Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) now official with 16MP camera

South Korean carrier SK Telecom has announced a brand new smartphone in the Galaxy A lineup from Samsung, raising the curtain on the Galaxy A8 (2016).

The Galaxy A8 (2016) is now officially official. The new device boasts a 5.7-inch 1080p HD display with an octa-core Exynos 7420 processor under the hood. It’s running Android 6.0.1, there’s 3GB of RAM built in, it’s got a metal body, and there’s a 16-megapixel camera on the back.

samsunggalaxya82016rearlargeOther features include a 3300mAh battery, 32GB of built-in storage and a microSD card slot, and there’s a fingerprint reader on board, too. Samsung Pay support is built-in, as well as Always On Display.

The Galaxy A8 (2016) is available to pre-order from SK Telecom in South Korea right now, and it retails for 649,000 won, or about $590 USD. Whether or not it launches in other regions is unknown at this time.

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