Samsung Galaxy A8 appears in leaked images

Samsung Galaxy A8Samsung’s Galaxy A Series is leading the way in terms of stylishness for a manufacturer which has not traditionally held a candle to many of its rivals in this respect. And now the first pictures of the slimmest device it has ever made have emerged.

The Galaxy A8 is reported to be a phablet with a 5.7 inch Super AMOLED display, rocking a 1080p resolution, as well as an octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM.

This will all be compressed as much as possible, to allow it to fit into a body that is just 5.9 millimetres thick.

Samsung and a number of other companies are continuing to cut the bulk out of big screen devices, to the point that we may soon start to see handsets arriving which measure less than half a centimetre in depth.

The Galaxy A8 will be the same size as the firm’s Galaxy Note 4, but with more modest specifications, it should be quite a bit cheaper.

A metal body rather than a plastic one is also on the cards for the A8, ensuring that it keeps up with its stable mates, while also giving its rivals cause for concern.