Samsung Galaxy A3

price Rs. 8,180 onwards launch Jan, 2015
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#340
of 524 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 6 expert review(s)

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

6 expert review(s)


786+ user reviews

video review

source: @fonearena
OS
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
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.15/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys