Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 is an affordable smartphone that is equipped with ample RAM and enough inbuilt memory. The phone also carries a good camera set-up with other regulars. The similarities with the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge is obvious as they both pack the same specifications with other features on the inside. We will be looking at the comparison between the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge to see which one will make a wise buy.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus VS Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus
Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus VS Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge: Design Comparison

In terms of body design, the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 is looking more elegant and beautiful. The phone has a smooth panel with a fingerprint sensor and a camera. It measures 8.3 mm in thickness and weighs 191 gram. It has both dust and water resistant and it’s available in Black and Gold colors. As for the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge, it’s not looking bad at all. It features a decent body with a smooth panel and a fingerprint sensor. The handset is available in Gold color.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 VS Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge: Display Comparison

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 has a screen size of 6 inches with a resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels and 411 PPI density, while the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge has a screen size of 5.7 inches with a resolution of 2160 x 3840 pixels and 773 PPI density.  It has display protection of Corning Gorilla Glass v4, while the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 also packs display protection. Both phones have the same Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen and they will offer clear visual as well.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 VS Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge: Camera Comparison

On the camera department, the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 has a single rear camera of 16 MP with dual LED flash and a dual front-facing camera of 16 MP + 8 MP for selfies and video calls, while the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge has a single rear camera of 16 MP with dual LED flash and a front facing camera of 8 MP for selfies as well. The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 will take better photos than it’s rival.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 VS Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge: Performance Comparison

On the inside, the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 packs Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 chipset with an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.2 GHz and Mali-G71 for graphics, while the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 MSM8998 chipset with Quad-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.4 GHz and Adreno 540 for graphics. Both phones have the same 6GB RAM with inbuilt storage of 64GB which is expandable via micro SD card. They are also powered by Android 7.1 Nougat and they have support for 4G LTE network and other regulars.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 VS Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge: Battery & Price Comparison

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3500 mAh with fast charging technology, while the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge has a bigger battery capacity of 4200 mAh. On the price, the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 will sell at a price of $325, while the Samsung Galaxy S8 Edge is selling at a price of $289.

Our Verdict:

On the overall, the Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus 2018 has the point. The handset will perform better than the Galaxy S8 Edge and it also has a good camera set-up and a beautiful body design. The Galaxy S8 Edge has an edge on the battery and it’s also more affordable. So the phone will make a budget buy.

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