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Samsung Galaxy A8 Price, Specifications, Reviews, features and Comparisons

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Last year’s Galaxy Alpha was the first truly beautiful smartphone by Samsung, and the Galaxy A series has kept the momentum going since. Galaxy A8 is no exception, in fact it is among the best looking smartphones made by the company.The smartphone balances the Samsung design language of 2012/2013 with the new look that the company is experimenting with this year. The body uses matte-finish plastic on the back, while the frame on the sides is metal. The metallic edges on the left and right are slightly bevelled, instead of the flat sides you usually see. Samsung has machined the Power and Volume buttons off metal too.Plastic is, of course, not the most desirable material of construction in the smartphone industry, but the plastic used here is of good quality. Overall, the plastic-and-metal design works well for the Samsung Galaxy A8.Below the display panel is Samsung Galaxy A8’s fingerprint sensor, which is integrated into the hardware Home button.

Flanking this physical key on both sides are the Task Switcher and Back soft-touch keys. You will find the 5MP camera, the speaker grille and the usual array of sensors above the display panel.On the back are the 16MP camera, LED flash and the loudspeaker, which are arranged horizontally, a design choice we have seen in few Samsung phones since Galaxy S3. You get the usual branding on the back as well as the front of the smartphone. The left edge holds the housing for the sim card/microSD card slots.Samsung Galaxy A8 holds the distinction of being the company’s thinnest smartphone yet at 5.9mm; the handset weighs 151 grams. These make Galaxy A8 among the thinnest lightest and phablets you can find in the market right now, and a far cry from the company’s mammoth Mega phablets.In fact, Samsung Galaxy A8’s design and dimensions betray the fact that it has a 5.7-inch screen. In fact, the smartphone is small enough to operate with one hand for most people.



Samsung Galaxy A8 has a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED screen with Full HD (1080x1920p) resolution, which may seem a little pale compared to the QHD (1440x2560p) resolution. However, we found Galaxy A8 to have among the best displays we have seen in the market recently.

The Super AMOLED screen ensures that the contrast levels are great, though colours may seem a tad oversaturated.The Samsung Galaxy A8 display panel is among the brightest we have seen, which is remarkable considering its price bracket. Even under direct sunlight you get excellent clarity – at just 50% brightness.



Samsung Galaxy A8 has a 16MP rear camera that captures a lot of details and delivers images with accurate colour reproduction and white balance. However, we noticed that the images did not come out as sharp as we have seen in the Galaxy S6’s 16MP camera.The camera has four key shooting modes: Auto, Pro, HDR and Night. You will be hard pressed to find the difference between the quality of images delivered by Auto and Pro modes.

9 Total Score

Samsung Galaxy A8 smartphone was launched in July 2015. The phone comes with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 386 pixels per inch. Samsung Galaxy A8 price in India starts from Rs. 25,990.

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  • Well-designed and well-built
  • Easy to handle for a phablet
  • Great performance and features
  • Excellent battery life
  • Superb screen
  • Good camera performance
  • Forced choice between second SIM and storage expansion
  • Slightly sharp edges
  • TouchWiz UI could be better
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In The Box Handset, Headset, Charger, USB Cable, User Guide
Model Number SM-A800FZWEINS
Model Name Galaxy A8
Color White
Browse Type Smartphones
SIM Type Dual Sim
Additional Content Microsd, Upto 128 Gb
Display Features
Display Size 5.7 inch
Resolution 1920 x 1080 Pixels
Resolution Type Full HD
Display Type Super AMOLED
Display Colors 16 M
OS & Processor Features
Operating System Android Lollipop 5.1.1
Processor Core Octa Core
Primary Clock Speed 1.8 GHz
Secondary Clock Speed 1.3 GHz
Operating Frequency GSM - 900, 1800; UMTS - 2100; 4G (LTE)
Memory & Storage Features
Internal Storage 32 GB
Expandable Storage 128 GB
Supported Memory Card Type MicroSD
Phone Book Memory Yes
Call Log Memory Yes
SMS Memory Yes
Camera Features
Primary Camera Available Yes
Primary Camera 16MP
Primary Camera Features Auto Focus, F1.9, Rear-Cam Selfie, HDR, Quick Launch Access, Adjustable Lower Lens Aperture Setting
Secondary Camera Available Yes
Secondary Camera 5MP
Secondary Camera Features F1.9, 103 Degree Wide Selfie, Smart Selfie
Flash LED
Full HD Recording Yes
Video Recording Resolution 1920 x 1080
Frame Rate 30 fps
Call Features
Phone Book Yes
Connectivity Features
Network Type 4G, 3G
Supported Networks 4G LTE, GSM
Internet Connectivity Wi-Fi, 3G, 4G
3G Yes
3G Speed 42.2 Mbps HSPA+
Pre-installed Browser Android
Micro USB Port Yes
Micro USB Version 2
Bluetooth Support Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.1
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Version 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
USB Connectivity Yes
Map Support Google Maps
GPS Support Yes
Other Details
Smartphone Yes
SIM Size Nano SIM
Removable Battery No
Keypad No
User Memory 25.16
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor, Magnetic Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor
Other Features Ultra Power Saving Mode, Changeable Theme (Natural, Classic, Casual, Romantic), Private Mode, Multi Screen, Quick Connect, Battery Life - 20 hrs
Important Apps Smart Manager, Enhanced Security
Multimedia Features
Video Formats MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
Battery & Power Features
Battery Capacity 3050 mAh
Width 76.8 mm
Height 158 mm
Depth 5.9 mm
Weight 151 g
Warranty Summary Brand Warranty of 1 Year Available for Mobile and 6 Months for Accessories

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