It’s all about the newly announced Galaxy A8 price, which Samsung didn’t mentioned at its launch event in China few days ago. Now that we have the confirmed pricing details of what actually Samsung Galaxy A8 goes n sale with. The 32GB Galaxy A8 variant will carry a price tag of 3,499 CNY ($564). For the 16GB variant of Galaxy A8 costs $515 (CNY 3199), as it’s a base model.
Specifications front, the Galaxy A8 features a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, a 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor coupled 2GB of RAM, 16GB of on-board storage and microSD expansion up to 128GB. Camera with a 16MP rear autofocus sensor and LED flash and sports a 5MP front-facing shooter.
With a near bezel-less design and an ultra-thin metal-clad body, the 5.9mm smartphone will become the slimmest Galaxy A series smartphone in the segment. The physical home button integrated with a fingerprint scanner running on Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top of Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box. Available in 16GB/32GB variants along with expandable microSD card support and it offers 4G LTE on dual-SIM slots with dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, NFC and Bluetooth 4.1. It packs a 3050mAh battery for backup of the power.
Currently no information on if and when Samsung Galaxy A8 will be available in other markets, including India and USA.