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Samsung to refresh popular A series in India, new GalaxyA launch on Jan 10

The device will come with "Infinity Display" which was exclusive to the company's flagship smartphones

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Samsung Galaxy A
File photo of Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Camera

South Korean tech giant is set to refresh its popular "A" series in India with the launch of 2018 edition device in the second week of January.

Industry sources told IANS that the new device will be unveiled on January 10 and will be the first in the "A" series to be available only on an online platform.

"Galaxy A8" (2018) and "Galaxy A8+" (2018) with flagship-like features made a global debut last month. However, only one variant will be introduced in India on Amazon.in, the sources added.

The device will come with "Infinity Display" which was exclusive to the company's flagship smartphones including Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8.

"With the release of the Galaxy A8(2018) and A8+(2018), we're bringing features from our flagship smartphones, such as the 'Infinity Display' and our first dual front camera with 'Live Focus'," Junho Park, Vice President of Global Product Planning, Mobile Communications Business, Electronics, said in a statement.

Other features will include support for "Pay" -- a mobile payment and digital wallet service (with MST), IP68 water-proofing, dust resistance and fast-charging with USB Type-C.

First Published: Wed, January 03 2018. 19:57 IST
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