Samsung Galaxy A3

Specifications
Samsung Galaxy A3
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  • 4.5" 540x960 pixels
  • 8MP 1080p
  • 1/1GB RAM Snapdragon 410
  • 1900mAh
Released 2014, December 110.3g, 6.9mm thickness Android 4.4.4, up to 6.0.1 16GB storage, microSDXC
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Versions: A300F with 1 GB RAM; A300FU with 1.5 GB RAM

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A300F, A300FU, A300G, A300HQ, A300M, A300YZ
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20 - A300F, A300FU
  1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 40 - A300G
  1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 17 - A300M
  3, 7, 8, 28 - A300YZ
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2014, October. Released 2014, December
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm (5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 in)
Weight 110.3 g (3.88 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), plastic back, aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM
Display
Type Super AMOLED
Size 4.5 inches, 55.8 cm2 (~65.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~245 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Platform
OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)
CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 306
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 1GB RAM, 16GB 1.5GB RAM
 eMMC 4.5
Main Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.4, 31mm (standard), AF
Features LED flash, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)
Video
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Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Positioning GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes (LTE model only)
Radio FM radio, recording
USB microUSB 2.0
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
 ANT+
Battery
Type Li-Ion 1900 mAh, non-removable
Talk time Up to 12 h (3G)
Music play Up to 60 h
Misc
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue, Champagne Gold
Models SM-A300F, SM-A300FU, SM-A300G, SM-A300HQ, SM-A300M, SM-A300XU, SM-A300XZ, SM-A300Y, SM-A300YZ, SM-A300H
SAR EU 0.24 W/kg (head)     0.30 W/kg (body)    
Price About 190 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark X: 1895
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 65dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 76dB
Battery (old) Endurance rating 65h

User opinions and reviews

  • TheVlad
  • 08 Feb 2024
  • n2y

It eas a great phone in 2015, good price and lighteeight. Got it out of the drawer today to power it up again just to see if it still ekrks. It does, it has Android 6.0.1 on it, but it seems that Google Play doesn't work anymore. Anyone knows wh...

  • TheVlad
  • 08 Feb 2024
  • n2y

I don't know where you find phones with batteries that last 4 days. The problem with smartphones is that companies never made advancements in battery manufacturing and made idiots think that it's ok, cause you charge it at night anyway. Tha...

  • Anonymous
  • 22 Aug 2023
  • 3SL

Phones were so lightweight in 2014. Now we are forced to carry bricks with 4 day battery life because some people are not competent enough to plug their charger into a phone in the evening. It‘s like cars with 500 miles of range, who needs these insa...

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