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Samsung Galaxy A3 2017

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017
Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (Galaxy Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
4.7 inch 16:9, 1280x720 pixel 312 PPI, Capacitive, Super AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
Connections
Card Reader: microSD up to 256GB, NFC, Sensors: Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, USB-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 135.4 x 66.2 ( = 0.31 x 5.33 x 2.61 in)
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/1.9
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
135 g ( = 4.76 oz / 0.3 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
400 Euro

 

Average Score: 78.5% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 76%, features: 60%, display: 82% mobility: 71%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy A3 2017

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) review
Source: GSM Arena English
That's usually good news, it's a clear sign that the phone fills a specific hole in the market. The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) has the potential to become a quiet hit - it won't put the iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7 out of business, but it will rescue many people from overspending on a flagship they didn't need.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/16/2017
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Samsung says the Galaxy A3 will retail around the £299 mark. That price point is a tough nut to crack – Wileyfox, Motorola, Honor and others are doing great stuff and arguably offering better value for money than Samsung.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/06/2017
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 review
Source: Techradar English
If you’re looking for a smaller version of the Galaxy A range, this should suit you but there are a few areas which feature slightly disappointing spec.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/05/2017

Foreign Reviews

80% Das Neue Galaxy S7 Mini?
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Hallo, Galaxy S7 mini
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% features: 60% mobility: 60% workmanship: 90%
80% Samsung Galaxy A5
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy A3
Source: Allround-PC.com German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/29/2017
Samsung veredelt die Galaxy-Mittelklasse
Source: n-tv German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/27/2017
Samsung Galaxy A5 und A3
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 01/26/2017
Kompakt, gut und zuverlässig
Source: A1 Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/18/2017
Samsung Galaxy A3
Source: Tech Stage German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/16/2017
84% Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 das Kleine mit der guten Kamera
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 76% display: 82% mobility: 82%
Hallo Galaxy S7 mini
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/06/2017
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017 und Galaxy A3 (2017)
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 01/02/2017
Смартфон Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017): Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; excellent display; long battery life. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/03/2017
Review Samsung Galaxy A3 2017: Màn lột xác hoàn hảo!
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Waterproof; flexible fingerprint sensor; fast charge; USB-C; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/19/2017

Comment

ARM Mali-T830 MP2: Integrated graphics card for smartphones and tablets with two clusters (MP2) supporting OpenGL ES 3.2. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
7870 Octa: Exynos 7 Soc with eight Cortex-A53 cores clocked at up to 1.6 GHz and manufactured in a 14-nm process. Includes the GPU ARM Mali T830-MP2 as well as a dual-channel memory controller (LPDDR3-1866).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
4.7":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.135 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


78.5%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 655
Huawei GR5 Mini
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 650
Honor 7 Lite
Mali-T830 MP2, Kirin 650

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Honor 6X
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Metal (2016)
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa, 5.5", 0.169 kg
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa, 5.5", 0.167 kg

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unknown, unknown, 5", 0.142 kg
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Mali-T720 MP2, Mediatek MT6737, 5", 0.16 kg
Samsung Galaxy A5 2017
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Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro
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Samsung Galaxy On8
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Samsung Z2
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Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016)
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Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
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Samsung Galaxy C5
Adreno 405, Snapdragon 617 MSM8952, 5.2", 0.143 kg
Samsung Galaxy A8 2016
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Samsung Galaxy J5 (2016) Duos J510F
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916, 5.2", 0.159 kg
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro
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Samsung Galaxy Tab J
Mali-400 MP2, Spreadtrum SC8830, 7", 0.289 kg
Samsung Galaxy Tab A6 10.1" SM-T580
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Samsung Galaxy J Max
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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S W703
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-01- 7 (Update: 2017-01- 7)