Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 Launched in South Korea – Specs, Details

Following the Samsung Galaxy On8 smartphone launch in India, its time for yet another phone in the homeland of Samsung [South Korea] as Galaxy A8 2016 goes official.
Samsung Galaxy A8 2016

In terms of specs, the Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 comes with bigger 5.7 inch Super AMOLED display with 386 PPI.Samsung Galaxy A8 2016

Instead of Mediatek or Qualcomm, Samsung opts for their proprietary Exynos 7420 chipset with Octa core processor coupled with 3 Gigs of RAM. It will be available in two different variants of internal storage.Samsung Galaxy A8 2016

Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 Specifications

Display: 5.7 inch 1920 x 1080 pixels Super AMOLED display
SoC: Octa Core Exynos 7420 processor
3 Gigs of RAM
GPU: Mali T760
Software: Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS
Dual SIM: Yes
Main Camera: 16 MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/1.9 aperture
Front Camera: 8 MP front facing camera, f/1.9 aperture
Front LED Flash: No
Storage: 32 GB, 64 GB Internal + Micro SD card slot
Connectivity: 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi tether
Battery: 3300 mAh Li-Polymer battery
Dimensions, Weight: 156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm, 182 grams
Features: aGPS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack, micro USB v2.0
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gravity Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Light Sensor

Pros

Good display

Cons

People have less preferred Exynos powered Samsung phones

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It will compete with the likes of Sony Xperia XZ and Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus.

Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 Comparison

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Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 Price, Availability Info

The Galaxy A8 2016 costs $583 in South Korea and it will be available via SK Telecom.