Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 (2017) price and specs

The new Galaxy A smartphones in 2017, there are in Germany only in two sizes and configurations.

In other countries, there is the Galaxy A7 and A9 even more models.Why Samsung denies us these devices, remains as always a mystery.

With the Galaxy A5 (2017) there is nevertheless a very attractive mid-range smartphone with waterproof properties and good features. This includes a 5.2-inch full-HD display.

Samsung uses a Super AMOLED panel, thus achieving an always-on display. Inside an 8-core processor, which are 3 GB RAM and 32 GB of internal memory available works.

Last can be extended naturally.

The large 3000 mAh battery ensures not only a high maturity but can be recharged again quickly. Samsung also installed two 16-MP cameras with f / 1.9 aperture.

Photos and videos should, therefore, turn out pretty good.

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is located with its 4.7-inch display not only the size slightly below the Galaxy A5, it also comes with somewhat lower specifications.

These include an HD display, 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. The housing is made but also of metal and glass, the smartphone is waterproof and there is a USB Type-C connector. Only the battery drops with 2,350 mAh but already extremely small.


Smartphone Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
Display 5.2 inch, 1,920 x 1,080 pixels 4.7 inch, 1,280 x 720 pixels
processor Octa-Core, 1.9 GHz Octa-Core, 1.6 GHz
data storage 32 GB, expandable 16 GB, expandable
cameras 16 MP (rear), 16 MP (front), each with f / 1.9 aperture 13 MP (rear), 8 MP (front), each with f / 1.9 aperture
battery pack 3.000 mAh 2.350 mAh
Mass weight 146,1 x 71,4 x 7,9 mm, 159 Gramm 135,4 x 66,2 x 7,9 mm, 138 Gramm
connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, LTE Cat. 6, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, LTE Cat. 4, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2
operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 6.0 Marshmallow
particularities IP68 certification (waterproof and dustproof), USB Type C, Fingerprint Scanner IP68 certification (waterproof and dustproof), USB Type C, Fingerprint Scanner
price 429 Euro 329 Euro