There has been lots mentioned and written concerning about Samsung’s newest release, that is the slimmest yet from the company’s stables. It’s the Galaxy A8 and at 5.9mm is very slim, but not the slimmest. Products that have beaten the Galaxy A8 as far as this parameter is concerned as Gionee Elife S7, Oppo R5 and Vivo X5Max, which are 5.5mm, 4.85mm and 4.75mm in thickness respectively.
Samsung Galaxy A8 comes with a tag of Rs. 32,500 and offers 3 color variants- black, white and gold. Apart from the ‘slim’ issue, different USP’s include the fingerprint detector that conjointly doubles as the home button and metal side bezels and a near bezel-less screen. From the front, it’s like the flagship Galaxy S6 in look. It runs TouchWiz UI and comes with 2 Nano-SIM slots. One among these may also be used as a MicroSD card slot. The main conclusion is that users can get to choose from a single-SIM phone with MicroSD card expansion or a dual-SIM phone while not a MicroSD card storage expansion.
Measuring 158×76.8×5.9mm and weighing 151 grams, each Band 3 and Band 4 are supported making it compatible with 4G networks. Compared to its predecessor, it’s a bigger display of 5.7-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution Super Amoled show. Also, rather than the 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor used in the China variant, this phone has an octa-core Samsung Exynos 5430 SoC (4 cores clocked at 1.3GHz, and 4 at 1.8GHz).
Other specifications are 2GB RAM; 32GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB); a 16-megapixel autofocus device, rear camera with optical image stabilisation, f/1.9 aperture, a wide-angle lens (120 degrees) and LED flash which will even be activated quickly by pressing the home button twice; a front-facing 5-megapixel camera connectivity options Bluetooth 4.1, dual band WI-FI 802.11 a/b/g/n/Ac, GPS, Glonass, and LTE with Band 40 (2300MHz) and Band 3 (1800MHz); and a 3050mAh battery.