Samsung Galaxy A8 is officially announced
Samsung Galaxy A8 has been one of the most frequent visitors to the rumor mill in the last months. The leaks and rumors that appeared on the web unveiled the mystery about the smartphone – from specs and capabilities, to design and exterior, and even price. The big debut date of the model finally arrived and we can share the news that Samsung Galaxy A8 is introduced in China. Samsung has a lot to be proud of with this handset. It is the thinnest smartphone in the rich collection of the company – it sports only 5.9mm thick panel.
The slick design of the device is enriched with metal frame for extra toughness. Galaxy A8 is outfitted with a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1080p. In the belly of the new flagship is working octa-core silicon with Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chip and 2GB RAM. There will be two variants of the model in terms of storage – 16GB and 32GB. Users can take advantage from the microSD slot to expand the memory by default.
Samsung Galaxy A8 is powered by Android 5.1.1 Lollipop pre-installed. The new addition of Samsung features a 16MP sensor on the back with OIS and f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. It is coupled with a 5MP camera on front. Samsung Galaxy A8 is provided with a fingerprint sensor integrated in the home button. The large-sized smartphone arrives with a wide diversity of connectivity features, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, GPS, NFC and 4G LTE. Battery-wise the phone is equipped with a 3050mAh cell. It is getting released in China in several color options, including gold, white and black. It is expected to go for sells real soon. It is expected to cost around $500. Stay tuned.