Samsung has launched its latest smartphone Galaxy A8 for Rs 32,500. It has a metal frame and is 5.9 mm thick. On the display front, it has a 5.7 inch Super AMOLED screen with 1920×1080 resolution. It weighs 151grams.
Asim Warsi, vice president for mobile & IT, Samsung, said to The Mobile Indian, “Samsung Galaxy A8 will be available from August 3 at all the online and physical retail stores across the country.”
He further added, “Galaxy A8 has been completely manufactured in Samsung’s India plant and all the devices manufactured there will be used for meeting the demands of Indian consumers.”
Samsung Galaxy A8 is powered by an Exynos 5 Octa Core (1.8GHz Quad Core + 1.3GHz Quad Core) processor coupled with 2GB RAM. The smartphone runs on the latest Android v5.1 (Lollipop) operating system. It has an internal memory of 32GB which can be further expanded to 128 GB via micro SD card.
Galaxy A8 is loaded with 16megapixel auto focus rear camera with optical image stabilisation, f/1.9 aperture, a wide-angle lens (120 degrees) and LED flash. It also has a 5-megapixel front camera which can be used to take wide selfies. It even has a fingerprint scanner which doubles up as a home button and can be used to lock/unlock the device.
The Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy A8 is equipped with LTE Cat 6 (4G) and a has a good 3050mAH, Li-ion, Non-removable battery. Other connectivity options in A8 are GPS, GLONASS Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi-Fi Direct.
Galaxy A8 will be available in Gold, Black and White colour options and will have free data bundle offer from Vodafone.