Mobile Phones: Samsung Galaxy A8
News & Reviews: Samsung Galaxy A8
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2018
Whether you plan to go for a short trip to the water park or going to any water-related activities, it is always not recommended to bring gadget that is not water resistant. But sometimes we still require our wallet to get foods and camera to take photos with. So can the Samsung Galaxy A8 does it all? And what makes it as our smartphone choice? Check out the video below to know more!
Samsung Malaysia Electronics turning mySamsung app into a one-stop application for all things SamsungLast Updated: Nov 03, 2016
As we enter a brand new month, Samsung Malaysia Electronics has recently updated their mySamsung app to further help their customers to manage their devices, providing easy and direct access to customer service representatives, as well as enjoy Samsung ownership privileges.
Last Updated: Sep 15, 2016
The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) has been leaking a lot lately, as previously we have seen some render concepts of the device, it's also been certified by the FCC and Bluetooth SIG according to some sources, and now it's spotted on AnTuTu sharing similar tech-specs from GFXBench and Geekbench.
Last Updated: Nov 24, 2015
The Samsung Galaxy A rumour series is back, but with a twist. This time we will be taking a look at the new Samsung Galaxy A8's sequel in 2016 and the Samsung Glaaxy A9. Both are coded A3LSCV32 and SM-A9000 and check out what we have found out about the leaked tech specs in this article.
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2015
So apparently, there's a leaked image of showing various Samsung Galaxy models to be updated with Android Marshmallow. Similarly to Marvel Studio Cinematic Phase plans, the image are showing 2 phase plans of which model will be updated first. There's also a third phase, but as of now there are no plans yet and it will only commence after initial testing (same goes to the n/a status below).
Last Updated: Jul 31, 2015
No surprises yesterday as Samsung launched their latest and greatest addition to the Galaxy A range of smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy A8 for RM1888. Featuring a mix of midrange and flagship tech specs and functions such as a fingerprint sensor, 16MP ISOCELL rear camera, 5MP wide f/1.9 aperture front camera (yep, the one from the Galaxy S6 series) and a midrange 2GB of RAM. Our first impressions of Samsung's thinnest smartphone (5.9mm at it's thinnest point) is that it certainly feels premium and not as large as the 5.7-inch display might suggest. According to Samsung, this is because of even thinner bezels than before while keeping the size compact. Check out our tech spec comparisons below but feel free to use our tech spec comparison tool to compare the Galaxy A8 against any smartphone you can think of. In any case, the Samsung Galaxy A8 is available in black, gold and white at all authorized stores. As part of the launch festivities, Samsung had Juliana Evans as their brand ambassador on hand to give away autographs.
Last Updated: Jul 23, 2015
Samsung Malaysia Electronics have sent out their invitations for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy A8 and it appears that it will arrive in Malaysia on 30 July 2015. Previous reports have the Galaxy A8 as the thinnest Samsung smartphone to date at 5.9mm thin at it's thinnest point. It will have a full metal frame like it's other Samsung Galaxy A siblings but also come with flagship features like a 16MP ISOCELL rear camera, 5MP wide f/1.9 aperture front camera, fingerprint sensor and 5.7-inch full HD Super AMOLED display. No official pricing details have been revealed yet, but early rumours indicate that it could go for RM1888. While we wait for the launch next week, why don't you take a look at the tech spec comparisons of the Samsung Galaxy A8 below using our Tech spec comparisons tool.
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Last Updated: Jul 15, 2015
After what seems to be all the details leaked, Samsung's thinnest smartphone yet, the Samsung Galaxy A8 has officially been announced. While it isn't the world's thinnest smartphone, at 5.9mm thin it is the thinnest Samsung smartphone around. Like other Galaxy A smartphones it maintains a full metal frame with a mix of midrange to high-end tech specs. For the high-end features you can expect a 16MP ISOCELL rear camera, 5MP front camera with wide f/1.9 aperture, fingerprint sensor and 5.7-inch full HD Super AMOLED display. The midrange tech specs include a 1.5Ghz octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB RAM, 16/32GB storage + microSD support, 3050 mAh battery and Android 5.1 Lollipop. While there are no official Malaysia release dates, leaks indicate that the Galaxy A8 will be going for RM1888. This price range and features places it in direct competition with other metal frame, fingerprint sensor packing smartphones so stay tuned for our tech spec comparison soon.
Last Updated: Jul 10, 2015
The Samsung Galaxy A8 recently got leaked complete with Malaysia pricing. The folks at MDroid recently spotted it going for RM1888 while renders of the smartphone have also appeared courtesy of @OnLeaks. The leaked image certainly looks authentic and features a full metal frame like the other Samsung Galaxy A range. Tech specs include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, 5.7-inch FHD super AMOLED display, 16MP rear camera, 5MP front camera and 3050 mAh battery. It is set to come with Android 5.1 right out of the box and even has a fingerprint scanner embedded in the home button. While there are no Malaysia release dates it should be coming soon.
Last Updated: Jun 22, 2015
China's TENAA recently saw the certification of the Samsung Galaxy A8. Along with pictures of the upcoming smartphone it looks like it will be the phablet entry in the current range of Samsung Galaxy A smartphones consisting of the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7. Featuring slim bezels and measuring in at 158 x 76.77 x 5.94mm thin, it could well be the thinnest smartphone from Samsung yet. Other tech specs include a 1.7GHz Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, a 5.7-inch AMOLED display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and support for up to 128GB microSD. TENAA has it also coming with a 16MP rear camera and 8MP front camera but these features are usually saved for the flagships and not the midrange so we assume that this could be 13MP for the rear camera and 5MP for the front camera like all the other Galaxy A smartphones. The phone is also lightweight at just 142g but may also pack in the battery life with a 3050 mAh battery. No news yet on specific Malaysia release dates or pricing details but stay tuned for further developments.