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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


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


128 g (4.52 oz)


Deep Black, Cream White


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





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

3.7" inc

Screen area

39.0 cm2

Screen format

5:3 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


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


LED flash

Video 720p
Front (selfie) camera

0.3 MP, Single


VGA videocall camera


Operating system OS

Android 2.1 (Eclair)


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
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
-MP4/DivX/WMV/H.264 player
-MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
-Document viewer
- For South Korea


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).