Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Now Available in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) is an updated version of the A8 launched last year, though no much difference between this and previous version but it does seems to appear as if the new version is only open to South Korea smartphone market.

While most of the smartphone fans in South Korea has been waiting for quite some time for the release of the A8 into the country, well we are glad to let you know that Samsung has finally launched Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 in South Korea and its currently available for pre-order

The Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 sports a wide 5.7-inch full hd display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixel, interestingly, the smartphone will run an Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of box, which is expected to be upgrade-able to Android N 7.0

That being said, just like every other smartphone released in 2016, Galaxy A8 2018 features an home dedicated fingerprint scanner with support for Samsung Pay, which also doubles as an home screen button as well as fingerprint sensor

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) brief Spec review

Processor wise, Samsung Galaxy A8 2016 is powered by Samsung Exynos 7420 processors supported with 3gb of ram and 32gb of solid state storage (inbuilt), the smartphone measures 156.6mm x 76.8mm x 7.2mm (6.2″ x 3″ x 0.28″)

Samsung Galaxy A8 2016
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Camera wise, Galaxy A8 2016 sports 16MP rear camera complimented with an 8MP front facing camera, other features on it includes a 3,300 mAh battery which is believed to last you a day of fair usage.

So if you are in South Korea, you need know that A8 2016 will be coming in blue color from SK Telecom, and is available for ₩649,000 ($590). if you are however lucky enough to have placed your order on or before 4th of Oct. you stand a chance of getting a free phone case, screen protector, and a micro-SD card all courtesy of SK Telecom

For now, if you reside outside South Korea, you might not be able to get the 2016 edition of A8 which seems to be exclusively for that region, however as soon as the company released any official words regarding the global launch we will sure keep you posted. You can order for yours from SK Telecom

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