Samsung Galaxy A03 Core Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Samsung Galaxy A03 Core Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy A03 Core Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2021, November 15
  • Dimensions: 164.2 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm
  • Weight: 211 g
  • Screen: 6.5", PLS TFT
  • Main Camera: Single, 8 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 5 MP
  • Memory: 32GB 2GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A03 Core
Release date 2021, November 15
Dimensions (HxWxD) 164.2 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm | 6.46 x 2.99 x 0.36 in
Weight 211 g | 7.44 oz
Body build Plastic back, plastic frame
Colors Black, Blue
Battery 5000 mAh, Li-Ion, non-removable
Technology PLS TFT
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6.5" inc
Screen area 81.8 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio102.0%
Screen resolution 720 x 1600 px
PPI /points per inch/ 270 PPI
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 8 MP, Single
Camera specs
-8 MP, f/2.0, AF
Functions LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 5 MP, Single
Specifications 5 MP, f/2.2
Operating system OS Android 11 (Go edition)
Chipset - Unisoc SC9863A (28nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A55 & 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A55)
Graphics processor GPU - IMG8322
External memory microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 32GB 2GB RAM
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps, LTE
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.30 W/kg (head)
SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head) 1.39 W/kg (body)
Music and Audio
Headphone jack Yes
Other features
- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity

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Samsung Galaxy A03 Core Review

As long as you're looking at the Samsung A03 Core, then you need a low-cost smartphone. This model came out in late 2021 and will cover the basic requirements of the modern consumer. It runs on an 8-core processor and has a powerful battery. It's also comfortable to use, sturdy enough and has a satisfyingly large screen.


Samsung A03 Core is a typical representative of the A series. It is clad in a plastic casing and has a medium size. Its weight is almost 200 grams, which means it will feel stable in your palm, but not too heavy. Thanks to its relatively small size, the smartphone can be used with one hand. The textured back helps make the Samsung A03 Core less likely to drop.

Looking at the front, we see a large screen that is surrounded by pleasingly thin bezels. Up in the center is the selfie camera. On the opposite side at the back is the main camera coupled with an LED flash.


The Samsung A03 Core features a 6.5-inch display with a PLS TFT matrix. The resolution is 1600 x 720 pixels and is quite sufficient to enjoy beautiful and clear images. With this phone for a minimal price, you get a screen on which you can play games, watch videos and use various useful applications.


At the heart of the Samsung A03 Core lies an 8-core Unisoc Spreadtrum processor that runs at 1.6 GHz and is capable of meeting the demands of most popular applications in 2021. The system packs 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage. These are sufficient to perform a number of everyday tasks and non-complex functions flawlessly. If you run out of storage, you can increase it using a microSD card up to 512 GB.

Specific to this cheap smartphone is that it runs Android Go operating system. It is a special lightened version.

As for the communication capabilities of Samsung A03 Core, it supports the use of 2 SIM cards. A separate slot is provided for the memory card. 4G networks and Wi-Fi are supported.

To protect the data in the phone, you can use lock. It can be through password, PIN or image.


Despite its modest specs so far, the Samsung A03 Core can provide you with quality photos and videos. The smartphone also handles selfies well. On the rear panel, there is a single camera with built-in LED flash and autofocus. It is 8-megapixel and has an f/2.0 aperture. As a result, you can expect beautiful and clear photos with a good level of detail. A variety of modes await you in the app. With "Panorama", for example, you can capture more space in the frame. Quadruple digital zoom is also supported.

With the Samsung A03 Core's main camera, you can record decent-quality videos in HD or Full HD format at 30 frames per second. This is not a bad benchmark for a budget device.

Let's say a few words about the selfie camera as well. It is a 5 megapixel one and you can make video calls with it without any problem. Among the additional options is geolocation tagging.

Autonomous operation

One of the most serious advantages of the Samsung A03 Core is its battery. The capacity is not small - 5000 mAh. Its full charge lasts for a long time. You can use all the functions of the smartphone for 48 hours without thinking about recharging. Power saving mode is also at your disposal. It further extends the already satisfying autonomous operation.

To recharge the Samsung A03 Core, a USB port and a standard 7.8W adapter are used.

Interesting functions and features

The Samsung A03 Core is endowed with interactive diagnostics and optimization, which can be availed via the Samsung Members app. It assists in device performance and gives you guidance to solve various issues.

With Android 11 Go, all processes run faster and better. You can expect apps to launch 20% faster.

Samsung has also thought about safety. In the new Safe Folder, you can safely store important information.


The Samsung A03 Core is an attractive offering from the South Korean company. Visually, it is distinguished by modesty and nothing modernist. It offers basic features at an affordable price. It will please unpretentious users. Performance and autonomous operation allow it to handle basic tasks with ease and provide you with enough time before you reach for the charger.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy A03 Core was around after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2021, November 15.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy A03 Core is 211 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A03 Core is 6.5" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy A03 Core is 164.2 x 75.9 x 9.1 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.