• 4.5" (960x540) Super AMOLED
  • 1.5GB
    Snapdragon 410 SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/2.4 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 1900 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy A3 phone has a 4.5-inch (960x540) Super AMOLED screen, a 8MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 1900 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 410 with 1.5 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy A3 (2014), Price: 165 USD at Amazon
Display4.5" 960x540 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 8-MP f/2.4 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
  • Snapdragon 410 SoC
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (64GB max.)
Battery1900 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 110.3g (3.9oz), 130.1x65.5x6.9 mm (5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 inches)
Price (Market)$165
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)4.5"
Display/Body Ratio65.5%
Sharpness (PPI)245 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)1900 mAh
Talk Time12 hours
Music Playback Time60 hours
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 410
Processor ModelMSM8916
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.2 GHz
RAM Options1.5GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size64GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.4.4
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • BT LE
  • BT EDR
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
SAR EU Head0.24 W/Kg
SAR EU Body0.3 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 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much does Galaxy A3 costs?

The last time we checked, the Galaxy A3 was retailing at around $165 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the Samsung Galaxy A3 waterproof?

No. Our data indicates that the Galaxy A3 is NOT water-tight an has no IP-Rating rating. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Galaxy A3 Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy A3 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things could be different in Asian markets. We mostly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy A3 4K?

No, the Galaxy A3 resolution of (960x540) is not considered to be 4K. 4K is normally defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but there are other similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Galaxy A3 capable of Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy A3 is not capable of Wireless Charging.

Does Galaxy A3 feature Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy A3 does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.

Is the Galaxy A3 compatible with 4G?

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

Does the Galaxy A3 work with 5G data?

No, the Galaxy A3 does not work on 5G networks.

Is the Galaxy A3 USB-C?

No, the Galaxy A3 is not a USB-C smartphone.

If the battery of the Galaxy A3 removable?

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

Samsung Galaxy A3 Specs & Speed Benchmarks


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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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