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Samsung Electronics' Ultra Slim Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 Optimized for Social Networking

October 31, 2014 , GALAXY A5 , GALAXY A3 , GALAXY A , full metal , full metal unibody , selfie

Young consumers can express themselves in greater style through new Samsung Galaxy devices

 

 

 

Seoul, Korea – October 31, 2014 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today unveiled the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, offering a refined, trendy design and the most advanced functions to support social networking. Available in a variety of colors and sizes, both devices empower younger consumers to quickly and easily capture meaningful moments, connect to social media and share their daily lives.

 

“The Galaxy A5 and A3 offer a beautifully crafted full metal unibody, slim design, superior hardware and the best possible social media experience,” said JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communication at Samsung Electronics. “These devices make our advanced Galaxy experience even more accessible to young and trend conscious consumers.”

 

The Ultra Slim, Full Metal Design

 

The Galaxy A5 and A3 are Samsung’s slimmest smartphones to date, featuring refined full metal unibody designs that are 6.7mm and 6.9mm thin, respectively. Both devices will come in a variety of colors, including Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver and Champagne Gold, to accommodate the personal style and preference of diverse users.

 

5 MP Front Camera for Unmatched Selfies

 

The Galaxy A5 and A3 offer a superior mobile and social experience to young consumers who want to express their unique style while constantly staying connected. Sporting an advanced 5MP front-facing camera, taking vivid selfies is now easier than ever before. Innovative photo-taking features, such as Wide Selfie, Palm Selfie, Animated GIF, Beauty Face Features, and Rear-cam Selfie, let users capture attractive selfies in high resolution by automatically detecting and focusing on a person’s face. Users are also able to quickly and easily share photos or videos on their favorite social media channels with the device’s fast network speed of LTE Category 4 standard.

 

Vivid Display and Powerful Processor

 

The Galaxy A5 and A3 are ideal for young consumers seeking practicality and functionality. Both devices are equipped with an extraordinary Super AMOLED display and Adaptive Display technology to deliver clearer images with deep contrast and better viewing angles for more vivid, colorful content in virtually any environment, even under bright sunlight. The Galaxy A5 and A3 are also outfitted with a Quad Core 1.2 GHz processor for seamless multi-tasking and faster browsing experience. In addition, the Galaxy A5 and A3 include popular features exclusive to Galaxy devices, such as Ultra-Power Saving Mode, Private Mode and Multiscreen, as well as adjustable audio which intelligently adapts and enhances sound output based on the user’s surrounding environment. *Varies by markets and models

 

The Galaxy A5 and A3 will be available in select markets including China starting in November 2014.

 

Full details and product images are available at www.samsungmobilepress.com.

 

 

Samsung Galaxy A5 Products Specifications

Network

4G: LTE Cat4 (150/50Mbps)
3G: HSPA+ 42.2/5.76Mbps

Processor

1.2GHz Quad-Core Processor

Display

5.0” HD Super AMOLED

OS

Android 4.4 (KitKat)

Camera

Rear: 13MP AF with LED Flash
Front: 5.0MP

Camera Features

Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie, Beauty Face Features

Video

H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VP8, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8

Playback : FHD(1920*1080) @ 30fps

Audio

Codec: MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB/WB, FLAC, Vorbis(OGG), WAV

Additional Features

Ultra Power Saving Mode, Changeable Theme (Natural, Classic, Casual, Romantic), Private Mode, Multiscreen, Quick Connect

Google Mobile Service

Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube

Connectivity

Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n

Bluetooth: 4.0(BLE)

ANT+

NFC (LTE version only)

A-GPS/ GLONASS

Sensor

Accelerometer, Proximity, Geo-magnetic, RGB ambient light, Hall Sensor

Memory

16GB Internal memory + micro SD slot (up to 64GB)
2GB RAM

Dimension

139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7mm, 123g

Battery

2,300 mAh

Samsung Galaxy A3 Products Specifications

Network

4G: LTE Cat4 (150/50Mbps)
3G: HSPA+ 42.2/5.76Mbps

Processor

1.2GHz Quad-Core Processor

Display

4.5” qHD Super AMOLED

OS

Android 4.4 (KitKat)

Camera

Rear: 8MP AF with LED Flash
Front: 5.0MP

Camera Features

Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie, Beauty Face Features

Video

H.263, H.264(AVC), MPEG4, VP8, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8

Playback : FHD(1920*1080) @ 30fps

Audio

Codec: MP3, AAC/AAC+/eAAC+, AMR-NB/WB, FLAC, Vorbis(OGG), WAV

Additional Features

Ultra Power Saving Mode, Changeable Theme (Natural, Classic, Casual, Romantic)
*Varies by markets

Google Mobile Service

Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube

Connectivity

Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n

Bluetooth: 4.0(BLE)

ANT+

NFC (LTE version only)

A-GPS/ GLONASS

Sensor

Accelerometer, Proximity, Geo-magnetic, RGB ambient light, Hall Sensor

Memory

16GB Internal memory + micro SD slot (up to 64GB)
1GB RAM

Dimension

130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9mm, 110.3g

Battery

1,900 mAh

* Features and functions will vary by market.

* All functions, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities are subject to change without notice or obligation.

* User memory space may be less than the total memory space due to system files. User memory may differ by region, carrier, and supporting language, and may change after software upgrade.

 

 

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com

 

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