Samsung launches Galaxy A8 Star in India: Price, specifications and more

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The South Korean tech giant said the new 6.4-inch phablet is now available in major markets, including South Korea, the United States, Britain, and India.

"Galaxy A8 Star comes with the first ever dual "Intellicam" proposition that can turn anyone into a professional photographer". Samsung claims that the J2 Core with Android Go brings improved performance to introductory smartphones by offering long-lasting battery life, spacious storage capacity and lightning-quick processing power and performance.

The camera arrangement on the Galaxy A8 Star houses two sensors on the rear - a primary 16-megapixel f/1.7 lens and another 24-megapixel snapper for depth-sensing. It includes an internal storage of 64GB which can be further expanded up to 400GB via microSD card. Other connectivity specs include dual SIM 4G VoLTE support, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, and Type-C reversible connector. A 3700mAh battery completes the package.

For those who are looking to get a taste of the brand new Samsung Galaxy Note9, then clear up your calendar because the roadshow for the Galaxy Note9 is happening from today until Sunday! The 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 67,900 while the 8GB RAM/512GB storage variant is priced at Rs 84,900. Samsung's latest smartphone, moreover, can be connected to a computer monitor via its DeX dongle that allows it to be used like a pocketable computer. To help the new handset run smoothly, based on your location the Note 9 will either be powered by Samsung's Exynos 9810 CPU or Snapdragon 845.

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The Galaxy A8 Star has a 6.3-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9.

The Note 9 is available in 128-gigabyte and 512GB models, with support for up to 1 terabyte of storage via expandable memory.

Running Android Oreo, the smartphone comes equipped with a dual rear camera set up - 12MP + 12MP sensors along with an 8MP front facing camera.