Galaxy A8s could be first Samsung phone to ditch 3.5mm audio jack

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

The Galaxy A8s could be Samsung’s first high-end smartphone to launch by the end of this year. Plenty of information on the specs of the smartphone have surfaced in the recent past. Fresh information shared by a reliable tipster from China has revealed that the Galaxy A8s will be lacking a 3.5mm audio jack.

The leakster has claimed that the reason why Samsung wants to axe the 3.5mm audio jack is that it wants to reduce the thickness of the Galaxy A8s. If this rumor turns out to be true, the Galaxy A8s could be Samsung’s first phone to lack a 3.5mm audio jack.

Starting with Galaxy A8s, forthcoming smartphones from the company may not feature 3.5mm headphone jack. Recent reports have revealed that the Galaxy S10 series will be retaining the 3.5mm audio jack. There is a possibility that the galaxy Note 10 may not feature the audio jack

A recent report had revealed that the Galaxy A8s will be equipped with a 6.39-inch Infinity-O LCD display. The upper left corner of the screen features an in-display camera hole for housing 24-megapixel selfie shooter. The handset will be arriving with 25-megapixel + 5-megapixel + 10-megapixel triple camera setup.

The Galaxy A8s will be fueled by Snapdragon 710 chipset. The SoC will be supported by 6 GB of LPDDR4 RAM. It will be arriving with an internal storage of 128 GB. For more storage, it will be featuring a microSD card slot for more storage. The handset is expected to arrive with a 3,400mh battery.

The dimensions of the Galaxy A8s are 159.11 x 74.88mm. It is expected to sport a slim profile of 7.38mm probably because the handset lacks a 3.5m audio jack. It is expected to sport black-grey gradient color.

Samsung Galaxy A8s concept

There is no information available on the pricing of the smartphone. Probably, the handset will be initially available for purchase in China and it may arrive in international markets few weeks later.

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