Samsung Bloggers Meet in Kathmandu, we experienced the latest Samsung Galaxy A3 smartphone. This is the starting model of the new Galaxy A Series. Samsung Galaxy A is a new innovative and beautiful model from Samsung that is made from Aluminium and is very slim that is 6.9 mm thick. The device is provided with great premium body finish and the specification are also lovely. These mid range phone including Galaxy A5 are supposed to bolster the portfolio of Samsung’s product. A3 supports Dual SIM and hybrid SIM feature for great functionality.
Galaxy A3 comes with a Quad core Snapdragon 410, 64 bit processor with frequency of 1.2 GHz , the GPU is same Adreno 306 as E series but the RAM is only 1GB. he internal memory is 16GB and supports micro SD card up to 64 GB. We have got 4.5” Super AMOLED screen with 66% screen to body ratio. Screen resolution is same only 540X960 with 245 ppi pixel density which is good. HSPA+ or 3.5G support is apparently available in all the newly launched mobiles and in this case here too.
The battery is only 1900 mAh in this device which is the compromise for the slimness. It also has Hybrid Dual SIM so you use same port for SIM Card or micro SD Card as you like. The back camera is 8 MP that can take pictures at 3264 x 2448 and also record 1080p videos at 30 fps and the front camera is 5MP that supports 1080p video recording as well . The Samsung Galaxy A3 comes with Android 4.4.4 KitKat box packed. Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for A3 has been released and is available for update.
All the fancy features such as Wide Selfie, Rear Cam Selfie etc are supported and you can also take your mode to Private Mod. The Ultra power saving mode takes the phone to black and white and saves battery by only allowing some apps to work. New feature like changeable themes are also available which include Classic, Natural, Casual and Romantic Modes. T. The screen is protected with Corning Glass 4 so the screen is well protected.
Verdict: With the metallic premium finish the mobile is one of the slimmest of Samsung. The weight is only 110 gm. The price of Samsung Galaxy A3 in Nepal is Rs 31500. Galaxy A8 won the position of Samsung’s slimmest phone in 2015.
Samsung could have added 720p display in this phone. The phone is of best shape, size, and average mid range specification. You can get many phones of this level in market even of Samsung at lower price. Main reason of this phone being expensive is the metallic unibody design.