Samsung launches Galaxy A8 Star in India for Rs 34990

Posted August 27, 2018

Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note 9 phablet is now available for purchase through major us carriers and national retailers, with its new Bluetooth-enabled S Pen stylus, data storage capacity of 128GB or 512GB and prices starting at $1,000.

Samsung strengthening its online presence in the premium segment launched Galaxy A8 Star on Friday. The latest version, The Samsung Galaxy Note9, is shaping up to be the best Note device on record.

A comprehensive teaser page recently went live on Amazon India, all but confirming that the upcoming smartphone is the Galaxy A8 Star, which has already been available in some other countries around the world for quite some time now.

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Separately, Samsung boasted a Bluetooth stylus and gaming capabilities of the phone.

If that's indeed the Galaxy A8 Star's price in India, Samsung's upcoming smartphone will go directly against the current leader in the segment - OnePlus 6.

Oh, and if you are a mobile gamer, you can take yourFortnite skills on the road cause insanely popular battle royale game can be played on the powerful smartphone. Underneath, you'll find Qualcomm's Snapdragon 660 chipset, 6GB of RAM, 64GB of onboard storage which can be expanded, and a 3,700mAh with support for quick charging. For taking pictures and recording video, the handset offers an 8MP camera with flash at the rear and a 5MP camera in front. Go Edition's Ultra Data saving feature will make life easier on a low-priced data plan.

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As far as the photography is concerned, it houses Dual Intellicam system with 16 MP + 24 MP dual rear cameras.

If you are willing to add a new line, both AT&T and Verizon are offering BOGO deals on the Note 9, and Sprint will lease you the device for 50% off. There is also a fingerprint sensor that sits below the sensors, but it is placed oddly close to the camera setup. The phone will come in two colours, which are Midnight Black and Ivory White.

There are also many launches offers available at the Samsung Mobile Store.

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