Samsung Galaxy A8

The device features a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display ?The Samsung Galaxy A8 runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop upgradable to 6.0 It is powered by a 1.8 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor and 2GB of RAM The other popular phones you may also watch out for are Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus, Samsung Galaxy A8s and Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus The device has 32GB of internal storage capacity expandable to 256GB It comes with a 16 MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front camera Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1 and a microUSB 2.0 port It is fuelled by a Li-Ion 3,050 mAh battery

Samsung Galaxy A8

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Processor : Qualcomm MSM8939 Exynos 5
Storage : 32GB
Battery : 3050 mAh battery
Camera : 16 M.Pixels
SIM : Dual Sim (Nano-SIM)
Operating System : Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)

Samsung Galaxy A8 Review: Pros & Cons

out of 10
  • Good Stuff
  • Gorgeous display
  • Solid performance
  • Splendid battery life
  • Great audio quality
  • Bad Stuff
  • Lacks QuickCharge support
  • Captures videos at 30fps only
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Samsung Galaxy A8 Details

The Galaxy A8 combines features like a Super AMOLED display, a large battery, and an octa-core processor for an impressive mid-range experience. The Galaxy A8 will supercede the Galaxy A7 as a more feature-packed device in Samsung's metallic A series, with the 16-megapixel camera, fingerprint sensor and high-resolution display being its main highlights.
Display and Design
The phone comes with a 5.7-inch display of Full HD resolution. The display's Super AMOLED technology lets it offer vivid colours and viewing angles, and its large size can offer an enjoyable web browsing, video and gaming experience. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The phone measures 5.9 mm thick and weighs 151 grams. The phone sports volume buttons on the right, while the power button is on the left. The phone sports a home button in typical Samsung fashion.
Platform and Memory
On the software front, the Galaxy A8 runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop upgradable to 6.0 Marshmallow. Android 5.1.1 is a recent mobile operating systems and offers a flexible and intuitive user experience, along with access to all of Google's popular web services. Under the hood, the Galaxy A8 is powered by the octa-core Snapdragon MSM8939 615 processor with its Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 + quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 CPUs, which offer impressive performance thanks to its 64-bit support and effortless multitasking with the 2GB RAM on-board. You can save all your photos and videos on the 32GB internal memory, expandable to 256GB with a microSD card.
Cameras and Battery
The Galaxy A8 features a 16-megapixel rear camera on the back for taking high-resolution photos, while the front-facing camera is a 5-megapixel unit that can take great selfies. The phone is powered by a 3,050 mAh battery that should offer all-day battery life even with heavy usage.
Connectivity and other features
The phone supports LTE connectivity as well, so that users can access the web and download their favourite content at lightning fast pace, in addition to Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and a microUSB 2.0 port. The Galaxy A8 also features a fingerprint scanner that will let users simply tap the home button to access the device, in addition to advanced features like hiding private files, authenticating payments, and more.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Specifications


Processor Qualcomm MSM8939 Exynos 5
Storage 32GB
Rear Camera 16 M.Pixels
Battery 3050 mAh


Display Type Super AMOLED
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
Pixel Density 386 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Screen to body percentage 73.8 %


Internal 32GB
Expandable MicroSD, 128 GB


Dimensions 6.2x3.0x0.2 inches
Weight 151 grams


Operating System Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)


Selfie 5 M.Pixels
Rear 16 M.Pixels
Rear Camera Features Rear Flash
Selfie Camera Features No
Video 1080p(HD)@30fps


Type Li-Ion
Talk time 17 hrs (3G)
Capacity 3050 mAh
Fast Charging No


Wi-Fi Yes with dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1 with A2DP
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM Configuration Dual Sim (Nano-SIM)
NFC Chipset Yes
Infrared No


Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Exynos 5
CPU 1.8 GHz (Quad Core) + 1.3 GHz (Quad Core)
Graphics Adreno 405
No of Cores 8 (Octa Core)


Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope No
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Sensors Proximity Sensor
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