14 February 2019
The Samsung Galaxy A8s was unveiled about two months ago with three color options. It has now been refreshed with two new color options making it five color variants for future buyers to choose from. Both the new color options are variations of the Pink color gradient and are available in China.
The new color options feature Pink color with Blue color gradient and Yellow color with Pink color gradient. These are officially referred to as Unicorn Edition (Unicorn Pink) and Female Edition respectively. This suggests that Samsung is targetting female buyers with the second color option. You can check out all five of the color options in the image below. The other three are Elf Blue, Aurora Black, and Green.
Other than this, all the specifications are exactly the same with no difference whatsoever. To give you an overview, the Samsung Galaxy A8s sports a 6.4-inch Full HD+ Infinity-O display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor coupled with up to 8GB of RAM. There is only one storage variant which is 128GB and microSD card support is available as well.
It has a triple rear camera setup with 24-megapixel (f/1.7), 10-megapixel (f/2.4), and 5-megapixel (f/2.2) sensors. On the front, it features a 24-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. There is a 3400mAh battery to keep the lights on. It runs Samsung's One UI based on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.