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In a nutshell

  • 5.6-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display
  • 16MP rear camera
  • 32GB internal storage
  • Available in black, gold or orchid grey

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“The Galaxy A8 has some cracking camera technology inside. The dual lens front camera is fantastic, and will change the way you take solo and group selfies.”

What Users Say

  • Battery

    Up to 7 hours talktime

  • Operating System

    Android Nougat (7.1)

  • Camera

    16 Megapixels

  • Storage

    Available in 32GB

  • Display

    5.6 inches

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Overview

The Galaxy A8 is
designed to do more

See further with
Immersive Display

Experience expansive views on the Galaxy A8 with the Immersive Display's 18.5:9 ratio. The large end-to-end display allows you to savour every second of your favourite content. It's a beautiful, large display that extends from side to side, for an expanded screen that you'll love to see.

Let your style show

The Galaxy A8 combines a sleek design, smooth curves and a comfortable ergonomic grip that is easy on the eye and feels great in your hand. Choose from a range of colours and tailor your phone to suit your style.

Black

Orchid Gray

Gold

Your selfies just
got smarter

Snap selfies with flair using Live focus mode on the 16MP and 8MP Dual Front Camera. It blurs the background, so you and your friends stand out. Perfect your picture by readjusting the focus once you've taken your shot.

Take a shot in the dark

The Galaxy A8 has a 16MP rear camera with improved low-light capability, so whether you're out at night or in a low-lit room, the A8 will ensure you capture photos in crisp and clear detail.

Make a splash

Go further than ever before with an IP68* rating for water and dust resistance. The Galaxy A8 has a sleek and rugged design that gives you the freedom to live life to the fullest.

* IP68 water resistant up to 1.5 meters from up to 30 minutes. Rinse in fresh water afterwards.

Leave the cards at home

With Samsung Pay on your Galaxy A8, you can make purchases virtually anywhere you would use your credit card in a simple and secure way.*

* Samsung Pay is only available in certain countries, with certain devices, features, card issuers, and merchants.

Swift and simple
unlocking

Unlocking is as easy as taking a selfie or scanning your finger. Use face recognition and the fingerprint scanner to quick and conveniently access your phone.

Face recognition

Fingerprint scanner

Do more.
Store more.

Whether you're multitasking or gaming, speedy 4GB RAM on the Galaxy A8 lets you do more. And expandable microSD* storage up to an additional 400GB makes running out of space a thing of the past.

* External Memory may be used to store media (photos, video, and music files) but not applications.

“The Galaxy A8 feels like having your cake and eating it too.”

Samsung Galaxy A8, Stuff, January 2018

SPECIFICATION SUMMARY

WHAT's IN THE BOX

The box contains

  • Charger
  • Device
  • Headphones
  • Quick Start Guide
  • SIM adapter
  • SIM card removal tool
  • USB cable

FULL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Dimensions

    • 149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4 mm

    • 169 grams

  • Body

    • Nano

  • Calls & Messages

    • Quad band

  • Battery

    • USB Type-C

    • 3000 mAh

    • 19 hours

    • 7 hours

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android Nougat (7.1)

  • Apps

    • Play store

  • Special Features

  • Connectivity

  • Camera

    • HD

    • 16 megapixels

    • HD

    • 16 megapixels

    • Live Focus on front camera

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 256 GB

  • Music and entertainment

  • Processor

    • Octa

    • Samsung Exynos 7885

    • 2.2 GHz

    • 2.2 GHz

    • 4 GB

  • Display

    • Full HD

    • 2220 x 1080p

    • Super AMOLED

    • 5.6 inches

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