Poll: Would you pick up one of the Samsung Galaxy A devices when and if they hit the market?

Poll: Would you pick up one of the Samsung Galaxy A devices when and if they hit the market?
If you're following the Samsung-related news stream closely, then you'll know by now that the company certainly appears to be closing in on the finish line with a new line of Galaxy A devices. From what we know so far, there will be at least three models -- the 4.5-inch A3, the 5-inch A5, and the 5.5-inch A7. All of them will come packing mid- to lower high-end specs, and have metal used with their bodies. Supposedly.

Obviously, it'll be a while longer until we know for sure if these devices really exist, but the evidence is there and is becoming more substantial by the day. We already have a ton of photos, including official-looking renders, and those, along with preliminary specs info and pricing, ought to be sufficient for you to have already formed some kind of initial impression. Perhaps more importantly, however, those will have inevitably helped some of you to figure out whether they'd be interested in picking on up.

So what say you? Is the Galaxy A line headed for success?

Would you pick up one of the Samsung Galaxy A devices when and if they hit the market?

Definitely. These are looking great!
25.74%
I'm undecided. It can go either way.
21.82%
Nah. These are not the droids I'm looking for.
52.44%

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33 Comments

1. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

It depends on pricing.

6. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Agree, no reason to buy if they price equal or more expensive than XiaoMi 4. They don't have 3gb ram, 8mp front camera and more than 3000 battery to stack up against competitor

11. Chuck007

Posts: 1410; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Not a lot of markets have Xiaomi Mi4 yet. Agree it's a nice phone though albeit a tad too much Apple inspired for my liking.

28. JMartin22

Posts: 2370; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Low quality Chinese phones are given a low price for a reason. Want to know the answer? Oh wait, I gave it to you already.

2. damien2014 unregistered

It's pointless for me to buy a Samsung phone only for an aluminium chassis. I will go for a Nexus 5 instead. Only about $240 for a 16GB unlocked version. (A 6-inch Nexus is a no-go.)

5. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

agree nexus is the best android.

3. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

They are nice devices and I like the design too. But not for me. I want a device with timely updates. I don't like to being left alone in future without updates. So my preference will be a nexus,Motorolas etc.

4. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Looks really nice. Wouldn't mind picking one up just for the new design.

8. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

yeah bcuz u r fanboy

27. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

Aww...too bad hater.

33. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

yeah I hate when fanboys comment blindly... you said new design ,look carefully. they used galaxy s3's back design and galaxy s2's front design and you think this is new design ? pathetic

30. Venkatramanan

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

It's his money and he may have his own requirement to decide his phone.

12. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Lol at the term new design. Are we back in 2011?

16. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

I think updates will became faster in android from now on..atleast for high end devices....this new plan of google to announce new version of android and releasing it after months gives time for manufacturers to update...s5 running android l is proof of that... And also it gives time for app developers

7. marcusxv3

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

i would, but i really got used to virtual buttons on the screen... this is the main reason why i never bought a samsung device.. really do not enjoy hardware buttons...

22. rnagic

Posts: 215; Member since: Jul 13, 2014

I feel exactly the same. I actually do like the Samsung Galaxy alpha, but I will never go back to a phone with a physical home button. It really is a shame. I don't think it will ever go either, because it's part of Samsung's signature design.

9. S.M.Talha

Posts: 70; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

In my opinion these are great midrangers.Especially if you exclude nexus 5 then these are on top.Because nexus 5 gives performance and these gives other specs like camera and good battery.So only nexus 5 is its competitor.But since both devices are offering different things that kinda put them in different categories even if they are in same,i mean mid range.

10. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

its bad news for those who like removable covers , back isnt removable

20. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

Isn't the Samsung Galaxy Alpha's back removable, though?

24. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

yeah but this isnt a alpha. I suggest you to look at picture 15. there you will see sim card slot and sd card slot ( or second sim card slot) so it means back isnt removable. maybe Im wrong.

31. Venkatramanan

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

It seems, Uni-body design. Which is really a bad move for Samsung fans. But Uni-body design gives a premium look to the phone

13. poppy.a

Posts: 41; Member since: Sep 24, 2014

Nice looking phones , I'm getting the A5 if the price is good.

14. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

If prices would be at least half the devices would be nice. The A5 sounds like a very solid mid-ranger but at 150-200$ not 400-450$.

15. dorfoz

Posts: 156; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Not if there's a Note 4, Z1's and the like are out there. This phone might end up at the backburner when it comes to OS updates. I can't go with mid-low end phones with Android. I become the laughing stock of the pack.

17. imMature

Posts: 87; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

The back design reminds me of the good ol Galaxy S3. The specs aren't that far from the dated flagship either.

18. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1258; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

I agree that the phones are not as ugly as earlier and looks much much better now... But price will be the main deciding factor... Now reduce the S-bloat Samsung.... Please...

19. Switch00

Posts: 536; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

for me alpha was complete dissapointment once i saw it in a store. to light, to small, to thin, it's edges are way to sharp, ... this ALU hype is passe. My Casio MQ-2 from 70's was made of alumium and looked and feeled better.

21. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

No LagWiz for me...

25. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

its time to change ui. others made their ui more flat and light.

32. Venkatramanan

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

Sony's UI is Simple and it doesn't have much bloatware. But the RAM Optimization is very poor and lags all the time. On the other hand HTC Sense has more feature than Sony's one and is having less lag because of the better optimization. If they can manage the RAM Usage well, It is not a problem of having heavy skin.

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