• 5.1" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3050 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) phone has a 5.1-inch (1920x1080) Super AMOLED screen, a 16MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3050 mAh and the main processor is a Exynos 7420 Octa with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A8 (2016) (2016)
Display5.1" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • Exynos 7420 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3050 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 158x76.8x6 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.24 inches)
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.1"
Display/Body Ratio59.1%
Sharpness (PPI)432 PPI
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery Capacity (mAh)3050 mAh
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7420 Octa
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)2.1 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Proximity

Galaxy A8 (2016) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) waterproof?

No. the Galaxy A8 (2016) has not been rated as water-proof as we do not find an IP-Rating. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Galaxy A8 (2016) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy A8 (2016) does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but it may be different in Asia. We mainly track United States data.

Is the Galaxy A8 (2016) 4K?

No, the Galaxy A8 (2016) resolution of (1920x1080) is not considered to be 4K. 4K is often defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but there are a few more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy A8 (2016) feature Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy A8 (2016) does not feature Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy A8 (2016) work with 4G networks?

Yes, the Galaxy A8 (2016) is a 4G-LTE device that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy A8 (2016) working with 5G?

No, the Galaxy A8 (2016) does not work on 5G NR networks.

Is the Galaxy A8 (2016) USB-C?

No, the Galaxy A8 (2016) does not have a USB Type C port.

If the battery of the Galaxy A8 (2016) removable?

No, the Galaxy A8 (2016)'s battery cannot be removed.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better