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Samsung Galaxy A8 now available from Optus

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Beautifully designed and loaded with impressive specs, the Samsung Galaxy A8 is the mid-range phone you’ve been waiting for.


To get your hands on one, head here to view Optus plans and pricing.


In the meantime, take a look at our favourite features below:


Infinity Display


Thanks to the 5.6” Infinity Display with Full HD+ resolution, you can enjoy an expansive view that offers a stunning cinematic experience. With its smooth curves and sleek exterior, the Samsung Galaxy A8 is as ergonomic and is it beautiful.


Sensational Dual 16MP + 8MP selfie camera


Get that depth of field just right with Live Focus on the Dual selfie camera which blurs the background of your selfies so that you truly stand out. Go wild decorating your photos with customs stickers thanks to Samsung’s face-recognition technology. And turn on the Beauty effect to ensure every selfie is Insta-worthy.


Rear low light camera


No need to worry about missing a moment when you’re out and about at night. The Samsung Galaxy A8’s improved* low light capability on the rear camera draws light in so that every photo is crisp and clear. And with an impressive 16MP to play with, you’ll be sure to get the shot you want.


Dust and water resistant


Accidents happen which is why the Samsung Galaxy A8 has an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance. **


Up to 400GB expandable storage***


With 4GB RAM, the Samsung Galaxy A8 is fast and agile and what’s more, you can expand on the memory with a MicroSD card that supports up to 400GB expandable storage (sold separately).


After more specs?



5.6” Full HD+ Infinity display (1080x2220) 
440 ppi

Rear Camera


Front Camera

Dual 16MP + 8MP


Exynos 7885 Octa-Core Processor (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa)




32/64GB, expandable up to 400GB with a microSD card (sold separately)

Operating System

7.1.1 (Nougat)


If you want to find out more about the Samsung Galaxy A8 and its features, have a read of @LucyS's review of the phone here and let us know what you think.


Ts & Cs


*Compared to Samsung Galaxy A5


**Samsung Galaxy A8 provides ingress protection (IP68) against water and dust to a max of 1.5m for up to 30 minutes. See for details regarding proper care/use of device.


***MicroSD card sold separately