Samsung Galaxy A3 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Samsung Galaxy A3
  • Released 2014, December 110.3g, 6.9mm thickness Android 4.4.4, up to 6.0.1 16GB storage, microSDXC
  • Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 Adreno 306 Nano-SIM About 212.8 USD
  • 4.5" 540x960 pixels
  • 8MP 1080p
  • 1/1GB RAM Snapdragon 410
  • 1900mAh Li-Ion

Samsung Galaxy A3 overview

Samsung Galaxy A3 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2014, December. Samsung Galaxy A3 has 4.5 inch, Super AMOLED, a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It uses Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm) chipset, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, Adreno 306 GPU. Samsung Galaxy A3 supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Nano-SIM. Samsung Galaxy A3 has 8MP Single main camera, 5MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Ion 1900 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Samsung Galaxy A3 is about 212.8 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy A3 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 56 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 30 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 28 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 50 / 100 points
  • Price: 28 / 100 points

Samsung Galaxy A3 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A300F, A300FU, A300G, A300HQ, A300M, A300YZ
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20 - A300F, A300FU
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 40 - A300G
1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 17 - A300M
3, 7, 8, 28 - A300YZ
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2014, October. Released 2014, December
Status Discontinued

BODY

Dimensions 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm (5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 in)
Weight 110.3 g (3.88 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), plastic back, aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM

DISPLAY

Type Super AMOLED
Size 4.5 inches, 55.8 cm2 (~65.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~245 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4

PLATFORM

OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)
CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 306

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 1GB RAM, 16GB 1.5GB RAM
  eMMC 4.5

MAIN CAMERA

Single 8 MP, f/2.4, 31mm (standard), AF
Features LED flash, panorama
Video [email protected]

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes (LTE model only)
Radio FM radio, recording
USB microUSB 2.0

FEATURES

Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  ANT+

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 1900 mAh, non-removable
Talk time Up to 12 h (3G)
Music play Up to 60 h

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue, Champagne Gold
Models SM-A300F, SM-A300FU, SM-A300G, SM-A300HQ, SM-A300M, SM-A300XU, SM-A300XZ, SM-A300Y, SM-A300YZ, SM-A300H
SAR EU 0.24 W/kg (head) 0.30 W/kg (body)
Price About 212.8 USD

TESTS

Performance Basemark X: 1895
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 65dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 76dB
Battery life Endurance rating 65h

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