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Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 launched in India for Rs 25,500 and Rs 20,500 respectively

Samsung announced the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 around end of October last year and we reported a couple of days back that these smartphones would be launching in India soon. Samsung has officially launched the Galaxy A5 for Rs 25,500 and Galaxy A3 for Rs 20,500 in India.

Galaxy A5

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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

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

The Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 smartphones will come in Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Pearl White, Light Blue, Soft Pink and Champagne Gold colour variants. Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 has been priced at Rs 25,500 and Rs 20,500 respectively and will go on sale next week in India. These smartphones will also come with special double data plans from Airtel customers for up to 6 months.

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