Expand your View
Enjoy an expansive view on the Galaxy A8 with the Infinity Display. It's a beautiful, large display that extends from side to side for an expanded screen that you'll love to see.
Get in the scene
You'll feel fully immersed in what's on screen thanks to the Infinity Display's 18.5:9 ratio. The biggest display for Galaxy A phones to date, it offers a wide horizontal view, providing a stunning cinematic experience.
See it All at Once
The Infinity Display is also longer than the screen on the previous model, so you can read and browse with less scrolling. Whether checking your social media or reading a news article, you'll see more at one time and give your thumbs a rest.
Masterpiece in a Snap
Taking stunning photos on the Galaxy A8 is as easy as tapping the shutter. The Dual Front Camera innovates selfies and wefies, putting the focus on you and your friends so you can capture moments in a new way. And with the rear 16MP camera, the surrounding scene will come out bright and clear, too.
Perfect your Selfie
Add flair and fun to your selfies with Live Focus mode on the Dual Front Camera. It blurs the background, adding bokeh so you and your friends stand out. Afterwards, you can readjust the focus to your taste. And by enabling Beauty effect before taking the photo, selfies and wefies come out stunning.
Focus on the fun
Customize your pictures with exciting stickers and filters. Decorate selfies with stickers using face-recognition technology. Or edit before you shoot with Food mode, Beauty effect, or Filters. And Beauty effect works while taking a video with the front camera, so you can look your best in action.
Get the Shot in Any Light
Whether out at night or caught in the dark, you'll capture the scene clearly with the improved low-light capability on the Galaxy A8's rear camera. Its bright F1.7 lens, larger 1.12㎛ pixels, and bigger 1/2.8” sensor bring in light from the environment to make photos crisp and detailed.
A Smart Way to Search
Easily find the image you want with the gallery search bar. As you search, the gallery analyzes your photos and pulls out relevant pictures, even displaying them by category.
Works even when Wet
You want a phone that works wherever life takes you. The Galaxy A8 has an IP68 rating* for water and dust resistance, meaning neither splashes nor rain will slow you down**.
Here to Help you
Keep your day on track, set reminders, and get information via your camera with Bixby. Bixby is a virtual assistant that works via text and touch and learns your habits. With Bixby Home, Bixby Vision, and Bixby Reminder*, it integrates seamlessly into not just the Galaxy A8, but also your lifestyle.
Always Ready for You
Get informed without waking up your phone. The Always on Display screen is always available and contains important information like date, time, notifications, and even battery level.
The Phone that Pays
Leave the cards at home—all you need is your Galaxy A8 and Samsung Pay. With Samsung Pay, you can check out virtually anywhere you would use your credit card in a simple and secure way.*
Separate Work and Home Chatting
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.
Safeguard your Data
Protect personal information with the Secure Folder* on the Galaxy A8.It creates a separate space within the device** to store sensitive and personal data and make sure it's only accessible to you.
Convenient Wi-Fi Control
Effortlessly conserve mobile data and battery life with adaptive Wi-Fi control on the Galaxy A8. It remembers where you've previously connected to Wi-Fi and turns on to instantly connect when you're in range. And when you leave the service range, Wi-Fi shuts off to keep your battery from draining.*
Swift and Simple Unlocking
Unlocking is as easy as taking a selfie or scanning your finger. With face recognition* and the fingerprint scanner, accessing your phone is quick and convenient.
Do More and Store More
Whether multitasking or gaming, it's fast and seamless with the 4GB RAM on the Galaxy A8. And you can easily keep important things on hand with expandable microSD storage—up to an additional 400GB. And if you travel a lot or have two separate numbers, you also have the option to use Dual SIM.
*The Galaxy A8 is rated IP68, meaning it is protected against dust ingress and is water resistant. Water resistance rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes. To prolong the life of your device rinse it with clean water after submersion or spillage and dry with a microfiber cloth.
*Bixby is only available in certain countries, with certain devices, features, and languages.
*Samsung Pay is only available in certain countries, with certain devices, features, card issuers, and merchants.
*Messenger apps supported by Dual Messenger may vary by country and region.
*The availability of the Secure Folder service will vary according to the nature of the content being encrypted.
*Wi-Fi connection and speed may vary depending on the usage environment.
*Face recognition is less secure than pattern, PIN, or password.
**Secure Folder separates storage at the software level without taking up additional space.
**The Galaxy A8's IP68 rating does not protect against heavy rain and significant splashes.