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Samsung Galaxy A8 Specs, Price & Release Date

Samsung galaxy A8

Samsung galaxy a8: Overview

In response to the fast-growing market in Asia and other low-budget markets around the world on its products, Samsung has therefore launched a series of smartphones with unique features.

Launched in 2018, the Samsung galaxy a8 comes with exciting specs, features, and prices, all of which we will be talking about in this article.

Samsung galaxy a8: Specs and features

Platform: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)

Processor: Octa-core

Processor: 2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 (Exynos 7885 Octa)

GPU: Mali-G71

Memory: 4 GB RAM

Colours: Black, Orchid Grey, Gold, Blue

Dimension: 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm

Weight: 172 g

SIM Type: Nano-SIM

SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual SIM, Dual stand-by

Display: 5.6 inches, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 2220 pixels (441 PPI)

Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera: Rear – 16 MP Camera Front – 16 MP + 8 MP

Memory: 32 GB or 64 GB

Network: 2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE.

Others: Video Streaming, Active Noise Cancellation, Water Resistant.

Battery Capacity: 3000 mAh Li-ion

Battery type: Non-Removable

Samsung galaxy a8: Review


Built on Android version 7.1.1 (Nougat), the processor of the Samsung galaxy a8 is Octa-core, 2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 (Exynos 7885 Octa). It comes in a color variety of Black, Orchid Grey, Gold, Blue, with dimensions, of 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm. The device weighs 172 g. The SIM type is Nano-SIM, Single SIM, or Dual SIM, Dual standby.

Display and Camera

Samsung galaxy a8 is a 5.6 inches, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 2220 pixels (441 PPI). The screen Protection is corning Gorilla Glass.

It has a Rear Camera of 16 MP Camera, f/1.7, 1080p HD [email protected], and a Front Camera of 16 MP + 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p HD [email protected]

Storage and Network

The Samsung Galaxy a8 Built-in Storage is 32 GB or 64 GB. It supports a Memory Card of up to 256 GB.

Its supported Network includes 2G GSM, 2G CDMA 1X, 3G WCDMA, and 4G LTE. Making the device very versatile in browsing.


The Samsung Galaxy a8 has a Battery capacity of 3000 mAh Li-Ion. The battery type is Non-Removable. The Talktime is up to 24 hours and is Fast Charging. You can use the device for a long period.

Samsung galaxy a8: Price

Launched in Malaysia for RM 1799, the  Samsung Galaxy A8 price in Nigeria is from 165,000 Naira to 210,000 Naira based on your location in Nigeria.

Its price in Ghana starts at around GH₵ 2,080. Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) Price in Kenya starts at around 55,000 KSh.

Samsung galaxy a8: Highlight

The Samsung Galaxy a8 is one of the best-launched devices by Samsung in 2018. The most exciting feature to look out for when getting this device is quite many, unlike its competitors. The 3000mAh battery capacity is one factor to consider.

Another is its color type which comes in a lot of variety. There’s also its display and camera.


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