Samsung Galaxy A8+ Hidden Features and Tricks

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Hidden Features and Tricks

Samsung had earlier launched their so called midranged-flagship smartphone to rule every other flagship smartphone whether it was OnePlus 5OnePlus 5T, Nokia 8 or the HTC U11. Samsung was known for its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ but it was considered too costly in terms of same specifications and later Samsung realised that the main source of attraction in any smartphone is their specifications. So, Samsung put their best hardwares and compromised with some cost to launch one of the best smartphones of 2017. Now, Samsung already has around 23% of the market share in India, so they have made a huge comeback from their Galaxy A8 smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy A8+ is priced at Rs.32990/- for 6GB|64GB variant which is approximately same as OnePlus 5T which would increase the competition and give rise to a healthy competition. So, let's check what we get in Galaxy A8+ by checking its key specifications:  


Samsung Galaxy A8+ key specifications

  • Android v7.1.1 Nougat
  • 6 inches Full HD+ display
  • Octa-Core Exynos 7885 SoC
  • Super AMOLED Screen with 18:9 aspect ratio
  • 16Mp Rear Camera
  • 16Mp+8Mp Dual Front Camera 
  • 3500 mAH Battery
  • Fingerprint sensor rear-mounted

To check full specifications for Samsung Galaxy A8+, you can visit here.

To check full specifications for Samsung Galaxy A8, you can check here 


Now there are also some hidden features present in this smartphone which you don't know when you simply read the specifications. These features are extended functionalities which are gifted in this smartphone for the better ease of the users. Thanks to the Samsung User Experience 8.5 for providing these extra features. Here, I'm going to tell you all the hidden features of Samsung Galaxy A8+ which are not described anywhere in the specifications.


Samsung Galaxy A8+ Hidden features and Tricks

1. Quick Camera

Like Xiaomi has double tap on power button to switch on the camera, Samsung too, has provided a way so user could start their cameras and this would work as a shortcut technique. This feature is super cool as it is not listed anywhere in the specifications and neither described during Galaxy A8+ launch event.

double tap for camera in Galaxy A8+


2. Smart Manager   

For this, we sincerely need to thanks Samsung Experience 8.5 for making it correct and better than all other UI's. When you have Galaxy A8+, you will also get Smart Manager by which you can manage your memory and storage anytime and anywhere. This look very simple but let me tell you all, it works very fine and awesome. You can even manage your battery and make your smartphone run for more time.

Galaxy A8+ Smart Manager

3. Taking a Screenshot

Samsung provides the same way to click a screenshot as given in OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T which uses multiple fingers to slide on the screen. This makes very easy to use this functionality. Alternatively, you can use the traditional method by pressing the power button and volume down button to click the screenshot. If you are looking a decent app to configure these settings, you can try Button Mapper App which is an awesome app.


4.Quick Settings Menu 

If you don't use too much features in Settings, there is a tool given in Galaxy A8+ which is named as Quick Settings Menu. Here, you can add some best tools which are already present in Settings. The next time you open quick settings, only the limited and relevant features will be shown to you.

Galaxy A8+ Quick Settings Menu


5. Changing Themes  

This is a feature that most of the smartphones don't have as nowdays you are getting Stock Android smartphones which dont have this feature. But in Galaxy A8+, you can change themes and even download different themes on their App Store. 

Galaxy A8+ Themes


6. One-handed Operations 

This feature is very necessary, especially when you have a 6 inches display smartphone. Galaxy A8+ is also gifted with this unique feature. Using this feature, you can use your smartphone in such a way this it can be operated using a single hand.

Galaxy A8+ One handed operation


7. Motions and Gestures  

Samsung Galaxy A8+ also have surprising Motions and gestures which were earlier seen in Motorola smartphones. Now you can use your fingerprint sensor to bring the notification panel down or contains other motions like Smart Alert, Mute and Palm Swipe to capture. Whey you activate a smart alert, the Galaxy A8 will vibrate when you pick it up to notify any missed calls and messages.

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Motions and Gestures

How did you like these innovative informations and hidden features about Galaxy A8+. Do let us know in comments sections below

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