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Samsung Galaxy A8 (2015)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 147 reviews of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2015). The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the price and camera are on the whole positive. The portability and performance also get good feedback. Many are critical about the sound and reliability.

usability, performance, portability, camera, price

durability, reliability, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2015) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung Galaxy A8 (2015)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Samsung Galaxy A8 (2015) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the portability. The battery also gets good feedback.

battery, portability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

May, 2019

Expert review by : Dan Grabham (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung Galaxy A8 initial review: The S8 experience for much less

 

It's hard to recommend someone goes to buy a Galaxy S8 after looking at this phone. For a handset that will be significantly cheaper than a flagship,

Dual selfie cameras ; Excellent display ; Premium look and feel

No Android Oreo yet

It's hard to recommend someone goes to buy a Galaxy S8 after looking at this phone. For a handset that will be significantly cheaper than a flagship, many would be hard pressed to tell the difference.

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Edward Munn (alphr.com)

Samsung Galaxy A8 review: Samsung’s own flagship beater?

 

Great looking, but disappointing performance compared to the competition

With flagship phones costing more than ever – take the £1,000 iPhone X, for example – there’s never been more pressure on manufacturers such as Samsung to deliver excellent “mid-range” phones at competitive prices.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Samsung Galaxy A8 mobile phone review

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The Samsung Galaxy A8 is the most advanced release from Samsung's mid-range mobile phone line to date. In fact, at a glance you'd be forgiven for thinking it was a high-end model, if it weren't for its reasonable price. With a host of high-end specs...

Jul, 2018

Expert review by (cnet.com)

Samsung Galaxy Tab A (8-inch, titanium)

 

Running the latest version of Android , Google's operating system, the Tab A features Samsung's robust and user-friendly TouchWiz interface and -- on top of that -- it offers a few useful and fun software perks. In addition to in-app bonuses for games...

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is affordably priced and offers many premium app perks for free. Its microSD slot accommodates cards up to 128GB.

The plastic construction feels cheap, and the single speaker provides weak audio. The text often appears pixelated.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab A is a simple tablet worth picking up for its low price, and its valuable extras sweeten the deal even more.

May, 2015

Expert review by : Nimish Sawant (tech.firstpost.com)

Samsung Galaxy A8 Review: Elegant phone, good battery and camera; will face-off with OnePlus 2

 

Samsung is on a phone-releasing spree. It has just released its latest A-series handset called the Galaxy A8 in the Indian market for Rs 32,500. We review the Galaxy A8

This slimmest phone from Samsung manages to impress on most fronts, specially the build quality, camera and battery performance. For a 5.7-inch phone, the Galaxy A8 does not feel that bulky thanks to the slim form factor, light weight and thinner...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Aloysius Low (cnet.com.au)

Samsung Galaxy A8 seduces with silky smooth, all-metal body (hands-on)

 

Announced first in China, Samsung's classy new Galaxy A8 phone has started popping up in more countries. Singapore's one of the first markets that will be getting the phone, in August, while Samsung's home country of South Korea is set to welcome the...

Samsung's also touting the business-friendly features of the phone such as secure storage service Knox, though given its beautiful design, it will likely be snapped up by consumers who didn't jump on the S6 when it first launched. The hardware isn't...

Jul, 2015

Expert review by (phonearena.com)

Samsung Galaxy A8 Review

 

The Galaxy A8 carries the 'thin and light' DNA of the Galaxy A series, and it's also the largest one of them all: it comes with a 5.7-inch display...

Impressively slim and lightweight, feels fairly comfortable to use for the screen size ; Very accurate display colors ; Good battery life ; Supports expandable storage, or dual SIM option ; Quick Launch shortcut for the camera is useful and indeed fast

A bit overpriced ; Maximum display brightness isn't high enough ; TouchWiz is noticeably stuttery ; TouchWiz is visually incohesive, many Themes are half baked ; Fingerprint scanner takes a couple of attempts to read prints ; Slow recharge times ;...

With a full retail price of some $500, the Galaxy A8 is a bit cheaper than most high-end phones, but not much cheaper. It remains in that top tier of devices and as such expectations for it are high.

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Rahul Sethi (techmagnifier.com)

Samsung Galaxy A8 Mobile Review with Full Specifications

 

Samsung Galaxy A8 isn't a bad device but the Galaxy Note 4 just makes the slim and sassy self of A8 look like a bad option. In India the phone is priced at Rs 31,000

• Sleek metal frame ; • Loaded with new TouchWiz interface ; • Vibrant display ; • Fingerprint secured

• A pricier option ; • Uncomfortably big and thin ; • No OIS on camera

Even if style, like the lady in the advertisement, is paramount to you, a better set of features at a slightly higher price never harmed anyone. Maybe you hardly care if your phone comes with a Pen to use with, or has an IR blaster at its head that can...

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Shruti Dhapola (indianexpress.com)

Samsung’s Galaxy A8 review: Good mid-range phone, but a bit overpriced

 

Samsung Galaxy A8 is the latest smartphone in this series and is touted as the slimmest ‘Galaxy' phone till now

The only real competitor for the Galaxy A8 at its price-point is the E9+ which has a 20.9 mp camera and 2K display. So the Samsung Galaxy A8 will seem pricey to many, given that India has a new brigade of smartphones offering specs and performance at...

Aug, 2015

Expert review by : Ravi Sharma (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)

Samsung Galaxy A8 review - The Times of India

 

The Samsung Galaxy A8 smartphone has a gorgeous display, ultra-thin body, great looks, decent camera, and great battery life, but is bogged down by its average performance.

1. Gorgeous display ; 2. Excellent battery life ; 3. Decent camera and performance

All in all, Samsung Galaxy A8 is a good buy if you want a smartphone that looks great and are ready to settle for a decent performer, though not a trailblazer, especially considering Samsung's Galaxy S6 is available in the market for just Rs 6,000 extra.

Aug, 2015
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