Samsung has launched their Galaxy A3 (2017). It is available in Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud colors variants. The smartphone has IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meters and 30 minutes which is quite superb. It is available in Europe for EUR 329 (roughly Rs. 23,500).
Display and Design
The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) comes with 4.7 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display. It has display resolution is 720 x 1280 pixels at a pixel density of 312 ppi. It measures 135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm (5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 in) dimensions. The display will be protected with Corning Gorilla Glass protection.
Hardware and Software
The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) runs on Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow). It inbuilt Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 processor with 2 GB of RAM. The phone packs a 16 GB of internal storage that can be expandable up to 256 GB via MicroSD card.
Camera and Battery
The smartphone packs a 13 MP primary camera and a 8 MP of secondary camera for selfies. The primary camera is capable of 1080p@30fps video recording. It includes Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, autofocus, LED flash.
Battery, Sensors and Connectivity
The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is a Dual SIM that accepts a Nano-SIM. The phone consist of Li-Ion 2350 mAh capacity with a Non-removable battery. Sensors om the phone are include Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer sensors. Some connectivity options include:
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
- Bluetooth- v4.2, A2DP, LE
- GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS
- FM Radio
- USB-Type-C 1.0 reversible connector