Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Specs & Price

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) is a 2016 refresh of the Samsung Galaxy A8. It features a more powerful processor and 50% more memory. Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) features a 5.7-inch display with a 16MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera.

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Key Specs & Features

  • 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (386ppi)
  • Octa-core Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa CPU with 3GB RAM
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • 32GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 16MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE (up to 300 Mbps download)
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
  • 3300 mAh Battery with Fast Charging

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)


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Display and Camera

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) has a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. Above the screen, an 8 megapixels camera is provided for taking selfies and making video calls.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) has a 16 megapixels camera on the back. The rear camera features autofocus and LED flash. Both cameras record up to 1080p HD video.

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Hardware and Software

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) runs Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) on the Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa chipset with 3GB RAM. The SoC offers two quad-core processors clocked at 2.1GHz and 1.5GHz respectively. It also supports NFC, dual-band Wi-Fi, microUSB 2.0, LTE, and Bluetooth 4.2.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2017) supports 4G LTE on MTN, Etisalat, and NTel in Nigeria. Some models will support LTE on Glo Mobile specifically model A810YZ. The Android phone supports download speeds of up to 300 Mbps.

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Pricing and availability

When available, Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 180,000 Naira to 250,000 Naira depending on your location in the country. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016):

General Features

  • Platform: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Processor: Octa-core Processor: 2.1GHz quad-core and 1.5Ghz quad-core (Samsung Exynos 7420 Octa)
  • GPU: Mali-T760MP8
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Colours: Silver, Gold, Blue, Pink
  • Dimension: 156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm
  • Weight: 182 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual-SIM

Display

  • Display: 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (386ppi)
  • Screen Protection:

Camera

  • Rear Camera: 16 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, HDR, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB Storage
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600) or LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 300Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP

Entertainment

  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes (with RDS)
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Front)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)

Battery

  • Battery: 3300 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
  • Talktime: up to 22 hours
  • Standby Time:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: March 2nd, 2022
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