Samsung is getting better at producing mid-range Android devices which are worth considering. The Galaxy A series are the pioneers of Galaxy devices with the new design language and metallic body. The Galaxy A8 is the latest device of this “A” family and happens to be not only the thinnest in its family, but in the entire Samsung mobile devices.

The new Samsung Galaxy A8 is one of the best mid-range devices which packs a 5.7” FullHD Super AMOLED display, 2GB of RAM, 16/32GB of storage (microSD card support up to 128GB) and it runs an octa-core Snapdragon 615 to make sure the device runs the Android 5.1 Lollipop and TouchWiz smoothly.


If you are a selfie fan, the 5MP front camera with the option to take wide-angels selfies (120 degrees) may suits you well, while the main camera is equipped with a 16MP ISOCELL sensor.

And if you are looking for some cool features, what about the Fingerprint sensor which makes your phone ultimate secure and easiest to unlock.

Let’s have a quick look at the Samsung Galaxy A8 Main Specifications:

  • 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm, 151 g
  • 7- inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 386 ppi
  • 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), Adreno 405
  • 2GB of RAM, 16.32 GB of internal storage, microSD card support
  • 16MP Rear Camera, 5MP Front Camera, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth V4.1, NFC, and 4G LTE support
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Li-Ion 3050 mAh ba ttery (Non-removable)


Galaxy A series are famous for their elegant and eye-catching design, and the Galaxy A8 is not an exception as thanks to its metallic body and ultra-narrow bezel design it just feels premium in your hand.

The 64-bit processor, 2GB of RAM and the latest version of Android are promising features to bring a great and less-lag experience, and the camera specs (for both Main and Rear cameras) are good enough for some fun photoshoots. In terms of the security, the fingerprint sensor leaves no word for payment, account verification and of course unlocking your device.


In overall, if you have no problem with the 5.7-inch screen and looking for an outstanding yet affordable mid-range Android device, then we believe the Galaxy A8 should be in your top 3 priorities.


The Samsung Galaxy A8 has just been launched for the China market and we will update you as soon as more information about the price and launching in more markets, come forward.

  Source (In Chinese)