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Samsung Galaxy A8
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magic score<50N/A
PriceRs. 26,301 onwardsN/A
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Launch Date (India)Aug, 2015Apr, 2013
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0Android 4.2, Upgradeable to 5.0
Screen Size5.7 inches5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 386 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesSuper AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant
Processor1.8 GHz1.6 GHz
4GYes
VoLTEYes
Camera16.0 MP13.0 MP
Internal Memory32 GB16 GB
FM RadioYes
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness5.9 mm7.9 mm
Weight151 gm130 gm
Battery Capacity3050 mAh2600 mAh
Battery Standby304 hrs370 hrs
Battery TalktimeN/A17.00 hrs
Other Battery ParametersInternet Usage Time (3G): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 11 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 13 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: Up to 51 hrsN/A
Fingerprint sensorYes
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Very good build quality
  • Samsung's thinnest smartphone to date
  • Very good design - the metallic edges and frame, along with the thin bezels, give it the kind of sophistication that you would expect from flagship devices
  • The phone's back is grippy and has a nice finish
  • Very good display - bright, sharp, detailed, and has vibrant color reproduction
  • New improved TouchWiz UI over Android is running lean and functional
  • Very good speed/performance
  • Fingerprint scanner works flawlessly
  • Good camera - images are sharp, and detailed and have good color reproduction
  • Very good loudspeaker
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Very good call quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • Fairly comfortable to hold, despite the large size
  • Beautiful, stunning, large display with high resolution, vivid colors, great viewing angles, decent outdoor visibility
  • Android interface, polished with TouchWiz Nature UX
  • Tons of add-on features and apps
  • Slick, smooth, breathtakingly fast performance powered by a powerful processor
  • Excellent web browser
  • Very good camera (natural colors, good exposure, good details)
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Decent call quality
  • Good battery life
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • No major negatives
  • A few of the add-on features are gimmicky, and the long list of such features can sometimes overwhelm and confuse
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