Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

  • Released 2016, October
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • 16 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery

Overview

Launch

  • Announced 2016, September
  • Status Released 2016, October

Network

  • Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G LTE
  • Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
  • GPRS Yes
  • Edge Yes

Body

  • Dimensions 156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm (6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 in)
  • Weight 182 g (6.42 oz)
  • SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size 5.7 inches (~74.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~386 ppi density)
  • Multitouch Yes

Platform

  • OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Chipset Exynos 7420 Octa
  • CPU Octa-core (4x2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU Mali-T760MP8

Memory

  • Card Slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

Camera

  • Primary 16 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash
  • Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • Video 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p

Sound

  • Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack Yes

Comms

  • WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
  • NFC Yes
  • Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
  • USB microUSB 2.0

Features

  • Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
  • Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, IM
  • Browser HTML5
  • Java No

Battery

  • Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
  • Talk time Up to 22 h (3G)
  • Music play Up to 44 h

Misc

  • Colors Blue, Pink, Silver, Gold

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