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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Specs

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Technical specifications of the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) smartphone. This one has a processor which has 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximum frequency of 2.2GHz. The table below allows us to observe well the lithography, the amount of RAM that we can get, the release date, the values obtained in the AnTuTu, Passmark, or Geekbench 4 platforms, as well as the average price.


Smartphone Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Model version(s) SM-A530F, SM-A530F, SM-A530K,
SM-A530L, SM-A530N, SM-A530S,
Release date Q1 2018
Dimensions 5.87 x 2.78 x 0.33 in
Weight 6.07 oz
Body Front and back glass,
Aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 5.6 inches, 16M colours
Screen type Super AMOLED
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels
Screen ratio 18.5:9
Density 441 ppi
Operating system Android 7.1.1
Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885
Lithography 14 nm LPP
Cores 8
Threads 8
Energy cores 6x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.6 GHz
High performance cores 2x ARM Cortex-A73 @ 2.2 GHz
GPU ARM Mali-G71 MP2
GPU execution units 2
GPU shading units 32
GPU clock rate 1,300 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 49.3 GFLOPS
Memory 4 GB RAM
Storage 32 / 64 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB
Photo 16 MP, f/1,7, 26mm
Video 1080p30
Front photo 16 MP, f/1,9, 26mm,
8 MP, f/1,9, 24mm
Front video 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0
Battery capacity 3,000 mAh
Battery type Non removable Li-Ion
Battery life (versatile use) ~ 10 hours and 50 minutes
Head SAR (US) -
Body SAR (US) -
DxOMark 79
AnTuTu 122,400
Android PassMark Rating 7,410
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
Geekbench 5 single core
Geekbench 5 multi-core
(Multi-core / price performance)
Performance / price ratio
15 pts / $
Note 4.2 / 5
Reviews 372
Amazon Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
New price on Amazon
Used price on Amazon
eBay Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
New price on eBay
Used price on eBay

Price: prices can change over time. For technical reasons, they are not updated in real time. This is only an average of the results on the first page of each product, whether new or used. Shipping costs have not been integrated. To know the final price of the product, please go to the form of the shop. If no price is indicated, it means that we did not find any offers during the last update.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

Ratios: we first consider the average for the new price if available, the average for the used price otherwise.

Performances :

Comparison of the performances between this smartphone and those of a similar power, for this we consider the results generated on software of benchmarks such as Geekbench 4.

AnTuTu - Total score
Honor 10 Lite 130,370
Huawei P Smart+ 129,140
Honor 20i 124,640
Asus Zenfone 5 ZE620KL 123,760
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) 122,950
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) 122,400
Huawei P Smart+ 2019 121,890
Sony Xperia 10 Plus 117,540
Motorola Moto G7 Plus 117,280
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 116,870

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

Android PassMark Rating
Samsung Galaxy A70 7,750
Oppo Reno2 Z 7,730
Motorola One Macro 7,730
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 7,620
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 7,540
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) 7,410
Realme 1 7,380
Samsung Galaxy A40 7,020
Motorola Moto G7 Power 6,980
Motorola Moto G7 Play 6,930

PassMark is a benchmarking software that performs several performance tests including prime numbers, integers, floating point, compression, physics, extended instructions, encoding, sorting. The higher the score is, the higher is the device capacity.

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & single core score - Android 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy M20 1,257
Sony Xperia 10 873
Samsung Galaxy A40 1,280
Samsung Galaxy A30 1,265
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) 1,382
Honor Play 8A 860
Oppo A5s 913
Samsung Galaxy M40 1,259
Samsung Galaxy M30 1,259

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

Geekbench 5 - Multi-core & single core score - Android
Vivo Y7s 348
Realme C3 347
Samsung Galaxy M31 328
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 276
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) 304
Infinix Note 6 180
Infinix Hot 8 164
Vivo Y15 (2019) 153
Asus Zenfone Max M1 ZB555KL 121

Geekbench 5 is a software for measuring the performance of a computer system, for fixed devices, mobile devices, servers. This platform makes it possible to better compare the power of the CPU, the computing power and to compare it with similar or totally different systems. Geekbench 5 includes new workloads that represent work tasks and applications that we can find in reality.

List of comparisons:

AlcatelAppleApple iPhoneAsusAsus ZenfoneGoogleGoogle PixelHonorHuaweiHuawei MateHuawei NovaHuawei PInfinixLenovoLGLG VMeizuMotorolaNokiaOnePlusOppoRazerRealmeSamsungSamsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy ASamsung Galaxy JSamsung Galaxy NoteSamsung Galaxy SSonySony XperiaUmidigiVivoXiaomiXiaomi Black SharkXiaomi MiXiaomi Redmi NoteZTESmartphones groups

List of benchmarks:

AnTuTuGeekbench 4 on AndroidGeekbench 5 on AndroidPassMark

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