Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

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.

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

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Display

Size: 5.7 inches
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 386 PPI
Technology: Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 74.51 %
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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: 3GB LPDDR4
Internal storage: 32GB, available to use: 23.5 GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 256 GB
OS: Android (6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Battery

Capacity: 3300 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 16 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.9
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 8 MP
Dimensions: 6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 inches (156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm)
Weight: 182.0 g
Materials: Back: Metal; Frame: Glass
Biometrics: Fingerprint (touch)
Colors: Gold, Silver, Blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
LTE (TDD): Bands 40(2300)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
Dual SIM: Shared with microSD
SIM type: Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.1
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass
Other: NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
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