May Hands-On Review: Introducing The Samsung Galaxy A8

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is here, and courtesy of GSMArena, we go in full hands-on mode to provide you with all you need to know about the latest Samsung device and why we think this latest Samsung device is the perfect business phone. 

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is the latest mid-to-high end smartphone from the South Korean firm, sliding in below the flagship S series and offering a strong camera experience and large, colorful display.

Launched just before CES 2018, but shown off for the first time at the show, it features a 5.6-inch, full HD Super AMOLED display, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, 16MP rear camera, dual front cameras and a 3,000mAh battery.

 

Samsung Galaxy A8 at a glance

  • Body: Aluminum frame, glass front and back; IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.
  • Display: 5.6″ Super AMOLED display, FullHD+ 2,220×1,080 resolution Infinity display (18.5:9 aspect ratio), 441ppi pixel density; Always On Display.
  • Rear camera: 16MP, f/1.7 aperture. Phase detection autofocus. 1080p/30fps video recording.
  • Front cameras: Primary: 16MP, f/1.9 aperture. Secondary: 8MP, f/1.9 aperture. Fixed focus. Selective focus (portrait mode). 1080p/30fps video recording.
  • OS/Software: Android 7.1.1 Nougat; Samsung Experience 8.5 custom overlay.
  • Chipset: Exynos 7885: octa-core CPU (2×2.2GHz Cortex-A73 + 6×1.6GHz Cortex-A53), Mali-G71 GPU.
  • Memory: 4GB of RAM; 32/64GB storage; dedicated microSD slot for expansion.
  • Battery: 3,000 mAh Li-Po (sealed); fast charging.
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM; LTE Cat. 11 (600Mbps download); USB-C (v2.0); Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; GPS, GLONASS, Beidou; NFC, MST; Bluetooth 5.
  • Misc: Rear-mounted fingerprint reader (centered, hurrah!); single speaker on the side; 3.5mm jack; Samsung Pay support; Gear VR support

 

The Samsung Galaxy A8 Review

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