Samsung Galaxy A8

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5.6" super AMOLED screen

16MP & 8MP cameras

32GB memory with expandable me

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The beautiful, smooth curves and ergonomic grip of the Galaxy A8 mean you won’t want to put it down.

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  • Pay monthly

    Monthly phone and usage cost

    £18.99

    on a month phone credit contract
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  • Pay as you go

    £460.00

Free Click+Collect to selected stores

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Focus on what matters

Add flair and fun to your selfies with Live Focus mode on the dual front camera. It blurs the background so you and your friends stand out.

Low-light camera

Whether out at night or caught in the dark, you can capture the scene clearly with the brilliant low-light capability on the A8.

Water and dust resistance

You want a phone that works wherever life takes you. The Galaxy A8 has an IP68* rating for water and dust resistance, so splashes, building sites or rain won’t slow you down.

*IP68 water resistant up to 1.5 metres from up to 30 minutes. Rinse in fresh water afterwards.

UK delivery with DPD

We deliver to your home address Monday to Saturday, excluding bank holidays.

  • Order before 4pm, Monday to Friday and you’ll get it next day (98% of orders are delivered next day)
  • Order after 4pm or at the weekend and you’ll get it within two working days

Deliveries to remote areas and Northern Ireland may take a little longer.

You’ll get text and email updates from us and DPD about your delivery.  You can also use the DPD app to track your delivery

You’ll need to sign for the delivery.  Find out more about DPD delivery

 

DPD delivery driver

Click+Collect is available from over 2600 Tesco stores.

  • Order before 4pm, Monday to Friday and your order will be despatched the same day
  • Order after 4pm or at the weekend (or bank holidays) and your parcel will be despatched on the next working day
  • You’ll need to bring photo ID when you come to collect your order
  • You’ll be sent an email / SMS when your order is ready for collection
  • We’ll keep your order at the collection point for 14 days

To see if there’s a store nearby, use our Click+Collect store locator

Customer collecting Click+Collect order

Device specifications

Connectivity

Bluetooth
Yes
HDMI Output
No
Near Field Communication
Yes
Personal Hotspot
Yes
USB cable
Yes
USB Type
Type-C
Wi-Fi (WLAN)
Yes
Wi-Fi Direct
Yes

Memory

Device memory
32GB
RAM
4GB
Card slot
MicroSD
Card max size
256GB
Contacts on phone
Memory
SIM Type
Nano

Battery

Battery Capacity
3000 mAh
Official charge rate
-
Talk Time (mins)
1440
Standby Time (hrs)
-
Removable Battery
No
Power Saving
-

Main Screen

Multi-touch
Yes
Pixels
1080x2220
Size (Inches)
5.6
Touch Screen
Yes

Camera

Camera type
Rear facing
Flash type
LED
HD Video recording
1080p@30fps
Resolution (max. mp)
16
No. of cameras
3
Secondary camera resolution (max. mp)
Dual 16 + 8
Video recording
Yes
Zoom type
Digital

Size / Weight

Shape
Candybar
Width (mm)
70.6
Height (mm)
149.2
Depth (mm)
8.4
Weight (g)
172

Sensors

Accelerometer
Yes
Ambient Light Sensor
Yes
Digital Compass
Yes
Fingerprint Sensor
Yes
Proximity Sensor
Yes

Features

3.5mm Headphone Jack
Yes
A-GPS
Yes
Browser
Yes
Document Viewer
Yes
Dust Resistant
Yes
FM Radio
Yes
GPS
Yes
Loudspeaker
Yes
Music player
Yes
Video Calling
App Required
Video player
Yes
Voice activated dial
Yes
Voice recording
Yes
Water Resistant
Yes

Network

Band
Quad
GSM 850
Yes
GSM 900
Yes
GSM 1800
Yes
GSM 1900
Yes
UMTS 2100
Yes
GPRS
Yes
4G
Yes
HSDPA
Yes
Works in the US
Yes

The small print

Phone subject to availability and locked to the Tesco Mobile network. 4G offering is subject to coverage and requires a 4G SIM. Full terms and conditions and call charges are available at http://www.tescomobile.com/about-us/terms-and-conditions/pay-as-you-go/pay-as-you-go-service-terms-conditions

When periodically travelling in our Home From Home Destinations across Europe and beyond (HFH), calls and texts to standard UK landlines, UK mobile numbers, HFH landlines, HFH mobiles as well as data usage, will be charged as in the UK. Usage beyond a Fair Usage Policy may attract other charges. Full details, current list of HFH Destinations, charges, and terms are available at tescomobile.com/terms