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Samsung Galaxy A8

Samsung Galaxy A8
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Brand: Samsung
Category: Mobile Phones
  • Display 5.70-inch (1080x1920)
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 5430
  • Rear Camera 16MP
  • RAM 2GB
  • Storage 32GB
  • Battery Capacity 3050mAh
  • OS Android 5.1.1

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Samsung Galaxy A8 Summary

Samsung Galaxy A8 is a high-end smartphone offering a mid-range price, flagship features, and experience. Combined with good design and build quality, the Galaxy A8 is the phablet that can successfully bring buyers back from the price war segment. It’s easy to handle, has excellent performance, has features such as a fingerprint scanner and other security functions, and has the best battery life on a smartphone. The only fundamental flaws are slightly sharp edges and the forced choice between a second SIM and storage expansion. But all in all, the Galaxy A8 is an excellent smartphone worth your attention.

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Expected Prices

Samsung Galaxy A8 Price
32GB 2GB RAM   Samsung logo $ 399

Alert: The following prices are the expected unofficial prices of the Galaxy A8 in the USA.

 

Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
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LAUNCH

Announced 2015, July. Released 2015, August
Status Discontinued

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)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), plastic back, aluminum frame
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
SIM Nano-SIM

DISPLAY

Display Type Super AMOLED
Size 5.7 inches, 89.6 cm2 (~73.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~386 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Extra Features SAR EU 0.32 W/kg (head) 0.55 W/kg (body), Basemark OS II 2.0: 1089, Basemark X: 8838

MEMORY

RAM 2GB
Internal Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 32GB
Expandable microSDXC (dedicated slot), Up to128GB

SOFTWARE

OS OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.3 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Adreno 405

CAMERA

Rear camera 16 MP, f/1.9, 31mm (standard), AF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Rear Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera 5 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide)
Front Video 1080p@30fps

FEATURES

Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass, ANT+
Sound Loudspeaker, 3.5mm jack, Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 75dB
Browser Web Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages. HTML5
Games Built-in + Built-in + Downloadable
Touch Screen Yes
Extra Noise -89.3dB / Crosstalk -53.8dB, Endurance rating 98h

CONNECTIVITY

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches. Yes
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
USB microUSB 2.0

BATTERY

Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 3050 mAh, non-removable
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 17 h (3G)
Music play Up to 51 h

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