Samsung Mobiles launched a new handset in Galaxy series the Galaxy A8 for ₹32,500 in India, this handset was already launched in China. This is an octa core powered smartphone sporting a 5.7 inch screen, running Lollipop and also comes with a finger print scanner.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is using the Samsung Exynos 5430 octa core processor that makes use of 1.3GHz quad core + 1.8GHz quad core. Android Lollipop 5.1 sails out of the box with 2GB on-board RAM and 32GB of internal storage space. There micro SD support too (hybrid SIM slot), of up to 128GB.

The Galaxy A8 sports a 5.7 inch screen with full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and yes it is a super AMOLED screen. Weight with battery is 151 grams and thickness is 5.9mm. A 16MP auto focus camera with a f/1.9 aperture lens is packed on the rear with LED flash and a 5MP wide angle camera is placed on the front.

Samsung Galaxy A8 launched for ₹32,500

Key features are 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Finger Print scanner (touch based), Wi-Fi, GPS with GLONASS and Bluetooth 4.1.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 gets power from a 3050 mAh battery. It will be available (can be pre-booked from samsung estore) in Gold, Black and White colour options for ₹32,500.

By Rajeev Rana

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