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Korean brand Samsung has officially announced the successor of Galaxy A8 – Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016). It is a mid-range Android smartphone supports 4G LTE and let’s take a look at its specs.
Samsung Galaxy A8 features a 5.7-inches AMOLED touchscreen display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution (FHD), which is sufficient for daily usage. The 5.7-inches display fits into the dimensions that measure at 156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2mm and weights at 182g.  
For performance-wise, it is powered by 64-bit Exynos 7420 octa-core processor alongside 3GB of RAM memory. The internal storage of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) is 32GB and you don’t have to worry about storage because it also supports external storage expansion through microSD card.          
This 5.7-inches device has a 16-megapixel camera on the back with LED flash and f/1.9 aperture alongside an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for both selfie and video calls. With the supportive LED flash, users are able to capture brighter photos during the night and under low light conditions. Furthermore, the LED flash is can be used as a flash light as well.  
The fingerprint sensor of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) is embedded onto the home button. Other key features/specs of this smartphone are NFC, 3.5mm audio jack, multiple sensors, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n.
Regarding its network support, Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) is compatible with multiple LTE network bands. As a result, the device supports at least download speed on 4G of 150Mbps and upload speed on 4G of 50Mbps.
TouchWiz UI based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow version is the operating system of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016). As for the battery, it does come with 3,300mAh of battery juice (non-removable).       
This Marshmallow flavoured smartphone is available in Blue, Grey and Pink colors and is priced at KRW 649,000 won (~USD 590) in Korea
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) specs summary       
– 5.7-inches AMOLED touchscreen display with FHD resolution        
– 64-bit Exynos 7420 octa-core processor     
– 3GB RAM        
– 32GB ROM        
– MicroSD slot        
– 16MP (main) / 8MP (secondary) camera        
– 4G LTE       
– Android 6.0 Marshmallow/TouchWiz UI   
– 3,300mAh non-removable battery        
– Fingerprint sensor    
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