Smartphone Loan – Samsung Galaxy A8+ is Now On the Airtel Online Store

Apply for an easy smartphone loan from Loan Singh's LaaS platform. But, you can buy the Samsung A8+ on Airtel's Online Store.

It’s been 4 months since Samsung launched the much anticipated Samsung Galaxy A8+. The Samsung Galaxy A8+ replaced the outgoing Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017).

Airtel Online Store

The Airtel Online Store needs no introduction. Since its launch in 2017, Airtel’s Online Store has introduced excellent down payment options towards instant financing for a number of high-end smartphones. Whether it is an iPhone on loan, Samsung S9 and Samsung S9+ on affordable EMIs or the Apple Watch Series, there is something for every gadget lover on the store. Add to the sophisticated technology that every smartphone brings to the table; the handsets are also being bundled with Airtel monthly plans which offer a lot more features apart from unlimited talk time and data.

The Airtel Online Store has now added some more high-end and mid-range smartphones to its illustrious roster. Until last week, the already existent smartphones available on the Airtel Online Store were:

  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6S
  • iPhone 6S Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Samsung Galaxy S9+
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8 Plus

Since last week, the following smartphones were added to the Airtel Online Store catalog

  • Nokia 6.1
  • Nokia 7 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy A8+
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco
  • Samsung Galaxy Note8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8+

We will focus on the Samsung Galaxy A8+ in today’s blog post. But more on that later…

 

Apply for an easy smartphone loan from Loan Singh's LaaS platform. But, you can buy the Samsung A8+ on Airtel's Online Store.
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Affordable EMIs on Airtel Online Store

To ensure that the Airtel Online Store provides an easy and hassle-free financing solution, Airtel has partnered with Seynse Technologies (developers of Loan Singh). This collaboration allows a customer to simply add the smartphone to his/her cart, purchase the smartphone via instant credit verification and receive the same at their doorstep. This is a pioneering process of the Airtel Online Store that combines both e-commerce and instant online financing.

Goa-based Seynse Technologies Pvt. Ltd prides itself in being associated with Airtel for the Airtel Online Store in allowing creditworthy individuals to buy the smartphones. The role of Seynse, in the partnership, is to enable the technology and credit underwriting. Seynse simply determines if the customer is eligible to avail credit. This is nothing new for Seynse. Seynse is already the developer of a LaaS (Lending as a Service) platform called Loan Singh, which provides an online personal loan to salaried individuals. Loan Singh covers the entire digital loan lifecycle from application to disbursement, including EMI repayment and managing fund flow. Seamless integration between participating entities makes the entire loan lifecycle an everlasting experience.

 

Apply for an easy smartphone loan from Loan Singh's LaaS platform. But, you can buy the Samsung A8+ on Airtel's Online Store.
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Galaxy A8+ Airtel Online Store Benefits

The Samsung Galaxy A8+ costs Rs. 32890, but you can purchase the A8+ for a one-time down-payment of Rs. 6490. The remaining cost of the smartphone can be paid via EMIs. The smartphone is available in two colors i.e. Gold and Black. The storage variant available for now is the 64GB variant. Some features of the Airtel Online Store are:

  • Samsung Galaxy A8+ 64GB variant is available at a down payment of Rs. 6490
  • Easy EMI of Rs. 1966 (inclusive of Airtel’s Postpaid Plan)
  • Completely online process
  • Minimal documentation
  • Instant credit approval
  • Up to 3 vibrant colors to choose from

 

Apply for an easy smartphone loan from Loan Singh's LaaS platform. But, you can buy the Samsung A8+ on Airtel's Online Store.
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The EMI of Rs. 1966 also includes Airtel’s network services such as,

  • 80 GB of data per month
  • Unlimited calling (local, STD, national roaming)
  • Free Handset Damage Protection (only devices of Rs.26200 and above)
  • Free Amazon Prime one year subscription

Samsung Galaxy A8+ Review

Processor Exynos 7885 Octa
Form Factor Touchscreen; Water and Dust resistant
Screen Size 6 inches Super AMOLED
Battery 3500mAh
Camera 16 MP Phase Detection Autofocus

16MP+8MP Dual Front Cameras

RAM 6GB
Weight 191 grams
OS Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Colors Gold, Black
Memory 64GB; supports up to 256GB

 

The Samsung Galaxy A8+ comes with Samsung’s most anticipated feature – Infinity Display. The A8+ is the first to feature Samsung’s 18:5:9 Super AMOLED display. The display, however, does not curve at the edges. The smartphone also comes with an IP68 dust and water-resistant screen. At its current price, you can fit the A8+ among the other leading contenders of this segment such as the Honor View 10 or the OnePlus 5T. All of them have a common processing power and lens packed cameras.

The design for the A8+ is fantastic. It looks like a premium phone, with a sandwiched glass and metal design. The smartphone has gotten taller compared to the A7 of 2017. It is also thinner than the A7. The back and front of the A8+ feature a glass slab that runs from top to bottom. The ends are also rounded. Packed between the two curved glass slabs is the metal body. The camera has no outward protrusion, with no worries with regards to any damage on placing the phone on its back. The speaker grille is at the right-hand side of the phone, placed above the power button. On the left sides are the volume buttons and the SIM tray. The bottom features the USB-C port and the headphone jack. The top allows the slotting of the second SIM and the microSD card slot. It is an ideal smartphone for gaming enthusiasts thanks to its 6GB RAM. The fingerprint scanner is placed at the back.

The AMOLED display is a staple of Samsung. The one fitted on the A8+ is a fantastic example of this feature. The display operates at a resolution of 1080×2220 pixels which feel sharp, thanks to its pixel density of 411 PPI. The color tones were pleasing on the eye, with viewing experience enhanced. You can also add a blue light filter while reading in the dark.

Not to bore you all with the technical aspects, the A8+ for starters comes with the Android offering of Nougat. This easily fits in with your day to day operations. There is a Game Launcher provided (which will appease hardcore gamers). Through this, you can turn off notifications while playing and screen record. Samsung Pay makes a comeback, which enables you to make payments to POS terminals. The other basic software related features you need to know about is the presence of multi-window and one-handed support.

The 16MP camera is capable of capturing some detailed images. Pictures come sharply with good contrast. There is no OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), but the images look fine. You get Live Focus (adjusting background blur) on the dual front cameras (for selfie lovers). The two front cameras come with a 16MP sensor and an 8MP sensor. The video shooting is limited at 1080p for both – front and back cameras.

The phone comes with a 3500 mAh non-removable Li-ion battery. It can be recharged quickly with Samsung’s Adaptive Fast Charging feature. The phone comes with GPS and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. The features of Samsung Galaxy A8+ include the accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass, barometer, gyro sensor and face recognition software.

So what are you waiting for? Get to the Airtel Online Store and buy your Galaxy A8+ now!

 

Loan Singh is a digital lending platform that prides in providing an unsecured online loan to salaried individuals. You can apply for instant funds with instant approval. An easy emergency loan can be availed in the form of a personal loan, which is not a bank loan. You receive a low personal loan interest rate. This instant loan, which is basically a quick loan, can be paid via easy EMI and can be availed for a number of loan purposes such as:

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Apply for an easy smartphone loan from Loan Singh's LaaS platform. But, you can buy the Samsung A8+ on Airtel's Online Store.

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