Both the Galaxy A8 (2018), as well as the Galaxy A8+ (2018), features the Infinity Display and boast an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Keeping the smartphone ticking is a 3,300mAh battery.
In terms of optics, both handsets have 16 mega pixel front facing camera with f/1.9 aperture and a secondary front camera with 8 mega pixel image sensor with f/1.9 aperture.
As for connectivity options, the phone offers Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, LTE connectivity, NFC (supports Samsung Pay as well), Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C and Global Positioning System. No, these aren't the successor to the original Galaxy A8, but instead, they are replacements for this year's Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7.
The Galaxy A8 series will also have an advanced live focus feature that allows users to adjust the bokeh effect before or after they take a picture.
Both the handsets have ditched the physical home button and the fingerprint sensor has been re-positioned at the rear below the camera module, the report added. The phones will run on Android 7.1.1. Both phones will be available in four colors including black, orchid grey, gold and blue. Both the phones come equipped with an Infinity screen, which means, that much like Samsung's Galaxy S8/Galaxy S8+, the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ 2018 also come with an edge-to-edge bezel-less display. Both handsets sport water and dust resistant body with IP68 ratings.