Samsung is preparing well for the launch of a new terminal. The brand has indeed unveiled a new device, the highly anticipated Galaxy A8 (2016). It has talked a lot lately and all the rumors had been right. It also means that it is likely to please a lot of people and it may well push you to take the plunge. Design level, the Galaxy A8 does not reinvent the wheel and thus inherits materials and finishes from the other terminals of the range, with a metal case.


Samsung lifted the veil on the Galaxy A8

The hull is cut by several metal tabs placed strategically, tongues actually concealing the antennas of the device. Samsung may have had eyes bigger than the stomach this time.


It’s a Metal for the Galaxy A8:


  • The two volume buttons are on the left, the power button is on the right.
  • The connector and headphone jack are underneath the two assembled on the bottom edge.
  • Samsung has placed a button on the front. It houses a fingerprint reader.
  • The heart rate monitor does not respond on the other hand.
  • The data sheet of the Galaxy A8 (2016) is very honest.
  • The device incorporates a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display capable of displaying 1080p, but also an Exynos 7420 coupled with 3 GB of RAM. A configuration similar to that of the Galaxy S6 Edge +.
  • The storage capacity reaches 32 GB and it is possible to extend it by means of a micro SD card.
  • At the rear, there is a 16 million pixel sensor accompanied by a flash.
  • The front camera reaches 8 million pixels and the phone is additionally equipped with a battery of 3,300 mAh.
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS also answer the call.

The news:

Samsung will renew its entire Galaxy Ax range, and it is now a certain Galaxy A8 that makes its appearance on the net.

It was to be expected. The Korean manufacturer unveiled gradually its plans for the year 2016. And we should all be entitled to a renewal of the brand’s catalog which will host new Galaxy Sx, but also a whole gaggle of new Galaxy Ax. In addition to the A3 and A5, A7, and A8 is now a Galaxy which is evoked. Now only a Galaxy A9 remains to loop the loop.


Concerning the Galaxy A8, one can already get a first idea of the technical characteristics of the product. Indeed, a Japanese model (KDDI) for a lively Exynos SoC was spotted on GFX Bench, but the final model could be equipped with a different chip.  It is, in any case, the presence of a screen Full HD 5.7 inch, an Exynos 7420 processor, 2GB of RAM, internal storage of 32GB, to a photo sensor back of 16 megapixels and a battery of 3500 mAh. The Galaxy A8 also offers the dimensions of 157.9 × 76.9 mm, without mentioning of the thickness, and it is Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

Samsung Galaxy A8: an ISOCELL sensor of 16 megapixels?

The Samsung Galaxy A8, the next “expected” of the Korean brand, should ship an ISOCELL 16-megapixel sensor, such as those recently presented by the manufacturer.


A few weeks ago the Samsung Galaxy A8 made the news. And the more days pass, the more details emerge regarding what will probably be the next midrange device of the manufacturer, although the placement of the A range on the market is a bit strange. And the integration of a sensor of only 5 millimeters would greatly facilitate the life of Samsung since the Galaxy A8 should precisely be thick of only 5.9 millimeters, and so there is no risk of the photo module surpassing on the shell. 

A8 Design:


The Galaxy A8 revealed today the characteristics of this mid-range smartphone, integrated into the Korean series A. the images show us a smartphone taking lightly the Samsung Galaxy S6 design with its metallic trim and angles rounded. The latter is extremely thin and features a Snapdragon 615. As you can see from the visuals, it is extremely thin, with only 5.9 mm thick and takes the lines of the Galaxy ‘A’ range with more curves. USB Type-C point, the microUSB remains in its place. Note that this is the smartphone Samsung thinnest, but not the thinnest smartphone.


  • The A8 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with 2 GB RAM, 16 GB of internal storage expandable by microSD slot.
  • It has a Super AMOLED screen of 5.7 inches with a definition of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
  • At the photo level, it carries a sensor of 16 megapixels at the rear and 5 megapixels at the front.
  • It is also be equipped with a fingerprint reader on the main button and a 3050 mAh battery.
  • In terms of overall dimensions, the mobile should be very thin and light, with dimensions of 157.7 × 76.7 mm for a thickness of 5.9 millimeters and a weight of 140 grams.
  • It would be available in Android 5.1.1 compatible 4G/ LTE.
  • The Galaxy A8 embark indeed a Samsung processor, Exynos 7420 coupled with a Mali-T760 graphics chip with 8 cores.
  • With 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, the phone should be well-armed to support the needs of everyday life.
  • Finally, equipped with a camera of 16 megapixels at the rear and 5 megapixels at the front.


Power pact performance

It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, a 64-bit Oct-core SoC running at 1.5 GHz, supported by 2 GB of RAM and 16 or 32 GB of storage space (with the possibility of extending memory thanks to a MicroSD slot).


Its screen is 5.7 in Full HD and Super AMOLED technology. At the rear is a 16-megapixel sensor, and 5 at the front and the battery capacity is 3050 mAh. We find the fingerprint sensor as the last Galaxy S. Finally, it runs natively on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. The phone is all set to offer interesting features for a product located mid-range. Click to buy now!