Samsung Galaxy A5, Galaxy A3 phones unveiled

Samsung took the covers off two of its rumored devices. The newest phones that has found space in Samsung’s 2014 releases are the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3. These phone are not flagship offerings from the company but they follows the design and the construction of the recently launched Samsung Galaxy Alpha. They are extremely thin phones with measures 6.7mm for A5 and 6.9mm for A3. Samsung Galaxy A5 matches Alpha in terms of thickness. Now, both these phones shares the title of slimmest phones from Samsung.

Also see : Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha

 

Samsung Galaxy A5
Samsung Galaxy A5

Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 phones have metal unibody design and comes in Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue and Champagne Gold color variants. These phones comes with LTE connectivity, though it depends on the markets. They will be available in markets including China in November 2014 itself.

The availability of phones in India is not mentioned by Samsung. However, India being an important market now we will see the phones in the first wave of offering. The expected price of Samsung Galaxy A5 in India is Rs. 28,000, and the Galaxy A3 will carry a price tag of Rs. 23,000.

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 shares some of the common specifications between them. Both devices features a 1.2 GHz quad core CPU (chipset not specified) and they have expandable 16 GB of internal storage memory and 5 MP selfie centric wide angle front cameras.

Samsung primarily targets youth brigade with these phones. The software optimized for social media, wide selfie, palm selfie, animated GIF, beauty face features, and rear-cam selfie and the pick of colors are all tempting for the youth. The all metal body design may also attract folks from other demographics.

Also see : Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy A3

The Specifications of each devices are listed below.

Samsung Galaxy A5

  • 5 inch super AMOLED HD display
  • 1280 x 720p resolution, 16M colors, ~294 ppi pixel density
  • 1.2 GHz quad core CPU
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 16 GB internal storage
  • microSD cards up to 64 GB
  • 13 MP rear camera
  • 5 MP front camera
  • Android 4.4.4 Kitkat, TouchWiz UI
  • 2300 mAh battery
  • microUSB v2.0.WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v 4.0 (BLE, ANT+)
  • GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC (for LTE models)
  • 2G, 3G, 4G LTE (in select markets)
  • Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue and Champagne Gold
  • 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7mm
  • 123g

Samsung Galaxy A3

  • 4.5 inch super AMOLED HD display
  • 960 x 540p resolution, 16M colors, ~245 ppi pixel density
  • 1.2 GHz quad core CPU
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 16 GB internal storage
  • microSD cards up to 64 GB
  • Android 4.4.4 Kitkat, TouchWiz UI
  • 8 MP rear camera
  • 5 MP front camera
  • 1900 mAh battery
  • microUSB v2.0, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth v 4.0 (BLE, ANT+)
  • GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • NFC (for LTE models)
  • 2G, 3G, 4G LTE (in select markets)
  • Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue and Champagne Gold
  • 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9mm
  • 110.3g

Also see : Samsung Galaxy A5 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 mini

Samsung Galaxy A5 have specifications that are a bit inferior to Galaxy Alpha. The comparison of the phones will obviously be with the Samsung devices like Samsung Galaxy S5 mini.

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