Samsung to launch Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 (2017) in mid-January


We're already in mid-December and Samsung's new Galaxy A series is still MIA (missing in action). Information about at least three new Galaxy A smartphones leaked in the last couple of weeks, but Samsung is still mum on their release.

The Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 (2017) were supposed to be unveiled and released on the market in December, according to previous reports, but it looks like Samsung has pushed their launch into January.

Reputable leakster Roland Quandt claims at least two of the Galaxy A smartphones that we know of will be launched in Western Europe in mid-January. The Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 (2017) will be available in black, blue, gold and pink starting next month.

According to the cited source, the Galaxy A3 (2017) will cost €349 outright, while the Galaxy A5 (2017) will be more expensive at €449.

The third and most powerful Galaxy A series smartphone leaked, the Galaxy A7 (2017) won't be making its way into European markets alongside the other two. However, that doesn't mean that the device will be released in Europe at a later date.

We're also expecting Samsung to expand the availability of the two Galaxy A series phones in other European countries in the months following their release in Western Europe.

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4 Comments

1. RajRicardo

Posts: 495; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

It's getting old but I'll take the one that explodes. :D :P

2. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Meh, a little bit late, I'll wait for the S8, G6 and Nokia flagship(s) then. It's also a little bit too expensive for a midrange CPU/GPU and I'm afraid that it will launch with Marshmallow in 2017... Still a great phone though.

4. WAusJackBauer

Posts: 455; Member since: Mar 22, 2015

It really doesn't matter that it doesn't have Nougat. What people don't understand is that stock android plays catch up to other android skins. Samsung phones have had features that stock android hasn't had for years. The only benefit of newer versions of android is under the hood improvements that you would probably never notice and slight battery improvements. Plus the 2017 Galaxy A series will still end up getting Nougat, just not as soon as you'd like.

3. kotan24

Posts: 311; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

The hardware looks stunning love the design and choice of colors.

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