The Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 was earlier spotted on GFXBench with a 5.1-inch display and 3GB RAM, and now the famous leakster – OnLeaks has revealed that Galaxy A8 2016 will be launched in the final quarter of 2016 and will also come with relocated speaker grill as we have seen in the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime.
The tweet also revealed that this new Galaxy A8 2016 will be like a larger Galaxy S7, measuring 156 .5 x 77.5 x 7.3mm. This device will be the successor of the Galaxy A8 that was launched a year ago and the South Korean giant is known for launching the devices with the same name every year.
We already have the specifications list when it was spotted on GFXBench. If you are now aware of it, then let me take you through them once again. This handset from Samsung will come with a 5.1-inch FHD display on and is powered by a 2.1 GHz Exynos 7429 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and Mali-T760 GPU. Out of the box, the device will run Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system, and we can expect the further updates.
There is a 16 MP shooter on the rear coupled with a 5 MP camera on the rear. The device will come with 32GB of onboard memory, and nothing was mentioned about the battery. We are not sure when exactly the device will be launched, but it is sure to get unveiled in the last quarter. Stay tuned for more news and other information.
Earlier: Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) with 5.1″ display & 3GB RAM spotted on GFXBench
Samsung launched the Galaxy A8 last year around the same time, by the end of July. So as every year, the company is all set to refresh the previously launched device for the upcoming year. On the same lines, the company is now expected to launch the new version of the previously launched Galaxy A8. The galaxy A8 (2016) has been spotted online.
This new device has been spotted on the GFXBench website, where it has been benchmarked recently. Taking a look at the benchmark, it appears that the device features a 5.1-inch FHD display on the front. The device is powered by a 2.1 GHz Exynos 7429 processor and it comes packed with a 3GB of RAM. In terms of storage we are looking at a 32GB of internal storage option.
Talking about the camera, the Galaxy A8 sports a 16-megapixel rear facing camera and a 5-megapixel front facing selfie shooter. The device will run Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. This are all the details that we have as of now from the GFXBench website. But as per previous records, the company is not expected to make much changes here, since they have maintained overall a similar design throughout the A series.
The Galaxy A8 launched earlier is one of the most feature packed devices launched by the company. The Galaxy A8 launched earlier had a 5.7-inch display, which is rather bigger than the Galaxy A8 (2016) spotted now. In terms of specs, it sports a Snapdragon 615 chipset with quad-core CPU. It packed a 2GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage out of the box. We had the same camera last year as well which is 16-megapixel and a 5-megapixel for rear and the front respectively. You can check out our full written review of Galaxy A8 for more details. Stay tuned for more info as we don’t have any info on the availability or the pricing of the device as of now.