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Samsung Galaxy A3 2017: Specs, Features and Best Deals

Samsung has recently updated its’ A series phone and now we have A3 2017 in the market. Launched at CES 2017, the latest Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 is the smallest of the three phones. This phone is an update of the previous A3 2016 and we must say that the specs look awesome and it is great value for money.

Body: waterproof body (IP68) with a metal frame and Gorilla Glass front and back
Screen: 4.7" Super AMOLED with 720 x 1,280px resolution (312ppi); Always On Display
Camera: 13MP f/1.9 with LED flash; 1080p @ 30fps video capture
Selfie cam: 8MP f/1.9; 1080p @ 30fps video capture
OS: Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with TouchWiz; 7.0 Nougat update in the works
Chipset: Exynos 7870 Octa; octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU (1.6GHz); Mali-T830
Memory: 2GB of RAM; 16GB storage; microSD slot (dedicated or hybrid, region dependent)
Battery: 2,350mAh Li-Po (sealed); Fast charging
Connectivity: Optional dual-SIM; LTE-A (Cat. 6 300/50Mbps); USB-C; Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac; FM radio
Misc: Fingerprint reader; Samsung Pay

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Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 Specs

• 4.7-inch screen, 720 X1280 pixels
• 35Weighs 17 g
• 135.4 X 66.2 X 7.9 mm dimension
• Corning Gorilla glass
• IP68 certified, water and dust resistant
• Front mounted fingerprint sensor
• Android 6.0 Marshmallow
• Octa core 1.6 GHz processor
• 2 GB internal RAM, 16 GB
• MicroSD card slot
• Non removable 2350 mAh Li-ion battery
• Type-C USB port for fast charging
• 13 MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture
• 5 MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture
• Color variants: Black sky, gold sand, blue mist, peach cloud

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 – Design

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 and the recently launched A5 and A7 bear resemblance from the flagship phone, Samsung Galaxy S7. It has got that curvaceous back and rounded edges to allow the phone to sit well in one hands.

A3 2017 has seen its thickness increased from 7.3 mm to 7.9mm, reasons for which could be the battery bump to 2350 mAh from 2300 mAh. It is though still non removable but with USB-C port, you can charge it pretty fast. Addition of fingerprint sensor could also be one of the reasons. You can easily find many attractive and cheap deals on Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 16 GB.

The phone’s speaker moves from bottom to the right side so that it i s never covered up while you are watching a movie or playing your favourite game. The biggest thing that has been added to the latest Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 16 GB black is the IP68 certification. This means that your phone does not get damaged even if your phone is submerged in water up to 1.5 meter for about 30 minutes.

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 – Screen

With 4.7-inch screen size, the latest Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 deals sit perfectly well in hand and you can carry it easily in bags and even pockets. It is powered with Super AMOLED display which the company calls as 2.D due to curved edges. The display is vibrant and provides for excellent contrast. The resolution remains the same at 720 X 1280 pixels as of the previous year. A small screen size with such pixel density offers for really sharp and bright images. The price is quite affordable at £299 and with best deals on Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 16 GB available with leading UK mobile operators, there’s no worry.

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 – Hardware

A3 2017 is powered by 1.6 GHz Exynos 7870 Octa-core processor, in the predecessor it was 1.5 GHz Exynos 7578 quad-core processor. Internal RAM too sees an upgrade from 1.5 GB to 2 GB. The smartphone is quite responsive and you would hardly come across any lag issues.
It comes with 16 GB internal storage which can be well expanded to 256 GB through microSD card slot. Last year it was 128 GB. Samsung seems to make USB-C a standard in all the phones it launches from now on. That’s really good news. As of now, you can charge your phone pretty fast.

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017- Camera

A3’s rear camera is same as of the previous year’s A3 at 13 MP and f/1.9 aperture. There is no OIS (optical image stabilization), so you would have to keep your hands quite steady while capturing images. The front camera though sees an upgrade from 5 MP to 8MP but it is still f/1.9. You can choose from various shooting modes like Pro, HDR, Panorama, Night, continuous shot and more.

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 – Software

It is Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 and you have got Samsung TouchWiz UI so you get exciting themes to choose from. The TouchWiz is much cleaner now than in the previous versions and offers many new features.

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 - Price and best deals

Currently priced at £299, the latest Samsung Galaxy A3 is available through leading UK operators at very lucrative deals; pay monthly, contract deals or SIM free. Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 16 GB deals Vodafone offers upgrade plans for existing customers and well quite new offers for the newer ones.

If you want to retain the same number, you will have to check with your current operator. Samsung Galaxy A3 16 GB deals O2 has an option of O2 recycle wherein you can replace your old Galaxy A3 for a newer one at very affordable price along with many new discounts.
If you are looking for unlimited calls and unlimited texts along with decent internet package, you can look for cheap contract deals on Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 16 GB black. Well, you have to check for your requirement and also look at your budget.

If internet browsing is where you spend most of your time, Samsung Galaxy A3 deals EE would be the best suited for you. They offer 4G coverage in most of the regions in UK and so the deals are lucrative.

Samsung Galaxy A3 deals Three again look lucrative for it comes with many perks along with unlimited calls and unlimited texts. The contract length also plays a crucial role when you are choosing from the Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 16 GB best deals.