Samsung launches new variants of Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 & Galaxy A7

Samsung has launched the second generation of its Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 smartphones. The company is yet to announce the pricing.


The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) features a 5.5-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display with 1080×1920 pixel resolution and is powered by an octa-core SoC clocked at 1.6GHz, clubbed with 3GB of RAM. It packs a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and optical image stabilisation (OIS) and a 5MP front-facing camera. Both sport f/1.9 aperture lenses.

The device has 16GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded via microSD card up to 128GB. The Galaxy A7 (2016) supports LTE Cat. 6 connectivity besides Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0 and NFC connectivity options. It is backed by a 3300mAh battery, which also supports fast charging. Accelerometer, proximity, geomagnetic sensors and a fingerprint scanner are also included.samsung_galaxy_a5_2016

The Galaxy A5 has similar specifications as the Galaxy A7, apart from the smaller 5.2-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display, 2GB of RAM, and 2900mAh battery with fast charging. It measures 144.8×71.0x7.3mm and weighs 155 grams.


The Galaxy A3 on the other hand comes with a 4.7-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution Super AMOLED display, quad-core 1.5GHz processor, 1.5GB of RAM, and a 2300mAh battery.

It measures 134.5×65.2×7.3mm and weighs 132 grams. It does not support LTE Cat 6 connectivity and is maxed out at LTE Cat. 4 networks. Rest of the specifications remain the same as Galaxy A7 (2016) apart from the fingerprint scanner or OIS.