Top 7 things to know about the Galaxy A8
At the beginning of last year, Samsung introduced its new Alpha series,the specialty of this series is that all devices come with a full metal body instead of a plastic body, and they have a very sleek design, which makes the device very attractive.Samsung last year launched a new model in the Alpha series, which they have named the Galaxy A8, it is the 2nd most powerful smartphone is this series,the device packs a powerful hardware,good set of cameras,and a lot of features like NFC,Optical image stabilization,etc. Now, regarding the Galaxy A8, we are going to share the top 7 things which you should know about the device.
So, here are the top 7 things which you might wanna know about the Galaxy A8-
1.Build & Design
The Galaxy A8 is the slimmest smartphone from Samsung till date,the full metallic body of the device gives it a great build quality. Although the device weighs around 151 grams,the sleek design of the device makes it very easy to hold in hands. When it comes to looks, then without a doubt the Galaxy A8 is one of the best-looking smartphones you will find in the market.
When it comes to performance, the device packs an Exynos 5430 octa-core processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM, so you can enjoy multi-tasking without any kind of laginess. For gaming, it gets a Mali-T628 GPU, which allows you to play casual-heavy games without any kind of issues. Even, when you play games or do multitasking for a long duration, the device doesn’t exhibit any kind of heating issues.
Samsung has improved the cameras in the Galaxy A8, at the rear, you will find a 16 MP camera, along with a led flash, and at the front, there is a 5 MP camera. When it comes to quality, the both the cameras does a great job, the images come out with sharp accurate colors having good amount details. The only setback is that you won’t be able to shoot 4K videos as the video recording is limited up to 1080 p.
Like the new Galaxy S & Note series, the Alpha 8 also have fingerprint sensors placed under the home button, and the fingerprint sensors work very well without creating any kind of issues.
5.Hybrid card slots
The variant of the Galaxy A8 sold in India is a dual-sim variant, in the first tray of the card slot, you can put a nano sim and on the second stay you could either put a microSD card or a nano sim.
The A8 runs on Android v5.1(Lollipop),and on top it, it runs on Samsung’s own TouchWiz UI, even though the TouchWiz UI doesn’t have the reputation of offering much customization, but Samsung has worked a lot in developing its custom UI, as a result, with the upgraded UI, you can easily change themes, customize apps, without any kind of restrictions.
Despite having a slim body, the Galaxy A8 still manages to get a large 3050 mAh battery, which gives a very good usage, for a moderate user, the device can easily last up to 2 days, and if you are an extreme heavy user, then also the device will last a full working day before running out of juice.
|Device name||Samsung Galaxy A8|
|Release Date||August 2015|
|Colors available in||Pearl White,Midnight Black,Champagne gold|
|Screen Size||5.7 inch|
|Display Type||Super AMOLED|
|Pixel density||~ 386 ppi|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|O.S & Hardware|
|Processor||1.8 GHz Octa-core|
|Internal memory||32 GB|
|Expandable memory||up to 32 GB|
|Primary Camera||16 MP|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP|
|Video||HD recording at 1080p @30fps|
|Features||LED flash,panorama,touch focus,optical image stabilization
|Wi-Fi||Yes,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|Audio Jack||Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack|
|Capacity||3050 mAh (Li-lon)|
|Talk Time||up to 16+ hrs (3G)
up to 27+ hrs (2G)
|Store & Price|
|Rs 25,990 Click here to buy|
|Rs 25,990 Click here to buy|
|Rs 25,990Click here to buy|