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Samsung Galaxy A8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy A8 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy A8 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy A8 is a 2015 smartphone. It measures 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm and weighs 151 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 5.7" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 386 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 5 MP. The main camera is Single with 16 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with 32 GB, 2 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3050 mAh.

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Samsung Galaxy A8 specs

General specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A8
Release date 2015, July
Dimensions 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz)
Body build Front glass, aluminum frame, plastic back
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Battery 3050 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Talking time- Up to 17 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 51 h
Approximate price250 EUR

Screen

Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.7" inc
Screen area 89.6 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio73.8%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 386 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 16 MP, Single
Camera specs
-16 MP, f/1.9, 31mm (standard), AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Main Score79
DxOMark Photo82
DxOMark Video74
Front camera, selfie 5 MP, Single
Specifications 5 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide)
Video 1080p@30fps

Performance

Operating system OS Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 405
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 32 GB, 2 GB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Nano-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
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Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
NFC Yes
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.32 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

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

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JED
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2022-10-04 17:36:38
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Not compatible with Consumer Cellular Network


Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy A8 was around 250 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2015, July.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy A8 is 151 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A8 is 5.7" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy A8 is 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.