Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 (2017) essentially confirmed

Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 (2017) essentially confirmed
Earlier on today, it was reported that a new version of the Samsung Galaxy A5 had reared its head through various benchmarking utilities. As we've seen for the past couple of years running now, the Galaxy A5 likes to be chaperoned by both Galaxy A3 and A7. Though we naturally assumed the leaked A5 was only one-third of the unfolding story, sources of SamMobile have essentially confirmed the existence of the other two handsets. 

According to this new report, the model numbers of the Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 will be SM-A320F, SM-A520F and SM-A720F respectively. As we recently learned, the new Galaxy A5 could get a customary processor bump, more RAM and a slightly better battery, along with a storage increase. While it is not yet known how the specs will improve for the other two handsets, it's fairly safe to assume that a similar refresh will be on the agenda. 

Though Samsung is known to churn out swathes of flagship-level handsets, the company has been on the offensive in the ever-saturated middle of the market. The Galaxy A series seeks to amalgamate style and low cost with enough power for the vast majority of users, and looks to be headed back for a third innings. 

There's no word as yet on when the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 or Galaxy A7 (2017) will actually hit the market. The 2016 models all rolled out in early January of this year, though announcements actually began in December of 2015. If Sammy intends to stick with the traditional one-year life cycle, this new trio should once again join us at the turn of the year. 

We'll have more details as and when they arrive, so stay tuned. 

source: SamMobile



1. siddharthayadav202

Posts: 286; Member since: Apr 23, 2016

They would be great if the Exynos chips are same as in leaks with T860 mp4 and 3 gpus and A72 cortex cpus

6. may_czos

Posts: 956; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

No, they're going to have Exynos 7870 at best which means A53 cores only and very mediocre Mali-T830MP2 GPU.

2. WPX00

Posts: 512; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

Still disappointed that it doesn't have any real big cores. Exynos 5 Hexa on the Nexus 10 was one of the first was a dual big + quad little chip, cant they replicate that?

3. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

16 GB versions must stop.

5. rishav20193

Posts: 243; Member since: Jul 18, 2015

agreed, 16 gb should be for low end....8 gb should disappear !! 32 for high ends & 64/128 for flagships

4. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 456; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

I bought a brand new Galaxy A3 2016 on ebay. Had faults with the screen (wouldn't pick up touches quick enough) and it wouldn't receive SMS's properly. I read on forums that other people had the screen issue, so it must've been a problem with a certain shipment of them. Wasted $350 :(

7. may_czos

Posts: 956; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

Use the warranty.

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