Samsung quietly launches Galaxy A8 for China
Samsung quietly launches Galaxy A8 for China

Samsung quietly launches Galaxy A8 for China

Samsung is all decked up for its upcoming release of Samsung Galaxy Note 5. While the brouhaha is concentrated entirely on Note 5, it however shadowed another mid range decent handset that has also made its way along with Note 5. The name of the new handset is Samsung Galaxy A8. The most beautiful aspect of Samsung Galaxy A8 is its thin body which has curved a niche for itself for being the slimmest smartphone ever. The phone thickness is just 5.9mm which has managed to stuff several good features in such a small place. Check out the specs of the phone:

Samsung quietly launches Galaxy A8 for China

1. 5.7-inch Super AMOLED with Full HD (1920x1080px) resolution
2. Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (MSM8939) processor
3. 2GB RAM
4. 16GB / 32GB storage options (plus microSD card support up to 128GB)
5. 16MP rear camera
6. 5MP front-facing camera
7. Bluetooth 4.1
8. NFC
9. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
10. 3050mAh battery
11. Dual-SIM option
12. Fingerprint sensor
13. 158 x 76.8 x 5.9mm; 151g

Galaxy A8 is launching only in China and will be priced around 3,499 CNY which is approximately around $565 USD. Till mow Samsung has expressed no future plan to launch Galaxy A8 for other markets. May be the company will make plan only after seeing how Galaxy A8 performs.

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