Samsung Galaxy A3 

price Rs. 14,899 onwards | launch Jan, 2015

15.3

excellence score

26.8

value for money score

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Phonecurry's 2-Minute Review

quick-read review written by the phonecurry editorial team, summarising opinion across 6 Expert Reviews

What we liked
  • Excellent build quality
  • Beautiful design in an aluminium frame
  • Slim, light, compact and comfortably pocketable
  • Very good display with good brightness levels, excellent sunlight legibility and great contrast
  • Android interface with Samsung's Touchwiz which is feature rich and customizable with themes
  • Good camera
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent battery life
What we didn't
  • Overall speed/performance lags behind peers in this price bracket

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Samsung Galaxy A3 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 5.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.5 inches
Screen Resolution540x960 pixels (~ 245 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Geomagnetic Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • RGB Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.2 GHz, Quad Core
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1900 mAh
Battery Talktime (3G)13.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Internet Usage Time (3G): 8 hrs
  • Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 11 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: 11 hrs
  • Audio Playback Time: 60 hrs
Dimensions
Weight110 gm
Thickness6.9 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Snap a selfie with your voice or palm
  • Wide Selfie (merge three photos taken from the left/middle/right into one)
  • Animated Selfie
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
FM RadioYes
More
  • Ultra Power Saving Mode
  • WiFi Direct
  • ANT+ Support

About Samsung

Motorola
Headquaters South Korea
Brand Perception
Very Good
Service Quality
Good
Contact Info
Service Centre Locations