Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) in India For Testing; Spotted on Zauba

It has been over a week since Samsung launched the Galaxy A8 (2016) is South Korea for 649,000 South Korean Won (approximately Rs. 39,190). Now, a listing on Zauba suggests that more than 15 Samsung SM-A810F phones have been imported into Delhi dated October 10th, priced at Rs. 13,635 per unit. All the entries are originated from South Korea where Samsung is headquartered. Assisting the phones are supported earphones, travel adapters, and data cables, seen imported on the same day. In September last month, 14 SM-A810F models were imported into India, allegedly for testing purpose.


The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) features a full-metal design. Looks wise, Samsung has not come up with any major change compared to the current Samsung Galaxy A8. The newer Samsung phone has a 5.7-inch screen with 1920 x 1080 pixels Full HD resolution and 386 ppi pixel density. It is powered by 2.1GHz Samsung Exynos Octa 7420 processor and 3GB of RAM. The device runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box.

The phone packs in a 3300mAh non-removable battery. It comes with 32GB of internal storage, which is further expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. In terms of connectivity, the Galaxy A8 (2016) has all standard set of solutions such as 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio, and microUSB 2.0.

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) houses a 16-megapixel primary autofocus camera on the back with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. For videography, it can record up to 1080p Full HD videos at 30 frames per second (fps). The device also offers an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for all the selfie lovers out there.

Key Details of the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)

Display 5.7-inch (1080p HD)
Processor 2.1GHz Samsung Exynos Octa 7420
Camera 16MP Rear, 8MP Front
Internal storage 32GB (Expandable Up To 256GB)
Operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Battery 3300mAh Non-Removable
Price 649,000 South Korean Won (Approximately Rs. 39,190)


Tanmay Patange

Associate Editor at Pricebaba, Tanmay is working in the tech writing and content industry since 2011. His experience ranges from writing all thing tech, and sometimes with a pinch of salt. He admires Silicon Valley and HBO Newsroom the most and has a dream of becoming the next Will McAvoy some day. Contact him at

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