SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Learn more.

Galaxy A8 specs and price leak – in Malaysia


Last updated: July 13th, 2015 at 08:50 UTC+02:00

We’ve shown you photos of the Galaxy A8, along with a price tag for Chinese consumers. A new photo leak, however, provides the specs that have been rumored along with a retail price for Malaysian consumers.

In a Galaxy A8 poster leak provided by site, the price for the device in question comes out to RM1,888, which converts to $500USD for the upcoming device. The Galaxy A8 will retail for 439 euros in China.

There are a few things to note about this poster. First, it does have the signature “SAMSUNG” name in blue in the top right corner, which hints that the poster could be from the Korean manufacturer itself. Next, the name “Galaxy A8” shown in black, which seems to indicate the device itself is the one smartphone rumored to arrive as early as this week, rather than some other smartphone headed to the market days from now.

The image itself is quite blurry, which may imply that it was taken in such a fashion to 1) somewhat conceal the specs so that the person in question couldn’t be detected, or 2) it was taken in a hurry because the individual likely didn’t want to be discovered with his or her “hand in the cookie jar,” so to speak. At any rate, the specs do match what we’ve learned about the A8: a 5.7-inch, Super AMOLED display, 1.8Ghz, octa-core processor (perhaps the Snapdragon 615, as we’ve said before), a thin, 5.9mm profile, 5MP front camera and 16MP back camera, along with a 3,050mAh battery, 32GB of local storage with a 128GB-capable microSD card slot, and Android 5.1 Lollipop aboard.

Keep in mind that photo leaks such as these could always be the product of photoshopping, so take this with a grain of salt. At the same time, however, there doesn’t seem to be a reason to distrust the image (although looks can deceive).

Samsung is all set to announce the Galaxy A8 this coming week, with July 17th pegged as the magic date for the phone’s China release.

Galaxy A8 poster leaks in Malaysia


Phone Galaxy A8
Load 2 comments

You might also like

Galaxy A8 (2018) now receiving March 2021 security update

The Galaxy A8 (2018) might have turned three last month, but it has already started receiving next month’s Android security update. That would be the security patch level dated March 1st, 2021, which only began rolling out this week. The one for the Galaxy A8 is identified by release version A530FXXSICUC1. To check whether a new update […]

  • By Dominik Bosnjak
  • 2 years ago

Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A8 (2018) updated with May security patch

Having detailed the May 2018 security patch a few weeks ago, Samsung is now quickly rolling out the latest security maintenance release for compatible devices. Over half a dozen devices have received their May 2018 security patch in the past few days. We reported earlier today that the patch was being released for the Galaxy […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

Best power banks for the Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ (2018)

Many of Samsung’s mid-range smartphones no longer have removable batteries which means you can no longer carry around a spare battery and pop it in whenever your phone runs out of charge. That is the case with the Galaxy A8 and the Galaxy A8+ (2018) and while their 3,000mAh and 3,500mAh batteries respectively will get […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

Samsung releases March 2018 security patch for the Galaxy A8 (2018)

Samsung detailed the March 2018 security patch merely two days ago and as expected, it’s starting the rollout with a mid-range device. The company has now released the March 2018 security patch for the Galaxy A8 (2018). Launched late last year, this device was previously known as the Galaxy A5 but Samsung didn’t stick with […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy A8 January 2018 security update released

Samsung is ramping up the rollout of the January 2018 security patch to compatible devices. The latest security maintenance release was rolled out for the Galaxy J3 (2017) and the Galaxy J1 mini just yesterday. It’s out now for the Galaxy A8. Not to be confused with the Galaxy A8 (2018), the new mid-range smartphone […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 5 years ago

Samsung aiming to sell 320 million smartphones in 2018

Samsung doesn’t seem to think that it’s going to see a surge in smartphone sales this year. A new report out of South Korea claims that the company is playing it safe this year and maintaining its sales goal for 2018 at a similar level as 2017. Industry sources cited in the report claim that […]

  • By Danny Dorresteijn
  • 5 years ago