//Samsung Galaxy A8 Reviewed with full specification
Samsung Galaxy A8

Samsung Galaxy A8 Reviewed with full specification

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is an Android phablet produced by Samsung Electronics. It was introduced on September 30, 2016, by South Korean telecom provider SK Telecom. Unlike most Galaxy A series smartphones, the Galaxy A8 (2016) provides with a better processor similar to Samsung’s 2015 flagships, the Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

 

Samsung Galaxy A8

 

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Color

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is available in Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Deep Sea Blue, Maple Gold.

 

 

Samsung Galaxy A8 Full specification

 

 

Specification Galaxy A8
Dimensions 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm 
Weight 195 g
Display 6.3″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960 x 1440) 
521 ppi

Front Camera

·         8MP AF

·         F1.7 aperture

·         Pixel size: 1.22µm

·         Sensor size: 1/3.6″

·         Sensor ratio: 4:3

·         FOV: 80°

·         Selective Focus

·         Wide selfie

Rear Camera

·         Dual camera

·         Dual OIS (Optical Image Stabilization)

·         Optical zoom at 2X

·         Digital zoom up to 10X

·         Live focus

·         Dual Capture

Video Recording ·         4K video recording at 30 fps

·         1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps

·         720p HD video recording at 30 fps

·         VDIS (Video Digital Image Stabilization)

·         Optical zoom at 2X

·         Digital zoom up to 10X

·         High CRI LED flash

·         Slow motion video support for 720p at 240 fps

·         Hyperlapse video with stabilization

·         Continuous autofocus video

·         Face detection

·         Tracking AF

·         Take 9-megapixel still photos while recording 4K video

·         Playback zoom

·         Video location tags

Processor ·         Octa-core (2.35GHz Quad + 1.9GHz Quad), 64-bit, 10nm processor

*May differ by country and carrier.

Memory ·         6GB RAM (LPDDR4) 
64/128/256GB
Network & Connectivity LTE Cat.16

*May differ by markets and mobile operators.

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80 MU-MIMO, 1024QAM

Bluetooth® v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-C, NFC, Location (GPS, Galileo, Glonass, BeiDou)

*Galileo and BeiDou coverage may be limited. BeiDou may not be available for certain countries.

Expandable Memory Single SIM model: one nano-SIM and one microSD slot (can hold a microSD card up to 256GB)

Dual SIM model: one nano-SIM and one Hybrid slot (can hold a microSD card up to 256GB or a nano-SIM card)

OS ·         Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
Audio Ultra High-Quality Audio Playback

UHQ 32-bit & DSD support

·         PCM: Up to 32 bits

·         DSD: DSD64/128

*DSD64 and DSD128 playback can be limited depending on the file format.

Audio playback format

MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, DSF, DFF, APE

*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.

Bluetooth

Dual Audio: connect two Bluetooth devices to the Galaxy Note8 to play audio through the two devices simultaneously.

*The two connected devices may exhibit a slight difference in sound output.

Scalable Codec: Bluetooth connection is stable even with ambient radio frequency interferences.

*Available only for certain accessories made by Samsung.

Recording

Recording quality is improved with the High AOP Mic that mitigates distortion in noisy environments.

*AOP: Acoustic Overload Point

Bundled Earphones

Pure sound By AKG
Hybrid canal type
2way Dynamic Unit

Video

Playback Formats

MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM

*Some files may not be supported depending on codec used.

TV Connection

Wireless: Smart View (Miracast 1080p at 30 fps, mirroring support available for devices supporting Google Cast)

With cable: supports DisplayPort over USB type-C. Supports video out when connecting via DisplayPort cable (DisplayPort 4K 60 fps)

Water Resistance

IP68

*Galaxy Note8 and S Pen are rated IP68, meaning they are both protected against dust ingress and are water resistant. Water resistance rating is based on test conditions of submersion in up to 1.5 meters of fresh water for up to 30 minutes.

Battery

Battery capacity

3300mAh

Battery Life

  • MP3 playback (AOD on): up to 47 hrs
  • MP3 playback (AOD off): up to 74 hrs
  • Video playback: up to 16 hrs
  • Talk time: up to 22 hrs
  • (Wi-Fi): up to 14 hrs
  • (3G): up to 12 hrs
  • (4G): up to 13 hrs

*Data based on devices released in Europe. Actual results may vary depending on usage and environmental factors.

Charging

Fast Charging on wired and wireless 
Wireless charging compatible with WPC and PMA

Sensors 
& Buttons

Sensors

  • Iris sensor
  • Pressure sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Gyro sensor
  • Geomagnetic sensor
  • Hall sensor
  • HR sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • RGB light sensor

Buttons

  • On/Off key
  • Volume key
  • Bixby key

Authentication

·         Lock type: pattern, PIN, password

·         Biometrics lock type: Iris Scanner, Fingerprint Scanner, Face Recognition

Security

 

·         Knox protection: real-time device monitoring and protection

·         Virus, malware prevention (Powered by McAfee)

·                                     Secure Folder: a secure space on the device to keep content such as apps, photos, movies, and files private using either iris scanning or fingerprint scanning.

Intelligence

Bixby

 

Press the Bixby button to go to Bixby Home, or press and hold it to 
interact with Bixby using voice.

·         Talk

·         See

·         Recommend

·         Remind

*Some Bixby features may not be available depending on country, region, or language.

 

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My name is Safayath, I have been living in Chittagong, Bangladesh since my birth . I love to work hard in my life and I believe in myself. I strongly believe in learning from daily life and their use as my inspirations for future. I love photography as my hobby as well as, I have interest in football and cricket. I believe in balancing of work and life, thus whenever I have some good time, I love to go around and enjoy.