Galaxy A8

SM-A530FZVAXFA
Galaxy A8 is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 7.
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Color Orchid GrayOrchid Gray
Memory 32 GB
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Works even when wet

IP68

2.2GHz, 1.6GHz

Processor

16.0 MP

Rear Camera - Resolution

172

Weight (g)

Masterpiece in a snap

Taking stunning photos on the Galaxy A8 is as easy as tapping the shutter. The dual Camera innovates selfies and wefies, putting the focus on you and your friends so you can capture moments in a new way. And with the rear front 16 MP + 8 MP dual Camera, the surrounding scene will come out bright and clear, too.

Masterpiece in a snap

Perfect your selfie

Add flair and fun to your selfies with Live focus mode on the Dual Front Camera. It blurs the background, adding bokeh so you and your friends stand out. Afterwards, you can readjust the focus to your taste. And by enabling Beauty effect before taking the photo, selfies and wefies come out stunning.

Perfect your selfie

Focus on the fun

customise your pictures with exciting stickers and filters. Decorate selfies with stickers using face-recognition technology. Or edit before you shoot with Food mode, Beauty effect, or Filters. And Beauty effect works while taking a video with the front camera, so you can look your best in action.

Focus on the fun

*Beauty effect can only be applied when using the front camera. **Beauty effect cannot be adjusted during video recording. ***Available filters may vary by user.

Get the shot in any light

Whether out at night or caught in the dark, you'll capture the scene clearly with the improved low-light capability on the Galaxy A8's rear camera. Its bright F1.7 lens, larger 1.12 ㎛ pixels, and bigger 1/2.8” sensor bring in light from the environment to make photos crisp and detailed.

Get the shot in any light

Expand your view

Enjoy an expansive view on the Galaxy A8 with the Infinity display. It's a beautiful, large display that extends from side to side for an expanded screen that you'll love to see.

Expand your view

Get in the scene

You'll feel fully immersed in what's on screen thanks to the Infinity Display's 18.5:9 ratio. The biggest display for Galaxy A phones to date, it offers a wide horizontal view, providing a stunning cinematic experience.

Get in the scene

See it all at once

The Infinity Display is also longer than the screen on the previous model, so you can read and browse with less scrolling. Whether checking your social media or reading a news article, you'll see more at one time and give your thumbs a rest.

See it all at once

A smart way to search

Easily find the image you want with the gallery search bar. As you search, the gallery analyses your photos and pulls out relevant pictures, even displaying them by category.

A smart way to search

Works even when wet

You want a phone that works wherever life takes you. The Galaxy A8 has an IP68 rating* for water and dust resistance, meaning neither splashes nor rain will slow you down**.

*The Galaxy A8 is rated IP68, meaning it is protected against dust ingress and is water resistant. 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 with a microfiber cloth. **The Galaxy A8's IP68 rating does not protect against heavy rain and significant splashes.
Works even when wet

Here to help you

Keep your day on track, set reminders, and get information via your camera with Bixby. Bixby is a virtual assistant that works via text and touch and learns your habits. With Bixby Home, Bixby Vision, and Bixby Reminder*, it integrates seamlessly into not just the Galaxy A8, but also your lifestyle.

*Bixby is only available in certain countries, with certain devices, features and languages.
Here to help you

Always ready for you

Get informed without waking up your phone. The Always on Display screen is always available and contains important information like date, time, notifications, and even battery level.

 Always ready for you

The phone that pays

Leave the cards at home—all you need is your Galaxy A8 and Samsung Pay. With Samsung Pay, you can check out virtually anywhere you would use your credit card in a simple and secure way.*

The phone that pays

*Samsung Pay is only available in certain countries, with certain devices, features, card issuers, and merchants.

Separate work and home chatting

Divide your work messages and personal chats with ease. With Dual Messenger, you can now connect to two different chat accounts on your favourite messenger apps*—and it's simple to install the second instance from the Home screen.

Separate work and home chatting

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

Safeguard your data

Protect personal information with the Secure Folder* on the Galaxy A8. It creates a separate space within the device** to store sensitive and personal data and make sure it's only accessible to you.

*The availability of this service will vary according to the nature of the content being encrypted. **Secure Folder separates storage at the software level without taking up additional space.

