Samsung Galaxy A (2017) series is not coming to the United States

Samsung Galaxy A (2017) series is not coming to the United States

The Samsung Galaxy A (2017) series is the new face of the Samsung mid-range. A trio of phones, the 4.7" A3 (2017), the 5.2" A5 (2017) and the 5.7" A7 (2017) are stylish and feature something that almost no other rival can brag about: water-protection.

Unfortunately, though, the new Samsung Galaxy A (2017) series is not coming to the United States. Samsung officially confirmed that it has no plans to bring any of the three phones stateside, at least initially.

That's not exactly a surprise: the Galaxy A series launched two years ago and neither the original Galaxy A series, nor the Galaxy A (2016) were available in the US. Such more affordable devices also tend to find better footing in markets that sell the phones without a subsidy, while in the US it is flagships that rule the charts.

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8 Comments

1. libra89

Posts: 2252; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

What a bummer. If B&H will sell them, I'll be willing to try.

2. Nopers unregistered

Lmao. Isn't this their 2nd major lineup?

3. KingSam

Posts: 1370; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

3rd. I see you are forgetting the Note line.

5. EC112987

Posts: 1213; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Note falls under galaxy

4. sebstin

Posts: 170; Member since: Dec 03, 2015

Whats the reason for not releasing in US?. It will be hot cake with prepaid carriers..

7. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

The reason is that S7 and S7 Edge are selling really well here. They dont want A series to hamper its sales there by reducing the profit margin and the overall revenue.

6. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2260; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

wtf! .

8. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 451; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

Silly

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