Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)
VS
Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018)
VS
Screen

We are looking at the smartphone screen for a long time. Therefore, it is quite important to choose smartphone with rich and optimally saturated color gamut. Also, the most mature display technology used in smartphones must be safe (e.g., IPS or OLED).  Which is better between Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018).

Super AMOLED
Technology
Super AMOLED
capacitive touchscreen
Touchscreen
capacitive touchscreen
16M
Display colors
16M
5.6" inc
Screen size
6" inc
79.6 cm2
Screen area
91.4 cm2
18.5:9 (height:width)
Screen format
18.5:9 (height:width)
75.6%
Screen to body ratio
75.5%
1080 x 2220 px
Screen resolution
1080 x 2220 px
441 PPI
PPI /points per inch/
411 PPI
Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
Screen protection
Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
Always-on display
Other
Always-on display
Camera and Video

The smartphone camera plays significant role - it is one of several factors that determine the quality of a digital photo. When compare the smartphones, it is necessary to account megapixels on sensors of the primary and front facing cameras, and also availability of the flash and video-shooting option. Let's see which is better between Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs  Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018).

16 MP, Single
Rear camera, main
16 MP, Single
16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8”, 1.12µm, PDAF
Camera specs
16 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8”, 1.12µm, PDAF
LED flash, panorama, HDR
Functions
LED flash, panorama, HDR
16 MP, Dual
Front camera, selfie
16 MP, Dual
16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm 8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide), 1/4'', 1.12µm
Specifications
16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), 1/3.1'', 1.0µm 8 MP, f/1.9, 1/4.0'', 1.12µm
Performance

Ok, who win? Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018). The smartphone must work fast. The higher the clock speed and the more RAM your smartphone has, the faster and better it can be. Also, you have to pay attention to the benchmark results. 

Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Operating system OS
Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Exynos 7885 Octa (14 nm)
Chipset
Exynos 7885 Octa (14 nm)
Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
Processor CPU
Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
Mali-G71
Graphics processor GPU
Mali-G71
microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
External memory
microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Internal memory
64 GB, 6 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
116745
Antutu 7 score
116876
1482
GeekBench 4 Single Core
1455
4208
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core
4083
3704
GeekBench 4 RenderScript
3547
142851
Antutu 8 score
137850
309
GeekBench 5 Single Core
305
994
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
950
General specs

Here is some information we have collected – from date of release and battery capacity to weight and color gamut of the smartphones. It is time to pick the winner. What is the difference between Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018).

2017, December
Release date
2017, December
149.2 Х 70.6 Х 8.4 mm
Dimensions (HxWxD)
159.9 Х 75.7 Х 8.3 mm
172 g
Weight
191 g
Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
Colors
Black, orchid grey, gold, blue
3000 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery
3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
270 EUR
Approximate price
400 EUR
Talking time- Up to 24 h (3G) Music play - Up to 66 h
Battery life
Talking time- Up to 23 h (3G) Music play - Up to 73 h
Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Body build
Front/back glass, aluminum frame
Communication and Connectivity

As a result of comparison Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) , you understand what device is better and what is worst. Below are parameters and data sets which were used for analysis and comparison.

Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
SIM card
Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Network
GSM / HSPA / LTE
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
Speed
HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat11 600/75 Mbps
Yes
GPRS
Yes
Yes
Edge
Yes
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Yes
NFC
Yes
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
USB
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)    
Harmful irradiation
SAR EU - 0.32 W/kg (head)     1.30 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
FM radio
Radio
FM radio
Yes
Headphone jack
Yes
24-bit/192kHz audio -Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Others
24-bit/192kHz audio -Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer - Fast battery charging -ANT+ - Samsung Pay -IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins) - Versions: A530F (Europe, Global Single-SIM); A530F/DS (Global Dual-SIM
Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer - Fast battery charging -ANT+ - Samsung Pay -IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins) - Versions: A730F (Global Single-SIM); A730F/DS (Global Dual-SIM). Also