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SK Telecom targets younger users with release of Galaxy A8 Star

All Headlines 10:14 July 02, 2018

SEOUL, July 2 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's top mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. said Monday it will start offering exclusive sales of Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy A8 Star later this week, targeting users younger than 30.

The mobile carrier said the device boasts a 6.3-inch screen with 18.5:9 ratio, along with a 3,700mAh battery, making it the ideal smartphone to enjoy video and gaming contents.

The Galaxy A8 Star is also the first smartphone to be released in South Korea with a 24-megapixel front camera. The device comes with a dual-lens camera at the back with 24 and 16-megapixel lenses.

The price tag on the device stands at 649,000 won (US$581).

Preorders will run from Tuesday to Thursday, with the official release slated for Friday.

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