Samsung Galaxy A8

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy A8
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  • 5.7" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 16MP 1080p
  • 2GB RAM Snapdragon 615
  • 3050mAh Li-Ion
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2015, July
Status Available. Released 2015, August
Body
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
SIM Nano-SIM
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches, 89.6 cm2 (~73.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~386 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Platform
OS Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Adreno 405
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB 2GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 16 MP, f/1.9, 31mm (standard), AF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 5 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide)
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
USB microUSB 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
 ANT+
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 17 h (3G)
Music play Up to 51 h
Misc
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Models SM-A8000, SM-A800F
SAR EU 0.32 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    
Price About 250 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 1089 / Basemark X: 8838
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.859 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -89.3dB / Crosstalk -53.8dB
Battery life Endurance rating 98h

User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous

over heating, very slow, very poor battery life... It's awful. I wasted my money

  • dipankar chowdhury

i suggest not to buy samsung galaxy a8. its mother-board gave a problem within a year i bought this..after repairing it did not function well.

  • Nanah

This phone is a big disgrace to Samsung,over heating, very slow, very poor battery life... It's awful. I wasted my money

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