The Galaxy A8 2018 features an infinite screen, an enhanced selfies camera or a slightly more powerful processor. The device follows the general line of its predecessor. The screen change clearly changes the entire front part. In any case, it built in metal and glass without missing a fingerprint reader. Of course, this time has been located in the back. We cannot deny that there are more differences than similarities between the Galaxy A8 and the Galaxy A5 2017. If you want to know everything in more detail, do not stop reading.

Samsung Galaxy A8 and A5

Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 design

As for measurements, the Galaxy A8 2018 is a bit thicker and heavier its predecessor. It measures exactly 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm and weighs 172 grams. The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has measures of 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm and a weight of 159 grams. At this point, we can highlight another difference. While the Galaxy A8 is IP68 certified, the A5 has IP67. This means that the new model will be able to submerge in water up to one meter deep. That is, it will not only withstand splashes.

Processor and memory

Logically, the Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 is a more modern mobile. That is something that affects the power. Here is another difference, although it is not too noticeable. It comes powered by an eight-core processor, two at 2.2 GHz and six at 1.6 GHz, accompanied by a 4 GB RAM. The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 houses in its interior an eight-core chip as well. Although working at a maximum speed of 1.9 GHz per core. In your case, it goes hand in hand with a somewhat lower RAM, 3 GB. This next year we will have an average range capable of performing better against heavier games and apps. With regard to storage capacity, both computers offer 32 GB. However, the Galaxy A8 also has a 64 GB version. All can expand by using microSD cards of up to 256 GB.

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 design

One of the big differences between the Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 is precisely in the photographic section. Specifically it is in the front camera. The new device includes a double sensor of 16 and 8 megapixels with aperture f / 1.9 and ability to record video in Full HD. The company ensures that we will be able to make quality selfies and perfect them even more thanks to different functions. The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has a unique camera for 16 megapixel selfies, which is also not bad for good selfies.