Samsung shows off its latest Samsung Galaxy A8. The all-metal body of the latest handset is smooth and it is extra ordinary silky. Although Samsung is a Korean home grown company but the first announcement of the newest released mobile transpired in China. From there, the latest handset Samsung Galaxy 8 started popping up in more countries.
Meanwhile, Singapore another Asian country apart from South Korea will be the first nation to get the Samsung Galaxy A8.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Price Tag In Singapore
The Samsung Galaxy A8 will cost S$698 without contract in Singapore. It is around $510, £330 or AU$690 if converted. The company motive is that to position the latest smartphone as one of its many offering in the mid-to-high end device product tier.
There is no further announcement coming from the company of the next market it will hit after Singaporean Market but it is evident that the new mobile phone is set to hit more countiers that includes but not limited to the UK and US market for its tech savvy consumers.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Design
The A8 design resembles to the company’s flagship phone which is the Samsung Galaxy S6 but the greater resemblance comes from the another handset product of Samsung the A7. In terms of the design the A8 has more of the A7 features than the Galaxy S6. For instance the Samsung A8 and A7 shares luxuriated in a metal frame.
Another obvious feature the aforementioned phones shares is that the sides are curved inwards at the bottom. This feature seemed to be a common feature found in the A series. But regardless of which series it belongs the look and feel that this smartphone brings is very Samsung. In other words, this is another smartphone bred thoroughly.
The A8 is a slender phone. It is one of the key selling points that this phone can offer. The measurement at 5.9mm (0.23 inch) thick, it is undeniably one of the thinnest smartphones in the handset market today.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 is not slim without a cause. Another, good points is that the phone gives a soft-touch rear which provides comfort when you held and grip it.
Samsung Galaxy A8 Key Components
It is not surprising at all that the latest smartphone offered by Samsung houses an octa-core processor by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 with a clocked at 1.8GHz. What makes the phone promising is that apart from it offers a 5.7-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of onboard storage and a large embedded 3,050mAh battery. The latest handset also boasts 4G capabilities not just in one SIM but in two SIMS. The Galaxy A8 comes running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
Cat 6 LTE which is supported by the 4G feature of this phone provides data download speeds of up to 300Mbps.
The phone has enticing features, for instance, the SIM cards slots fucntions is not limited to reading SIMS but with this phone it can be a source of additional phone storage because the SIM card slots can also serve as a microSD card slot as well which offers additional space of 128GB.
In terms of camera, the shooters of this phone the the primary snapper boast a 16-megapixel camera with LED flash while the camera for selfie has a a wide-angle 5-megapixel camera