• 4.7" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/1.9 1 Rear 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) (Launched 2017-01-01), 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
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
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)

The last time we checked, the Galaxy A3 (2017) was retailing at around $595 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
Yes! The Galaxy A3 (2017) is water-proof and got a IP68 certification.
No, the Galaxy A3 (2017) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asian markets. We mainly track United States data.
No, the Galaxy A3 (2017) 1280x720 resolution is not 4K.
No, Galaxy A3 (2017) does not feature Wireless Charging.
No, the Galaxy A3 (2017) does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.
Yes, the Galaxy A3 (2017) is a 4G-LTE handset that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).
No, the Galaxy A3 (2017) does not work on 5G networks.
Yes, the Galaxy A3 (2017) has a USB-C connector.
No, the Galaxy A3 (2017) does not have a removable battery.

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