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The Samsung Galaxy A is a 2010 model featuring a 3.7-inch Super AMOLED display, 5MP camera, and a 1500 mAh battery. Read more about the features of the Galaxy A to see if it's right for you.
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Key Features

  • Release Date:  2010, April
  • Price: 100 EUR
  • Chipset: TI OMAP 3430
  • Processor: 720 MHz Cortex-A8
  • Memory: 1 GB, 384 MB RAM
  • Display: Super AMOLED 3.7 inches, 480 x 800
  • Main Camera:  Single, 5MP
  • Selfie Camera:  Single, 0.3MP
  • OS: Android 2.1 (Eclair)
  • Dimensions: 119.5 x 59.8 x 12.5 mm
  • Weight: 128 g
  • Battery:  1500 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

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Samsung Galaxy A specs

General specs

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy A

Release date

2010, April

Dimensions

119.5 x 59.8 x 12.5 mm (4.7 x 2.35 x 0.49 in)

Weight

128 g (4.52 oz)

Colors

Deep Black, Cream White

Battery

1500 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Stand by time- Up to 560 h (2G) / Up to 450 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 13 h 20 min (2G) / Up to 7 h 30 min (3G)

Approximate price100 EUR

Screen

Technology

Super AMOLED

Touchscreen

capacitive touchscreen

Display colors

16M

Screen size

3.7" inc

Screen area

39.0 cm2

Screen format

5:3 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio

54.5%

Screen resolution

480 x 800 px

PPI /points per inch/

252 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

5 MP, Single

Camera specs

-5 MP, AF

Functions

LED flash

Video 720p
Front (selfie) camera

0.3 MP, Single

Specifications

VGA videocall camera

Performance

Operating system OS

Android 2.1 (Eclair)

Chipset

TI OMAP 3430

Other models with the same chipset include: Samsung Galaxy A, Motorola MOTO MT716, Motorola MT810lx, Motorola XT810, Motorola XT806, Motorola XT800 ZHISHANG, Motorola XT701, Motorola MOTO XT702, Nokia N900
Processor CPU

- 720 MHz Cortex-A8

Graphics processor GPU

- PowerVR SGX530

External memory

microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot), 8 GB included

Internal memory

1 GB, 384 MB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Mini-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 7.2/0.384 Mbps
GPRS Class 10
Edge Class 10
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.48 W/kg (head)    

Music and Audio

Radio No
Headphone jack Yes

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
- DMB TV
-MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264 player
-MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
-Document viewer
- For South Korea

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from Samsung. However, there may be differences in specifications.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy A was around 100 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2010, April.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy A is 128 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A is 3.7" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy A is 119.5 x 59.8 x 12.5 mm (HxWxD).