Samsung Galaxy A8 to Launch in China on July 17 at $494

The Samsung Galaxy A8, which has been leaked several times in last few days. The specifications, photos, hands-on video all have been leaked except a release date and price tag. But that was until now, a new leak on the phone claims that Galaxy A8 will be hitting the markets in China on July 17 at the equivalent price of $494.

samsung galaxy a8, image, video, specification, hands onThe top-end device from A-series comes with a 5.7 inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor having four Cortex A53 cores, clocked at 1.7 GHz and another four at 1.0 GHz. Featuring a 16 megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera, the Galaxy A8 packs 16GB of expandable storage, 2GB of RAM, and a 3,050mAh battery.

As far as connectivity is concerned, the new smartphone features Cat.4 LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, microUSB, GPS, and Mobile Hotspot. It measures 157.7 x 76.7 x 5.9mm, and runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of box.

There is no word when the Samsung Galaxy A8 will launch in other countries. It is expected that Korean company may announce the global roll-out schedule during the launch event in China, which is slated for July 17th. Till then check out other stories on MobiPicker and stay tuned.

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