Samsung Galaxy A8

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Price Rs. 32500
OS Android v5.1 (Lollipop)
Shades Black, White and Gold
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 32 GB
Display Size 5.7 inch
Front Camera 5 MP
Rear Camera 16 MP
Primary Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312x2988 pixels, Digital zoom, Autofocus, LED flash
Battery Li-Ion 3050 mAh

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Announced July, 2015
Price Rs. 32500
Languages English
OS Android v5.1 (Lollipop)
Shades Black, White and Gold
Box Content Handset, Charger, Headset, Battrey, USB cable, Warranty card, User manual
Processor & Sound
Chipset Exynos 5430
Processor Octa-Core (1.8GHz Quad Core + 1.3GHz Quad Core)
Graphics Processor Adreno 405
Display
Display Size 5.7 inch
Display Resolution (H) 1080 pixels
Display Resolution (V) 1920 pixels
Display Colours 16 Million
Multi-Touch
Pixels Per Inch Density 386 ppi
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Display Type Full HD Super AMOLED
Cameras
Front Camera 5 MP
Resolution (Front) 2592x1944 pixels
Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Camera Flash LED
Rear Camera 16 MP
Face Detection
GeoTagging
Camera Resolution 5312x2988 pixels
Touch Focus
Video Resolution 1080p @ 30fps
Video Resolution (Front) 1080p
Camera Features Rear Camera:- f/1.9 aperture Front Camera:- 120-degree wide-angle lens
Primary Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312x2988 pixels, Digital zoom, Autofocus, LED flash
RAM & Storage
RAM 2 GB
Call Log
Internal Storage 32 GB
Memory Card microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Phonebook Capacity Unlimited
Dimensions & Weight
Height 158 mm
Thickness 5.9 mm
Weight 151 gms
Width 76.8 mm
Battery Size & Backup
Battery Li-Ion 3050 mAh
Internet & Connectivity
Handsfree
A-GPS
ANT+ Support
Browser HTML5
Bluetooth v4.1
GPS With GLONASS/ Beidou
NFC
USB microUSB v2.0
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Network LTE TDD B40 2300MHz and FDD B3 1800MHz
Data Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
EDGE
GPRS
Networks 2G + 3G + 4G, Dual SIM
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 + 5GHz)
Features
Alarm Clock
Noise Cancellation With dedicated mic
Calendar
Clock
Fingerprint Scanner
Office Applications Document Viewer
Organiser
Entertainment
3.5mm Jack/Port
Radio FM radio with RDS recording
Image/Video Editor
Image Viewer
Music Player
Video Player
Video Recording
Voice Recording
Games
Ringtones
Vibration
Ringtones MP3, WAV
Messaging
Predictive Text Input
T9 Dictionary
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Social Networking Facebook, Twiter
Sensors
Accelerometer Sensor
Compass
Proximity Sensor

Samsung Galaxy A8 Review

15 Jul, 15 02:50 PM

Overview

Samsung's First Thinnest Smartphone With Impressive Features
By Alka

Finally after a long time gap and lots of rumors, Chinese smartphone maker Samsung has launched company's first thinnest smartphone that is Samsung Galaxy A8 with impressive look and features. It is one of most featured rich mid-range smartphone and has full metal uni-body design like other A-series smartphones. Lets take a brief look on its specifications.

Design and Display

Fully metal body design smartphone Galaxy A8 features a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. At amazing 386 ppi pixels density it supports 16 million display colors for better viewing experience. The back panel of this smartphone is replaced by aluminium metal, earlier it was of Glass like Samsung Galaxy S6. It has dimension of 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm and weight around 151 grams. It supports for Optional Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). Another high-end feature of this device is the presence of finger-print scanner on the home button. So, you can set a impression for locking and unlocking your device's working.

Camera

16 MP primary camera is on board for clicking pictures. The camera of this smartphone allows you to click your pictures with great clarity at 5312 x 2988 pixels. It comes with modern features like Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR. With the help of its geo-tagging feature you can capture GPS information during the time when you capture your photos. For self-portraits and video chatting 5 MP camera is placed on the front panel. You can record HD videos with both the cameras at the frequency of [email protected]

Processor and Memory

Now you can play games and run apps at the same time without any worry with its Octa-Core (1.5GHz Quad A53 + 1.0 GHz Quad A53 ). The chipset used by the device is Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615. The chipset employs the powerful Adreno 405 GPU and 2 GB of RAM. The storage can be either 16 GB or 32 GB. If you find this much of inbuilt memory is not enough for storing your files, documents etc. than it can be expandable up to 128 GB using microSD card. The memory expansion in the phone is shared with second SIM card slot so, you will be unable to used both dual SIM and microSD at the same time unfortunately.

Connectivity

In terms of connectivity it offers you various connectivity options GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional), HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100  MHz, LTE, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou, microUSB v2.0, NFC. On the other hand, you can download PDF files, music videos, movies, e-books at a high download speed of HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps.

Battery

In terms of battery capacity, it holds a Non-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh and the company promises 304 hrs. of stand-by time.

Shades and Price

It is available in 3 bold colors: Pearl White, Midnight Black and Champagne Gold. It has been launched with a price tag of INR 32,500

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