Display and Configuration
The brand new phablet from Samsung boasts of a supremely crafted display. It houses a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED capacitive multi-touch display with a maximum display of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The display architecture fosters a pixel density of 401 ppi and renders good viewing angles from all directions along with a supreme brightness and colour ratio. To render a powerful performance the device is equipped with a 1.5GHz quad-core Cortex A53 + 1 GHz quad-core processor based on a Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 chipset. The CPU is also mated with a 2GB RAM and a Adreno 405 GPU and makes sure that the premium smartphone gives a lag-free multitasking and high end gaming experience.The smartphone runs on the latest Android v5.1 (Lollipop) OS.
Camera and Storage
The phablet comes packed with a whooping 16MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash. The image productivity is praiseworthy and it also records Full HD videos at 30fps. It houses features like Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR) and Touch to focus. The 5MP front camera gives the shutterbugs an opportunity to capture good quality selfies and a crystal clear video calling. The device comes with 16GB internal memory and can be extended up to 64GB with a microSD card.
Battery and Connectivity
The Dual SIM (GSM+GSM) Samsung Galaxy A8 ropes in a good 3050mAH, Li-ion, Non-removable battery to run all the processes undisturbed for long hours. Connectivity wise the phone registers a superior rank in the market and comes with features like 4G, 3G, GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth(v4.0, EDR, A2DP, BLE), GPS, NFC, USB etc.