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Samsung Galaxy A8

Samsung Galaxy A8
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SKU: Phone Mobs-1069
Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobile Phone

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Camera 7 / 10
  • Performance 7 / 10
  • Battery 7 / 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 in 32GB 2GB RAM internal memory. The Cellphone runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow) operating system and is powered by a 3050mAh of Li-Ion battery.

The phone comes with a 5.7″ desplay size, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. It has a display aspect ratio of 16:09 and ~73.8% of screen ratio with 16M of display colors.

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Camera

In the Camera department, the Samsung Galaxy A8 on the rear packs single Lens of 16 MP. The rear camera setup has LED flash, panorama, HDR features.

The front camera sports single Lens of 5 MP 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  32GB 2GB RAM of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSDXC (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 151g (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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, A-GPS, Glonass/ BDS (market dependant), Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE, microUSB 2.0, while it support GSM, HSPA, LTE with network speed of HSPA 42.2, 5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300, 50 Mbps. Sensors on the phone include Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass.

 Samsung Galaxy A8 Prices.

As of July, 2015, below is the price in Nigeria, USA, Europe and Britain

Price in Nigeria About NGN 122,273
Price in United States About USD 298
Price in British Pound About GBP 214
Price in Europe About EUR 250


Samsung Galaxy A8 features single lens 16 MP Back Camera, Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow) OS with 32GB 2GB RAM power by 3050mAh battery


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


Announced July, 2015
Status July, 2015

Main Camera

Real Camera Type single
Rear Sensor(s) 16 MP, f/1.9, 31mm (standard), AF
Rear Video 1080p@30fps
Rear Features LED flash, panorama, HDR

Selfie Camera

Selfie Camera Type single
Selfie Sensor(s) 5 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide)
Selfie Video 1080p@30fps


Memory (RAM) 32GB 2GB RAM
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)


Dimensions 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
Weight 151g (5.33 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), plastic back, aluminum frame


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


Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~386 ppi density)
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches, 89.6 cm2 (~73.8% screen-to-body ratio)


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


Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Price $298 / £214 / €250 / ₦122,273
Models SM-A8000, SM-A800F


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


Loudspeaker stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes


Capacity 3050mAh
Battery Type Li-Ion
Placement Non-removable


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