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Samsung Announces the Galaxy A8, Its Thinnest Smartphone Yet

Samsung Galaxy A8

Back in January, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A7 which at the time was the thinnest Galaxy smartphone. Samsung is not about to let the Galaxy A7 enjoy the spotlight as the thinnest Galaxy smartphone as the company has just introduced the Galaxy A8 to the world.

Read More: Introducing the Samsung Galaxy A7

Most features you will find on the Galaxy A8 had been leaked before today so we knew so much about this phone even before the official unveiling. One thing that stands out about the Galaxy A8 is how slim it is, it is the slimmest Galaxy smartphone out there and one of the slimmest Android devices currently on the market.

The Galaxy A8 measures a mere 5.9mm in thickness. Comparing it to Samsung’s flagship, the Galaxy S6 which measures about 6.8mm in thickness, you now see how thin this phone is. The phone weighs about 151 grams and has a 5.7 inch super AMOLED display. Its size makes it one of the largest Smartphones in the Galaxy A series.

Galaxy A8

Galaxy A8SAMSUN

Some few other features Samsung has included in this smartphone include an 1.5 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and either 16 or 32GB of internal storage space. This can be expanded using a microSD card.

At the back of the Galaxy A8 sits a 16MP camera while at the front sits a 5MP camera. The phone will come with Android 5.1 Lollipop and will be powered by a 3050 mAh battery.

Samsung has not revealed price and availability of the A8 but we will surely get that information as time goes by.

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