The branding mystery of the SM-G8850 and SM-G8750 may have been solved, with the two expected out in China before long under Galaxy A8 Star and S8 Lite names.
And don't get us started about the Galaxy A8 — if you paid that much for a "mid-ranger," it'd drive you insane. So, how much will this Galaxy A6+ go for?
No, the Exynos 9610 is technically not an ultra-high-end new mobile processor, but it does include plenty of "premium" features and capabilities.
While B&H Photo Video makes it crystal clear its Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) stock is "international", Best Buy only lists the two new phones as compatible with US GSM carriers.
New codenames reveal a few devices we should expect from Samsung in 2018, from tablets to smartphones. That includes upper mid-rangers of Asia.
It's second behind Brazil to get the mobile payments system which will be available for cards from three issuers and several banks.
As expected, the Galaxy A8 (2018) and A8+ (2018) are Samsung's first non-flagship "Infinity Display" phones, also featuring dual front-facing cameras.
Instead of a super-high-end Samsung Galaxy S9 and LG G7, CES 2018 attendees will likely get to see the Galaxy A8 (2018) and LG K10 (2018) unveiled in Vegas.
This is it, ladies and gents, the upper mid-range Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) manhandled on video, full spec sheet in tow.
The Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ will have the same general hardware layout, but that layout will be fairly impressive for a high-end mid-ranger.
The specs are the same as before, but the names may strike closer to the Galaxy S-series' number. It'll be interesting to see the spin on this.