The smartphone, with dual 'Intellicam' camera, will be available on Amazon India from 27 August and in retail stores starting 5 September in midnight black and ivory white colours.
"Galaxy A8 Star comes with the first ever dual 'Intellicam' proposition that can turn anyone into a professional photographer. Its Immersive 6.3-inch display and slim design are sure to make a style statement," Aditya Babbar, general manager, Samsung India, said in a statement.
The dual 'Intellicam' set-up includes 16 MP + 24 MP sensors. Both cameras come with f/1.7 apertures for low light photography. There is a 24 MP (f/2.0) selfie shooter as well.
Galaxy A8 Star's large-aperture lenses make the smartphone capable of capturing bright and clear images and beautiful selfies at any time of the day or night, the company claimed.
Galaxy A8 Star comes with a 6.3-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED "Infinity Display" with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio.
The device houses 3,700mAh coupled with 6 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage, which is expandable up to 400 GB via a MicroSD card.