Samsung Electronics’ launches Ultra Slim Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 Optimised for Social Networking, in the UAE

Jan 22, 2015

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

Samsung Electronics’ launches Ultra Slim Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 Optimised for Social Networking, in the UAE
  • Samsung Electronics’ launches Ultra Slim Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 Optimised for Social Networking, in the UAE
  • Samsung Electronics’ launches Ultra Slim Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 Optimised for Social Networking, in the UAE
  • Samsung Electronics’ launches Ultra Slim Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 Optimised for Social Networking, in the UAE
  • Samsung Electronics’ launches Ultra Slim Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 Optimised for Social Networking, in the UAE

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – January 20 2015: – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd unveiled the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, offering a refined, modern design and the most advanced functions to support social networking. Available across the UAE in an all-metal frame and a variety of colours 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 our young consumers the superior features that users have come to expect from Samsung’s premium Galaxy devices, as well as an advanced way to capture, connect and share their digital lives,” said Mr. Hayssam Yassine, Head of Telecommunications Group at Samsung Gulf Electronics. “Both devices are designed with a premium metal body and unique software features to help trendsetters express themselves in style.”

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 6.7 mm and 6.9 mm thin, respectively. Both devices will come in a variety of colours, 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 5 MP 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 favourite 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, colourful 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.

The Galaxy A5 and A3 will be available across leading retail outlets in UAE for 1499 and 1099 AED respectively .

Samsung Galaxy A5 Products Specifications

Galaxy A5
Network 4G: LTE Cat4 (150/50 Mbps)
3G: HSPA+ 42.2/5.76 Mbps
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
Display 5.0” HD Super AMOLED
OS Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Camera Rear: 13 MP AF with LED Flash
Front: 5.0 MP
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 x 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: 802.11a/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 16 GB Internal memory + micro SD slot (up to 64 GB)
2 GB RAM
Dimension 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm, 123 g
Battery 2,300 mAh

Samsung Galaxy A3 Products Specifications

Galaxy A3
Network 4G: LTE Cat4 (150/50 Mbps)
3G: HSPA+ 42.2/5.76 Mbps
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
Display 4.5” qHD Super AMOLED
OS Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Camera Rear: 8 MP AF with LED Flash
Front: 5.0 MP
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 x 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: 802.11b/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 16 GB Internal memory + micro SD slot (up to 64 GB)
1 GB RAM
Dimension 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm, 110.3 g
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.

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