Samsung Galaxy A8 

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launchAug, 2015

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Design

  • Very good build quality
  • 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
  • Fingerprint scanner works flawlessly

Display

  • Very good display - bright, sharp, detailed, and has vibrant color reproduction

Software

  • New improved TouchWiz UI over Android is running lean and functional

Performance

  • Very good speed/performance

Camera

  • Good camera - images are sharp, and detailed and have good color reproduction

Audio

  • Very good loudspeaker
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Very good call quality

Battery

  • Excellent battery life

More

  • Samsung's thinnest smartphone to date

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1 Lollipop, Upgradeable to 7.0 Nougat
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.7 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 386 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Geomagnetic Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
ProcessorOcta Core, Exynos 5430 (1.8GHz Quad Core + 1.3GHz Quad core)
GPUMali-T628
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3050 mAh
Battery Standby304 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)17.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Internet 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 hrs
Dimensions
Weight151 gm
Thickness5.9 mm
Camera
Camera16.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/1.9 Aperture
  • Geo-tagging
  • Face Detection
  • Panorama
  • HDR
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Full HD Video Recording
  • Wide-angle Lens (120 degrees)
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
FM RecordingYes
More
  • WiFi Direct
  • WiFi Dual Band
  • ANT+ Support

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