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Samsung Galaxy A3 2017

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2. Samsung is one of the most popular smartphone & consumer electronic brands in world. While it utilises multiple operating systems, this South Korean firm is known mainly for its Android-powered Galaxy series.

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Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 details

Buy For
  • Gorilla glass screen protection
  • Outstanding cameras
  • Smooth performer 
  • Ample expandable storage
Beware of
  • Non removable battery
  • No FHD display
Verdict

The Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 a small sized handset with impressive cameras and HD display. The display quality of the device is very good and one can also enjoy clear viewing even in sunlight. The powerful processor along with superior RAM results smooth workflow in the system. However, in this competitive world of smartphones, the users expect atleast a bigger sized FHD display.

A handset with splendid cameras and display
Display and Configuration

The Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 flaunts a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED HD (720 x 1,280 pixels)display and features Corning Gorilla Glass v4 screen protection. Inside the system, is a 1.5GHz octa-core processor coupled with 2GB of RAM. The device boots on Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) operating system and is available in three colours namely - black, white and gold.

Camera and Storage

For clicking pictures, the device is stacked with a 12MP (1.8f aperture) snapper inclusive of autofocus and LED flash.It can also record FHD (1,920 x 1,080 @ 30 fps) videos. Selfie lovers can click shots from an 8MP (1.8f aperture) front snapper.In order to save a large number of different files, the phone has an internal memory of 16GB. It can be further increased up to a massive 256GB using a microSD card.

Battery and Connectivity

Acting as a stamina provider, there is a 2,500mAh li-polymer battery which keeps the show running for long hours. Like other Samsung models, this device also offers connectivity options such as single SIM, 4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS with A-GPS, NFC and microUSB 2.0. 
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Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 Price
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Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Supports Indian bands
  • 16 GB + 256 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM: Nano + Nano
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Waterproof, IP68
  • FM Radio
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Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 Specifications

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General
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy A3 2017
Operating System Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano
Network 4G: Available (supports Indian bands)
3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Design
Height 135.4 mm Compare Size
Width 66.2 mm
Thickness 7.9 mm
Very Good
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7.9 mm
Average in group
8.1 mm
Best in this group
5.5 mm
Group: 14 - 22 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Colours Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist,Peach Cloud
Waterproof
yes Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68
Ruggedness Dust proof
Display
Very Good
Display compared to
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71%
Average in group
64%
Best in this group
90%
Group: 14 - 22 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Screen Size
4.7 inches (11.94 cm)
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density
312 ppi
Very Good
Pixel Density compared to
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312 ppi
Average in group
401 ppi
Best in this group
565 ppi
Group: 14 - 22 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Display Type
Super AMOLED
Touch Screen yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio (calculated)
67.78 %
Performance
Good
Performance compared to
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64%
Average in group
64%
Best in this group
91%
Group: 14 - 22 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Chipset Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Processor
Octa core, 1.6 GHz, Cortex A53
Average
Processor compared to
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Octa core, 1.6 GHz, Cortex A53, Chipset: Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Average in group
Quad core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A53 + Quad core, 1.2 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.8 GHz, Kryo 385 + Quad core, 1.8 GHz Kryo 385, Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Architecture
64 bit
Graphics
Mali-T830 MP2
RAM
2 GB
Very Good
RAM compared to
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2 GB
Average in group
3 GB
Best in this group
8 GB
Group: 14 - 22 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Storage
Best in Class
Storage compared to
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96%
Average in group
98%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 14 - 22 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Internal Memory
16 GB
Very Good
Internal Memory compared to
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16 GB
Average in group
32 GB
Best in this group
128 GB
Group: 14 - 22 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Expandable Memory
yes Up to 256 GB
Camera
Good
Rear Camera compared to
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66%
Average in group
63%
Best in this group
88%
Group: 14 - 22 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 13 MP Primary Camera
Very Good
Main Camera compared to
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13 MP
Average in group
13 MP
Best in this group
48 MP
Group: 14 - 22 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Autofocus yes
Physical Aperture F1.9
Flash yes LED Flash
Image Resolution 4128 x 3096 Pixels
Settings Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
Video Recording 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution 8 MP Front Camera
Average
Front Camera compared to
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8 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
32 MP
Group: 14 - 22 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Physical Aperture F1.9
Flash no  No
Battery
Good
Battery compared to
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69%
Average in group
74%
Best in this group
99%
Group: 14 - 22 K Phones
Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Capacity
2350 mAh
Type Li-ion
User Replaceable
no  No
Network & Connectivity
SIM Size SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano
Network Support
4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G
SIM 1
4G Bands:
TD-LTE 2300(band 40)
FD-LTE 1800(band 3)
3G Bands:
UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
GPRS:
Available
EDGE:
Available
SIM 2
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz
Wi-Fi yes Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
yes v4.2
GPS
yes with A-GPS
NFC
yes
USB Type-C
yes (Doesn`t support micro-USB)
Multimedia
FM Radio
yes
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor
yes
Fingerprint Sensor Position Front
Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass
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    Answered by Prashant Sharma | 2 years ago
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    Redmi Note 4 seems better option in my opinion. Redmi Note 4 has better display , more RAM, better battery backup , IR blaster whereas Samsung A3 2017 seems an average phone . specs Comparison
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    Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 vs Honor 5X

    Though both are good devices but as per the expected specs of Samsung Galaxy A3 2017, it should be a better device as it has the following advantages:

    • It has around 33% faster CPU than Huawei Honor 5X. Faster CPU means more smooth experience.
    • Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is VoLTE Enabled. You can use this to make calls over 4G network. It is compatible with Reliance Jio.
    • It supports NFC. NFC enables wireless payments through your device. You can also connect two NFC enabled devices just by touching them with each other.
    Though it is not one sided, Honor 5X ghas the following advantages:
    1. It has around 17% bigger screen than Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017). 
    2. It has  around 125% more pixels than Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017).
    3. It has around 27% more Battery Capacity than Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017).
    Verdict : Hence in my view Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 should be better as it has faster CPU and has better all round performance. 

    You can also compare your devices on 91mobiles link samsung Glaxy A3 2017 vs Honor 5x

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