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Samsung Galaxy A8

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Samsung Galaxy A8

Launch

Announced 2015, July
Status Available. Released 2015, August

Network

Technology 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)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes

Body

Dimensions 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz)
SIM Nano-SIM

Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches (~73.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~386 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Platform

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
CPU Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 405

Memory

Card Slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM

Camera

Primary 16 MP, f/1.9, 31mm, autofocus, LED flash,
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps,
Secondary 5 MP, f/1.9, 23mm, 1080p

Sound

Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 75dB
3.5mm Jack Yes

Comms

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
USB microUSB v2.0

Features

Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No

Battery

Battery Non-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery
Talk time Up to 17 h (3G)

Misc

Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Price group 8/10 (About 440 EUR)