Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

Announced:
Sep 30, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 1, 2016

Display

Display size:

5.7 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

386 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

74.51 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

16 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 inches (156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm)

Weight:

6.42 oz (182 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal; Frame: Glass

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Gold, Silver, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420

Processor:

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Yes

RAM:

3 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Available to use:

23.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay

Other:

NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Yes

Talk time:

22.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Internet use:

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours

Music playback:

44.00 hours

Video playback:

17.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

This device is also known as Samsung SM-A810F/DS, Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Duos

Description

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) is based on the same platform as last year’s Samsung Galaxy S6. This means that we get a Samsung Exynos 7420 chipset paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of integrated storage. The Galaxy A8 (2016) also makes use of the same 16MP primary shooter. On the front of the handset, an 8MP secondary shooter is there to take care of selfies. The display of the phone is a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED panel running at a resolution of 1080 by 1920 pixels. Other specs include a Samsung Pay-ready fingerprint sensor integrated with the physical home button on the front, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, as well as a 3300mAh battery.

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