Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) specification and prices
First info about the Galaxy A8 (2016) by Samsung appeared on September 2016 and on sale it appeared on October 2016. This mobile belongs to the highest price range: the lowest Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) cost in USA for today is $443.00. The device is on sale from carriers including AT&T Wireless, Verizon Wireless, Metro PCS, T-Mobile as well as retail stores like Wal-Mart, RadioShack.
The device runs on the most popular OS in the world for now - Android OS. Galaxy A8 (2016) has the late Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). It means that the device owners will be able to play any games and run any apps. The model is equipped with Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU that provides an outstanding performance. The model has 3 GB RAM that is a big amount of memory.
This mobile has great 16 megapixel rear camera. With such camera owner of this mobile will be able to take great photos and videos. Its 8 megapixel front camera is great for getting high quality selfies. Rear camera of Galaxy A8 (2016) can film full HD high quality video, which is only second to 4K.
The mobile phone has a rather big 5.7 inch display. This means that most users will experience difficulties using the phone with one hand. Such display size has great benefits in compare to the smaller screen: it's more handy for taking pictures, better for watching movies and great for reading books.
This mobile phone has non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery.
The cell phone's weight is 182 grams (6.42 oz), it is 156.6 mm (6.17 in) high, 76.8 mm (3.02 in) wide and has a 7.2 mm (0.28 in) depth what means that this cell phone is thin.
You can buy Galaxy A8 (2016) in Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold or Mint colors.
Internal Storage & RAM
- 2016, September
- Available. Released 2016, October
- Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
- Exynos 7420 Octa
- Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
- 16 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash
- 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p
- Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
- 5.7 inches
- 1080 x 1920 pixels (~386 ppi pixel density)
- Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
- 156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm (6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 in)
- 182 g (6.42 oz, 0.4 lb)
- Single SIM
- Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Mint
- 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
- microSD, up to 256 GB
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
- v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
- Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
- FM radio, RDS, recording
- microUSB v2.0
- Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
- SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
- GSM / HSPA / LTE
- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
- HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
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