Samsung Galaxy A3 2016

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) Full Review, Features & Price In India, Nigeria – Buy New Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) Online At Cheap Price – Specification And Reviews On Jumia & Konga

Samsung Mobile are now rolling out its second-generation edition of Galaxy A smartphone series for 2016 ranging from Galaxy A3 (2016), Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 (2016).

Samsung Galaxy A3 2016

At Samsung, we are committed to continued innovation, inspired by the feedback and needs of our wide range of consumers,” said JK Shin, CEO and Head of Samsung’s IT & Mobile Business in a press statement. “With the introduction of the Galaxy A (2016), we took the consumer feedback on our original Galaxy A models and made thoughtful and impactful improvements offering consumers a seamless convergence of style and performance for their everyday lifestyles.

Without much ado, we will be focusing on the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016). The old Samsung Galaxy A3 has been upgraded a bit after it was first launched. The new Galaxy A3 (2016) shares several similarities with the bigger Galaxy A5 (2016), but comes with a lower-capacity battery, lower RAM and performance compared with the Galaxy A5 (2016).

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The new Samsung design spots a new style of all-metal unibody and glass to give the smartphones a premium look. It is thicker now at 7.3 millimetres and also heavier at 132 grams.

Samsung Galaxy A3 2016

The new Galaxy A3 (2016) smartphone screen dimension has been increased from 4.5 inches, up to 4.7 inches HD screen and comes with an improved HD resolution of 1280×720 pixels for more immersive viewing experience.

Coming to the camera front, Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) now packs 13 MP camera, compared to 8 MP in the first Galaxy A3, while the 5MP front snapper stays the same. The main snapper features LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection and Panorama. The primary camera can be used to record Full HD (1080p) videos at 30 frames per.

You get onboard storage of 16GB on your Galaxy A3 (2016) for your pictures, videos and other files. Storage capacity can be extended further by up to 128 GB using a microSD card.

It runs a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor with 1.5 GB RAM and 16GB storage space (expandable up to 128GB). The camera specs are the same as the A7 and the A5.

A quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor still powers the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016), similar to that seen on its predecessor, but is designed to run at a higher speed of 1.5 GHz. The chipset is accomplished with a RAM of 1.5GB for decent performance.

The smartphone boots Android 5.1 Lollipop OS – a noteworthy improvement on the 4.4 KitKat OS on its predecessor.

The Galaxy A3 (2016) is equipped with a significantly larger 2300mAh battery, which most certainly improves on the 15 hours of talk time offered by the 1900mAh juicer on its predecessor.
Galaxy A3 (2016) does not have support for Samsung Pay or a fingerprint scanner. It supports Samsung KNOX, S-Voice, and comes with dual-SIM option.

Connectivity options are: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC (UICC). Sensors on the Galaxy A3 are Accelerometer, proximity, geomagnetic, RGB Light, Hall.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) is not yet available in Nigeria. We currently have no data on pricing and availability for Nigeria. When available, Samsung Galaxy A3 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N45,000 to N65,000 at launch.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Announced December 2015
Released Exp. Release January, 2015
Status Available. Released 2015, December
Price Range Expected to range from N45,000 to N65,000 at launch.


Type Candybar (Unibody with metallic accents and glass display)
Dimensions 134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
Weight 132g
Protection n/a
Colors Numerous


2G Network GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
3G Network WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100MHz
4G Network Yes (LTE models only)
SIM Type Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Single SIM or Dual-SIM


Display Type Super AMOLED Display
Size 4.7-inch
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density ~312 ppi pixel density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4
Secondary Display n/a


Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
Yes (Dual Mic for Noise Cancellation, Dolby Audio™)
3.5mm jack, Dual Microphone with Noise Cancellation for the best phone call quality


13 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
Yes, LED flash
5 MP


Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Qualcomm® Snapdragon™410
CPU 1.5GHz Quad-core Processor
GPU Adreno™ 306 GPU
1.5 GB RAM
Internal Storage 16 GB
Yes, Expandable up to 128 GB by MicroSD™ card
Accelerometer, Proximity, Light Sensor, Digital Compass, Intelligent Digital Assistant, Motion Sensing / Gesture Control, Voice Control


Yes, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP, LE
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Yes, microUSB 2.0
GPS Yes, with Dual Navigation (GPS, A-GPS), GLONASS
NFC Yes (LTE Model only)


2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2/5.76 Mbps
4G Yes, up to 150Mbps (LTE model only)
Speed Up to 42.2 mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5


SMS Yes (threaded view)
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes

Other Features

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer


Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2,300 mAh
Placement Non-removable
Talk Time
Music Play

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