Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Price List September, 2021 & Specs in Philippines

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Cheapest Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Price in Philippines is ₱ 46,399.00

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is now available in Philippines. The cheapest Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) price in Philippines is ₱ 46,399.00 from Galleon. You can also choose between different Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) variants with 64GB Black starting from ₱ 46,399.00. Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) price details are updated September 2021.

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Price List by Country for Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

Country International Price Price in PHP
Indonesia IDR 4.199.000 ₱ 14,739.00
Malaysia MYR 1,288.00 ₱ 15,453.00
Philippines PHP 46,399.00 ₱ 46,399.00
Singapore SGD 350.00 ₱ 12,993.00
Thailand THB 11,750 ₱ 17,663.00
Vietnam VND 3.100.000 ₱ 6,783.00

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Specs

Screen Size 5.6"
Pixel Density 441ppi
Display Resolution 1080 x 2220pixels
Water Resistant Yes
Display Technology Super AMOLED
Scratch Resistant Yes
Rear Camera 16MP
Front Camera 16 + 8MP
Camera Lenses Dual Camera
Video Resolution Full HD
Storage 64GB
Expandable Memory Yes
Weight 172g
Body Material Aluminium
Dimensions (W x H x D) 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4mm
Battery Capacity 3000mAh
Charging Fast Charging
CPU Exynos 7885 (14 nm)
Processor Core Octa Core
OS Android
OS Version Android 9.0 (Pie)
Dual SIM No
SIM Card Nano-SIM
USB Connectors Type-C
5G No
Wi-Fi Standard 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Face Recognition No
Fingerprint Scanner Yes
Retail Price Discontinued
Colours Black

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 Price and Features in the Philippines

Samsung A8 - A Premium Phone without the Premium Price

Samsung is well-known all around the world for creating cutting-edge models such as the S series and Note Series. Besides their premium models, the Korean tech giant also appeals to the masses with their mid-range phones such as the Samsung Galaxy A8. First released in 2015, the Samsung A8 has received three iterations including the latest 2018 version. The new Samsung A8 features a 5.6-inch screen, a 16MP camera, 4GB RAM, and 3000mAh of battery, and so much more.


The first thing that you would notice with this phone is the screen. From the previous versions, Samsung Philippines has made the screen bigger with a ~75.6% screen-to-body ratio. Total screen size measures up to 5.6 inches, giving you a full 1080 x 2220 pixels of display. Playing games or watching movies on the Samsung Galaxy A8 would be an immersive viewing experience.


Another exciting feature that you should look into the Samsung A8 is the camera. It features a single-lens 16MP sensor complete with LED flash, panorama, and HDR. However, what makes this phone unique is its dual-lens front camera with a 16MP+8MP sensors. This allows you to take selfies on portrait mode or with “depth effect” in excellent clarity!

Internal Components

What’s really interesting about the Samsung Galaxy A8 is its internal components. The unit runs on Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) operating system supported by an octa-core processor. It has an Exynos 7885 Octa chipset and 4GB RAM which makes it a super fast model for the price. On top of that, this phone also supports Samsung Pay which allows you to pay wirelessly when you shop. It also has an IP68 rating which makes it dust and waterproof (1.5m for 30 minutes) - something that you can only get from premium Samsung phones today.

Battery Life

With a bigger screen and heavier internal components, the Samsung A8 2018 also features a big battery capacity. It is built-in with Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery which is optimized together with the OS and hardware to give you the longest possible battery life. With minimal use, this phone can last you the whole day!

Samsung A8 Price Philippines

The Samsung A8 price floats around P17,500 to P20,000 which is reasonable considering all the specs and features you are getting. The Samsung Galaxy A8 is a phone that looks and feels premium without the heavy price tag.

