SAMSUNG GALAXY A3 Price, Review, Features & Specifications

SAMSUNG GALAXY A3 is an Android smart phone produces by SAMSUNG Electronics. The device was launched in January 2017 along with SAMSUNG Galaxy A5 and SAMSUNG Galaxy A7. The smart phone comes in a compact form which is quite affordable and easy to maintain.

The Galaxy A3 comes with amazing features and specifications which users will find very interesting cause the smart phone is much more outstanding than its cost. The beautiful device comes with a wide range of efficient, amazing, colorful and interesting accessories to choose from.

The SAMSUNG Galaxy A3 comes in two (2) different variants but have the same features and specifications except for the RAM and the CPU speed. The Galaxy A3 (2016 edition) comes with 1GB RAM and CPU speed of 1.3GHz while the Galaxy A3 (2017 edition) comes with 2GB RAM and CPU speed of 1.6GHz.The price of the phone differs due to the difference in the RAM and CPU speed.

SAMSUNG GALAXY A3 Price. Photo: Samsung


SAMSUNG GALAXY A3 Features and specifications 

Design and Display: The SAMSUNG Galaxy A3 comes in the purest form of elegance that is crafted with minimalism in mind for a maximum mobile experience by users. The smart phone comes in glass and metal compared to the previous SAMSUNG devices. The design sits perfectly well with the rear casing which brings out a smooth design from all angles.

he 3D resistant glass on the rear and the optimal 4.7 inches display screen are combined together flawlessly to provide an outstanding beautiful design. The smart phone is simply elegant…

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The dual SIM device comes in amazing and attractive natured colors which users can choose from. It comes in four different color variants which are; sky black, sand gold, cloud peach and mist blue. The colors blend harmoniously with the overall design of the outstanding smart phone.

Camera : SAMSUNG GALAXY A3 comes with 13MP rear camera and a 8MP front facing camera. The lovely device comes with a highly capable 13MP rear camera which is designed to capture beautiful moments and clearer memories as it is meant to be seen. The pictures come out crystal clear, very bright and very detailed. Users can optimize portraits or spice up color tones with a set of preset camera filters to enhance best images.

With the 8MP front camera of the device, users are sure to capture every important moment in rich detail and beautiful colors. Both cameras come with outstanding and amazing camera features which will bring out the very best of every memory. The front facing camera is just perfect for self taking picture lovers.

Protection (water resistance): SAMSUNG Galaxy A3 is equipped with IP68 protection. The feature protects the device from liquid substances and dust. The Galaxy A3 can be immersed in 1.5 meters of water for up to 30 minutes and the phone will still remain intact.

Battery: The battery life of the device is powerfully efficient. The device features significantly a longer battery life so users can get the most from the device even with heavy usage. Galaxy A3 comes with a battery capacity of 2350mAh which can last up to several hours at a single full charge. The battery can last up to different several hours on internet usage, video playback, audio playback, talk time and on standby mode.

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Processors: The Galaxy A3 comes with an in-built memory storage of 16GB which is expandable up to 256GB using a memory card (micro SD). Storage of favorite multimedia files are enhanced with the dual SIM functionality which provides very great flexibility wherever.

The RAM of the smart phone rests at 2GB which enhances smooth and efficient multitasking experience by users. Galaxy A3 runs on Android 6.0 for a smooth and efficient performance of the device. Galaxy A3 is powered by an octa-core SAMSUNG EXYNOS 7580 chip clocked at 1.6GHz for a speedy performance.

Security: Galaxy A3 comes with a “secure folder” feature which is very safe and very sound. The folder keeps selected apps and important and sensitive data locked down and separate from the regular contents on the phone. It saves users from having to log in every time with one time authentication. A fingerprint scanner is spotted on the device which enhances an efficient security of the phone


SAMSUNG Galaxy A3 -Full Specifications (at a glance)

. Processor: Octa core 1.6GHz CPU speed

. OS: Android 6.0

. Display screen size: 4.7 inches

. Display screen type: Super AMOLED

. Display screen resolution: 720 by 1280 HD pixels

. Color depth: 16m

. Protection: Yes

. S Pen support: No

. Camera: 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera

. Camera features: Auto-focus, LED flash light, self timer, night mode, smile detection and built-in flash

. Video: FHD 1920 by 1080 @30fps

. Colors: Four different attractive color variants

. RAM: 2GB

. ROM: 16GB

. Available memory: 9.7GB

. External memory: Yes, expandable up to 256GB via memory card

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. SIM: Dual SIM

. SIM size: NANO-SIM (4FF)

. SIM slot size: SIM 1 plus Hybrid (SIM or Micro SD)

. Network: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD

. Connectivity: USB, WI-FI, WI-FI direct, GPS and Bluetooth

. Form factor: Touch bar

. Sensors: Accelerometer sensor, barometer sensor, fingerprint sensor, gyro sensor, geomagnetic sensor, hall sensor, proximity sensor and RGB light sensor

. Dimension: 135 by 66.2 by 7.9mm

. Weight: 138g

. Battery: 2350mAh capacity (non-removable battery)

. Battery features: Yes

. S-Voice: Yes

. Mobile TV: No

. Gear support: Yes


SAMSUNG Galaxy A3 Price and Availability

Following the launching of the device, SAMSUNG announced that they are targeting Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The amazing device is not available in United States, China, Malaysia and India.

The SAMSUNG Galaxy A3 (2017) is available and can be bought in any of the retail phone stores across the country. The device is also available and can be bought online (AMAZON JUMIA KONGA and other leading online stores). The price of the device differs depending on the location of purchase.

Price in Euro: EURO138 – EURO199

Price in Naira: NGN165000 – NGN245000

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