Samsung Galaxy A8 Price & Review
Samsung has been at the top in offering the best high end specs technology in the Pakistan’s smartphone industry. Recently, the top class Galaxy series handsets including Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Note 5 were released which were the great attraction for the android users. Well, the company has made another great attempt by releasing the next level of Galaxy A-series smartphones which is called as ‘Samsung Galaxy A8’. This phone is the Samsung’s thinnest smartphone yet and the biggest of the A-series which has a full metal design with improved performance, a large capacity battery and the enhanced security with a fingerprint scanner.
Galaxy A8 features a 5.7 inches Super Amoled display screen which is based on a 64-bit Snapdragon 615 chipset powered by an Octa-core processor, Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM. Unlike the Galaxy Note 5, this phone very light in weight with a remarkable 16MP rear camera which is autofocus with LED flash and a 5MP front camera snapper. Moreover, Samsung Galaxy A8 has a fingerprint scanner and the latest Hybrid sim slot support as well. Lets check the details specs of this phone below.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Specs:
Body: 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm with a weight of 151 g
Display: 5.7 inches (1080 x 1920 pixels, 386 ppi) FHD Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with 16M colors
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Processor: 64-bit Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 processors GPU: Adreno 405
Memory: 32GB built-in storage, microSD card (goes up to 128GB), 2GB LPDDR4 RAM
Operating System: Android OS 5.1 (Lollipop) + TouchWiz UX
Camera: 16 MP auto-focus camera with LED flash and a front camera of 5 MP
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery
Connectivity: LTE/HSPA/GSM, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS, NFC support and microUSB 2.0
Other Features: Fingerprint scanner, Dual-Sim support, ANT+ support, Noise cancellation mic, Accelerometer and proximity sensors, photo/video editor, document viewer etc
Samsung Galaxy A8 price in Pakistan is approximately around Rs. 40,500 which is very reasonable for the phone with these much features. Lets take a look at some drawbacks of this phone.
Few Disadvantages Of Samsung Galaxy A8:
- No Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
- microSD card uses sim 2 slot
- doesn’t come with stereo speakers
- No support for IR port
- No 4K video recording