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Samsung Galaxy A8
  • Operating system

    Android 5.1

  • Screen size

    5.7 in

  • Processor frequency

    1.5 GHz

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Key points

Photo resolution (Front camera)

5 MP

Video resolution

1080 p

Photo resolution

16 MP

Internal storage

32 GB

Screen size

5.7 in

Thickness

5.9 in

Capacity

3050 mAh

Battery life on UMTS/LTE talk time

17 h

CDMA

Yes

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Expert reviews

Digit.in

There are no real glitches, except for the speaker placement. The Samsung Galaxy A8 is well built, comes with a pleasing display, offers good...

GSMArena

You don't need to be the best if you can be the crowd favorite. The Samsung Galaxy A8 is Samsung's thinnest smartphone yet and is certainly learning...

phoneArena

With the rise of Chinese smartphones offering great value for the money, Samsung has been bleeding sales and it needed to take measures.In early 2015,...

3G.co.uk

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is a mid-range alternative to the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and it packs in many of the same features – as well as at...

TechRadar

Samsung's A-series phones are for people who can't, or don't want to, pay the high price of a top-end S-series model like the Samsung Galaxy S9.The...

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Technical specifications

General
Operating system Android 5.1
Available Yes
Released (US) July 2015
Released (FR) July 2015
Design Candybar
Color
White
Grey
Gold
Rugged No
Display
Screen type Super AMOLED
Resolution 1920x1080 pixels
Screen size 5.7 in
Touchscreen Yes
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Multitouch Yes
Colors 16 777 216
3D No
PPI 386
Network
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies 850
900
1800
1900
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
UMTS Yes
UMTS Frequencies 800
850
900
1900
2100
HSPA Yes
HSPA+ Yes
Maximum theoretical bandwith 42 Mbit/s
CDMA Yes
CDMA Frequencies 800
4G LTE Yes
LTE Frequencies 800
850
900
1800
2100
2600
WiMAX No
Digital Camera / Video
Back camera Yes
3D No
Photo resolution 16 MP
Video resolution 1080 p
Flash Yes
Flash type LED
Features Face detection
Geo tagging
High Dynamic Range Mode (HDR)
Panorama
Touch focus
Front camera Yes
Photo resolution 5 MP
Front Flash No
Sensor
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope No
Proximity sensor Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer No
Ambient light sensor Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Size and weight
76.8 in
5.9 in
158 in
151 oz
Samsung Galaxy A8
Height 158 in
Width 76.8 in
Thickness 5.9 in
Weight 151 oz
Hardware
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Processor frequency 1.5 GHz
Core number Octo Core
RAM 2048 MB
Internal storage 32 GB
Removable storage Yes
Memory card microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standard 802.11a
802.11ac
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi hotspot Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.1
Profiles Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP)
Enhanced Data Rate (EDR)
Low Energy (LE)
GPS Yes
GPS type A-GPS
USB Yes
USB version 2.0
USB connector type microUSB
USB features USB charging
Mass storage device
Audio Yes
Headset jack 3.5mm
DLNA No
NFC Yes
Dual SIM No
Multimedia
Music player Yes
Supported formats eAAC+
FLAC
MP3
WAV
WMA
Video player Yes
Supports H.264
MPEG4
WMV
Radio Yes
Battery
Battery type Lithium-ion
Capacity 3050 mAh
Battery life on UMTS/LTE talk time 17 h
Battery life on music playback 51 h
Qi wireless charging No
Quick Charge No



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