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Samsung Galaxy A8 Black
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Samsung Galaxy A8 Black

If you are a Samsung fan but not ready to part with the money needed for the Samsung Galaxy S9 then you might well find the Samsung Galaxy A8 is the perfect mid-range smartphone for you

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If you are a Samsung fan but not ready to part with the money needed for the Samsung Galaxy S9 then you might well find the Samsung Galaxy A8 is the perfect mid-range smartphone for you
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Samsung Galaxy A8

Samsung is one of the biggest names in the mobile phone world and sits right at the top with Apple being their closest rivals. Like all good handset manufacturers, Samsung offers a range of phones to suit all budgets and their Galaxy range is no exception. The Samsung Galaxy A8 is basically a cutdown version of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and packs a pretty good punch in terms of spec and performance when you consider the price tag.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Design & Screen

Not quite an infinity screen the Samsung Galaxy A8 has two small bezels at the top and bottom of this handset. The phone has a glass front and back with a band of metal around the middle which is what you would expect from a higher end phone. The screen is AMOLED which makes the display excellent in terms of quality and brightness, and it has a 1080 x 2220 resolution.

It has a robust design that offers water resistance to IP68 and scuff resistance glass. It is certainly pretty to look at and has the Samsung look that cannot be mistaken.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus Audio

This is one of the last Samsung phones to feature the headphone jack on the bottom, as they are moving away to wireless technology like many other markets leaders. However, you can use your wired headphones here, and the sound quality is good.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus Camera

The dual camera on the Samsung Galaxy A8 is usually on the front, with a single 16MP camera on the rear. The front has a 16MP and 8MP arrangement.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Features & Performance

In terms of battery, the Samsung Galaxy A8 has a 3000mAh which is good for a phone of this spec, which means if you hammer it all day the battery will go flat but if you have a normal usage day that battery will be fine at bedtime. It supports fast charging, but it is not wireless. A full charge from flat takes less than 2 hours.

Surprisingly the Samsung Galaxy A8 only runs Android 7, not the expected 8 and features an Exynos 7885 octa-core chipset with 4GB of RAM. There is 32GB of built-in storage, but as expected from Samsung you get the microSD slot for expansion.

Summary

If you are a Samsung fan but not ready to part with the money needed for the Samsung Galaxy S9 then you might well find the Samsung Galaxy A8 is the perfect mid-range smartphone for you, and knowing it has Samsung magic makes it pretty reliable.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Metrofone Deals

The Samsung Galaxy A8 is a great phone, so we have gathered together some amazing deals for you from our exclusive network partner EE, and we have some great deals on offer.

If you want to find out more about the Samsung Galaxy A8 or have questions on any of the deals we offer at Metrofone, please do call us on 0333 900 1144.

Specification

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Battery
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Camera
Camera
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Screen Size
Screen Size
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Memory
Memory
32GB

Specification

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Battery
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Camera
0MP
Screen Size
Screen Size
0inch
Memory
Memory
32GB

General

Release date
December 2017
Form factor
Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm)
149.2 x 70.6 x 8.4
Weight (g)
172
SIM Type
Nano-SIM
Operating system
Android
OS Version
Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
App store
Play
Web browser
HTML5
Messaging
SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

Hardware

Processor
7885 Octa
Processor make
Exynos
Internal memory
32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable storage
microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth
5.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
Yes
Radio
FM radio
USB
2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Sensors
Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Display

Screen size (inches)
5.6
Resolution
1080 x 2220
Touchscreen
Yes
Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera

Front (megapixels)
16
Rear (megapixels)
16
Specifications
N/A
Features
LED flash, panorama, HDR

Battery

Capacity (mAh)
3000
Stand-by Time (hours)
66
Removable
Non-removabl
Talk Time (hours)
24

Sound

Headphone connection
3.5mm jack
Loudspeaker
Yes
Alert types
Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones

Why Choose Metrofone?

When you choose to purchase a smartphone from Metrofone, you are purchasing from one of the UK’s leading independent mobile phone retailers.

We’re proud to deliver some of the very best smartphone deals on the market, with our team of experts work tirelessly around the clock to ensure that we also give you the very best price for your new mobile phone deal.

At Metrofone we partner exclusively with EE, who is the UK’s leading mobile communications network. By giving our customers a fantastic deal with EE, we can be sure that they always have the best service and network connection no matter where they are. With free roaming, you can connect to anyone and everywhere, even when you’re on the other side of the world.

When you shop with Metrofone, you could get your hands on a fantastic cashback offer, saving you even more money. Plus, every time you take out a new EE pay monthly contract with us, you have the chance to be entered into a prize draw to win an incredible new Samsung Galaxy S9 handset.

At Metrofone we off free next day delivery with all of our orders, so you could have your new handset the very next day.

If you need more information about shopping with Metrofone or are interested in any of our great deals, then call our UK based customer service team today on 0333 900 1144

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