Samsung Galaxy A3 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy A3 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy A3 is a 2014 smartphone. It measures 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm and weighs 110.3 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 4.5" inches. The resolution is 540 x 960 and 245 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 5 MP. The main camera is Single with 8 MP.

It runs on Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 16 GB, 1/1.5 GB RAM memory. The battery is 1900 mAh.

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Samsung Galaxy A3 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy A3

Release date

2014, October


130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm (5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 in)


110.3 g (3.89 oz)

Body build

Aluminum frame, plastic back


Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue, Champagne Gold


1900 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Talking time- Up to 12 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 60 h

Approximate price190 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

4.5" inc

Screen area

55.8 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

540 x 960 px

PPI /points per inch/

245 PPI

Screen protection

Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

8 MP, Single

Camera specs

-8 MP, f/2.4, 31mm (standard), AF


LED flash, panorama

Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie

5 MP, Single


5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)


Operating system OS

Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)


- Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 (28 nm)

Processor CPU

- Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 306

External memory

microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal memory

16 GB, 1/1.5 GB RAM

Antutu 7 score 20398 (Rank 1520 of 2128)
GeekBench 5 Single Core 82 (Rank 1539 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 280 (Rank 1532 of 1564)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 490 (Rank 769 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 1115 (Rank 879 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript811

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Nano-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (LTE model only)
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.24 W/kg (head)     0.30 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio, recording
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
- ANT+
- Versions: A300F with 1 GB RAM; A300FU with 1.5 GB RAM
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Samsung. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Samsung may not be reflected.

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy A3 was around 190 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2014, October.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy A3 is 110.3 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A3 is 4.5" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy A3 is 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm (HxWxD).

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