Samsung’s 5.7-Inch Galaxy A8 Gone Live, Shows Up Its Incredibly Thin Metal Body

It’s the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A8 which has already made its appearance for a quite a while now, with some distracting info on display size. Toady, a new set of live images leaked and sheds more light on the matter by revealing a catious deperture from the A series aesthetic. Details comes from sources and alonside its specs which can be checked right after this jump.

Purported Galaxy A8 (SM-A800F) specs goes with a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with a 1080p resolution, a GFXBench suggested a 5.5-inch diagonal. Pictured next to what is the actual Galaxy A7, the new handset’s screen is clearly larger, and admits that the original info was correct, and it’s a 5.7-inch FullHD AMOLED panel.

The front part of the device is more of a scaled up Galaxy S6, and the A8 corners are rounded with a larger radius as opposed to the minor fillet of other members of A series. Surrounded metal frame is here, sporting a blend of the line up and S6 design.

The back part sports a familiar speakers/camera/flash arrangement, introduced with the Galaxy A3 and all A series models. On the Galaxy A8, the speakers and flash have trade places. Side bezels are extremely thin. Bottom bezel is a bit bulkier, though a larger home button was needed to accommodate the fingerprint reader, and managing proportions it required.

Got two slots, one for the SIM card and the other for external microSD card on its left side along with the volume rockers. Right side here is a power button. Photos however doesn’t have much to tell about its specifications, but nevertheless we know by now that the Galaxy A8 will come with some refreshed hardware key features.

Rumored Specs Of Samsung Galaxy A8

  • 5.5-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 internal memory, expandable up to 64GB with microSD
  • Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • Dual SIM
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS/ GLONASS

Nearly 6mm taller than the 5.7″ Galaxy Note 3, the Galaxy A8 measures 157.7 x 76.7 x 5.9mm and packs a 3050mAh battery in a body weiging at 140 grams. Pricing and availability details are scarce at the moment, but expected to make Galaxy A8 official very soon later this year. Stay tuned!


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