Galaxy A8

Fully Immersive Infinity Display Cutting-Edge Performance Water and Dust Resistance
colour Black

Fully immersive infinity display

Samsung Galaxy A8 features a 5.6” Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display for a fully immersive experience. Its contoured casing is designed to enhance grip and comfort for office workers managing daily project workflows and for store associates accessing inventory and product information.

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Fully immersive infinity display

*Infinity Display is a near bezel-less, full-frontal glass, edge-to-edge screen.*Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.

Cutting-edge performance

Capture true-to-life detail at your workplace. Samsung Galaxy A8 produces bright and sharp results thanks to its 16 MP + 8 MP dual front camera and 16 MP rear camera. Its powerful image processing sensor is optimized for when accuracy is absolutely critical.

Cutting-edge shooting performance

Personal mobile assistant

Industry-leading mobile security

Samsung Knox 2.9 provides all-encompassing enterprise mobile security protection to better safeguard business data. App Permission Monitor alerts when a specific app running in the background accesses defined permissions. It also configures allowable USB class modes for employee devices.

Industry-leading mobile security

*Knox refers to the free-of-charge built-in Knox security platform and the accompanying optional paid Knox solutions.**TIMA is TrustZone-based Integrity Measurement Architecture.

Simple and convenient authentication

Fingerprint Unlock is a reliable security measure that identifies individual users to better safeguard smartphones from data breaches. Samsung Pass is a biometric authentication platform that utilizes fingerprint recognition so users can access corporate accounts and apps without complex IDs or passwords.

Simple and safe authentication

*Samsung Pass SDK allows you to use fingerprint recognition features in your enterprise in-house apps.*Availability of Samsung Pass may vary by country.

Quick access with face recognition

Effortless device access saves you time. With Face Recognition technology Samsung Galaxy A8 lets field engineers unlock their devices one-handedly in wet weather conditions with gloves while keeping the other free to manage multiple tasks.

Quick access with face recognition

*Face recognition is less secure than pattern, PIN, or password authentication.

Two accounts on messenger

Balance work and personal life with ease. Samsung Galaxy A8 features Dual Messenger that lets users set up two separate accounts on a single device with their preferred messenger app. Talk to coworkers and clients, or catch up with friends and family without wasting time logging in and out.

Two accounts on messenger

*Messenger apps supported by the Dual Messenger, may vary by country and region.

Essential information at a glance

View key information at a glance. With Always On Display (AOD), Samsung Galaxy A8 lets multitasking employees check video conference call times in digital, analog or world clock formats on screen. It also shows calendar events and weather without waking up your device.

Essential information at a glance

Water and Dust Resistance

Built tough to withstand the elements. Samsung Galaxy A8 is IP68* rated to help shield against the harsh challenges of the outdoors. Public safety officers and delivery personnel will benefit most from this protection when working in unfavorable weather conditions.

Reliable Water and Dust Resistance

*Galaxy A8 is rated IP68, meaning it is protected against dust and water ingress. Water resistance rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes. To prolong the life of your device rinse it with clean water after submersion or spillage and dry thoroughly with a microfiber cloth before use.* IP68 rating does not protect against heavy rain and significant splashes.

Powerful 4 GB performance

Powerful performance you can really count on. Samsung Galaxy A8 comes with 4 GB RAM to improve productivity so that administrative professionals can manage complex workloads seamlessly.

Powerful 4GB performance

Enhanced storage capacity

Samsung Galaxy A8 provides up to 512 GB of memory expansion to handle large-scale data analysis or multiple collections of files with its microSD card slot.

Enhanced storage capacity

*Available RAM and storage specifications may vary by country and region.*Availability of Dual SIM may vary by country and/or carrier.*MicroSD card sold separately.*Up to 512GB additional storage with external microSD card, sold separately. Availability and launch date may vary by country.

