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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

  • Chipset: Exynos 7420 Octa
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Storage: 32GB / 64 GB
  • Display: Super AMOLED; 5.7 inches (1080 x 1920 pixels)
  • Camera: 16 MP (Back) / 8 MP (Front)
  • OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
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Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

7.1
  • Design 7 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10
  • Camera 9 / 10
  • Multimedia 8 / 10
  • Features 6 / 10
  • Connectivity 6 / 10
  • Call Quality 6 / 10
  • Usability 6 / 10
  • Performance 8 / 10

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) - Specs

General

  • Brand
    Samsung
  • Device Model
    Galaxy A8 (2016)
  • Announced
    2016, September
  • Released
    2016, October

Design

  • Design Type
    Bar
  • Height
    6.17 inches (156.6 mm)
  • Width
    3.02 inches (76.8 mm)
  • Depth
    0.28 inches (7.2 mm)
  • Weight
    6.42 oz (182 g)
  • SIM
    Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Color(s)
    Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Mint

Network

  • Technology
    GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G bands
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G bands
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands
    LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)

Software

  • Operating System
    Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
  • User Interface
    TouchWiz UI
  • Java
    No

Hardware

  • Chipset Brand
    Samsung
  • Chipset
    Exynos 7420 Octa
  • CPU
    - 4-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
    - 4-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU
    Mali-T760MP8
  • Sensors
    - Accelerometer
    - Proximity
    - Compass
    - Fingerprint

Memory

  • Internal Storage
    32GB/64GB
  • External Storage
    microSD, up to 128GB (Hybrid)
  • RAM
    3 GB

Display

  • Display Type
    Super AMOLED
  • Screen Size
    5.7 inches (~74.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Screen Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Screen Colors
    16M
  • Pixel Density
    386 ppi
  • Touch Screen
    Capacitive multi-touchscreen
  • Stylus
    None

Camera

  • Primer Camera
    16 MP, f/1.9
  • Pr. Camera Features
    - Autofocus
    - Geo-tagging
    - Touch focus
    - Face detection
    - Panorama
    - HDR
  • Video
    1080p@30fps
  • Flash
    LED
  • Secondary Camera
    8 MP, f/1.9
  • Sc. Camera Features
    1080p video

Data

  • Internet Speed
    - HSPA: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
    - LTE Cat.6: 300/50 Mbps
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Browser
    HTML5

Connectivity

  • WLAN
    - Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    - dual-band
    - WiFi Direct
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • HDMI
    No
  • USB
    microUSB v2.0
  • Bluetooth
    Yes, v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • NFC
    Yes
  • GPS
    Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
  • Infrared port

Power

  • Battery Type
    Lithium-Ion
  • Battery Capacity
    3300 mAh
  • Battery Placement
    Non-removable

Media

  • Audio Player
    MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player
    MP4/WMV/H.264 player
  • Alert Types
    Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
    Yes
  • Audio Technology
    Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Handsfree
    Yes, 3.5mm jack
  • FM Radio
    Yes, with RDS, recording

Messaging

  • SMS
    Yes, (threaded view)
  • MMS
  • Email
  • Push Mail
  • IM
  • iMessage

Miscellaneous

  • Features
    - ANT+ support
    - Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
    - Photo/video editor
    - Document viewer

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