Samsung Galaxy A8

Added: 05.18.15 | Updated: 03.11.20
  • Model: Galaxy A8
  • Brand: Samsung
  • Rating: 3.50 out of 5 (8 votes)
  • Price: 250 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2015
  • Dimensions: 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
  • Weight: 151 g
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 32 GB
  • Screen: Super AMOLED 5.7 inches
  • Battery: 3050 mAh
  • Rear camera: Single, 16MP
  • Front camera: Single, 5MP

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Samsung Galaxy A8 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

Samsung Galaxy A8 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy A8

Launch date

Samsung Galaxy A8 PricePrice

First price

250 EUR

Samsung Galaxy A8 dimension, size, weightDesign


6.22 in (158 mm)


3.02 in ( 76.8 mm)


0.23 in ( 5.9 mm)


5.33 oz (151 grams)

Build materials

Front glass, aluminum frame, plastic back

Water resistant


Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold


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Samsung Galaxy A8 screenScreen

Technology Super AMOLED

5.7 in

Screen Area

89.6 cm2


1080 x 1920 px

Points per inch

386 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Screen protector

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Samsung Galaxy A8 ProcessorHardware


- Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)


- Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A53)


- Adreno 405

Samsung Galaxy A8 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

32 GB, 2 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Samsung Galaxy A8 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow)

User Interface

Samsung Galaxy A8 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-16 MP, f/1.9, 31mm (standard), AF


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video Recording 1080p@30fps
DxOMark Rating79 (Position 279 out of 301)
DxOMark Photos82
DxOMark Video74

Samsung Galaxy A8 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-5 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide)

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

Samsung Galaxy A8 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
SIM Card Nano-SIM
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
SAR EU 0.32 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    

Samsung Galaxy A8 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
USB microUSB 2.0

Samsung Galaxy A8 Battery type and CapacityBattery


3050 mAh


 Non-removable Li-Ion


Video playback - Up to 17 h (3G)
Audio playback - Up to 51 h



Samsung Galaxy A8 sound and multimediaAudio

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


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

Other specifications



Performance Benchmark

Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Samsung. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Samsung Galaxy A8 cost?

The price of the Samsung Galaxy A8 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 250 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the Samsung Galaxy A8 come out?

Samsung Galaxy A8 mobile was launched on in these colors: Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold.

What is the size and weight of Samsung Galaxy A8 ?

The Samsung Galaxy A8 has dimensions of Height: 158 mm Width: 76.8 mm Thickness: 5.9 mm and weighs approximately 151 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of Samsung Galaxy A8?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 5.7 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 1080 x 1920 px at a pixel density of 386 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a Samsung Galaxy A8 have?

Device comes with chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) with processor Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A53). Samsung Galaxy A8 is available with internal memory of 32 GB, 2 GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the Samsung Galaxy A8?

The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 16 MP, f/1.9, 31mm (standard), AF and features like LED flash, panorama, HDR

What are the front camera specs and MP of the Samsung Galaxy A8?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 5 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide) and features like