Samsung Galaxy A8 With 5.9mm Thickness, Octa-Core SoC Launched

“If you in UK, you probably won’t be seeing this phone’s release. As confirmed by Samsung, this slimmest smartphone is just only available is only available to particular places.”

 

After several leaks and rumours, Samsung has finally launched its slimmest smartphone, the Galaxy A8 in China. The Samsung Galaxy A7 successor is just 5.9mm thick but is not the slimmest in the market. Handsets like Gionee Elife S7, Oppo R5 and Vivo X5Max feature 5.5mm, 4.85mm and 4.75mm thickness respectively. The Samsung smartphone is available in Black, White, and Gold colour variants, and is up for preorders only in China.

The Android 5.1.1 Lollipop-based Samsung Galaxy A8 runs TouchWiz UI on top and features two SIM slots, of which one also acts as a microSD card slot. This means that users would either get a dual-SIM support without a microSD card storage expansion or a single-SIM support with microSD card expansion. The smartphone boasts metal side bezels, near bezel-less screen and appears similar to the flagship Galaxy S6 from the front. However, besides its slim profile, the company has managed to squeeze in a fingerprint sensor, which also doubles as the home button.

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As for the specifications, the Samsung Galaxy A8 houses a larger display, better camera, and a bigger battery over its successor, the Galaxy A7. The device equips a 5.7-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution Super …

 

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