Satya Swaroop Dash
Satya Swaroop Dash
Computer Science
30 Sep 2016

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Launched In South Korea: Features, Tech Specs & Price At A Glance

While its flagship Galaxy Note 7 might have been a bust, literally, the Korean electronics giant is not giving up. Samsung has launched the 2016 edition of Samsung Galaxy A8 in South Korea today. The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) was spotted in various leaks and most of the information about the smartphone was true. The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016), is undistinguishable from other smartphones in the A Series. The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) sports a slightly large 5.7inch Super AMOLED display with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution. Now it might not be Quad HD as the Galaxy Note 7 but it will suffice.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) 1

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) has the same innards as the Samsung Galaxy S6. You get a Samsung Exynos 7420 chipset with quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores and quad-core ARM Cortex-A57 CPUs. You have 3GB of RAM on the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) along with 32GB of internal storage and a microSD card slot for memory expansion. The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) has a fingerprint sensor located on the home button. You can use the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) to make Samsung Pay payments. Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) runs Android Marshmallow which is peppered with Grace UX.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) 2

When it comes to photography, we have a 16MP rear camera on the rear and 8MP camera on the front. The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) is powered by 3300mAh battery that will last you for more than a day. The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) will go on sale in Korea for KRW 649,000 which is about $580 which seems a little steep for what it is.

Source: PhoneArena

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