A superb handset with impressive snappers
Display and Configuration
The Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 comes with a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Full HD (1,080 x 1,920 pixels) display and weighs 182 grams. It has a pixel density of 386ppi and measures 156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2mm. It has a (front) fingerprint sensor and is available in four coloured bodies - pearl white, midnight black, champagne gold and mint. For driving the system, there are two quad-core processors (2.1GHz ARM Cortex A57 + 1.5GHz Cortex A53) coupled by 3GB of RAM and Mali-T760 MP8 graphics engine. The device boots on Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) operating system.
Camera and Storage
Photography lovers can click images from a 16MP snapper (1.9f aperture) present at the back. As far as video recording is concerned, the rear camera can capture Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 @30 fps) videos. For selfie admirers, the device is armed with a 8MP shooter at the front (no front flash). In terms of storage, the device has an internal memory of 64GB which can be further expanded upto more 256GB using a microSD card.
Battery and Connectivity
Acting as a stamina provider, is a 3,300mAh li-ion battery which keeps the show running for long hours. The device offers a wide range of options such as dual SIM, VoLTE, 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS with A-GPS, Glonass, NFC and microUSB 2.0.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 is a robust configured set with fabulous shooters. Although the front snapper misses out front flash but it captures very good images in daylight. Thereby, the users can separately buy a portable mini selfie flashlight for best results in low light condition. The performance of the phone is very good when it comes to multitasking and gaming. The battery can give a backup upto one and half days in normal usage and one can also get in touch with their close ones via VoLTE. In short, this set is a sound choice to opt out for, you can go for it.