Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

182 g (6.42 oz) weight
7.2 mm (0.28 in) thickness

5.7" (386 ppi)
1,080 x 1,920 pixels

16 MP

3 GB memory
32 GB storage

Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa
Octa-core processor (14 nm)

3,300 mAh



Released in October 2016.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) has a weight of 182 g (6.42 oz) and it is 7.2 mm (0.28 in) thick.

Features a screen of 5.7 inches with a resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels and a pixel density of 386 pixels per inch. It has a rear camera (16 MP) and a front camera (8 MP).

Octa-core processor Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa with a maximum frequency of 2.10 GHz, which is combined with up to 3 GB memory and 32 GB storage.

Battery capacity is 3,300 mAh. It has NFC connectivity.

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

Brand Samsung
Model -
Release Date October 2016
Operating System TouchWiz UI (Android 6.0)
Size 156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm
6.17 x 3.02 x 0.28 in
Weight 182 g
6.42 oz
Size 5.7 inches
Resolution 1,080 x 1,920 pixels
PPI 386
Features OLED
Rear 16 MP f/1.9 Wide
Front 8 MP f/1.9 Wide
Memory 3 GB
Fixed 32 GB
Removable microSDXC
Chip Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa
Octa-core processor
14 nm
CPU 4x 2.10 GHz Cortex-A57
4x 1.50 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T760 MP8
Capacity 3,300 mAh
Features -
Removable False
5G False
NFC True
3.5 mm Audio Jack True
Micro USB True
USB Type-C False
Lightning False

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

182 g
6.42 oz