Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018 A730FD 64GB 4G LTE)
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018 A730FD 64GB 4G LTE) is a 2018-released upgraded model of the Galaxy A8 smartphone. It boasts cutting edge features wrapped in an 8.3mm thin full metal uni-body design. The body is IP68 rated for dust and water proofing. This essentially means that it can remain submerged underwater at a depth of 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes. The handset showcases a large 6.0-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch display with 16M colours, an extremely high 1080 x 2220 pixels screen resolution and a staggering 411ppi pixel density. The screen has an unspecified version of Corning Gorilla Glass, supports multitouch and has an always-on display.
So far as internal specs are concerned, the phablet comes with an Exynos 7885 chipset that holds a mighty Octa-core CPU with 2x 2.2GHz and 6x 1.6GHz processors. They work together with 6GB RAM enabling super smooth and fast multitasking. It runs on Android OS v7.1.1 (Nougat) and includes a 64GB internal ROM while storage can be increased up to a mammoth 256GB via microSD card slot. It also sports a powerful 16.0-Megapixels back camera with features including autofocus, LED flash, face detection, touch focus, geo-tagging, HDR, panorama, HDR and 1080p at 30fps. A stunning Dual 16.0+8.0 Megapixels front-facing shooter makes sure you get stunning selfies and allows video calling with your loved ones.
Other remarkable features of Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus (2018 A730FD 64GB) include: Dual SIM support (One 3G/4G SIM and One 2G SIM), Mali-G71 GPU, 4G LTE network support, GPS/GLONASS/BDS, Bluetooth v5.0, NFC, Wi-Fi, Dual Band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, microUSB v2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible USB connector, fingerprint (back-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass, barometer, HTML5 browser, 3.5mm audio jack and a non-removable 3500mAh Li-Ion battery.
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - SIM 1 only|
|4G bands||LTE 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(AWS-3) - SIM 1 only|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps|
|Status||Available. Released 2018, January|
|Dimensions||159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm (6.30 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)|
|Weight||191 g (6.74 oz)|
|Build||Front/back glass, aluminum frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) (One 3G/4G SIM and One 2G SIM)|
|- Samsung Pay|
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
|Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.0 inches, 91.4 cm2 (~75.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2220 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~411 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)|
|- Always-on display|
|OS||Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Exynos 7885 Octa|
|CPU||Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB|
|Internal||64 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|Primary||16 MP, f/1.7, phase detection autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Secondary||Dual: 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p|
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|- Fast battery charging|
- ANT+ support
- MP4/WMV/H.265 player
- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer
|Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery|
Generally speaking all items currently listed on the site are currently available. We hold some in stock and others are available from suppliers within a few days.
After placing your order we'll let you know the ETA and if there are issues securing stock (this is a fast-moving industry and items can duck in and out quick) we'll recommend any similar colours/variants.
To ensure that you receive your new phone as quickly and safely as possible, we use a range of delivery options. Delivery times for all options are detailed below. Note that we currently do not ship to PO Boxes.
INSURED COURIER DELIVERY - 2-7 days handling time. Freight generally handled by Toll Australia. Next day from our Hong Kong warehouse into Sydney International. Additional day to Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and major regional centres. Other more regional areas are usually between 2 to 7 days depending on remoteness.
EXPRESS SHIPPING SERVICE -1-5 days handling time, arrives on average 1 day sooner. Freight generally handled by Fedex. Overnight from our Hong Kong warehouse into Sydney International. Additional day to Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide and major regional centres. Other more regional areas are usually between 1 to 5 days depending on remoteness.
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CONDITION - Unless stated in the product title, all devices are brand new. We do sell a small quantity of refurbished items but these all have a product title that begins with 'Refurbished'. Package seals may have been opened to check quality or perform basic testing or unlock functions however unless specified otherwise all devices are new and unused.
WARRANTY - All devices come with our comprehensive 12 month warranty, which is included in the standard purchase price. We'll even replace with a new item if yours can't be repaired.
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RETURNS - All orders come with 30 days free returns. For more information on please read our returns policy. We also offer a new replacement policy for items that cannot be repaired.
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OUR STOCK - Products sold through this store are unlocked, never locked or SIM-free. They offer the best combination of price and quality and can be sourced from international markets via parallel importation. Please check the network bands with your provider to ensure full compatibility. In some instances printed documentation may not be in English, even though the device is compatible with local network bands. Where this occurs and you require user manuals etc please contact us and we will provide a digital copy.
DISCLAIMER - Due to variations in stock and regional sourcing we cannot guarantee that all specifications listed are 100% correct at all times as the same model may be available in several variants. If you have any specific requirements please raise them with our team and they will provide availability on the model you require.
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