Will First Samsung Galaxy A8 Released In China On July 17th?

The South Korean Electronics Samsung has began testing its yet-unannounced Galaxy A8 according to the reports from import/export database Zauba, and the smartphone which we are talking about is among the most prominent visitors to the rumor mill recently. The Samsung Galaxy A8 allegedly shown its face in live images, as well as dancing on hands-on video, and not to mention it passed through FCC and TENAA certification.


It is unclear up until now when the slimmest handset making its way to the shelves. Nevertheless, with the new intel on the matter courtesy of nowhereelse.fr filled that ‘?’. Rumor setlles with that the Galaxy A8 will be launched in China on July 17.

The purported Galaxy A8 smartphone is tipped to be priced at the equivalent of €439 ($494), which makes sense, given the price of the Galaxy A7 which hovers in the €350-€380 price point. For that you are going to pay is the Samsung Galaxy A8 from A series and it sports a 5.7-inch FullHD AMOLED display in a body, which resembles a scaled up Galaxy S6.

Specificatiosn other than that, the Galaxy A8 is powered by Snapdragon 615 SoC, coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage. Imaging covers with a 16MP F1.9 aperture on its main camera and a 5MP front-shooter, and of course its gonna bring with a fingerprint reader in the Home button.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (SM-A800S) Specifications (Rumored)

The Galaxy A8 is said to have a 5.7-inch FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels) Super AMOLED display and the single-SIM varinat supports 4G LTE, which is powered by a Samsung’s Exynos 5430 Octa-Core (1.8GHz Quad A15 + 1.3 GHz Quad A7 ) with Mali T628 MP6 GPU, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and can further expandable via microSD card support (up to 128GB). The smartphone runs on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with TouchWiz UI skin on top.

The Dual SIM Galaxy A8 variant also poses the similar specs like what the single SIM does but supports both the LTE and 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS/ GLONASS and the rest of the other key features would be same, like the camera with 16MP rear sensor with LED flash and F1.9 aperture and a front-facing camera with 5-Megapixel selfie shooter and packs a 3050mAh battery. Available to buy in Black, White and Gold colors.

Stay tuned!