Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016): mid-range smartphone introduced with 5.7-inch display

After several rumors making Samsung the Galaxy A8 (2016) finally official. The metal smart phone even bears doing some features of the Galaxy S7 and has useful specifications.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016): mid-range smartphone introduced with 5.7-inch display

Once associated equipment Galaxy A-series have already received a 2016er update, Samsung will continue to make the Galaxy A8. Compared to the previous model visually has done little for the specifications were drilled sense: The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) gets a metal housing and is reminiscent externally to the current flagship smartphone of the South Koreans. But it still has a significant commonality with the Galaxy S7: The Galaxy A8 supports always-on display, which Samsung launched earlier this year with the top model.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) with Exynos 7420 and 3GB RAM

When inside but already the similarities end: The processor is a Exynos 7420 is used, which has access to 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of data storage. The display of the Galaxy A8 measures 5.7 inches diagonally and triggers with Full HD. The camera Samsung uses a promising 16-MP sensor at the back, as well as 8 MP at the front. The battery has a capacity of 3,500 mAh. As befits a current smartphone, including the Galaxy A8 equipped with a fingerprint sensor. It comes with Android 6.0.1 for the start; whether there will be a timely update to Android 7.0 nougat, is questionable.
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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) initially only in South Korea

So far, the Galaxy A8 (2016) has only been introduced for the South Korean market. There it is on pre-order from October 1 for the equivalent of about 525 euros at the provider SK Telecom. A global release is likely, but the official announcement Samsung is still pending.

Source: SK Telecom via SamMobile

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