Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018 Edition)

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018 Edition)


SM-A530F

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018 Edition) SIM Free Prices

The Galaxy A series has been designed for those who want to have a premium smartphone, without all the power and associated price of the top-tier devices. 

With the new Galaxy A8 (2018), you'll still find excellent features. These include the Samsung Infinity Display with 18.5:9 screen ratio and always-on Super AMOLED display technology. There's also facial recognition, excellent camera quality and IP68 dust & water-resistance. 

Reasons to buy the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) - multi-language, multi-view, native VR and improved notifications
  • 5.6-inch FHD+ (2220 x 1080) display (18.5:9 ratio) - Always-On Super AMOLED - Gorilla Glass
  • 2.2 GHz Samsung Exynos Octa 7885 processor / 4GB RAM
  • 32GB storage & microSD support (up to 256GB)
  • 16MP main camera / Dual 16 + 8MP selfie camera 
  • 3,000 mAh battery with fast charging
  • Bluetooth 5.0 / GPS / Dual Band Wi-Fi / NFC
  • IP68 water and dust resistant
  • 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4mm
  • USB Type-C / 3.5mm audio jack
  • Samsung VR compatible
  • Samsung Pay & KNOX certified

Box contents

  • Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) - SIM Free, factory unlocked 
  • Samsung mains charger
  • USB Type-C data cable
  • Samsung earphones
  • SIM tray pin
  • Documentation

Stock Origin & Compatibility

All our phones are SIM Free & Factory Unlocked, compatible with UK, EU & most global SIM cards, with support for global GSM & 3G networks. For 4G/LTE & 5G support outside of Europe, please check the specifications.

Clove Technology primarily obtains stock from a manufacturer's official UK supply chains. These products will be displayed as a 'UK Model'.

Occasionally Clove source products from the European mainland. These will be marked as an 'EU Model', supplied factory sealed with a 2pin EU mains charger or 'EU Convert', opened to swap to a UK charger and resealed.

EU sourced phones will have a full warranty and are compatible with all UK networks. We do not source any products from Hong Kong or other Asian markets.

Operating System
Android
Version
7.1.1 (Nougat)
Custom Skin
Samsung UI
Processor
Exynos 7885 Octa
Speed
Octa-Core (4 x 2.2GHz & 4 x 1.6 GHz)
GPU
Mali-G71 GPU
Expansion Slot
Yes
Type
Micro SD
Capacity (Up to)
256 GB
Internal Storage
32 GB
RAM
4 GB
Display
5.6"
Type
Super AMOLED
Resolution
1080 x 2220 (~441 ppi)
Other
18.5 : 9 display ratio, Corning Gorilla Glass, Always-on display
Rear Camera
16 MP
Lens & Sensor Tech
f/1.7
Flash & Focus
Phase detection autofocus & LED flash
Other
Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
Front Camera
Dual 16 + 8 MP
Lens & Sensor Tech
f/1.9
Flash & Focus
Autofocus
Other
Battery
3,000 mAh
Type
Non-removable Li-ion
2G/GSM Bands
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G/HSPA Bands
850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G/LTE Bands
B1 (2100), B2 (1900), B3 (1800), B4 (AWS), B5 (850), B7 (2600), B8 (900), B12 (700), B13 (700), B17 (700), B18 (800), B19 (800), B20 (800), B26 (850), B28 (700), B38 (2600), B40 (2300), B41 (2500), B66 (AWS-3)
5G Bands
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 / 5 GHz)
Bluetooth
5.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
NFC
Yes
FM Radio
Yes
Power Port
USB Type-C
Data Port
USB Type-C
Audio Port
3.5mm audio jack
Video Out
Yes, wireless via Miracast, Google Home, Samsung Connect
Physical Keyboard
No
Trackpad
No
Buttons
Power, Volume
Fingerprint Sensor
Rear-mounted
Other Controls
Location Technologies
GPS / GLONASS / Beidou
Built-In Maps
Google Maps
Accelerometer
Yes
Digital Compass
Yes
Gyro
Yes
Light Sensor
Yes
Dimensions
149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm (5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in)
Weight
172 g (6.07 oz)
Software
Google Play, Google Apps, Samsung Apps
Other
IP68 certified, Samsung Adaptive fast charging