Samsung Galaxy A8 (2015)

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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2015)
BrandSamsung Galaxy
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
Slogan"Make A Statement"
"Unlimit Yourself" (Indonesia)
SeriesGalaxy A series
ModelA800F (Global)
A800I (Global)[1]
A8000 (China and Hong Kong)
A800Y/YZ (Taiwan)
A800J (Japan)
Compatible networks2G GSM & EDGE
3G (UMTS/HSPA/CDMA/TD-SCDMA)
4G (FDD/TDD LTE)
First releasedJuly 2015
Availability by region
  • China:
  • July 2015
  • Worldwide:
  • August 2015
  • Japan:
  • December 2015
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
RelatedSamsung Galaxy A3 (2015)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2015)
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2015)
TypePhablet
Dimensions158 mm (6.2 in) H
76.8 mm (3.02 in) W
5.9 mm (0.23 in) D
Mass151 grams (5.3 oz)
Operating systemOriginal: Android 5.1.1 "Lollipop" Current: Android 6.0.1 "Marshmallow"
System on chipExynos 5430 (A800S, A800F)
Exynos 5433 (A800I and A800J)
Snapdragon 615 (A8000, A800Y/YZ)
CPUQuad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 + quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 (A8000, A800Y/YZ)
ARM Cortex-A15 MP4 1.8 GHz CPU + ARM Cortex-A7 MP4 1.3 GHz (A800F)
ARM Cortex-A57 MP4 1.9 GHz CPU + ARM Cortex-A53 MP4 1.3 GHz CPU(A800I, A800J)
GPUAdreno 405 (A8000, A800Y/YZ)
ARM Mali-T628 MP6 550 MHz (A800F, A800S)
ARM Mali-T760 MP6 700 MHz (A800I, A800J)
Memory2GB LPDDR3 RAM
Storage16GB (A8000 only)
32 GB
Removable storageup to 128 GB
Batterynon-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh
Display5.7 in (140 mm) 1920x1080 pixel (386 ppi) Full HD Super AMOLED
Gorilla Glass 4
Rear camera16 MP ISOCELL sensor
Front camera5 MP sensor
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth 4.1, USB

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (stylized as Samsung GALAXY A8) is an Android phablet produced by Samsung Electronics. It was introduced on July 15, 2015.[2]

Following its release, the Galaxy A8 is available Banned in 2018 For New Model A8 & A8+.

Hardware[edit]

The Galaxy A8 is thinner than earlier models from the A-series lineup, measuring 5.9 millimetres (0.23 in) in thickness.[3] Other specifications include a 5.7 inch 1080p display, touch based fingerprint sensor,a 16 MP back and a 5MP front camera, an Octa core Exynos 5430 chipset or exynos 5433 chipset or a Snapdragon 615 Chipset, 2GB of RAM and a 3050 mAh battery. It comes shipped with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. The Japan KDDI variant includes Oneseg & full Seg TV features while the Korean SK Telecom Variant has a T-DMB feature.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Also known as Samsung Galaxy A8 VE (Value Edition)
  2. ^ Kastrenakes, Jacob (15 July 2015). "Samsung's Galaxy A8 is the thinnest phone it's ever made".
  3. ^ "Samsung unleashes its thinnest phone ever with Galaxy A8". CNET. CBS Interactive.