Samsung Galaxy A8s phone with model number SM-G8870 has been approved by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S.
The Galaxy A9 (2018) which is the world’s first quad camera smartphone had launched in China as Galaxy A9s whereas other markets had received it as A9 (2018). Hence, it is likely that the Galaxy A8s could be heading to China and to other markets as Galaxy A8 (2019).
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There is no information available on the specifications of the Samsung SM-G8870 in its FCC documents except for a few details. Rumors surrounding the Galaxy A8s suggest that it could be packed with a 6.39-inch LCD screen. Samsung will be introducing its Infinity-O design on the smartphone which means its screen will be equipped with a hole at the top-left corner for the selfie camera.
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The rear side of the phone is expected to feature a triple camera setup. It is rumored to include a 25-megapixel sensor, a 5-megapixel sensor and a 10-megapixel sensor. For shooting selfies, it could be equipped with a 24-megapixel selfie shooter.
The Snapdragon 710 chipset will be power the smartphone along with 6 GB of RAM. It may come with an internal storage of 128 GB. For more storage, it will be featuring a microSD card. Hopefully, it will come with latest Android 9 Pie OS onboard.
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The model number of the battery of the phone that has been found through the FCC documents suggests it is powered by a 3,300 mAh battery and this can be confirmed by the Anatel certification of the same battery with model number EB-BA750ABU.
The Galaxy A8s is also speculated to be the Samsung’s first phone to come without a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Samsung is yet to confirm on its existence. Probably, the smartphone will launch first in China and then head to other countries few weeks later.