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Samsung Galaxy A3 (2014) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300). The list of the competitors most often compared to the Samsung Galaxy A3 smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy A3 / SM-A300

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300) smartphone released in 2014. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy A3 runs on Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 1900 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 4.5 inches AMOLED display with 540 x 960 px resolution. The AMOLED technology is widely used for smartphones because of their gorgeous color reproduction abilities and very deep blacks.

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Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300) specifications

Brand
Samsung
Name
Galaxy A3
Type
SM-A300
Launch
2014

Body

Weight
110 g
Dimensions
130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm
Colors
champagne gold
light blue
midnight black
pearl white
platinum silver
soft pink
SIM type
Nano SIM

System

The Samsung Galaxy A3 runs on Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but the Galaxy A3's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OS
Android OS v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
CPU
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Adreno 306

Display

Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Technology
Super AMOLED
Size
4.5 inches
Resolution
540 x 960 px
Multitouch
yes

Memory

The smartphone's memory (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

RAM
1 GB
Internal storage
16 GB
External storage
microSD

Camera

The camera of the Samsung Galaxy A3 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera
5 MP
Rear camera
8 MP
3264 x 2448 px
autofocus
Flash
LED

Connectivity

Galaxy A3 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. The Galaxy A3 comes with Near Field Communications (NFC) functionality for transferring content with other NFC-enabled devices. This Samsung smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM
850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network
2G / 3G / 4G
WLAN
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.0, A2DP, LE
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC
yes
FM radio
yes
USB
microUSB 2.0
Audio
3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1900 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

Type
Li-Ion 1900 mAh, non-removable

Features

The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display.

Sensors
accelerometer
compass
proximity
Specials
Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Links

Official site
http://www.samsung.com/

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Samsung Galaxy A3, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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Samsung Galaxy A3's (SM-A300) comparisons

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