Reviews of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
Reviewed on 2018-09-15
Huawei's road to global domination is clear: offer compelling devices at every price range, from the entry-level to the high-end segment.For the Php 20K to 30K segment, Huawei's Nova 3 is destined to do battle with two main rivals: vivo's X21 and Samsun...
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Reviewed on 2018-02-14
Samsung released the Galaxy A8 (2018) series here in the Philippines last month and became the first upper mid-range device to be announced this year, succeeding the last year's Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017). Both are equipped with two selfie came...
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Reviewed on 2018-02-09
The Galaxy A8 is Samsung's latest premium offering for the Philippine Market. Sporting a 5.6-inch Infinity Display, a seemingly capable octa-core processor, and dual-front cameras, it's proof of the company's shift into the selfie-centric segment. Thoug...
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Reviewed on 2018-02-01
And just like that, we're done with the first month of the year, but it has brought us new gadgets to review which include the Samsung Galaxy A8 & A8+ (2018), the LG V30+, ASUS Zenfone Max Plus, and OPPO A83. Check out our Gadget Reviews Roundup for Janua...
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Reviewed on 2018-01-16
On January 18, 2018, Korean tech giant Samsung will be announcing two new high-end Android smartphones with a cool selfie-centric feature. The upcoming Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 and Samsung Galaxy A8+ are - almost needless to say - part of the company's A-S...
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Reviewed on 2018-01-01
In 2015, Samsung introduced the Galaxy A8. A year later, it released its successor called the Galaxy A8 (2016). The company, however, skipped 2017 and decided to release the 2018 model instead. To greet the New Year, here's our review of the Samsung Galax...
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Reviewed on 2018-01-01
Today is the first day of 2018, and Samsung's recently refreshed A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) are officially our first reviews for this year. The new phones are pretty good looking devices that bring Samsung's Infinity display tech down from their flagship of...
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Reviewed on 2018-05-16
Low level of noise, Fairly effective stabilization, Pleasant color rendering
Underexposure in very low light, Slow and occasionally inaccurate autofocus, Limited dynamic range
In stores from early 2018, the Galaxy A8 (2018) is the latest incarnation of Samsung's A8 mid-range smartphone, powered by the Exynos 7885 Octa chipset. Offering a single-cam setup, the A8 (2018)'s rear-facing camera features a 16Mp 1/2.8-inch sensor with...
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Reviewed on 2018-03-02
premium design, real Dual-SIM functionality, accurate GPS, water and dust proof, bright, well-tuned Super AMOLED display, good camera, fast charging
unable to uninstall pre-installed apps, PWM display flickering, internal storage not particularly fast, throttling under load
8 follows 5. The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) succeeds the Galaxy A5 (2017) as the latest device in the popular Galaxy A Series. The €499 price tag could prove to be unpopular though. We'll find out in our tests whether Samsung can justify this ambitious pric...
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Reviewed on 2018-02-07
Samsung just announced the Galaxy A8 2018 and Galaxy A8+ 2018 smartphones, bringing the key features of their award-winning Galaxy S8 series to the masses. We had the opportunity to review the new Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F) smartphone before its of...
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Reviewed on 2018-01-25
Lush Super AMOLED screen, Smoother performance than S8 in daily use, True Dual SIM phone, Sturdy build quality, Good camera quality in daylight
Pricey for what it is, No Android Oreo on board, Rather poor video recording quality, no 4K, Not great for lowlight photos, Only 32GB of onboard storage
The Galaxy A8 2018 is Samsung 's newest upper mid-range phone, but with its similar glass-and-metal design and styling, we'll forgive you if you mistake it for the flagship Galaxy S8. The list of similarities includes a tall, edge-to-edge Super AMOLED In...
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Reviewed on 2018-01-03
Samsung just announced the Galaxy A8 2018 and Galaxy A8+ 2018 smartphones, bringing the key features of their award-winning Galaxy S8 series to the masses. We had the opportunity to review the new Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 (SM-A530F) smartphone before its of...
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Reviewed on 2017-12-25
Excellent build quality, IP68 water resistance, Samsung pay support, great front selfie cameras, triple card slot,
Simplified camera UI, finish is a fingerprint magnet, more RAM would be nice
While intended as the successor to last year's Galaxy A7 (2017), the new Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and its slightly larger sized and better specced sibling the Galaxy A8+ (2018) have more in common with the more premium Galaxy S8 in terms of aesthetics an...
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Reviewed on 2018-07-20
Samsung has—arguably—cemented themselves as the king of Android. They build desirable flagships that turn heads, they demand a premium price point, and beyond Google itself, they are some of the most recognizable devices on the platform.While the S lineup...
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Reviewed on 2018-05-21
Solid experience, Great selfie shooter, Facial Recognition
Odd pricing, Lacks Bixby Voice, Rear shooter
For Samsung fans with small budgets, the company's A-series has long offered the best of its high-end S-series: inexpensive but well-designed.While the new Galaxy A8 offers a ‘well-designed' smartphone, it might be getting on the more expensive side, espe...
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