Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Price Leaked Ahead of Launch in India

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016): Rumours have gained wind that the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) will be launched by the end of this year, which isn’t too far. And now, the price of the device has leaked online. Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) is the successor of Galaxy A8 launched in India launched last year at Rs 32,500.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

The handset has been spotted on Indian import-export website Zauba. The listing informs that the  Galaxy A8 (SM-A810F) is currently being shipped from South Korea to New Delhi. The site also reveals that the smartphone is priced at Rs. 13,635. Before you get too excited, know that the disclosed price is mainly for customs purposes and might not be the price at which the handset is sold in the country.

To recall, back in September the Samsung Galaxy A8 was launched in South Korea at KRW 649,000 ($583 approx). Evidently, the price difference is glaring and therefore should be taken with a pinch of salt.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Specifications

The phone comes with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. It is powered by 1.5GHz octa-core Exynos 7420 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. Speaking of the camera, the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) offers a 16-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel selfie shooter. One of the highlights of the phone is the home button that doubles up as a fingerprint scanner.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) runs Android 6.0.1 with Grace UI and is powered by a 3300mAh non-removable battery. It measures 156.60 x 76.80 x 7.20 and weighs 182.00 grams and accepts dual SIM (GSM and GSM), two Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, FM, 4G. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Key Specs

  • Display: 5.7-inch
  • Resolution: 1080 X 1920
  • Processor: 1.5GHz octa-core Exynos 7420 processor
  • OS: Android Marshmallow
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • External Storage: 256Gb
  • Rear Camera: 16-megapixels
  • Front Camera: 8-megapixels
  • Battery: 3300mAh
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