• 5.7" (1920x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon 615 SoC
    32GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3050 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A8 phone has a 5.7-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 Snapdragon 615 with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A8 (2015), Price: 495 USD at Amazon
Display5.7" 1920x1080 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 615 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32GB Storage
  • MicroSD (128GB max.)
Battery3050 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 151g (5.3oz), 158x76.8x5.9 mm (6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 inches)
Price (Market)$495
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.7"
Display/Body Ratio73.8%
Resolution1920x1080
Sharpness (PPI)386 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel16-MP
Aperturef/1.9
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3050 mAh
Talk Time17 hours
Music Playback Time51 hours
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 615
Processor ModelMSM8939
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)quad-core 1.8 et quad-core 1.3 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options32GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size128GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

Galaxy A8 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy A8 waterproof?

No. Our data indicates that the Galaxy A8 is NOT water-tight an has no IP-Rating rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy A8 Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy A8 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but it may be different in Asia. We mostly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy A8 4K?

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

Does the Galaxy A8 support Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy A8 is not capable of Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy A8 support 4G networks?

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

Does the Galaxy A8 support 5G data?

No, the Galaxy A8 is not a 5G NR smartphone.

Does the Galaxy A8 have a USB-C connector?

No, the Galaxy A8 does not have a USB C connector.

If the battery of the Galaxy A8 removable?

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

Samsung Galaxy A8 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Antutu

Higher is better

3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better