Samsung to launch the Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A5 in India soon

The Samsung Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A5, which were unveiled last year in October, are heading to India soon. The Mumbai based mobile retailer, Mahesh Telecom has tweeted a picture of the dummy devices, which were sent over by Samsung. This means that the official launch of the Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A5 in India is not far off from now.

Samsung Galaxy A5, A3

While there’s not much information available on pricing of the device, it should be noted that the Galaxy A5 is currently priced at CNY 2,599 in China, which converts to about Rs 26,000 approximately. The Galaxy A3 will most probably be priced cheaper than the Galaxy A5. Samsung is expected to take the mid-range smartphone market head on with these two handsets, and is bringing ultra-thin premium metal unibodies with a waistline under 7mm.

The A5 comes with a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB inbuilt storage, MicroSD supper, 13-megapixel primary camera, 5-megapixel secondary camera, a 2,300 mAh battery, and all this inside a 6.7mm ultra-thin body with metal casing. The Samsung Galaxy A3 comes with 4.5-inch qHD display, a quad core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB inbuilt storage, microSD card slot, 8-megapixel primary camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 1,900 mAh battery with Ultra Power Saving Mode. Both the devices come with Android 4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz UI and themes.

Samsung is also readying the Galaxy A7, which was leaked various times, though it hasn’t been officially announced by the Korean smartphone giant yet. The device will be priced higher than the Galaxy A5, and might feature a 5.5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, an octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, 12-megapixel primary camera, 5-megapixel secondary camera, 4G LTE connectivity, and a 2,500 mAh battery.


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A Mohapatra
January 4, 2015 2:22 pm 2:22 PM

A3 gone to hell with 1900 mAh battery running 64 bit Quad Core !

A5 launch is indeed nearest as indicated by – since last two weeks huge numbers of retail devices imported by Samsung.

A3 import also started in the New year.

But the design and weight of the two devices + hardware including AMOLED is awesome only to be ruined by poor battery life and of course a Big Price Tag !

January 4, 2015 12:12 pm 12:12 PM

Samsung is digging is own grave by introducing non user replaceable battery model – A series phones just like what the sony did in xperia series.

January 4, 2015 9:55 am 9:55 AM
*Samsung is targeting the wrong market. India is a very price sensitive country and in this day and age low end smartphones like Yureka and Redmi Note 4G are coming with good enough specs and smartphones like Galaxy A5/A7 etc will be a mega flop in countries like India. Samsung should get one thing straight in their mind if they want better profit its only developed countries which can give them better profits,developing countries cannot give them better profits. One very solid example of this has been LG. LG in its last quarter posted some really impressive profit growth and… Read more »