Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 with metallic body launched in India for Rs. 20500 and Rs. 25500


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Samsung today launched the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 smartphones in its new A Series in India. These smartphones have full metal unibody, slim designs. The Galaxy A5 is just 6.7mm thick and the Galaxy A3 is 6.9mm thick.

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Samsung Galaxy A3 specifications

  • 4.5-inch (960 x 540 pixels) qHD Super AMOLED display
  • 1.2GHz quad-core processor
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB with microSD
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (second slot can also be used as microSD slot)
  • 8MP rear camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9mm; Weight: 110.3 grams
  • 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS/ GLONASS
  • 1900 mAh battery

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Samsung Galaxy A5 specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display
  • 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB with microSD
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (second slot can also be used as microSD slot)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera
  • Dimensions: 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7mm; Weight: 123 grams
  • 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS/ GLONASS
  • 2300 mAh battery

The Samsung Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A5 smartphones come in a range of colors that includes Black, White and Gold and are priced at Rs. 20,500 and Rs. 25,500, respectively. These come with special double data plans for Airtel customers for up to 6 months. Both these smartphones would go on sale next week. We unboxed the Galaxy A5 recently, check out the unboxing below. Also check out the benchmarks and photo gallery.


Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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