Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A3 vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A3
samsung galaxy a3
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
samsung galaxy a3 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2014 January 2017
Status Available - November 2014 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price Rs. 14,265 ($209.78) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,990 ($299.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm
( 5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 in)
135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 in)
Weight 110.3 g (3.88.0.11 oz) -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz [Similar] Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7870 [Similar]
GPU - Mali-T830 MP2 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.39% 68.14%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio - FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, Fast Charging
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1900 mAh 2350 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -