Samsung may soon launch its Galaxy A8s smartphone that is expected to be the first handset from the company to Match with an Infinity-O Screen.
The design of this upcoming Galaxy A8s that includes a tiny circular cutout for the selfie camera has been spotted in various new leaks. Some reports also have leaked the display protector of the notchless phone with a display hole. Additionally, a record has leaked the specifications of the smartphone also indicating that Samsung may launch the handset in January 2019.
According to a report in German site AllAboutSamsung, the Samsung Galaxy A8s sports a 6.39-inch screen with full-HD+ resolution. It’s expected to feature an LCD display. The smartphone packs a 3,400mAh battery and includes USB Type-C support. The report asserts the Galaxy A8s is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, paired together with 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM. The phone is reportedly equipped with 128GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB).
Concerning cameras, the Samsung Galaxy A8s is believed to keep 24-megapixel, 5-megapixel, and 10-megapixel detectors at the trunk. At the front, there is a 24-megapixel detector that will be placed in a display hole. The size of the gap is said to be 6.7mm. In terms of measurements, the smartphone steps 159.11×74.88×7.38mm. The report claims the smartphone will start in January at a Black-Grey gradient colour option.
A number of the leaked details have further been corroborated in another report which has also posted a render of this alleged Galaxy A8s handset. According to a tweet from SamsungMobile.News, the cutout of Samsung Galaxy A8s front camera is 6.7millimeters in dimension. It also asserts the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 will even embrace the Infinity-O display, but with a 2mm to 3mm smaller cutout. It is, however, not apparent which Galaxy S10 variant will sport the Infinity-O screen.
Meanwhile, noted tipster Ice Universe has leaked an alleged screen protector of this Galaxy A8s. The leaked image showcases an in-screen cutout at the upper left corner of the display. The tipster has also claimed that the Samsung Galaxy A8s will start in December this year itself.
To remember, Samsung had announced its new screen plans back at SDC, with the Infinity-O type screen featuring the hole layout. Meanwhile, the Chinese cellphone maker Huawei also seems to compete with Samsung by launching a new smartphone with the exact same design as the rumoured Galaxy A8s.