Samsung Galaxy A3 Specs and Price

Samsung Galaxy A3 Specs and Price

In Its build and design, the Galaxy A3 is similar to the Galaxy A5   reason being that they are Samsung's slimmest smartphones in the market at 6.9mm and 6.7mm thin, respectively, have the same camera specs of 16MP rear and 5MP front-facing cameras, processor speed of 1.2GHz, internal storage of 16GB, and both having a full metal unibody design. 

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Unlike previous Samsung smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy Alpha and Note 4 whose bodies are made of plastic, the Samsung Galaxy A3 comes with full metal unibody design, superior hardware and features to provide the best possible social media experience. There's no detachable back cover, making it completely sealed like the latest Iphone 6 plus and also, a non-removable battery making the phone build solid and improves its safety.

Features like the heart rate sensor and the fingerprint scanner as found in other high end devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S6 are absent in the Galaxy A3 making it a mid range phone. But Even without these, the great high fashion design and advanced functions it offers makes it a good choice for anyone looking for a medium range phone.

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Overview Features

Samsung Galaxy A3 is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) OS which allows multi-tasking and enables users to switch easily between applications . Its RAM size of 1GB ensures a larger number of apps are running without the phone slowing down or hanging. Also having an internal memory of 8GB which is expandable via microSD card slot up to 64 GB increases number of videos, apps and games users of this device can Install.

The Galaxy A3 sports an 8MP rear camera with LED flash integrated with features like, CMOS image sensor, Face detection, Digital zoom, Voice activation, Self-timer, Auto-focus, Touch to focus, Geo tagging coupled with a 5MP front-facing camera for video recording and selfies. 

Galaxy A3 sports a 4.5 qHD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 960*540 pixels. The battery Capacity of the Samsung Galaxy A3 is 1,900mAh, providing 12 hours of talk time, 11 hours of music playback time and for movie lovers, 11 hours of video playback time. 

The Galaxy A3 has a dual sim functionality and for connectivity, it provides support for 4G LTE , WLAN, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth, NFC and USB Port

Other Samsung Galaxy A3 Specs are given below:


Release date November 2014
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 130.10 x 65.50 x 6.90
Weight (g) 110.30
Battery capacity (mAh) 1900
Removable battery No
SAR value NA


Screen size (inches) 4.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 540x960 pixels


Processor 1.2GHz  quad-core
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 64


Rear camera 8-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel


Operating System Android 4.4


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/ g/ n
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Direct No
MHL Out No
Headphones 3.5mm
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G  Yes


Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

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Pricing and Availability

The avg current market price of the Samsung Galaxy A3 in India is about Rs. 20500. In Nigeria, the the Galaxy A3 is currently available, its price range from N48,000 to N52,000.

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