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Samsung Galaxy A8s

Price in KenyaExpected Price: KSh42,000.00
updated 20th June 2019

Samsung Galaxy A8s Specifications

DISPLAY6.4 inches, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 84.7% screen-to-body ratio, (403ppi density)
Corning Gorilla Glass
OSAndroid v9.0 (Pie)
CHIPSETSnapdragon 710
CPUOcta-core 2.2GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 512
STORAGE128GB, microSD up to 512GB - dedicated slot
CAMERASBack: Triple: 24MP ( f/1.7, PDAF) + 10MP (AF) + 5MP (f/2.2, depth sensor), LED flash, panorama, HDR & 1080p@30fps video recording
Front: Single: 24MP, f/2.0, HDR, 1080p@30fps
SENSORSFingerprint (rear), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
BATTERY3400mAh battery, non-removable
COLORSBlue, Gray, Black

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DIMENSIONS158.4mm x 74.9mm x 7.4mm
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Samsung Galaxy A8s runs Android 9.0 Pie. This smartphone has a 6.4-inch Full HD display. It has a 24MP front-facing camera and triple 24MP +10MP + 5MP rear sensors accompanied by an LED flash. This device is powered by Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 processor and has 6/8GB of RAM. The Galaxy A8s has 128GB onboard storage which can easily be expanded up to 512GB via microSD card.Connectivity options on this smartphone include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n,Bluetooth 5.0, USB 2.0 port and GPS. It is powered by a Li-Ion 3400mAh battery.  Samsung Galaxy A8s has a unique design with a full view display (no bezels) and a laser drilled hole on the top left side.  This phone comes a few weeks after the Samsung Galaxy A6s, Samsung Galaxy A6 2018, Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 and Samsung Galaxy A9 2018.

Price On Jumia

Galaxy A8s expected price in Kenya is KSh. 42,000.

Jumia is one of the largest online shops in Kenya. It is a multi-seller online shopping site i.e. it has many vendors selling their products. We always pick the lowest phone price we find on the site.  Samsung Galaxy A8s price on Jumia above is updated every week. Jumia Kenya takes 1 to 8 days to deliver goods ordered on the website. Delivery time depends on your location and type of product.  

Samsung Galaxy A8s Price in Kenya – Safaricom

You can also buy Samsung smartphones in Safaricom Shops countrywide. To check whether this phone is available in these shops, you will have to visit the nearest one. These shops are in all the key towns in Kenya. Using your Bonga points to get a reduced price is one of the benefits of buying a smartphone in one of these shops.

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Specifications Review

Introduction & Camera

As earlier stated, this is uniquely designed phone, the first of its kind from Samsung. It has a laser drilled hole at the front that houses the front camera. Samsung A8s comes with a fingerprint reader and triple camera lenses. Samsung has been known for making great imaging devices in the past, and the Galaxy A8s is no exception. You should expect high quality images even in the most demanding conditions thanks to the triple 24 megapixels + 10 megapixels+ 5 megapixel rear camera set-up which is aided by an LED flash. On the front,this smartphone packs a 24-megapixel shooter which is perfect for video calling and selfies.

Performance & Battery

Under the hood, the A8s is powered by Snapdragon 710 processor which is supported with 6/8GB of RAM to handle multitasking. This device can handle gaming and other heavy tasks.  For power, this phone is backed up by a non-removable Li-Po 3400mAh battery which is good to last longer than most phones in the same price segment.

Display & Connectivity

On top, sits a 64-inches Full HD IPS LCD display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It is perfect for those who love to indulge themselves in Youtube videos or those who love playing graphics-intensive games. This phone offers decent outdoor sunlight legibility which is a big bonus as the displays on many devices tend to fade away when placed under the sun. For connectivity, you get options like 4G with VoLTE support, GPS, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0,and a USB 2.0 reversible connector port. Also, one has the option of using two SIM cards (a single SIM variant is available) as the Samsung Galaxy A8s ships with dual-SIM support.

Storage & Platform

The Samsung Galaxy A8s ships with an on-board storage space of 128 GB. Internal storage can be expanded using a memory card up to 512GB. On the software front, the Galaxy A8s runs the latest Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.

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