Samsung Galaxy A8 review: more than just eye candy

“The Samsung Galaxy A8 attempts to cash in on its looks and seems like a decent offering overall”

Blame it on the tussle between Chinese and Indian smartphone smartphone brands, but buying a capable smartphone today is much more affordable than ever before. Even tier-one manufacturers have succumbed to this peer pressure and are now experimenting at comparatively cheaper price points. Smartphone giant Samsung now eyes the mid-range segment with the successor to the Galaxy A7 (first impressions), the Galaxy A8 (first impressions | camera review). The latest smartphone is a compelling mid-ranger with fine specifications, moderate pricing and killer looks. But is there more to it than meets the eye? Watch our full video review and find out… 

What’s Hot 
  • A  large AMOLED screen
  • One of the finest designs by Samsung
  • Features like fingerprint scanning and S-Voice
  • Excellent battery life

What’s Not 
  • Overheats slightly
  • Loudspeaker is soft
  • Rivals like Google Nexus 5X and Motorola Moto X Style offer better specifications at a similar price

Challengers : Motorola Moto X Style, Google Nexus 5X, LG G Flex 2