Audio Overview of Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)


Quick Review of Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

The Good
  • Less prone to fingerprints
  • Stunning camera performance
  • IP68 Waterproof rating
The Bad
  • Display could have been Full HD
  • No dedicated microSD slot

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Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Full Features & Specifications

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Model Name: SM-A320F
Screen Size 4.7 inch
Screen Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Screen Type Super AMOLED
Pixel Density 312 PPI
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Bezel Less No
Brand Samsung Exynos
Processor Speed 1.6GHz
Processor Exynos 7870
Processor Type Octa-Core
Graphics Mali-T830
Rear Camera Resolution 13MP
Dual Rear Camera No
Front Camera Resolution 8MP
Dual Selfie Camera No
Camera Details Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Recording Resolution Full HD Video Recording (1080p)
Camera Features Autofocus, LED Flash
General Specifications
Operating System Android
OS Version Android 6.0 Marshmallow
OS Upgradable To Android Oreo
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type USB Type C
Features Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Barometer, Gyroscope
IP Rating IP68 (Dust and Water Resistant - 1.5 meters for 30 minutes)
Dimensions (mm) 135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9
Weight 138 grams
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Headphone Jack Type 3.5mm
Color Black Sky, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud, Gold Sand
Build Material Glass, Metal
Device Warranty 1 Year
Warranty Details Brand Warranty of 1 Year Available for Mobile and 6 Months for Accessories
Body SAR 1.38W/kg
Head SAR 0.35W/kg
In The Box Device, Charger & Cable Separate, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual
Internal Storage 16GB
Approx. User Available Storage 9.7GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 256GB
OTG Support Yes
SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Nano SIM
SIM 1 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
SIM 2 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM) Yes
2G Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)
Battery Capacity 2350mAh
Battery Type Lithium-ion (Li-ion)
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Features

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is a dual SIM device that was launched in February 2017. Huge expandable storage and very good cameras are its major highlights.

Display and Design:
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) comes with 4.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen display, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 screen protector both at the front and back, 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and 312.47PPI pixel density. It is available in 4 colours including White, Gold, Pink and Black. It comes with a capacitive screen with multi touch facility.

Hardware and Features:
This dual SIM device is loaded with 1.5GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos processor, 2GB RAM, Mali-T830 MP2 graphics and Android 6.0 Marshmallow Operating System. Proximity sensor, accelerometer and compass are in-built. FM radio and GPS are available. It supports MP3, eAAC+, WAV, Flac, Xvid, MP4, H.264 music video formats.

Camera and Storage:
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is built with a 12MP rear camera with 4000 x 3000 pixels resolution and 1.8f aperture and 8MP front camera with 1.8f aperture. Camera features include face detection, autofocus, LED flash, touch to focus, ISO control, exposure compensation, geotagging, HDR and panorama. It provides the facility of video recording at 1080p. It has an internal storage of 16GB that can be expanded up to 256GB with a micro SD card.

Battery and Connectivity:
This dual SIM device is loaded with 2500mAh Li-ion non-removable battery. Users can enjoy connectivity through 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS with A-GPS, NFC and micro-USB 2.0. It takes in 1 regular and 1 Nano SIM card.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) faces competition from Lenovo K5 NoteMoto G4 Plus and Vivo V3. Lenovo K5 Note, Moto G4 Plus and Vivo V3 have a bigger screen, better camera and higher battery capacity than Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017).

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017):

Does it support OTG?

Ans: Yes, the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) supports OTG.

Is the battery removable?

Ans: No, the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) comes with a non-removable battery.

Does it support Reliance Jio Network?

Ans: Yes, the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) supports Reliance Jio Network.

Will this get further software updates of Android?

Ans: It comes with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and will receive the Nougat update soon.

Does the phone have a Hybrid SIM slot?

Ans: Yes, it has a Hybrid SIM slot.

Does it feature a fingerprint sensor?

Ans: Yes, it does feature a front-mounted fingerprint sensor.

What type or charging connector do I need?

Ans: You’ll need a USB Type-C charging connector for this phone which will come inside the box itself.

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