• 4.7" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2350 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) phone has a 4.7-inch (1280x720) Super AMOLED screen, a 13MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2350 mAh and the main processor is a Exynos 7870 Octa with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A3 (2017) (2017), Price: 595 USD at Amazon
Display4.7" 1280x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
  • Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery2350 mAh
DesignIP68, 135g (4.8oz), 135.4x66.2x7.9 mm (5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$595
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)4.7"
Display/Body Ratio67.9%
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)2350 mAh
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7870 Octa
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.6 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeUSB Type C
SAR EU Head0.35 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.38 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
  • FLAC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Galaxy A3 (2017) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) waterproof?

Yes. Our data indicates that the Galaxy A3 (2017) is IP68-certified as water-resistant. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy A3 (2017) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy A3 (2017) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things may be different in Asia. We mostly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy A3 (2017) 4K?

No, the Galaxy A3 (2017) resolution of (1280x720) is not considered to be 4K. 4K is typically defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on mobiles, but there are even more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Galaxy A3 (2017) capable of Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy A3 (2017) does not support Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy A3 (2017) work with 4G wireless?

Yes, the Galaxy A3 (2017) is a 4G-LTE smartphone that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy A3 (2017) a 5G device?

No, the Galaxy A3 (2017) is not a 5G handset.

Is the Galaxy A3 (2017) USB-C?

Yes, the Galaxy A3 (2017) is a USB-C handset.

Does the Galaxy A3 (2017) have a removable battery?

No, the Galaxy A3 (2017)'s battery cannot be removed.

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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