Samsung Galaxy A9 Star (A8 Star)


Samsung Galaxy A9 Star (A8 Star)
Samsung Galaxy A9 Star (A8 Star) (Galaxy Series)
Graphics adapter
4096 MB 
6.3 inch 18.5:9, 2220 x 1080 pixel 392 PPI, Capacitive, Super AMOLED, glossy: yes
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, up to 512GB (SIM 2 slot), NFC, Sensors: Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, fingerprint, USB-C 2.0
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM, CDMA, HSPA, LTE, Dual SIM, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.6 x 162.4 x 77 ( = 0.3 x 6.39 x 3.03 in)
3700 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Primary Camera: 24 MPix Dual-camera: 24MP, f/1.7 + 16MP, f/1.7
Secondary Camera: 24 MPix f/2.0
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
191 g ( = 6.74 oz / 0.42 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
400 Euro



Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star (A8 Star)

Samsung Galaxy A8 Star Review
Source: Fone Arena English
Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is a recommendable device available right now had they launched it under the price bracket of Rs. 22,000. Since it comes with a hefty price tag of Rs. 34,990 considering its specifications, other smartphones including OnePlus 6, Asus Zenfone 5Z and others seem like a better deal. It is available exclusively from To summarize, here are the pros and cons of the smartphone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/08/2018

Foreign Reviews

Обзор плюсов и минусов смартфона Samsung Galaxy A8 Star
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful processor; nice cameras; high autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/07/2018
Galaxy A8 Star: Màn hình 6,3 inch, tối ưu đa tác vụ
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Large screen; good hardware; nice design; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/30/2018
Đánh Giá Samsung Galaxy A8 Star
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Positive: Attractive design; great built quality; excellent display; nice cameras; high performance; long battery life. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/23/2018
Đánh Giá Camera Samsung Galaxy A8 Star: "Chiến" Tốt Mọi Tình Huống Chụp Ảnh
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; sharpness; brightness; clearly photos.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/12/2018
Đánh giá chi tiết camera Galaxy A8 Star: 24MP + 16MP làm được gì?
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Nice selfie camera; decent interface; good sharpness; fast capture and focus. Negative: Mediocre professional mode.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2018
Trên tay Galaxy A8 Star: Chiếc smartphone dành cho ai có bàn tay to
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Large screen; nice display; good hardware; decent cameras. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/21/2018
Galaxy A8 Star: Mẫu smartphone đáng chú ý nhất trong series A
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Good price; beautiful design; excellent display; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/20/2018
Đánh giá nhanh bộ đôi Samsung Galaxy A9 Star và A9 Star Lite
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; good hardware; nice gaming performance; decent cameras..
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 06/10/2018


Qualcomm Adreno 512: Integrated graphics card based on the Adreno 500 architecture, like the Adreno 520 in the Snapdragon 820. According to Qualcomm up to 30% faster than the previous generation (Adreno 510?). Supports DirectX12, OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
660: Fast mid-range ARM SoC with 8 CPU Kryo 260 cores (four fast 2.2 GHz cores in a cluster and two power saving 1.8 GHz cores) and a rather slow Adreno 512 GPU. Manufactured in a 14 nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

Only a few smartphones have larger screens.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.191 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-08-26 (Update: 2018-08-26)