Samsung has officially launched its slimmest smartphone, the Galaxy A8 in India. The Samsung Galaxy A8 successor is the successor Galxy A7, it was just 5.9mm thick and is available in Black, White, and Gold colour variants and is up for sale on Samsung India’s e-store.
The Galaxy A8 features a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display. It is powered by a Exynos 5430 octa-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM, 32GB of onboard storage and microSD expansion up to 128GB. It runs the most recent version of Samsung’s TouchWiz overlay atop Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
On the camera front, it has a 16MP rear-facing camera and 5MP front-facing camera. It is backed by a 3050mAh battery. It also comes with a fingerprint scanner integrated into the physical home button. It measures just 5.9mm thin and weigh only 151g. The connectivity options include 4G FDD LTE, TDD LTE with Band 40 (2300MHz) support available in India, Bluetooth 4.1, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS/Glonass, NFC, and USB 2.0.
Earlier: Samsung Galaxy A8 Listed In China; Live Images Leaked
The Galaxy A8 smartphone got listed on a Chinese retailer, today. The smartphone is all set to be Samsung’s thinnest phone ever. Recently, the new images and video of the phone appeared online. Last month, the A8 was approved by China’s telecom authorities TENAA.
The Galaxy A8 features a 5.7-inch 1080p (1920 x 1080) display. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage, and a 3,050mAh battery. The phone is only 5.9mm thick, and it sports a metal frame. This handset offers 4G LTE connectivity, and will ship with Android 5.1 Lollipop. The 16-megapixel camera (f/1.9 aperture) will be located on its back along with an LED flash, while the 5-megapixel snapper will be available on its front.