Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) was launched in September 2016, and it comes with a 5.7-inch 1080p display. The phone has Exynos 7420 Octa processor along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage, and a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) has a 16-megapixel rear camera and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera and there is a 3300 mAh battery in the phone. It also has a fingerprint sensor, and the other sensors are accelerometer, proximity, Compass. The dimensions of the phone include 156.6 x 76.8 x 7.2 mm and it weighs 182 gm. It is a Dual SIM phone with support for 4G connectivity.
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) Android 7.0 Update
Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS. Marshmallow is the current latest version of Android before Nougat, and thus it is expected that the phone might get the Android Nougat 7.0 update in the near future, though the company has not given any confirmation about the same. If it is to get the update, you might see it in the first quarter or second of 2017 and we will update this article with the relevant information.
Features of Android Nougat in Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016)
- Multi-window view
- Notification Controls
- Quick switch between apps
- Notification Direct Reply
- Over 1500 emoji including 72 new ones
- Display size making it possible for the user to change the text size
- Bundled notifications
- Multi Locale language settings
- File-based encryption
- Doze on the Go feature for saving more battery
- Customised Quick Settings
Apart from this, Samsung is also expected to have its own features that will be a part of the Touchwiz UI Interface that the company has always been working on and including in its smartphones. The Color interface will have its own features that are limited to Samsung phones and not available anywhere else. Keep checking for any newer information on this.