The Samsung Galaxy A3 core comes in as one of those smartphones, that shows how far Samsung has gone in manufacturing low budget smartphones. It bears features that be recorded as the core for communication. What’s more, the Galaxy A3 core can be regarded as a rebranded Samsung Galaxy A01 core, with lesser storage and RAM variants. More on that later.
Where to Buy Samsung Galaxy A3 Core
Samsung Galaxy A3 Core Key Specs & Features
- 5.3-inch TFT LCD Display, 720 x 1480 Pixels
- Quad-core Processor (1.5Ghz)
- 1GB RAM
- 16GB Storage with SD-Card Support up to 512GB
- 8MP Rear Camera
- 5MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE
- 3000mAh Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
The Samsung Galaxy A3 Core’s design is basically a replica of what we have on the Galaxy A01 core. The resemblance in the design on both smartphones is uncanny. It’s going to take a lot of scrutinies to tell the difference.
This design profile is one of, if not the most subtle design on Samsung smartphones. It is void of the fancy aesthetics features we have become accustomed to seeing on Samsung smartphones.
On the rear, you will find a setup, bearing a camera and an LED flash arranged together vertically, while beneath it, you will find the Samsung branding, which indicates the OEM.
Moving on the front, you will find a 5.3-inch TFT LCD display, guarded on the top and bottom, by generous amounts of bezels. This display has a resolution of 720 x 1480.
The build property here is dominated by plastic. We have got plastic on the rear, plastic on the frame, and glass upfront.
Enthusiasts who decide to purchase the Samsung Galaxy A3 core will have three color options and they include Red, Blue, and Green.
Looking for top-notch cameras? Then you have to look far off. It’s all about core basic stuff. In a similar fashion to the Galaxy A01 core, the Samsung Galaxy A3 core strips down the camera hardware to the basics.
The camera department bears a single 8MP camera on the rear with an aperture of f/2.2 and a single camera upfront with an aperture of f/2.4.
There isn’t any crazy video recording mode or high-end zoom. However, according to Samsung’s website, you can shoot 1080p videos @ 30fps using the Samsung Galaxy A3 Core.
Hardware and Software
Remember the last time you saw a quad-core smartphone? I guess it must have been a plethora of years back. Well, the Samsung Galaxy A3 core and its sibling the A01 core resurrects that processor.
Samsung didn’t really give many details on the exact processor that was used here, but we know it’s a quad-core processor, clocked at 1.5GHz.
Also on board for performance, is 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, with an option for storage expansion up to 512GB.
Combining the pieces together shows that performance-wise shows that this smartphone won’t perform well at high-mid tasks. Its best suited for light tasks like texting, calls, e.t.c
Samsung also didn’t indicate the exact operating system featured on the Samsung Galaxy A3 core, but we do know it’s based on Android.
The Samsung Galaxy A3 core features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a micro-USB port wifi, and Bluetooth 5.0.
Internet connectivity is capped at 4G which is due to the absence of 5G support. This means enthusiast won’t be able to utilize 5G for downloads, uploads, and streaming.
Samsung Galaxy A3 Core Price and Availability
Samsung Galaxy A3 Core price in Nigeria starts at around 34,500 Naira. The affordable smartphone costs around 8300 KSh in Kenya and around $90 at online stores.
The Samsung Galaxy A3 Core is currently available for purchase and can be purchased from online leading retail stores.
Samsung Galaxy A3 Core Specs
Here are a few specs of the Samsung Galaxy A3 Core:
- Platform: Android
- Processor: Quad-core (1.5GHz)
- GPU: –
- Memory: 1GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Red, Blue
- Dimension: 141.7 x 67.5 x 8.6
- Weight: 150g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 5.3-inch TFT LCD Display, 720 x 1480 Pixels
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 8MP Camera, F/2.2, 1080p @ 30fps
- Rear Camera Features: –
- Front Camera: 5.0MP Camera, F/2.4
- Built-in Storage: 16GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes (Up to 512GB)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: B1(2100), B5(850), B8(900)
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: B1(2100), B3(1800), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B20(800), B28(700), B38(2600), B40(2300), B41(2500)
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: –
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: Micro USB
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, WAV, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA
- Video Player: MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, FLV, MKV, WEBM
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: GPS, Glonass
- Maps: Yes (Google Maps)
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: –
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 3000mAh Battery
- Talktime: Up to 17 Hours
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –