Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

138 g (4.87 oz) weight
7.9 mm (0.31 in) thickness

4.7" (312 ppi)
720 x 1,280 pixels

13 MP

2 GB memory
16 GB storage

Samsung Exynos 7870
Octa-core processor (14 nm)

2,350 mAh



Released in January 2017.

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) has a weight of 138 g (4.87 oz) and it is 7.9 mm (0.31 in) thick.

Features a screen of 4.7 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels and a pixel density of 312 pixels per inch. It has a rear camera (13 MP) and a front camera (8 MP).

Octa-core processor Samsung Exynos 7870 with a maximum frequency of 1.60 GHz, which is combined with up to 2 GB memory and 16 GB storage.

Battery capacity is 2,350 mAh. It has NFC connectivity.

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Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Brand Samsung
Model -
Release Date January 2017
Operating System TouchWiz UI (Android 6.0)
Size 135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm
5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 in
Weight 138 g
4.87 oz
Size 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1,280 pixels
PPI 312
Features OLED
Rear 13 MP f/1.9 Wide
Front 8 MP f/1.9 Wide
Memory 2 GB
Fixed 16 GB
Removable microSDXC
Chip Samsung Exynos 7870
Octa-core processor
14 nm
CPU 8x 1.60 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830 MP1
Capacity 2,350 mAh
Features -
Removable False
5G False
NFC True
3.5 mm Audio Jack True
Micro USB False
USB Type-C True
Lightning False

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Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

138 g
4.87 oz