Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) Specs, Price, Release, Review, Camera, Features, Pros and Cons

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) Full Specs, User Reviews, Price, Release Date, Pros and Cons

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) is a higher variant of the Galaxy A8 (2018), released along with this smartphone. Both the smartphones uses the user interface of Samsung Galaxy S8. Based on specification, we assume the Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) is a better mid-range smartphone.

Look at the specifications, price, user reviews, opinions, pros and cons of Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018).

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) Release Details 

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) release date – January 2018.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) Price 

  • Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) price in the USA $710
  • Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) price in Europe €600
  • Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) price in the UK £530
  • Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) price in India ₹ 45,500
  • Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) price in China ¥ 4700

* Approximate Price (converted from the Europe price)

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) Specifications

Features Specifications
Display 6-inch, Super AMOLED Display (Always-on display)
Screen Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels
Aspect Ratio 18.5:9
Display Area 75.5%
Screen Protection Corning gorilla glass
Operating System Android 7.1.1 Nougat (included Samsung Pay feature)
System on Chip (SoC) Exynos 7885 Octa
CPU 2 x 2.5GHz Cortex A73 & 6 x 1.6GHz Cortex A53 – Octa-core processor
GPU Mali G71
Memory and Internal Storage 4GB RAM and 32GB or 6GB RAM and 64GB storage
Storage Upgrade 256GB via micro SD card
Primary Camera (Rear) 16MP with LED Flash, PDAF
Video recording 1080p @ 30fps
Secondary Camera (Front) 16MP + 8MP
Battery 3500mAh (Non-removable)
Fast Battery Charging Feature Yes
Audio Loudspeaker
Headphones 3.5mm Jack
Fingerprint Sensor Yes, rear-mounted
Other Sensors Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity, Barometer
Wi-Fi 802.11 (a/b/g/n/ac), Dual band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth Version 5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR (NFC available)
FM Radio Yes
USB Port USB 2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Body Materials Glass in front and back, Aluminum frame (IP68 Dust and waterproof certification)
Colors Blue, Black, Gold, Orchid Gray
SIM Card Type Single Nano SIM or Dual SIM (nano, nano)
Network Technologies 2G, 3G, 4G LTE (GPRS, EDGE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, LTE)
Weight 191gms
Height x Width x Thickness 159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm
Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) [Radiation]

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) Specs and Details


Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) sports a 6-inch Super AMOLED display, which features a 1080 x 2220 pixels resolution, 18.5:9 aspect ratio, Always-on display and corning gorilla glass protection.


Like the Galaxy A8 (2018), this model also equipped with the Exynos 7885 Octa SoC Octa-core processor CPU and Mali G71 GPU.

RAM and Storage

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) offers two variants – 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage and 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.


Android 7.1.1 Nougat is the operating system of Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018).


This smartphone has a 16MP rear camera and 16MP + 8MP dual front camera. The rear camera has LED flash and phase detection autofocus features.


Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) has a 3500mAh battery with fast charging feature.

Other Features and Connectivity

  • Connectivity features – GPRS, Edge, 3G, 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, FM Radio and USB 2.0 Type-C
  • Fingerprint scanner – rear-mounted
  • Color variants – Blue, Black, Gold, Orchid Gray

Pros and Cons

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) Pros

  • Super AMOELD Infinite display
  • 4GB / 6GB RAM
  • Decent hardware performance
  • High-res cameras
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • USB Type-C
  • Samsung Pay
  • IP68 dustproof and waterproof
  • NFC
  • Fast battery charging
  • Brand value and reliability

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) Cons

  • Costlier than its competitors
  • Missing Android 8.0 Oreo

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Plus (2018) Opinion

Galaxy A8+ (2018) is a costly mid-range smartphone. We can get same specifications for a lesser price from other leading brands. On the other hand, Samsung presents its own features like Samsung Pay, Infinity display etc.





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