Safeguard your data

*The availability of this service will vary according to the nature of the content being encrypted. **Secure Folder separates storage at the software level without taking up additional space.

Convenient Wi-Fi control

Effortlessly conserve mobile data and battery life with adaptive Wi-Fi control on the Galaxy A8. It remembers where you've previously connected to Wi-Fi and turns on to instantly connect when you're in range. And when you leave the service range, Wi-Fi shuts off to keep your battery from draining.*

Convenient Wi-Fi control

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

Swift and simple unlocking

Unlocking is as easy as taking a selfie or scanning your finger. With face recognition* and the fingerprint scanner, accessing your phone is quick and convenient.

Swift and simple unlocking

*Face recognition is less secure than pattern, PIN, or password. **Screen image simulated for illustrative purposes.

Do more and store more

Whether multitasking or gaming, it's fast and seamless with the 4 GB RAM* on the Galaxy A8. And you can easily keep important things on hand with expandable microSD storage—up to an additional 400 GB.

Do more and store more

*Available RAM and storage specifications may vary by country and region. **MicroSD card sold separately.

Go beyond the phone

Change how you share and make life more convenient with the Samsung devices and services of Phone+. Track your workouts with wearables. Explore new dimensions with Gear VR. And control your smart home with Samsung Connect. At home or on the go, your life is enhanced with Phone+ and the Galaxy A8.

Go beyond the phone

Let your style show

Whether your taste is bold or classic, you can take your pick of stylish colours* on the Galaxy A8. And with the smooth curves creating a comfortable, ergonomic grip, it's a beautiful phone you won't want to put down.

Let your style show

*Availability of colours may vary by country and region.

  • 2.2GHz, 1.6GHz Processor
  • 16.0 MP Rear Camera - Resolution
  • 172 Weight (g)
  • 3000 Standard Battery Capacity (mAh)
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A8 got me crazy This phone is perfect for pictures when u go traveling I’ve had this phone for a week now and I luv it
Date published: 2018-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome phone!! Worth every cent. My old iPhone doesn't come close to this phone it's amazing!
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 MAD LOVE A device with with no competition, swim with samsung galaxy a8, sleep with it, travel with it, sleep with it and play with, its the best best friend one must have, you`ll never be desapointed...SAMSUNG GALAXY A8 MAD LOVE.
Date published: 2018-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You need this one if you can't afford S8 or note 8 One of the best phone,comes cheap and makes things easy for you.
Date published: 2018-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from its an amazing phone with awesome features its an amazing phone with awesome features and will advice any one to buy it any day
Date published: 2018-01-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Battery? Its functions, camera, security and internet is perfect... BUT THE BATTERY DOESN'T LAST OR ALLOW FOR THIS FUNCTIONS
Date published: 2018-03-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A8 the finger reader at back on point. My only concern is the battery life 3000 guys? I think you could have given it a better battery.
Date published: 2018-01-29
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Images are for illustration purposes only and the accessories are sold separately.
Features and specifications are subject to change without prior notification and may vary per country, please check in store for more details.

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

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

Memory size: User memory is less than the total memory due to storage of the operating system and software used to operate the phones features. Actual user memory will vary depending on the mobile phone operator and may change after software upgrades are performed.

*External Memory may be used to store media (photos, video, and music files) but application storage on external device may be limited or unavailable on certain handset models.
*Features - Some Samsung Health/Fitness applications and related software is not intended for use in the diagnosis of disease or other conditions, or in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease.
*Data - Internet connection required. Data and subscription charges may apply. Content subject to availability in country.

Notice to our customers - safe battery use
(certain Mobile devices don’t have removable back covers and customer removable batteries - In this case the battery is a Service replaceable part and not a customer replaceable part and special tools are required).
In case of repair, Devices without removable batteries should be booked with a Samsung Authorised Service Centre. Please purchase Samsung-branded batteries from reputable and approved sellers to ensure the batteries are not counterfeit.

Use only Samsung-approved accessories. Using unapproved accessories will not be covered by the warranty, and may cause performance problems and malfunctions as well as damage the device.

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* Wi-Fi connection(mode) and speed may vary depending on the usage environment