Rumor mills about Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy A series smartphone, the Galaxy A8 have been churning since last about 3 months and by now almost all its features, specs and pricing have been leaked, most of it through the Chinese e-store Sunning. Some more photos of the handset have been leaked by it which were posted by @OnLeaks on its Twitter account.

@OnLeaks had posted two official looking photos of the Galaxy A8 but they have since been removed. The pictures confirm what we already know in terms of specs. The pictures show off its slim frame which gives confirmation to the rumor that this is going to be Samsung’s thinnest smartphone ever with a thickness of 5.9 mm. The images also mention that the device has a 16MP primary camera with a wide f/1.9 aperture and a 3,050 mAh battery.


The Galaxy A8 will sport a 5.7 inches FHD Super AMOLED 1920 x 1080p display with its home button having a fingerprint scanner embedded into it. It is rumored to have an octa-core Snapdragon 615 CPU, a 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory which is expandable, and a 5MP front-facing camera. The handset will run Android 5.1.1 topped with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI.

The Samsung Galaxy A8 will supposedly launch first in China on 17 July with a price tag of €439 or about $483. It is not known whether the handset will be released in other countries and if yes, when.