy A8 Star comes with various camera features and creative filters to liven up what you capture and organize your images and videos by theme.

Your personal mobile manager

Bixby Home

Quickly access what you need with a simple touch or swipe. Bixby Home learns your habits and curate useful apps and content based on your usage patterns. From message notifications to news updates Bixby pulls relevant information from different apps so you can accomplish more within a single screen.

Bixby Reminder

Get reminded when and where it matters most. Bixby’s built into your favorite apps, so setting reminders based on time and location is easy. Reminders can also include content, like a video you want to resume when you get home.

Bixby Vision

Widen your perspective and live life the smart way. Bixby Vision is built right into your camera, allowing you to search for items, translate documents with ease and even scan business cards to simply by taking a photo of them to make life more efficient for you.

Bixby Voice

The faster way to get more accomplished. Bixby’s intuitive voice control interface lets you manage phone settings and complete tasks more efficiently without having to spend time navigating through your device. Simply speak and let Bixby do the rest.

  • * Some Bixby features may not be available depending on country, region, or language

Always on when you need it

Stay up to speed with essential updates. Galaxy A8 Star features Always on Display, which lets you view key information such as date, weather alerts, time and incoming notification in a flash.

 

Dual Messenger

Divide your work messages and personal chats with ease. With Dual Messenger, you can now connect to two different chat accounts on your favorite messenger apps*—and it's simple to install the second instance from the Home screen or the settings menu.

*Dual messenger support may vary according to country or the messenger application, and may not be supported on single-SIM models.

Multitask with ease

Multitask with ease and efficiency. Galaxy A8 Star features App Pair, which lets user monitor and manage two apps simultaneously for a more fluid experience. You can launch two apps simultaneously, such as video and messenger, and view them side by side to make multitasking much easier.

* The availability of services and apps may vary by country.

 

Hidden for your protection

Samsung's Secure Folder is a powerful security solution that lets you create a private and fully encrypted space to store and hide content such as photos, documents and video files under an additional layer of protection that only you can access.

* The availability of services may vary according to the nature of the content being encrypted. 
** Secure Folder separates storage at the software level without taking up additional space.

 

Keep your health on track

Meet your personal health manager to keep your life in optimal balance. Galaxy A8 Star features Samsung Health, which tracks your activity levels, nutrition habits and sleep patterns all in one convenient place for quick and easy access.

* Gear Fit sold separately.

 

Go beyond the phone

Change how you share and make life more convenient with Samsung devices. Track your workouts with wearables. Explore new dimensions with Gear VR. At home or on the go, your life is enhanced with supported devices and Galaxy A8 Star.

* Wearables, accessories, Gear VR sold separately. 
** All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product. The contents within the screen and images are simulated for illustrative purposes only. All functionality, availability, features, specifications, GUI and other product information provided herein are subject to change without notice or obligation.

  • 2.2GHz, 1.8GHzProcessor
  • 16.0 MP + 24.0 MPMain Camera - Resolution
  • 191Weight (g)
  • 3700Standard Battery Capacity (mAh)
  • Processor
    • CPU Speed2.2GHz, 1.8GHz
    • CPU TypeOcta-Core
  • Display
    • Size (Main_Display)159.5mm (6.3" full rectangle) / 157.4mm (6.2" rounded corners)
    • Resolution (Main Display)2220 x 1080 (FHD+)
    • Technology (Main Display)Super AMOLED
    • Colour Depth (Main Display)16M
    • S Pen SupportNo
  • Camera
    • Main Camera - Resolution16.0 MP + 24.0 MP
    • Main Camera - F NumberF1.7 , F1.7
    • Main Camera - Auto FocusYes
    • Rear Camera - OISNo
    • Front Camera - Resolution24.0 MP
    • Front Camera - F NumberF2.0
    • Main Camera - FlashYes
    • Video Recording ResolutionUHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fps
  • Memory▲
    • RAM Size (GB)4
    • ROM Size (GB)64
    • Available Memory (GB) *50.0
    • External Memory SupportMicroSD (Up to 400GB)
  • Network/Bearer^
    • Number of SIMDual-SIM
    • SIM sizeNano-SIM (4FF)
    • SIM Slot TypeSIM 1 + Hybrid (SIM or MicroSD)
    • Infra2G GSM, 2G CDMA, 3G WCDMA, 3G CDMA, 3G TD-SCDMA, 4G FDD LTE, 4G TDD LTE
    • 2G GSMGSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
    • 2G CDMACDMA800
    • 3G WCDMAB1(2100), B2(1900), B5(850), B8(900)
    • 3G CDMABC0(800)
    • 3G TD-SCDMAB34(2010), B39(1880)
    • 4G FDD LTEB1(2100), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B12(700), B17(700)
    • 4G TDD LTEB34(2010), B38(2600), B39(1900), B40(2300), B41(2500)
  • Connectivity
    • ANT+Yes
    • USB InterfaceUSB Type-C
    • USB VersionUSB 2.0
    • Location TechnologyGPS, Glonass, Beidou, Galileo
    • Headphone socket3.5mm Stereo
    • MHLNo
    • Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80
    • Wi-Fi DirectYes
    • Bluetooth VersionBluetooth v5.0 (LE up to 2 Mbps)
    • NFCYes
    • PC Sync.Smart Switch (PC version)
  • Operating SystemAndroid
  • General Information
    • Form FactorTouch Bar
  • SensorsAccelerometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
  • Physical specification
    • Dimension (HxWxD, mm)162.4 x 77.0 x 7.6
    • Weight (g)191
  • Battery ***
    • Standard Battery Capacity (mAh)3700
    • RemovableNo
  • Audio and Video
    • Video Playing FormatMP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
    • Video Playing ResolutionUHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fps
    • Audio Playing FormatMP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
  • Services and Applications
    • Gear SupportGear Circle (Manager Support), Gear Fit, Gear Fit2, Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear Sport, Gear1, Gear2, Gear2 Neo, Gear S, Gear S2, Gear S3, Gear IconX, Gear VR with Controller, Gear 360, Gear 360 (2017)
    • S-VoiceNo
    • Mobile TVNo
Galaxy A8 Star

