Samsung has officially announced the release of the thinnest smartphone in its history — Galaxy A8. The phone will go on sale in China later this month. From the beginning, Samsung was silent for a cost of A8, but thanks to Chinese website CNMO, we still learned how much it can be purchased in China.
The Rumors about the price of a new device in principle is confirmed: so version Galaxy A8 with 16GB RAM will cost about $515, and the version with 32GB RAM is about $564.
Although this is the thinnest Samsung smartphone with a thickness of just 5.9 mm, the model A8 is quite impressive in size at the expense of a 5.7 –inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels, length 158 mm and a width of 76.8 mm. Almost the same dimensions, the Apple iPhone 6 Plus.
Galaxy A8 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop, it is based on a metal frame. This is the first phone from Samsung Serie A with fingerprint scanner and 16MP rear camera. Among other features worth noting: 5MP front camera, 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB of RAM and support microSD card and battery capacity of 3050 mAh.
It is Still unknown whether Samsung will introduce it to the markets of other countries. As soon as anything comes up, we can't slow to tell you about it. Meantime please write in the comments below, you would pay $515 for this new and super-thin Galaxy (unlocked, of course).
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