Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 Launched – Specs and Features

Posted on Dec 17 2014 - 12:27pm by Gizmo Advice

Samsung has added two new smart-phones with their Galaxy A series, named A3 and the A5. Although the Galaxy A5 has already been established in some marketplaces, Galaxy A3 has only been launched in Taiwan just. Both devices come in gold, black and white color forms.

The A5 model has an aluminum body along with unibody construction. The metallic frame of the body together with its stylish plastic back offers it a comparable look like Galaxy Notice Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The A5 tends to feature a metallic body that seals the battery of the phone completely.

Screen specifications

The Samsung Galaxy A-3 has a 4.5-inch qHD Super AMOLED screen with 540 x 960-pixel resolution. This takes the pixel-density to 245ppi, which is considerably low. The Galaxy a 5 model comes with better specs: a-5-inch SuperAMOLED screen with 720 x 1280-pixel resolution and a pixel density that rises to 294pp

Design characteristics

The cellphone has slim bezels and flat sides. Both models resemble like Samsung Galaxy Alpha model. Midnight Black, Pearl White, Platinum Silver, Champagne Gold, Light Blue and soft Pink, are the color options available.

Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A5 are the business’s slenderest smartphones to day. Embracing a unibody steel physique, concerning thickness, the Galaxy A-3 and Galaxy A5 are 6.7mm and 6.9mm respectively. In contrast, the recently started Oppo R5 is much slimmer at 4.85mm.

Operating system

The Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 both run-on Android 4.4 KitKat. There is absolutely no news if these phones will receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update.

Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5

Miscellaneous features

Both smartphones are considered made available in Dual SIM variants. Concerning connectivity, one will discover Bluetooth 4.0, National Football Conference (in LTE models only), WLAN (802.11 a/b/g/n) and AGPS/GLONASS. Samsung also accentuate that a5 and a3 accentuates on self-quality, with flexible audio that raises the the quantity when background noise that is competing is detected by it. Another attribute called vice voice helps keep the volume level continuous for the receiver if you are holding the phone away from your face.


With regard to storage, both the smart phones have built-in 16GB storage that can be expanded up to 64 GB.


The unit supports USB, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC, 4G and 3G connection, which makes internet browsing and transfer of media documents and efficient and simple.


The Galaxy A3 has a 1,900-mAh battery and the Galaxy A5 supports a 2,300-mAh battery. Both devices get their signature Ultra Conserving Mode.


The Galaxy A5 comes designed with a 13MP Auto Focus camera with LED Flash. For selfie lovers, in addition, it gets a front-facing camera. Some traits that are fascinating include beauty face features, and wide selfie, among others. Video recording could be achieved on 1080 p. Galaxy A-3 features a 5MP front facing camera as observed in the Galaxy A5. The Galaxy A-3 has an 8MP rear camera with LED Flash and auto-focus.


The Samsung Galaxy A5 come with a quad core processor of 1.2GHz along with 2GB RAM. In the flip side, the Samsung Galaxy A3 also offers a 1.2GHz quad-core processor. However, it offers 1GB RAM only.


The Samsung Galaxy A5 feels fantastic on being held by hand and looks good. The phone is significantly maneuverable than the other handsets obtainable in the industry. The phone has smooth functioning and is apparently slim.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 will sell for the A3 around $287 and around $380 in Taiwan.

Source: Android Central

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