Samsung presents the Galaxy A8 smartphone

Samsung presents the Galaxy A8 smartphone

Samsung has officially presented the new Galaxy A8 smartphone that has been in the news for some time. The device is Samsung’s thinnest smartphone and features a metallic chassis that measures 158 x 77 x 5.9 mm for total weight of 151 grams.

The new smartphone is powered by the 64-bit octo-core Snapdragon 615 processor where half of the cores run at 1.7 GHz, while the rest operate at 1 GHz. The Galaxy A8 has a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display that works at Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) and includes 2 GB of RAM, 16/32 GB of internal memory, a microSD card slot for expansion and one rear 16 MP camera with an ISOCELL sensor, a f/1.9 aperture, LED flash, Full HD video recording and more. The smartphone also has a 5 MP front camera with Full HD video recording, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, NFC, a GPS receiver, a fingerprint scanner and a 3050 mAh battery.

The Galaxy A8 runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and comes in three different colors – black, gold and white. No word on pricing as of now.

Source: Samsung

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