  • Processor
    • CPU Speed 2.2GHz, 1.6GHz
    • CPU Type Octa-Core
  • Display
    • Size (Main_Display) 142.0mm (5.6")
    • Resolution (Main Display) 2220 x 1080 (FHD+)
    • Technology (Main Display) Super AMOLED
    • Colour Depth (Main Display) 16M
    • S Pen Support No
  • Camera
    • Rear Camera - Resolution 16.0 MP
    • Rear Camera - F Number F1.7
    • Rear Camera - Auto Focus Yes
    • Front Camera - Resolution 16.0 MP + 8.0 MP
    • Front Camera - F Number F1.9 , F1.9
    • Front Camera - Auto Focus No
    • Rear Camera - Flash Yes
    • Front Camera - Flash No
    • Video Recording Resolution FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps
  • Memory
    • RAM_Size (GB) 4
    • ROM Size (GB) 32
    • Available Memory (GB)** 21.4
    • External Memory Support MicroSD (Up to 400GB)
  • Network/Bearer
    • Number of SIM Single-SIM
    • SIM Slot Type SIM 1 + MicroSD
  • Network/Bearer (S/W Enabled)
    • 2G GSM GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
    • 3G UMTS B1(2100), B2(1900), B4(AWS), B5(850), B8(900)
    • 4G FDD LTE B1(2100), B2(1900), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B12(700), B13(700), B17(700), B20(800), B26(850), B29(700), B66(AWS-3)
  • Connectivity
    • ANT+ Yes
    • USB Interface USB Type-C
    • USB Version USB 2.0
    • Location Technology GPS, Glonass
    • Earjack 3.5mm Stereo
    • MHL No
    • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2.4G+5GHz, VHT80
    • Wi-Fi Direct Yes
    • Bluetooth Version Bluetooth v5.0 (LE up to 2 Mbps)
    • NFC Yes
    • PC Sync. Smart Switch (PC version)
  • OS
    • Android
  • General Information
    • Form Factor Touch Bar
  • Sensors
    • Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
  • Physical specification
    • Dimension (HxWxD, mm) 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4
    • Weight (g) 172
  • Battery
    • Internet Usage Time(3G) (Hours) Up to 12
    • Internet Usage Time(LTE) (Hours) Up to 14
    • Internet Usage Time(Wi-Fi) (Hours) Up to 15
    • Video Playback Time (Hours) Up to 17
    • Standard Battery Capacity (mAh, Typical) 3000
    • Removable No
    • Audio Playback Time (Hours) Up to 43
    • Audio Playback Time (Hours, Always On Display Off) Up to 64
    • Talk Time (3G WCDMA) (Hours) Up to 19
  • Audio and Video
    • Video Playing Format MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM
    • Video Playing Resolution UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @30fps
    • Audio Playing Format MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
  • Services and Applications
    • Gear Support Gear Circle (Manager Support), Gear Fit, Gear Fit2, Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear Sport, Gear1, Gear2, Gear2 Neo, Gear S, Gear S2, Gear S3, Gear IconX, Gear VR with Controller, Gear 360 (2017)
    • S-Voice Yes
    • Mobile TV No

*All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product. Samsung reserves the right to make changes to this web page and the product described herein, at anytime, without obligation on Samsung to provide notification of such change. All functionality, features, specifications, GUI and other product information provided in this web page including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation. The contents within the screen are simulated images and are for demonstration purposes only. *User Available Memory : User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the device features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the operator and may change after software upgrades are performed *Network : The bandwidths supported by the device may vary depending on the region or service provider

All specifications and descriptions provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product. Samsung reserves the right to make changes to this document and the product described herein, at anytime, without obligation on Samsung to provide notification of such change.

1. This device has been tested and received an IP (Ingress Protection) rating of IP68, which tests for dust intrusion and for water submersion up to 1.5 metres for up to 30 minutes. Not shockproof

A8 Display Size: 142mm (5.6") Full HD + sAMOLED. Screen measured diagonally as a full rectangle without accounting for the rounded corners.

Images are for illustration purposes only and the accessories are sold separately. Features and Specifications are accurate as of commercial launch but may be subject to change without prior notification.

Size and weight may vary by the device's configuration and manufacturing process.

The actual capacity (Wh) is measured based on the battery's output current and voltage. It may differ from the capacity (Wh) indicated on the device, depending on the output power condition, the connected device’s circuit configuration, and the operation environment.

The bandwidths supported by the device may vary depending on the region or service provider.

Wi-Fi connection and speed may vary depending on the usage environment.

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Galaxy A8 (SM-A530WZKAXAC)



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