Samsung's Galaxy A3 offers the quality of the Galaxy brand in a smaller sized body for those who prefer compact handsets.
When does the Samsung Galaxy A3 come out? No official release locally, but you can source one online
What’s new about the Samsung Galaxy A3? 4.7-inch display, water resistance
How much does the Samsung Galaxy A3 cost? Available online for around $350-$400
What is the Samsung Galaxy A3?
The Samsung Galaxy A3 is the smaller sibling of the Samsung Galaxy A5 handset and shares a number of the same functions. It's not a huge phone, which Australians tend to prefer, and that's apparently the reason why Samsung Australia hasn't officially announced the handset for the Australian market.
It's an Android handset, running Android 6.0.1 on Samsung's own Exynos 7870 Octa-Core processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage.
Is the Samsung Galaxy A3 a powerful phone?
The Galaxy A3, like the rest of Samsung's A-series phones, is a mid-range phone, and that means its performance is likely to be markedly mid-range. That's fine if you only use your phone for essential smartphone functions because that's what mid-range phones do!
How do I charge the Samsung Galaxy A3?
The Samsung Galaxy A3 charges via USB C, the newer and reversible standard for connection cables. It's equipped with a 2350mAh battery, which should charge rapidly via the supplied charger.
Does the Samsung Galaxy A3 have a good camera?
The Samsung Galaxy A3 has a 13MP f/1.9 rear camera and an 8MP f/1.9 front camera. For a mid-range phone that's quite a decent combination, and while we wouldn't expect it to seriously challenge the very best smartphone cameras, you should be able to shoot perfectly acceptable photos with it.
Is the Samsung Galaxy A3 water resistant?
One of the Galaxy A3's notable features is the inclusion of water resistance, rated at IP68. That means that it should be able to survive an accidental dunking without issue.
When will the Samsung Galaxy A3 be available in Australia?
Samsung hasn't officially launched the Galaxy A3 in Australia, although it is available through a number of direct sellers if you're happy importing handsets.
How much does the Samsung Galaxy A3 cost?
Online pricing varies, but you can expect to pay between $350 and $400 for the Samsung Galaxy A3.
Samsung Galaxy A3 Specifications
- Product Name
- Samsung Galaxy A3
- Display Size
- 4.7 inches
- Exynos 7870
- Operating System
- Android 6.0
- Front camera
- Rear camera
- 135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm
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