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Samsung Galaxy A8

  • Display: 5.7 inch Full HD Screen
  • CPU: 1.8Hz Octa core Exynos 5430
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Memory: 32GB
  • Price: Rs. 25,990
  • Colors: White, Black, Gold

Samsung Galaxy A8 - Specs


  • Model Number
    Samsung Galaxy A8 SM-A800F
  • Network Type
    GSM/HSPA/LTE - 2G/3G/4G
  • Announced
    July 2015
  • Availablity
    August 2015
  • Colors
    White, Black, Gold
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Micro SIM
  • Processor
    1.8Hz Octa core Exynos 5430
  • RAM
  • Price
    Rs. 25,990
  • No of Cores
    8 Cores
  • Internal Memory

Design and Body

  • Dimensions
    158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
  • Weight
    151 grams
  • Colors
    White, Black, Gold
  • Form Factor
  • SIM Capacity
    Dual Sim


  • Display Size
    5.7 inch Full HD Screen, 386 ppi pixel density
  • Display Type
    Super AMOLED display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Display Resolution
    1920 x 1080 pixels


  • Processor
    1.8Hz Octa core Exynos 5430
  • No of Cores
    8 Cores
  • GPU
    Mali T628
  • RAM
  • Operating System (OS)
    Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with TouchWiz UI


  • RAM
  • Internal Memory
  • Expandable
  • Expandable Storage
    MicroSD, upto 128GB


  • Primary Camera
    16 Megapixel with LED flash
  • Camera Features
    f/1.9, Autofocus, HDR
  • Secondary Camera
    5 Megapixel


  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • 4G LTE
  • Bluetooth
    Yes, V4.1
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • FM Radio
  • USB
    Yes, microUSB v2.0
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA,
  • HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
  • Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.


  • 2G Network
    GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
  • 3G Network
    B1(2100), B2(1900), B5(850), B8(900)
  • 4G Network
    FDD LTE : B1(2100), B3(1800), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B20(800)
    TDD LTE : B40(2300)


  • Battery Capacity
    3,050mAh Li-Ion
  • Battery Type
  • Fast Charging
  • Talk Time
    upto 17 hours
  • Standby Standby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    upto 51 hours

MakTech Points

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Design 7 / 10
  • Features 6 / 10
  • Display 6 / 10
  • Camera 7 / 10
  • Performance 6 / 10
  • Battery 6 / 10
  • Connectivity 7 / 10

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