Samsung unveiled the release dates during an event in Vietnam. The Galaxy A8 and A8+ will go on sale from January 6, 2018. The base model i.e Galaxy A8 will have a 5.6-inch super AMOLED Full HD+ display. On the other hand, the A8+ will be boasting a 6-inch HD+ Super AMOLED display. The display is very similar to that of the Infinity Display, having an 18:5:9 aspect ratio and 1080×1920 resolution. The A8 and A8+ will be the first of the A-series to be VR compatible. The base model will have 4 GB RAM along with 32/64 GB storage options while the A8+ will have 4/6 GB RAM variants paired with 32/64 GB storage options as well. Both devices will be running Android 7.1.1 and are expected to be upgraded to Oreo soon.