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Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

Description

The compact Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) sports a 4.7" HD display (up from a 4.5" one), and runs on a quad-core SoC under the hood, clocked at 1.5 GHz, and paired with 1.5 GB of RAM. The camera is now 13 MP camera, compared to 8 MP in the first A3, while the 5MP snapper at the front stays the same. The battery pack has been given a boost here as well, though, to 2300 mAh from 1900 mAh.

This device is also known as Samsung SM-A310F

Pros

  • Small dimensions (5.30 x 2.57 x 0.29 inches)

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Display

Benchmarks
Size: 4.7 inches
Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels, 312 PPI
Technology: Super AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 69.30 %
Colors: 16 777 216
Touchscreen: Capacitive, Multi-touch
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

Benchmarks
System chip: Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7578
Processor: Quad-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
GPU: Mali-T720 MP2
RAM: 1.5GB LPDDR3
Internal storage: 16GB, available to use: 10.7 GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 128 GB
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (7.0 Nougat, 5.1 Lollipop) Screenshots

Battery

Benchmarks
Capacity: 2300 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Camera

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Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 13 MP (Autofocus)
Specifications: Aperture size: F1.9
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 5 MP
Dimensions: 5.30 x 2.57 x 0.29 inches (134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm)
Weight: 4.66 oz (132.0 g)
Materials: Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Features: Touch sensitive control keys
Keys: Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Black, Gold, Pink, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
LTE (TDD): Bands 40(2300)
UMTS: 850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
Data Speed: LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
SIM type: Nano SIM

Multimedia

Benchmarks
Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: Wireless screen share
Radio: FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.1
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Other: NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Availability

Officially announced: Dec 02, 2015
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