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Latest Samsung Galaxy A8 news

Here you will find the latest news and most recent developments on the Samsung Galaxy A8, with regular updates and all the information you need.

Galaxy A8 (2018) now receiving March 2021 security update

  • By Dominik Bosnjak
  • 1 year ago

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

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

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

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

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

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 4 years ago

Galaxy A8 January 2018 security update released

  • 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

Samsung’s testing the Nougat update for the Galaxy A8, Galaxy A9 Pro and Galaxy Tab E

The Galaxy A8 (SM-A800), Galaxy A9 Pro (SM-A910X), Galaxy Tab E 8.0 (SM-T37X) and Galaxy Tab E 9.7 (SM-T560) have all been spotted on the Wi-Fi Alliance’s online database running Android 7.0, indicating that Samsung is in the midst of testing the long-awaited Nougat update for the devices. Related: Galaxy A9 Pro spotted running Android […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 5 years ago

Galaxy J5 (2016) and Galaxy A8 receive February security patch

After having detailed the February security patch last week, Samsung is now rolling it out to compatible devices. The latest handsets to receive said patch are the Galaxy J5 (2016) and the Galaxy A8. An over-the-air update is now being rolled out for both of these handsets which brings the February security update as well […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung reveals the names of devices that will receive Android 7.0 updates

After thoroughly testing beta versions of Android 7.0 firmware, Samsung released the final update for the Galaxy S7 and the S7 edge in a few markets this week. Now, Samsung has announced through its official blog post that it will release Android 7.0 updates for a bunch of smartphones and tablets. According to Samsung, the […]

  • By Asif Iqbal Shaik
  • 6 years ago

Here’s a list of all the Galaxy devices that should receive the Nougat update

Now that Samsung’s finally started distributing the long-awaited Nougat update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, many owners of the firm’s other handsets have started to question whether their unit will be graced with the latest flavor of Android. To clear up the confusion, we’ve decided to compile a list of all the […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) is now available in the UAE and Taiwan

Samsung launched the Galaxy A8 (2016) earlier this year as an exclusive to South Korea carrier SK Telecom. At the time of launch, the company failed to mention if the device would ever make its way to other markets, but it seems like the A8 (2016) has quietly been launched in the UAE (and possibly other […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 6 years ago

Samsung starts rolling out October security patch for the dual-SIM Galaxy A8

Samsung has today started pushing out October’s security patch for the dual-SIM variant of the Galaxy A8 (SM-A800F). The upgrade transports fixes for a total of 68 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) in the Android OS and 7 for bugs present in firm’s latest smartphones. The Galaxy A8 is likely one of the final devices […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung starts selling the Galaxy A8 (2016)

Samsung finally unveiled the Galaxy A8 (2016) last week. We had been hearing about this device for a few months and as can be expected from devices in the pipeline, we spotted it on benchmarking websites multiple times where specs of the handset were revealed. It’s everything we expected it to be and now the Galaxy […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Samsung rolls out Android 6.0.1 update for the first-generation Galaxy A8 Duos in India

Samsung has today started rolling out the Android 6.0.1 update for the first-generation Galaxy A8 Duos in India. In addition to all of the new features included in Marshmallow, the upgrade also transports the September security patch to the handset, which carries a handful of much-needed patches for both the OS and hardware to make it […]

  • By Josh L.
  • 6 years ago

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) has finally been unveiled

There have been quite a few rumors over the past couple of months that Samsung has the Galaxy A8 (2016) in the pipeline. Benchmark results have brought us the expected specifications of this handset multiple times and it has recently received the relevant certifications. The Galaxy A8 (2016) user manual we spotted about a week […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Galaxy A8 is receiving the September security update as well

The September Security Maintenance Release is slowly making its way to handsets like the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 edge even though it’s almost the end of September. Latest reports reveal that this update is also being sent out to other Samsung handsets. Those who own the Galaxy A8 are now receiving this Security Maintenance […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Galaxy A8 (2016) user manual reveals Grace UX, Samsung Pay support

Samsung’s next Galaxy A handset looks set to be the Galaxy A8 (2016). The upcoming phone has gone through numerous certifications in the last month or so, and it looks like we will finally be seeing an official announcement as the user manual for the Galaxy A8 (2016) is now available on Samsung servers. The manual […]

  • By Abhijeet Mishra
  • 6 years ago

Galaxy A8 (2016) spotted on AnTuTu with 64GB storage

The first benchmark results of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) were spotted about a month ago and since then this handset has not only received its Bluetooth certification but it has also been spotted at the FCC. This means that it’s only a matter of time before Samsung makes the Galaxy A8 (2016) official. Specifications […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

First leaked renders of the Galaxy A8 (2016) arrive

We first picked up on the Galaxy A8 (2016) about a month ago when benchmark results of the handset revealed some specifications. Samsung launched the Galaxy A8 in July last year so a refresh is due, particularly since other handsets in the Galaxy A series have already been refreshed for 2016. A few weeks ago the […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago

Galaxy A8 (2016) benchmarked again, gets Bluetooth certification

The Galaxy A8 is due for an update and there’s enough evidence to suggest that the company is putting the final touches on the Galaxy A8 (2016). It has previously been spotted on GFXBench where some specifications of the Galaxy A8 (2016) SM-A810 were revealed and the handset has surfaced once again on the benchmarking […]

  • By Adnan Farooqui
  • 6 years ago
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