Samsung Galaxy A8 Slimmest Smartphone Yet, See Features and Specs

Published on July 16th, 2015

Samsung recently launched the new Samsung Galaxy A8 in China. It’s the slimmest smartphone yet from Samsung, but despite being slim it is jam-packed with features we usually see on a high end smartphone. The new Galaxy A8 features a metal body which is just 5.9mm thin and weighs around 151 grams. It features a 5.7-inch OLED display, a 16 megapixel rear facing camera and many more. Check out more details below.

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Features and Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A8 Released

The new Samsung Galaxy A8 is the company’s latest slim smartphone powered by an 8-core Snapdragon 615 chip, paired with a 2GB of RAM. It features a nice 5.7-inch OLED display at Full HD 1080p resolution and a 16 megapixel rear facing camera with an aperture size of f/2.2. The rear facing camera is paired with a 5 megapixel front facing camera with an aperture size of f/1.9.

Despite its slim size, the new Samsung Galaxy A8 is powered with a 3,050 mAh battery that is larger than the Galaxy S6. It also features a fingerprint sensor and a hand-wave detection that activates its photo timer. Aside from the 2GB of RAM, it comes in 16GB or 32GB of internal storage and will feature a microSD card slot supporting up to 128GB of microSD.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Price and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A8 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box and will support LTE, dual-band WiFi 801.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, Accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass and more. The Samsung Galaxy A8 is reported to be priced around $500 USD (more or less) and may (or may not) be rolled out in other regions in the following weeks to come.

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