The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is the most “basic” model of the new generation of the mid-range smartphone Samsung Galaxy A Series. Among its most outstanding and innovative features include the IP68-certified housing that gives the model the ability to be water resistant. Also, the technical data of the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is renewed in several sections.
The design of the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) maintains the essence of the Galaxy S latest generation, with soft shapes and curves on the sides of the housing. Likewise, the construction of the carcass will be made of aluminum-marque- and reinforced glass in both the back and the front. As we have already indicated, the biggest new feature on the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is the IP68 certification, a feature that makes the smartphone a waterproof model. As for the measures, the mark declares 135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 millimeters and weighs 138 grams.
Regarding the screen, the manufacturer opts again for a display Super AMOLED HD of 4.7 inches and resolution 1,280 x 720 pixels, which gives the multi-touch panel a density of 319 dots per inch. Also, it is remarkable the incorporation of the function Always Display as another of the most noteworthy novelties of the new Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017).
Further details for the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
In the most technical part, the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) incorporates elements such as an eight-core processor that works a maximum frequency of 1.6 GHz. However, the manufacturer has not offered details on its characteristics or name. The RAM memory of the smartphone rises to 2 GB and the storage system is set to 16 GB internal with the capacity to be extended by microSD cards up to 256 GB.
In the multimedia section, it is worth mentioning the introduction of a rear camera with the 13-megapixel sensor whose great quality is attached to the aperture of the lens, whose value is f / 1.9, the same as for the front camera with a sensor of eight megapixels.
The part of the connectivity offers two sections. On the one hand, the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) has first-class wireless connectivity with Cat6 LTE modem up to 300 Mbps for 4G + networks, plus WiFi dual-band as, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS assisted. In addition, we also find NFC chip for electronic payments through Samsung Pay. In terms of physical connectivity, the smartphone features as a novelty USB-C interface for the port of data transfer and loading.
And speaking of charging, the Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) features non-removable lithium-polymer battery with a maximum capacity of up to 2,350 mAh with the fast charging system.