The Samsung Galaxy A8 has officially made its way into the store shelves in India, as it went on sale in the country as the top-end A series smartphone. Announced back in China last month, finally hits the stores of India.
The first slimmest phone by Samsung, the Galaxy A8 with 5.9mm thin metal body to date. Features a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor backed by 2GB of RAM, 16GB of on-board storage and microSD expansion up to 128GB. Camera it got is of 16MP rear autofocus sensor with LED flash and hosues a 5MP front-facing shooter. It also has a fingerprint sensor integrated into the home button and has support for 4G LTE, including G LTE bands (TDD B40 2300MHz and FDD B3 1800MHz) for India and comes with hybrid dual SIM support.
- 5.7-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-Core (1.5GHz Quad A53 + 1.0 GHz Quad A53 ) with Adreno 405 GPU
- 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB internal memory, expandable up to 128GB with microSD
- Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
- 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
- 5MP front-facing camera
- Fingerprint sensor
- Dimensions: 158 x 76.8 x 5.9mm; Weight: 151 grams
- 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/ GLONASS
- 3050mAh battery
Available to buy in Black, White and Gold colors, the Galaxy A8 is priced at Rs 32,500. Goes on sale through all retail and online portals across India. Offering from Airtel – customers will get a double data for 6 months.