Each of the following remarks is only applicable to the corresponding product features or specifications which are related to such remark on this page. 

◇The function is only available in 3G+Wi-Fi version. 

^Subject to local network, data and messaging services.

*The talk time and stand-by time are approximate. Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile.

**This function is only subject to call forwarding service subscription. Network providers may charge additional service fee.

△GPS/AGPS connection is subject to local network and data services and network providers may charge additional service fees. Additionally, connection times can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc

#Stereo Bluetooth is only applicable to specific headsets.

▲User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.

+For reference only, please check with our staff for details.

◆For details of the latest OS version, please visit the firmware upgrade page.

ˇActual feature may differ depending on the OS version.

⊿GPS connection time can be affected by external factors, such as surrounding environment, weather, etc.

***Performance of the battery is subject to the network, signal strength, function, selection and profile. Battery time is based on our own laboratory measurements, and may vary depending on factors such as device settings, usage patterns and operating conditions.

^^3G Network in HK: WCDMA; 3G Network in Mainland China: TD-SCDMA and WCDMA (Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy J7 Prime,Galaxy C7 pro, Galaxy C5 pro, Galaxy C7, Galaxy C5, Galaxy A9(2016), Galaxy A8, Galaxy A7(2016), Galaxy A5(2016), Galaxy J5 Prime,Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge even supports TD-SCDMA); 4G Network in HK and China: FDD-LTE and TDD-LTE. Subject to local network, data and messaging services. Galaxy A8+ does not support China Telecom (China), China Telecom (Macau) Network, China Mobile (China) 4G TDD-LTE (B39) network and 3G network TD-SCDMA.

Network band : The bandwidths supported by the device may vary depending on the region or service provider. 


◇◇The network capacity and data transfer speed may be reduced while dual SIM cards are used at the same time, applicable to Galaxy S6 (SM-G9200ZWUTGY) only.

-Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification.

-When one of the SIM slots supports 4G or 3G networks, the other SIM slot supports only the 2G networks.

-When one of the SIM cards supports 4G or 3G networks, the other SIM card supports only the 3G or 2G networks, vice versa. (Only applicable to Galaxy J7 Prime, Galaxy C7, Galaxy C5, Galaxy J5 Prime, Galaxy S7 edge)

-MicroSD card and SIM card cannot be placed in MicroSD card tray at the same time. Only either of them fit into the tray. (Only applicable to Galaxy A8 Star, A8(2015), A7, A5, A3, A5(2016), A7(2016), C5, C7, S7, S7 edge)

-Google+, Google, the Google logo, Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Android, Google Play and Messenger is the trademark of Google Inc. All other products and services mentioned may belong to their respective trademark owners.

-Images are for reference only.

-microSD is sold separately.

-Dimension: The actual size and weight of Galaxy S7 edge/S7 may vary by the device's configuration or manufacturing process.

Galaxy A8 Star Display Size : Measured diagonally, the screen size is 6.3" in the full rectangle and 6.2“ with accounting for the rounded corners.