Samsung launches Galaxy A8 handset
The Samsung Galaxy A8 has been in the rumor mill for quite a while and now the time has finally come for it to hit the launch market, namely China. According to SamMobile, this is "one of the most feature-packed mid-range smartphones" ever released by the South Korean tech giant. The handset features a large Super AMOLED display and a 64-bit octa-core processor as previously rumored, all inside a premium metal case.
These are the highlights of the Samsung Galaxy A8, all official specs now:
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC
- Memory/Storage: 2 GB RAM; 16 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 128 GB
- Display: 5.7-inch Super AMOLED multitouch with 1,920X1,080 pixels
- Cameras: 5 MP front, 16 MP back
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth
- Operating system: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
- Battery: 3,050 mAh
- Colors: white, black, gold
The handset comes with fingerprint sensor, is only 0.23 inches thick, and weighs 0.33 pounds. Details on international availability and pricing are not public yet, so stay tuned.
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