Samsung may soon launch its Galaxy A8s smartphone That’s expected to be the first handset from the company to Match with an Infinity-O display.
The design of this upcoming Galaxy A8s that includes a tiny circular cutout for the selfie camera has been seen in various new leaks. Some reports also have leaked the display protector of the notchless phone using a display hole. Furthermore, a report has leaked the specifications of this smartphone also indicating that Samsung can launch the handset at 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 is expected to incorporate an LCD screen. The report claims the Galaxy A8s is powered with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC, paired together with 6GB of LPDDR4 RAM.
Concerning cameras, the Samsung Galaxy A8s is believed to keep 24-megapixel, 5-megapixel, and 10-megapixel sensors at the trunk. At the front, there’s a 24-megapixel sensor which will be placed in a display hole. The size of this hole is reported to be 6.7mm. In terms of measurements, the smart phone measures 159.11×74.88×7.38mm. The report claims that the smartphone will start in January at a Black-Grey gradient colour option.
Some of those leaked details have further been corroborated in a different report that has also published a render of the alleged Galaxy A8s handset. It also claims that the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 may also embrace the Infinity-O display, but using a 2mm to 3mm smaller cutout. It is, however, not clear which Galaxy S10 variant will game the Infinity-O screen.
The leaked picture showcases an in-screen cutout at the top left corner of the display. The tipster has also claimed that the Samsung Galaxy A8s will start in December this year itself.
To recall, Samsung had declared its new display plans back in SDC, with the Infinity-O type display featuring the hole design. Meanwhile, Chinese cellphone manufacturer Huawei also seems to compete with Samsung by launching a new smartphone with the same layout since the rumoured Galaxy A8s.