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Galaxy A8: Samsung unveils its thinnest smartphone to date

The Galaxy A8 is thinner than the more expensive S6 but features a less powerful processor      Samsung has unveiled its thinnest smartphone to date.    The Galaxy A8 is 5.9mm (0.23in) thick, making it less than 85% the thickness of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S6 Edge.    Despite this design constraint, engineers have still managed to fit in a relatively high capacity 3,050mAh battery and a 16-megapixel camera - albeit one that protrudes beyond the rest of the case.      One expert questioned the advantages