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    Mobile Phone Insurance

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    • Do you use your mobile phone every day, often outside of your home, or rely on it to contact family and friends? Mobile Phone Insurance covers you for 1 year against accidental damage, including cracked screens and water damage.
    • Would you need a like for like replacement if your phone was stolen? Get a brand new replacement phone of the same or similar specification if yours is stolen.
    • Do you take your mobile phone abroad? You're covered for 30 days whilst the mobile phone is outside of the UK.

    The full list of benefits and exclusions can be found in the policy terms and conditions.

    Please read the Insurance Product Information Document and the Terms & Conditions. Mobile Phone Insurance excludes some situations including loss and normal wear and tear. A policy excess may be applicable at point of claim. Excess Details.

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MPN: SM-A530FZVABTU EAN: 8801643051310

Item number MR7AE

The Samsung Galaxy A8 has got both beauty and brains.

Wonderfully slim and comfortable in your hand with a beautiful gold shell, the A8 also gives you high-quality cameras, easy cashless payments and an impressive screen.

The 5.6 inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with its beautifully curved edges and 1440 x 2220 resolution will take your breath away, bringing websites, photos and movies to life like never before.

If taking great pictures is your thing, the Galaxy A8 has got you covered, with a 16 megapixel rear camera featuring phase detection autofocus, HDR and LED flash, plus the ability to shoot 1080p video at 30 frames per second.

On the front you'll find dual lens set-up - a 16 megapixel camera alongside an 8 megapixel sensor let you shoot really standout selfies, including using the bokeh effect with a blurred background.

You can also pay for your coffee or theatre ticket easily without having to take out your purse or wallet using Samsung Pay.

With an octa-core processor, 4Gb RAM and Android Nougat, you know everything happens incredibly fast, including streaming and downloads. A 3000mAh battery keeps going all day too. Enjoy peace of mind the next time you're out in the rain or relaxing by the pool too, because this phone is waterproof against splashes and spills.

Enjoy excellent security thanks to a fingerprint scanner located at the back that can unlock your screen, verify your Samsung account, sign into webpages and more. You also get 32Gb of internal memory with a microSD card slot so you can expand storage up to an additional 256Gb.
  • Camera: Y
  • Front Facing Camera: Y
  • Main Camera: Y
  • Network: Sim Free
  • Operating System: Android
  • Sim Type: Nano

Product Features

  • Expand your view
    Enjoy an expansive view on the Galaxy A8 with the Infinity Display. It's a beautiful, large display that extends from side to side for an expanded screen that you'll love to see.
  • Masterpiece in a snap
    Taking stunning photos on the Galaxy A8 is as easy as tapping the shutter. The dual front camera innovates selfies and wefies, putting the focus on you and your friends so you can capture moments in another way. And with the rear 16MP camera, the surrounding scene will come out bright and clear, too.
  • Perfect your selfie
    Add flair and fun to your selfies with Live Focus mode on the dual front camera. It blurs the background, adding bokeh so you and your friends stand out. Afterwards, you can readjust the focus to your taste. And by enabling Beauty effect before taking the photo, selfies and wefies come out stunning.
  • Get the shot in any light
    Whether out at night or caught in the dark, you'll capture the scene clearly with the improved low-light capability on the Galaxy A8's rear camera. Its bright f/1.7 lens, larger pixels, and bigger sensor bring in light from the environment to make photos crisp and detailed.
  • A smart way to search
    Easily find the image you want with the gallery search bar. As you search, the gallery analyzes your photos and pulls out relevant pictures, even displaying them by category.
  • Convenient Wi-Fi control
    Effortlessly conserve mobile data and battery life with adaptive Wi-Fi control on the Galaxy A8. It remembers where you've previously connected to Wi-Fi and turns on to instantly connect when you're in range. And when you leave the service range, Wi-Fi shuts off to keep your battery from draining.
  • Swift and simple unlocking
    Unlocking is as easy as taking a selfie or scanning your finger. With face recognition and the fingerprint scanner, accessing your phone is quick and convenient.

Technical Specification

Product DescriptionSamsung Galaxy A8 (2018) - SM-A530F - orchid grey - 4G HSPA+ - 32 GB - GSM - smartphone
Product TypeSmartphone 4G
DisplayOLED display - 2220 x 1080 pixels - colour - 5.6" - 440 ppi - 18.5:9 - Super AMOLED
FeaturesRear-facing camera, dual front-facing camera, digital player
ProcessorSamsung Exynos 7885 / 2.2 GHz (8-core) - 64-bit
Memory32 GB - RAM 4 GB + microSDXC slot - up to 256 GB
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Rear Camera16 Megapixel - f/1.7 - focus: automatic
Front Camera16 Megapixel f/1.9
Second Front Camera8 Megapixel
Service ProviderNot specified
SIM Card TypeNano SIM
SIM Card Slot QtySingle-SIM
Wireless InterfaceNFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ANT+/ANT
Security DevicesFingerprint reader, face recognition
Messaging ServicesSMS, MMS
Talk TimeUp to 1140 minutes
ProtectionDustproof, waterproof
ColourOrchid grey
Dimensions (WxDxH)70.6 mm x 8.4 mm x 149.2 mm
Weight172 g
SAR1.25 W/kg (body) / 0.241 W/kg (head)
Manufacturer Warranty2 years warranty