Samsung just launched the Galaxy A8 (2018) less than a month ago and it looks like a pretty solid midranger through and through… well until you see its price that is. With a tag of about €500 in Europe, where it’s currently available, it’s just €40 shy of the price of the Galaxy S8. Sure, the latter is Samsung’s flagship for last year and is about to be replaced, but is it really that old that the Galaxy A8 (2018) surpasses it?
Sure, the midranger has the looks, but it does lack a certain oomph, especially when it comes to the camera. We were wondering — would people make the choice to …
The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) is an upper-tier midranger, which was launched right at the end of 2017, so it’s still a fairly new phone. It sports a homemade Samsung Exynos 7885 SoC with 8 cores and clock speed of up to 2.2 GHz, 4 GB to 6 GB of RAM, and 64 GB of storage. Not a bad phone by any means, and it looks pretty sweet as well.
But the price is a bit of a head-scratcher. The Galaxy A8 (2018) is currently available in Europe for the price of €500. “What’s the problem?” you ask… Well, the Galaxy S8 is available for about €530-€540 right now.
So, Sammy’s …
If you’re not waiting for the Galaxy S9 or the Galaxy Note
9, and you’re in need of a new high-end Galaxy right now, Samsung Mobile USA has a cool
offer that you should know about. The company is currently offering a pair of AKG on-ear wireless headphones for free with the purchase of a Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+,
Galaxy S8 Active, or Galaxy Note 8. Both unlocked, and carrier models are
included here, although (for some mysterious reason) all Sprint models are excluded.
The AKG wireless headphones that Samsung is giving away – model number AKG Y50BT – are normally priced at $180. They offer …
If you’re a Verizon Wireless customer, or want to become
one, and you need a new high-end Android phone, Best Buy currently has a pretty
attractive deal for you. The retailer lets you save $250 on the Samsung Galaxy
Note 8, Samsung Galaxy S8+, and Samsung Galaxy S8, as long as you’re buying
them with a monthly Verizon Device Payment.
The $250 savings aren’t instant, but will be reflected in reduced monthly
payments over 24 months. At the end of this period, you’ll end up paying $686
for a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (instead of $936), $590 for a Galaxy S8+ (instead
of $840), and only …
Curved glass protectors are a pain to get right, and most of them, even from reputable brands, are a tradeoff when it comes to side touch functionality or aesthetics. Enter Zagg’s new Glass Curve Elite series for handsets with flexible OLED displays that are sloping to the sides, such as the Galaxy S8 or Note 8. Zagg’s previous curved protector efforts were as good as anyone else’s, barring those that have to be installed using ultraviolet baking.
An unreleased beta build has now leaked on Reddit and fans were quick to sideload it on their phones. They …