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Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 to launch in UK on February 12

Samsung is gearing up to launch the Galaxy A3 and A5 in UK on February 12, 2015. These new metal smartphones will be available in stores across UK from retailers and networks which includes Carphone, Warehouse, EE and O2.

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Samsung launched both the Galaxy A3 and A5 back in November last year which went on sale in India in January, 2015. The Galaxy A3 is available to pre-order for £249 and the Galaxy A5 for £349.

We are now seeing that Three UK has confirmed that they would be launching both the Galaxy A3 and A5. You can pay monthly contracts and buy these devices. Three UK hasn’t confirmed the pricing yet neither a release date but it is coming soon. Lets have a look at the specification of both these devices.

Galaxy A5 Specifications

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The Galaxy A5 features a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display which is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with the latest version of the TouchWiz on top of it. Hopefully it will get an Android 5.0 Lollipop update as well.

The Galaxy A5 comes with a 13-megapixel auto-focus rear primary camera with LED flash. It is also capable of recording Full HD videos. On the front, it has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with wide-angle lens for better selfies and video calling. It is just 6.7 mm thick which makes it the slimmest phone ever from Samsung and weighs only 123 grams.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 includes 4G LTE/3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS/GLONASS and NFC (LTE version only) as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,300 mAh battery under the hood which supports Ultra Power Saving Mode to provide more juice through out the day.

Galaxy A3 Specifications

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The Galaxy A3 features a 4.5-inch (960 x 540 pixels) qHD Super AMOLED display which is powered by 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. It has 1 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 64 GB via microSD card. The device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with the latest version of the TouchWiz on top of it. Hopefully it will get an Android 5.0 Lollipop update as well.

The Galaxy A3 comes with a 8-megapixel auto-focus rear primary camera with LED flash. It is also capable of recording Full HD videos. On the front, it has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with wide-angle lens for better selfies and video calling. It is just 6.9 mm thick which is just 0.2 mm more than the Galaxy A5 and weighs only 110.3 grams.

The Samsung Galaxy A3 includes 4G LTE/3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS/GLONASS and NFC (LTE version only) as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 1,900 mAh battery under the hood which supports Ultra Power Saving Mode to provide more juice through out the day.

Both the Galaxy A3 and A5 comes with Private Mode, Multiscreen and adjustable audio options.

The Galaxy A3 and A5 smartphones will come in Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Pearl White, Light Blue, Soft Pink and Champagne Gold colour variants.

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