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Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Specs & Price

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Specs & Price

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is the entry-level member of the ASeries 2017 edition. It is the most compact member of the series with a 4.7-inch Display. Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) has 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, which is 33% less memory and 50% less storage than the Galaxy A7 (2017) and the Galaxy A5 (2017).

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Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Key Specs & Features

  • 4.7-inch Super AMOLED Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (312ppi)
  • 1.6GHz Octa-core Processor with 2GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE (up to 300 Mbps download)
  • Dust and Water Resistant (IP68)
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
  • 2350 mAh Battery

The Display and Cameras

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) has the most modest display of the 2017 ASeries lineup. It features a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED Display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) sports a 13 megapixels camera on the back and an 8 megapixels camera in the front. The camera has an LED flash and supports autofocus.

Hardware and Software

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) on a 1.6GHz octa-core processor with 2GB RAM. You get 16GB built-in storage with support for up to 256GB memory card.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) supports super fast 4G LTE with download speeds of up to 300Mbps. It offers dual-band Wi-Fi, dust and water resitance, USB Type C, Bluetooth 4.2, and NFC.

Pricing and availability

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is not yet available in Nigeria. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. When available, Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 110,000 Naira to 200,000 Naira at launch.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Specs

Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017):

General Features

  • Platform: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Processor: 1.6GHz Octa-core Processor
  • GPU:
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud
  • Dimension: 135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight:
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Single SIM or Dual-SIM

Display

  • Display: 4.7-inch Super AMOLED Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (312ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Camera

  • Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, HDR, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 8 MP Camera

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB Storage
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 1900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 2(1900), 40(2300)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 300Mbps
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type C

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP

Entertainment

  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: Yes
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Front)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes, Samsung Pay
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: Yes, IP68 certified
  • Dust Resistant: Yes
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)

Battery

  • Battery: 2350 mAh Battery (non-removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: No

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