The Galaxy A8 phablet comes with a big 5.7-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display that has ultra-narrow bezels and full metal uni-body design, similar to the other A series smartphones, but it is just 5.9mm thick. It is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 615 SoC and runs on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) out of the box. It has a fingerprint sensor on the home button.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 houses a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture. The smartphone also features a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens. It has 4G LTE support and might come with dual SIM support depending on the market.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 comes with an Adreno 405 GPU and has 2GB of RAM. It will be available in two storage variant, 16GB and 32GB, with an expandable storage option up to 128GB. Connectivity options available in phone are 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/ GLONASS. It has 158 x 76.8 x 5.9mm dimensions and weight is 151 grams with a 3050mAh battery.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 comes in Black, White and Gold variant colors. We are waiting for the announcement of its pricing and availability out of China.