Size (Main Display)
Main Camera - Resolution
LTE Cat 6 Dual SIM MicroSD Card
Enjoy data download speeds of up to 300 Mbps even while overseas1 with the LTE Cat 6 Dual SIM capability that’s 2X faster than LTE Cat 4. Slot 1 can be used for an additional SIM card should you need it overseas or a MicroSD card to increase your storage. The manually-activated Dual SIM Always-On feature also ensures that you can receive calls from both SIM cards.
Slimmest Galaxy & Full Metal Body
Style meets functionality. Get your hands on the 5.9 mm Ultra Slim, 151 g light and full metal bodied Galaxy A8 to enjoy its exceptional grip. Its 2.5 mm Super Narrow Bezel and 5.7” FHD SUPER AMOLED display maximises the screen size and enhances your viewing experience.
Quick Launch Camera & SUPER AMOLED Display
Never miss out another photo opportunity again. Launch the Galaxy A8’s camera quickly by simply pressing the home button twice from any screen. Viewing your photos on the 5.7” SUPER AMOLED Display makes the visual experience vividly engaging.
Bright f1.9 Lenses
Equipped with a 16 MP rear and 5 MP front camera with bright f1.9 lenses, the Galaxy A8 has all your photography and video needs covered. With the HDR (Rich Tone) function, you can capture clear and sharp images even in low light conditions.
Smart Selfie Features
Taking a selfie has never been this much fun with the Galaxy A8. The Wide Selfie feature on the front camera provides you up to a wide 120° view that lets you capture more people and landscape into your snaps. Using the rear camera, its Rear-Cam Selfie (downloadable) feature automatically detects your face, allowing you to take incredible selfies.
Protect your private data with the Galaxy A8’s innovative touch-type fingerprint sensor. It lets you enjoy safe and secure access to sensitive data for web log-ins, account verifications and payment-related pages. Keep your work data safe with Samsung’s KNOX’s multi-layer hardware and software protection.
The Smart Manager application lets you check an array of useful information on battery status, storage, RAM usage and security at a glance. Close background apps, speed up your device, delete unused files and check the device’s security against malware and phishing attacks with just one click.
High Capacity Battery
The Galaxy A8 packs plenty of punch in the power department. Its 3,050 mAh battery2 capacity lets you enjoy a wide range of media content such as movies, music, games and more, for even longer periods. Activate the Ultra Power Saving Mode2 to expand your battery life in moments of emergency.
- 5.7" (144.3mm) Size (Main Display)
- CMOS 16.0MP Main Camera - Resolution
- 151 Weight (g)
- 3050 Standard Battery Capacity (mAh)
- Up to 51 Audio Playback Time (Hours)
- 1.8GHz, 1.3GHz CPU Speed
*Usable memory size is less than the total memory size due to storage of the operating system and software required to operate the phones' features. Actual usable memory size will also vary depending on the mobile phone operator and may change after software upgrades are performed
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* Key feature may different from Key Spec
Only available in countries with network supporting LTE Cat 6. Kindly ensure SIM card used supports LTE Cat 6. Additional data charges may apply.
2 Battery usage time may vary depending on individual usage styles.
3 The Estimated maximum standby time ("Time") provided has been calculated based solely on Samsung's internal standby time test results, measured when device is at rest. The test conditions were based on various network connections under initial factory settings using the same settings as the Ultra Power Saving Mode. Therefore, the Time may not be accurate depending on your current network configuration, application usage, mode settings, signal strength, noise, features or tasks selected, actual usage patterns, operating temperature, battery condition and other surrounding factors and conditions. Unless otherwise expressly stated or legally required, Samsung disclaims any warranty that the Time will be accurate without any error.
• Memory - Actual user-accessible internal storage is less than specified total memory due to operating system, software, and other built-in applications, and may vary after software updates/ upgrades.
• Battery - Dependent on network, SIM card, usage and battery condition.
• S Voice - Actual performance may vary, depending on language spoken, accents, and surrounding environment.
• UHD - UHD video file formats may vary among products. Device does not support video playback in all UHD file formats. Format of video content recorded or saved on device may not be supported on all Samsung products and may not be available for viewing on some products. Please check individual product user manual for details.
Note: Certain features, services and applications (including 4G+ LTE) are dependent on network connectivity and may not be available in all coverage areas. Additional data charges may apply. Specifications are accurate as at time of publish and are subject to change without prior notice.
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The slimness of the product is designed to be disproportionate. It gets thinner from the top to bottom, the slimness of bottom part is 5.9 mm.