The Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 has been one of the most loved middle ranges during this 2017. Recently the company has presented its successor, the Samsung Galaxy A8 2018. Far from continuing with the same nomenclature, the company has decided to opt for the eight. We imagine that in an attempt to accommodate it to its current high ranges to follow an established order. The truth is that this new generation has won in some features.

Samsung galaxy A8 and A5

Design and screen

The Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 and the A5 2017 are very similar in terms of construction. Both are made of metal and glass. Its edges are slightly rounded and are quite stylized. The main difference in this sense found in two details. It clearly demonstrates the evolution of the terminal. The new model offers an infinite screen with an aspect ratio of 18: 9. Undoubtedly, one of the most marked trends in this year. In addition, the fingerprint reader is located on the backside instead of the start button. In addition, in this new generation the panel is a bit larger and offers a better resolution. The Galaxy A8 has a 5.6-inch Full HD + resolution. The Galaxy A5 2017, meanwhile, offers a 5.2-inch Full HD. Of course, in both cases Super AMOLED technology is used.

What remains to be seen is whether Android 8 Oreo will reach these two models. It is very likely that it is so. Of what there are still no clues is at what time of next year. You already know that this version offers many improvements over the previous ones. A system is evolving little by little. It is becoming more and more minimalist and in this particular case, it is becoming more intelligent. Android 8 has an improved notification system, is faster and manages the battery better.

Price and availability

The Samsung Galaxy A8 2018 will arrive next January. Its price will start from $550 for the most economical version. The 32 GB logically, its value is much higher than the Samsung Galaxy A5 2017. Currently this model is available on the official website of the company at a price of $450. You can find it even cheaper through other websites. The operator has it free with cash payment for $400. Logically, there is also the option to get hold of it by making a permanency contract. In this case, look at the company’s Red M and Red L rates. Your price will be the same after two years, and you only have to deliver $15 each month. Another cheaper option found in Amazon, where it costs $320.

With a panel as the main protagonist without the presence of a physical start button. The A8 2018 follows the wake of the other great mobile phones of 2017. We are referring to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 +.