Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Price

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Samsung Galaxy A8 review

Samsung Galaxy A8 release date: December 2016

The Samsung Galaxy A8 has been previously launched in 2015 and was a huge success. This review is about the Samsung Galaxy A8 2016. Samsung has been one of the most widely used brands Android-based smartphones over the years.

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The Samsung Galaxy A8 will be available in Blue, pink, grey, and white colours. 3GB RAM, 1.5 Ghz processor, 5.7 inch AMOLED display and 16MP camera are definitely its strengths.


The Samsung A8’s specification of the processor includes a 1.5 GHz Octa-Core 64-bit  processor with an Exynos 7420 chipset. The quick responsive android experience is powered by the Mali T760 GPU clubbed with 3GB RAM. The Samsung Galaxy A8 runs on the latest android operating system.


The Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 will be launched with a 3300 mAh non-removable lithium ion battery. This is one of the biggest batteries of Samsung in that price range. More details on standby time on various connectivities is not out yet.

Display and design:

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is fitted into a stylish protective casing with 156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm dimensions. The large 5.7 inch AMOLED full HD screen has a display resolution of 1080 x 1920 Pixels with a pixel density of 386 ppi. The phone’s touch screen is multitouch enabled and the phone weighs 182 grams.


The Samsung Galaxy A8 comes with internal storage capacity of 32GB and has dedicated external memory slot to use expandable memory up to 256 GB. This ensures that you do not end up deleting all those high resolution pictures and videos you’ve shot.


The Samsung Galaxy A8 comes with the highest camera in its range in Samsung smartphones. It is equipped with a 16MP primary camera with single LED flash and a 5MP secondary camera. The camera is loaded with features like face recognition, beautify,Geo tagging and more. Both the cameras have an aperture of 1.9 and the primary camera is capable of recording full HD videos at 30fps at 1920x1080 pixels resolution.


The Samsung Galaxy A8 price is justified with the components and features it will be coming with. The 3GB RAM ensure fast processing of applications and games. The 16 + 5MP camera will ensure you don’t miss capturing your precious moments. The Samsung Galaxy A8 is definitely a phone that will compete well with the OnePlus 3 and LG G4.

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Rs. 42990

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Key features

  • 5.1 inches Screen

  • 3300 mAh Battery

  • 32/64 GB Memory

  • 16 Mega Pixel | 5 Mega Pixel Camera

  • 3 GB RAM

  • Exynos 7420 Octa Processor

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Specifications:

ModelGalaxy A8 (2016)
Screen Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels
Display Size5.1 inches
Display TypeSuper AMOLED
Touch ScreenCapacitive
Pixel Density432 ppi
Screen to Body Percentage59.1%
Display FeaturesMultitouch
Internal Memory32/64 GB
Expandable Card SlotmicroSD, Up to 256 GB
Primary Camera16 Mega Pixel
Selfie Camera5 Mega Pixel
Video Recording[email protected]
Primary Camera FeaturesOIS, autofocus
FeaturesTouch focus,Face detection,Panorama,HDR
Operating SystemAndroid OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Design and Body
Dimensions6.22 x 3.02 x 0.24 inches ( 158 x 76.8 x 6 mm )
Weight182 grams
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
SIM ConfigurationSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
USB Connectivityv4.2
Talk Time
Capacity3300 mAh
Removable BatteryNo
ChipsetExynos 7420 Octa
ArchitectureCortex-A57 , Cortex-A53
Cores8 (Octa Core)
Frequency4x2.1 GHz, 4x1.5 GHz
Other Features
SensorsFingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
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