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Samsung Galaxy A8

Samsung Galaxy A8
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  • Camera 5 / 10
  • Performance 5 / 10
  • Battery 5 / 10

Samsung Galaxy A8 smartphone was launched on July, 2015. The Mobile Phone is powered by a Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.3 GHz Cortex-A53) processor with Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) chipset, as for graphics it possesses Adreno 405 GPU. It comes with 2 GB RAM. The Cellphone runs Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow) and is powered by a 3050 mAh of Non-removable Li-Ion battery.

The phone comes with a 5.7 inches or 89.6 cm desplay size, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It has a display aspect ratio of 16:9 and 73.80% of screen ratio with display colors.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Camera

In the Camera department, the Samsung Galaxy A8 on the rear packs Single Lens; 16 MP, f/1.9, 31mm (standard), AF. The rear camera setup has LED flash, panorama, HDR. The front camera sports Single Lens; 5 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide) for selfies, with features

Hardware and Software

The Samsung Galaxy A8 runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system and packs 32 GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot). The Samsung Galaxy A8 is a Nano-SIM. The smartphone measures 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in) (height x width x thickness) and weighs 151 g (5.33 oz). It was launched in Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold colors.

Phone Connectivity

Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy A8 include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant), Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE, microUSB 2.0, while it support GSM, HSPA and LTE network . Sensors on the phone include Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass.

 Samsung Galaxy A8 Prices

As of July, 2015, the Smartphone price in different countries are listed below

Price in EuropeAbout EUR 250
Price in United StatesAbout USD 270
Price in NigeriaAbout NGN 105,500
Price in United Arab EmiratesAbout AED 995
Price in GhanaAbout GH₵ 1,570
Price in KenyaAbout KES 28,945
Price in PakistanAbout PKR 43,558
Price in IndiaAbout INR 20,655
Price in EgyptAbout E£ 4,273
Price in TanzaniaAbout TZS 626,163
Price in BrazilAbout R$ 1,513

 

Samsung Galaxy A8 - Firmware

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Samsung Galaxy A8 - Specs

Network

3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
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Launch

Announced July, 2015
Status Available. Released 2015, August

Main Camera

Real Camera Type Single Lens
Rear Sensor(s) 16 MP, f/1.9, 31mm (standard), AF
Rear Video [email protected]
Rear Features LED flash, panorama, HDR

Selfie Camera

Selfie Camera Type Single Lens
Selfie Sensor(s) 5 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide)
Selfie Video [email protected]

Memory

Storage Capacity 32 GB
RAM (Memory) 2 GB RAM
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Body

SIM Nano-SIM
Dimensions 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz)
Build Front glass, aluminum frame, plastic back

Comms

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
NFC Yes

Display

Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~386 ppi density)
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches, 89.6 cm (~73.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Features

Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass

Misc

Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Price $270
Models SM-A8000, SM-A800F

Platform

CPU Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A53)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)
Operating System Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow)
GPU Adreno 405

Sound

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

Battery

Capacity 3050 mAh
Battery Type Non-removable

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