We just reported back then that Samsung has announced its thinnest smartphone, the Galaxy A8. Now, we’ve just received an invitation from the local Samsung folks to witness the phone’s launch coming up next week, the Galaxy A8 is another ambitious phone from the Korean manufacturer after the Galaxy S6.
The Galaxy A series have been famous for its metal build quality and Samsung has continued to deliver that on the Galaxy A8, packing under the hood of the 5.9mm slim body is a Snapdragon 615 Octa Ocre processor paired to 2GB of RAM, the phone comes with an option of either 16GB or 32GB of internal memory and supports Micro SD expansion. Interestingly, Samsunghas fitted the Galaxy A8 with a rather impressive 16-megapixel f/1.9 main camera and a 5-megapixel front shooter which should take really good pictures in low light conditions. The Galaxy A8 also has a huge 3050mAh battery under the hood, slapping back the fact that slim phones
Stay tuned to us while we will be on site to take a first look at Samsung’s super slim device in the coming week and we are definitely ready to be surprised by what Samsung has to offer on the Galaxy A8. Our guess for the phone’s retail price here would be around RM1799, and this is the answer to Oppo’s R7.