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Samsung Galaxy A8 Star (A9 Star)

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Launch

Announced 2018, June 2020, January
Status Available. Released 2018, June Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, February 3

Network

Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 | CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA - China GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Global | TE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 8(900), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - China LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

Body

Dimensions 162.4 x 77 x 7.6 mm (6.39 x 3.03 x 0.30 in) 162.5 x 75.6 x 8.1 mm (6.40 x 2.98 x 0.32 in)
Weight 191 g (6.74 oz) 186 g (6.56 oz)
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 100.7 cm2 (~80.6% screen-to-body ratio) 6.7 inches, 107.8 cm2 (~87.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~392 ppi density) 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~394 ppi density)
Others - Samsung Experience 9 UX Always-on display | HDR10+

Platform

OS Android 8 (Oreo) Android 10.0; One UI 2
Chipset Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm) Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Kryo 260 & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260) Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.42 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
GPU Adreno 512 Adreno 640

Memory

Card Slot microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM | UFS 2.1

Camera

Primary Dual - 24 MP, f/1.7 | 16 MP, f/1.7, PDAF Triple - 48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF, Super Steady OIS | 12 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide) | 5 MP, f/2.4, 1/5.0", 1.12µm, dedicated macro camera
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps; gyro-EIS
Secondary Single - 24 MP, f/2.0 | 1080p@30fps Single - 32 MP, f/2.2, 25mm (wide), 1/2.8", 0.8µm | HDR | 1080p@30fps

Sound

Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes No

Comms

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector

Features

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Others - ANT+ ANT+

Battery

Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3700 mAh battery | Fast battery charging 9V/1.67A 15W Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery

Misc

Colors Black, White Prism White, Prism Black, Prism Blue
SAR EU 0.43 W/kg (head) 1.79 W/kg (body) 0.49 W/kg (head) 1.52 W/kg (body)
Price group About 350 EUR €649.00 / £599.19 / INR 39,999