Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) unlocked version upgrade specs, PUBG, Fortnite and COD gameplay, Battery Life, and Camera Dxo

 Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) unlocked version upgrade specs, PUBG, Fortnite and COD gameplay, Battery Life, and Camera Dxo

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) smartphone runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) operating system. The phone is powered by Exynos 7870 Octa processor. It runs on the Exynos 7870 Octa (14 nm) Chipset. It has 2 GB RAM and GB internal storage.

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) smartphone has a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors display. It measures 135.4mm x 66.2mm x 7.9mm and weighs 138 grams. The screen has a resolution of 720x1280 pixels and 312 ppi pixel density. It has an aspect ratio of 16:9 and screen-to-body ratio of 67.9 %.

The main camera is a 13 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), AF. It features LED flash, panorama and for video, it is capable of [email protected] For the front selfie camera, it offers a 8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide). The device is backed by a 2350 mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Price

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) smartphone price is around $ 242. Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) was launched on January 2017 (Official). As for the colour options, the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) smartphone comes in Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud colours.

Device Name Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
Release Date January 2017
Price $ 242.0
Weight 138 g
Internal Storage 16 GB
RAM Memory 2 GB
Screen Size 4.7"
Display Panel Type LED
Pixel Density 312 ppi
Main Camera 13 MP
Battery Performance 2350 mAh
CPU Exynos 7870 Octa
Processor Speed 1.6 GHz
Performance Index 1172 points
Game Performance 437 points
Selfie Camera 8 MP
Audio Jack 3.5mm Yes
Fingerprint Yes
Iris Scanner No
Face ID No
Waterproof Yes
Expandable Storage Yes
USB Version Version 2
Battery Performance 7h 15min
Average 1080p Game Performance 7.0 FPS
Average 1440p Game Performance 2.7 FPS

Samsung ’s Galaxy A series have always been defined by entry-level prices with performance that knocks on the door of mid-range mobile phones. After taking the time to fully test the mobile phone inside the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017), we can say without a doubt that it continues the trend. The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) has 2 GB RAM compared to the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) 's 1 GB video memory.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Battery Performance

Non-removable Li-Ion 2350 mAh battery
Up to 55 h
Up to 17 h (3G)

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Body

BuildFront/back glass (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame
Height (mm)135.4
SIMSingle SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Thickness (mm)7.9
Width (mm)66.2

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Communications and Connectivity

Bluetooth4.2, A2DP, LE
RadioFM radio
USB Version2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
WirelessWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Display Panel Type

Aspect Ratio16:9
Always-on display
Vertical Pixels1280
Horizontal Pixels720
Pixel Density312
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 4
Screen to Body Ratio67.9
Screen Size4.7
Screen Panel TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Features

SensorsFingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Date Announced2017, January
AvailabilityAvailable. Released 2017, January

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Main Camera

Camera13 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), AF
FeaturesLED flash, panorama
Video[email protected]

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Memory

Memory Card SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal Storage (GB)16
RAM Memory2

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

ColorsBlack Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud
ModelsSM-A320F, SM-A320Y, SM-A320FL
PriceAbout 220 EUR
0.35 W/kg (head)     1.38 W/kg (body)    

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Network

2G BandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G BandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G BandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 40(2300)
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Platform

ChipsetExynos 7870 Octa (14 nm)
CPUOcta-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
CPU Cores8
CPU Speed1.6
GPUMali-T830 MP1
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Selfie Camera

Camera8 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide)

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Sound

Audio Jack (3.5mm)Yes
SoundActive noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Tests

Noise -94.7dB / Crosstalk -92.3dB
Endurance rating 93h
Main Camera Photo / Video
Display Panel Type Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.688 (sunlight)
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 75dB
Basemark OS II 2.0: 999 / Basemark X: 5160

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