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Specs comparison: Galaxy A6 vs Galaxy A8 (2018)

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Last updated: May 2nd, 2018 at 09:48 UTC+02:00

The Galaxy A6 vs Galaxy A8 (2018) specs comparison was inevitable as the new handset is meant to be a replacement for the Galaxy A5 (2017). Samsung has significantly revamped its Galaxy A series this year starting with the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ (2018) which are basically borderline flagship smartphones. The Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6+ slot in below them in the lineup and breathe new life into Samsung's mid-range lineup.

Specs comparison: Galaxy A6 vs Galaxy A8 (2018)

The Galaxy A6 features a metal unibody design and an Infinity Display. Even though it's a flat panel, the device can now claim to be in bezel-less territory as well. Aside from the new internals, it also features powerful new cameras and a front-facing LED flash.

We'll have a complete review of the Galaxy A6 up in the not too distant future so do stay tuned for that. For now, check out the Galaxy A6 vs Galaxy A8 (2018) specs comparison table below to get an idea of how these devices line up against their more expensive siblings. You can find the full spec sheet for the Galaxy A6 on our devices page.

Galaxy A6 Galaxy A8 (2018)
Display 5.6-inch HD+ (720×1480 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity 5.6-inch FHD+ (2220×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity
Processor Exynos 7870 Octa, 1.6GHz octa-core, Mali-T830 MP1 GPU Exynos 7885 Octa, 2.2GHz dual-core + 1.6GHz hexa-core, Mali-G71 GPU
RAM 3GB/4GB 4GB
Rear Camera 16-megapixel, f/1.7 aperture 16-megapixel, f/1.7 aperture, phase detection autofocus
Front camera 16-megapixel, f/1.9 aperture with LED flash 16-megapixel + 8-megapixel dual camera, f/1.9 aperture, Live Focus portrait mode
Storage 32GB/64GB internal, microSD card slot (up to 256GB) 32GB/64GB internal, microSD slot (up to 256GB)
Software Android 8.0 Oreo Android 7.1.1 Nougat, upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo
Connectivity Dual-SIM, LTE, FM Radio, dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, microUSB v2.0 Dual-SIM, LTE, FM Radio, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C
Battery 3,000 mAh, fast wired charging 3,000 mAh, fast wired charging
Other features Fingerprint sensor, Samsung Pay (NFC model only), Face Recognition, Dolby Atmos optimized audio Samsung Pay (NFC and MST), fingerprint sensor, IP68 dust and water resistance, Always On Display, Gear VR support
Phone Galaxy A6Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
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