Samsung Unveils Galaxy A7, A5 and A3 2017 – Comparison


Samsung has started this year with a bang, after the utter and hilarious battery fail of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the launch of three smartphones in the A series is rather a very great comeback from the company and indeed a very pleasant new year surprise for all its lovers.

The three phones that smartphone in the Samsung A series official are namely, the Galaxy A7, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 which were supposed to be launched at a dedicated technological event in Malaysia on 5th of January. But due to some unforeseen events, the company decided to launch it at a press event on the 3rd of January, two days before its expected launch date.

So, let us now look into the details & specifications of this new range of smartphones from the house of Samsung which have featured in its new Samsung A series.

Samsung Galaxy A7 vs Galaxy A5 vs Galaxy A3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 and A7(2017)

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017):

This is certainly the most spectacular smartphone on the A series list. It has a full HD Super AMOLED display with a screen size of 5.7 inches. It is powered by a 1.9 GHz Octa-core CPU processor with an Exynos chipset and a 3 GB of RAM. About its camera details, Samsung has revealed that Galaxy A7 will feature 16 megapixels of back camera and also 16 megapixels of front camera, both of which will support f/1.9 lenses. The Galaxy A7 will be powered by a 3600 mAh of battery with fast charge feature. About memory storage, we have 32 GB of base storage with an option to further expand it through a micro SD card.

The Samsung Galaxy A7 is going to be available in four color variants namely Black, Blue, Pink and Gold.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017):

The next smartphone in this list is the Samsung Galaxy A5 which a 5.2-inch smartphone with a Super AMOLED display and a resolution of 1080 pixels. It supports the same Exynos 7880 chipset as the Galaxy A5 with 8 Cortex-A53 cores. It has a 1.9 GHz octa core processor speed with a 3 GB of RAM. About memory storage, Galaxy A5 has a base memory of 32 GB which can be further expanded through a micro SD card. The camera of the Galaxy A5 includes 16 megapixels of both front and back camera, but it lacks the f/1.9 fast aperture which the Galaxy A5 possesses. It supports a battery of 3000 mAh with fast charge feature.

The Galaxy A5 is again available in four color variants namely, Black, Blue, Pink and Gold.

The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017):

The last and the smallest smartphone in the A series list is the Samsung Galaxy A3. The Galaxy A3 is a 4.7-inch smart phone with super AMOLED display and a resolution of 720 pixels. Its processor is a little less powerful than the other two smartphones in its family and has a speed of 1.6 GHz with an octa-core processor CPU. The camera of the Galaxy A3 also lags behind than its two siblings and only has 13 megapixels of front camera. For taking selfies, a front camera of 8 megapixels have been provided with the f/1.9 lens. The RAM is 2 GB, and the memory storage has been cut down to half with a base storage of only 16 megapixels. The battery of the A3 has also dropped and has a battery of only 2300 mAh with no advanced feature of fast charge.

The Galaxy A3 is also available in the same old colors as the other two smartphones in this series namely, Gold, Black, Blue and Pink.

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Comparison of Galaxy A7 2017 vs Galaxy A5 2017 vs Galaxy A3 2017 Specifications

SpecificationsSamsung Galaxy A7 (2017)Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
Display5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 45.2 inches Super AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass4.7 inches Super AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels (~386 ppi pixel density)1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Camera16 MP CMOS, f/1.9, autofocus, OIS, 1080p video recording,16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm, autofocus, LED flash13 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera16 MP, f/1.9 aperture, 1080p video recording16 MP, f/1.9, 1080p8 MP, f/1.9
ProcessorExynos 7880 Octa, 1.9 GHz octa-coreExynos 7880 Octa, 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Memory3GB RAM, 32GB3GB RAM, 32GB2GB RAM, 16GB
Dimensions156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm
Battery3,600 mAh, fast charging, USB Type-CNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Ion 2350 mAh battery
Fingerprint scannerYesYesYes
ConnectivityDual-SIM, LTE, FM Radio, dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth v4.2, GPSGSM/LTE; Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)GSM/LTE; Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


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