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The Samsung Galaxy A8 (stylized as Samsung GALAXY A8) is an Android phablet produced by Samsung Electronics. It was introduced on July 15, 2015.[2]

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2015)
BrandSamsung Galaxy
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
Slogan"Make A Statement"
"Unlimit Yourself" (Indonesia)
SeriesGalaxy A series
ModelA800F (Global)
A800I (Global)[1]
A8000 (China and Hong Kong)
A800Y/YZ (Taiwan)
A800J (Japan)
Compatible networks2G GSM & EDGE
3G (UMTS/HSPA/CDMA/TD-SCDMA)
4G (FDD/TDD LTE)
First releasedJuly 2015
Availability by region
  • China:
  • July 2015
  • Worldwide:
  • August 2015
  • Japan:
  • December 2015
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
RelatedSamsung Galaxy A3 (2015)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2015)
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2015)
TypePhablet
Dimensions158 mm (6.2 in) H
76.8 mm (3.02 in) W
5.9 mm (0.23 in) D
Mass151 grams (5.3 oz)
Operating systemOriginal: Android 5.1.1 "Lollipop" Current: Android 7.0 "Nougat"
System on chipExynos 5430 (A800S, A800F)
Exynos 5433 (A800I and A800J)
Snapdragon 615 (A8000, A800Y/YZ)
CPUQuad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 + quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 (A8000, A800Y/YZ)
ARM Cortex-A15 MP4 1.8 GHz CPU + ARM Cortex-A7 MP4 1.3 GHz (A800F)
ARM Cortex-A57 MP4 1.9 GHz CPU + ARM Cortex-A53 MP4 1.3 GHz CPU(A800I, A800J)
GPUAdreno 405 (A8000, A800Y/YZ)
ARM Mali-T628 MP6 550 MHz (A800F, A800S)
ARM Mali-T760 MP6 700 MHz (A800I, A800J)
Memory2GB LPDDR3 RAM
Storage16GB (A8000 only)
32 GB
Removable storageup to 128 GB
Batterynon-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh
Display5.7 in (140 mm) 1920x1080 pixel (386 ppi) Full HD Super AMOLED
Gorilla Glass 4
Rear camera16 MP ISOCELL sensor
Front camera5 MP sensor
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, USB

Following its release, the Galaxy A8 is available Banned in 2018 For New Model A8 & A8+.

HardwareEdit

The Galaxy A8 is thinner than earlier models from the A-series lineup, measuring 5.9 millimetres (0.23 in) in thickness.[3] Other specifications include a 5.7 inch 1080p display, touch based fingerprint sensor,a 16 MP back and a 5MP front camera, an Octa core Exynos 5430 chipset or exynos 5433 chipset or a Snapdragon 615 Chipset, 2GB of RAM and a 3050 mAh battery. It comes shipped with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. The Japan KDDI variant includes Oneseg & full Seg TV features while the Korean SK Telecom Variant has a T-DMB feature.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Also known as Samsung Galaxy A8 VE (Value Edition)
  2. ^ Kastrenakes, Jacob (15 July 2015). "Samsung's Galaxy A8 is the thinnest phone it's ever made".
  3. ^ "Samsung unleashes its thinnest phone ever with Galaxy A8". CNET. CBS Interactive.