The Galaxy A5 (2018) will, in fact, be called the Galaxy A8 (2018) when it hits the shelves, according to a document spotted on the Bluetooth SIG's database, seemingly corroborating our prediction that Samsung's unifying its model names—and if that's true, the larger Galaxy A7 (2018) could be branded the Galaxy A8+ (2018).
We've heard a lot about the Galaxy A8 (2018) in recent weeks. It's expected to ship with an Infinity Display, an Exynos 7785 CPU, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage, as well as a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, which is tipped to be in the same position as the one on board the upcoming Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+.
Galaxy A8 (2018) to launch before the year's out
Last month, the Galaxy A8 (2018) and Galaxy A8+ (2018) appeared on the Wi-Fi Alliance's database and passed through the Federal Communications Commission, indicating their release is imminent. As we've said in the past, however, we're still waiting on a launch date. We'll let you know as soon as we have more details.