Samsung Galaxy A (2017)

Samsung has formally announced the Galaxy A 2017 series of smartphones. Under the Galaxy A sub-brand, the Korean giant has launched the Galaxy A3 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017). These three phones will cover three different price segments and are going to succeed the Galaxy A 2016 series.

Apart from the regular set of specs, all the three Galaxy A 2017 phones announced come with IP68 certification. This means these phones come with water and dust resistance. Apart from that, they also feature a metallic design and a 3D glass back, making the phones look much more premium compared to the 2016 range.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Specs

The Galaxy A3 (2017) is the most affordable smartphone among the three. It comes with a 4.7 inch Super AMOLED display featuring HD resolution. You get a pixel density of ~312 PPI, which is very decent for a budget smartphone. The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz on top.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Powering the phone is an octa-Core Exynos 7870 processor with Mali-T830 GPU. The phone features 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. You can expand the internal storage up to 256 GB using a microSD card.

The Galaxy A3 (2017) comes with a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and full HD recording support. On the front, you get an 8 MP camera.

Fingerprint sensor, dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and FM Radio round off the phone’s features. It is powered by a 2350 mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specs

The Galaxy A5 (2017) is the mid-range option. It comes with a 5.2 inch Super AMOLED display featuring Full HD resolution. You get a pixel density of ~424 PPI. The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz on top.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Powering the phone is an octa-Core Exynos 7880 processor with Mali-T830 GPU. The phone features 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. You can expand the internal storage up to 256 GB using a microSD card.

The Galaxy A5 (2017) comes with a 16 MP rear camera with LED flash and full HD recording support. It comes with a 16 MP camera on the front as well.

Fingerprint sensor, dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS and FM Radio round off the phone’s features. It is powered by a 3000 mAh battery and comes with a USB Type C port for charging and data transfer.

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Specs

The Galaxy A7 (2017) is the high-end option in the Galaxy A series. It comes with a big 5.7 inch Super AMOLED display featuring Full HD resolution. You get a pixel density of ~386 PPI. The phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with TouchWiz on top.

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Powering the phone is an octa-Core Exynos 7880 processor with Mali-T830 GPU. The phone features 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. You can expand the internal storage up to 256 GB using a microSD card.

The Galaxy A7 (2017) comes with a 16 MP rear camera with LED flash and full HD recording support. It comes with a 16 MP camera on the front as well.

Fingerprint sensor, dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS and FM Radio round off the phone’s features. It is powered by a 3600 mAh battery and comes with a USB Type C port for charging and data transfer.

Pricing And Availability

Samsung has not revealed complete details about the pricing and availability of these phones. The phones will be first made available in Russia this month, with expansion in other markets to follow soon thereafter.