Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 is official, features and price

Samsung Galaxy A8 2016

The Samsung Galaxy family grows. After several rumors, leaks, appearances in various power tests and even the leak of the device manual, finally the new Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 is official . The new terminal from the Korean company includes the Grace UX interface introduced with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 , as well as support for Samsung Pay . On a technical level, we have a terminal one point below the company's flagships, but that offers great performance for day-to-day use, being able to run any application with great fluidity. If to that we add a large 5.7-inch screenWe have a round terminal for users looking for a great device with a somewhat more moderate price than the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 . We are going to review the features of the new Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 .

At the design level we find a terminal tremendously similar to the Samsung Galaxy S7 , although with some differences. What we can see is that Samsung has made practically no changes compared to its predecessor. We continue with a totally metallic body with rounded edges, in which the metallic stripes that run along the upper rear part stand out. On the front we find a screen that has practically no side bezels and the typical Samsung home button , which includes a fingerprint reader inside .

Samsung Galaxy A8 2016

Inside the 2016 Samsung Galaxy A8 we find an Exynos 7420 processor manufactured by the company itself, which is accompanied by 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal storage . The Exynos 7420 is a Cortex-A53 processor with four cores running at 1.5 GHz and a Cortex A-57 with another four cores running at 2 GHz . The built-in graphics is an Adreno Mali T-760 and is manufactured in 14nm . Or translated into less technical data, it is the processor that the Samsung Galaxy S6 incorporates , which gives us an idea of ​​the great performance it can offer.

As for the screen, the Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 features a large screen 5.7 inches , but with resolution Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 pixels . It seems that Samsung reserves the QHD resolutions for the screens of its flagship terminals. As for the photographic section, the Samsung Galaxy A8 offers a main camera with 16 megapixel resolution and a front camera with 8 megapixel resolution, so that our selfies out perfect.

Samsung Galaxy A8 2016

If we talk about autonomy, the Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 incorporates a 3,500 milliamp battery , a capacity that is at the same level as terminals such as the Samsung Galaxy S7 , so it should give us an autonomy of a day and a half with an average use of the device. And, as we mentioned at the beginning, the new Samsung terminal incorporates a fingerprint reader on the start button and compatibility with the Samsung Pay payment system .

The new Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 will go on sale in Korea in the coming weeks, with an exchange rate of around 520 euros . However, the company has not yet confirmed whether or not this terminal will reach other markets.