Last week, we reported that the Samsung Galaxy A8 (2016) was spotted on GFXBench which already confirmed the smartphone's specifications. The first iteration of Galaxy A8 was launched last year with a premium design which is almost similar to that of Galaxy S6.
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In today's leak, the GeekBench benchmarking site reveals that the smartphone will be powered by last year's Exynos 7420 chipset which is a flagship chipset from Samsung used in the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Note 5, and S6 Edge +.
The octa-core Exynos 7420 chipset is clocked at 2.1GHz and the GPU on the 2016 Galaxy A8 will be the Mali-T760 MP8. The smartphone will feature 3GB of RAM along with 32GB of internal storage with support for expandable storage via microSD card.
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The smartphone will have a 5.1-inch FHD screen and it is worth noticing that the Galaxy A8 (2015) arrived with a 5.7-inch FHD display and impressed many. There is a 16MP rear camera along with support for LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera for selfie lovers.
Both the benchmark reports show that the smartphone run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. The Galaxy A8 (2016) will arrive with the build number SM-A810 and has already passed the Bluetooth Certification.
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With the smartphone benchmarks leaking every day, it seems like we are getting closer to the official launch of the smartphone. Will you buy a new Galaxy A8 (2016) when it goes official? Let us know in comments.