• 4.7" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 1.5GB
    Snapdragon 410Exynos 7578 SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2300 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) phone has a 4.7-inch (1280x720) Super AMOLED screen, a 13MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2300 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 410Exynos 7578 with 1.5 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A3 (2016) (2015), Price: 595 USD at Amazon
Display4.7" 1280x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • Snapdragon 410Exynos 7578 SoC
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery2300 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 132g (4.7oz), 134.5x65.2x7.3 mm (5.30 x 2.57 x 0.29 inches)
Price (Market)$595
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)4.7"
Display/Body Ratio69.4%
Sharpness (PPI)312 PPI
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 4
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
NameRear Camera
Sensor Pixel Size1.15 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)2300 mAh
Talk Time14 hours
Music Playback Time58 hours
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 410Exynos 7578
Processor ModelMSM8916
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.5 GHz
RAM Options1.5GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 5.1.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
SAR EU Head0.49 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.62 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Phone Noise Cancellation
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Proximity

Galaxy A3 (2016) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) waterproof?

No. Our information indicates that the Galaxy A3 (2016) is NOT water-proof an has no IP-Rating rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy A3 (2016) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy A3 (2016) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things could be different in Asian markets. We mainly track United States data.

Is the Galaxy A3 (2016) 4K?

No, the Galaxy A3 (2016) resolution of (1280x720) is not considered to be 4K. 4K is normally defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but it has more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Galaxy A3 (2016) compatible with Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy A3 (2016) is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy A3 (2016) operates on 4G data?

Yes, the Galaxy A3 (2016) is a 4G-LTE smartphone that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).

Does the Galaxy A3 (2016) support 5G networks?

No, the Galaxy A3 (2016) does not work on 5G NR networks.

Is the Galaxy A3 (2016) USB-C?

No, the Galaxy A3 (2016) is not a USB-C handset.

If the battery of the Galaxy A3 (2016) removable?

No, the Galaxy A3 (2016)'s battery cannot be removed.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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