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Samsung is off to a hot start this year as it just unveiled a refresh of its A series lineup of smartphones!

The new A series phones run on Android Marshmallow out of the box, and feature IP68 certification for water and dust resistance, a fingerprint sensor, compatibility with Samsung Pay, and USB Type-C ports.

Galaxy A7

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The most powerful of the bunch, the A7 sports a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display and is powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, an even more potent 3,600mAh battery, and 16MP front and rear cameras with f/1.9 aperture.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Specs

  • 1.9GHz Octa-Core Processor
  • 3GB of RAM, 32 GB of Internal Storage Expandable via MicroSD Card
  • 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED Display
  • 16MP Rear Camera, f/1.9
  • 16MP Front-Facing Camera, f/1.9
  • Android Marshmallow
  • 3,600mAh Battery
  • LTE
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • USB Type-C
  • IP68 Certification for Water and Dust Resistance
  • Fast Charging

Galaxy A5

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Photo: gsmarena

The Galaxy A5 boasts the same octa-core processor, RAM, 16MP front and rear cameras, and internal storage of the A7, but with a smaller 5.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display and a less potent 3000mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 Specs

  • 1.9GHz Octa-Core Processor
  • 3GB of RAM, 32 GB of Internal Storage Expandable via MicroSD Card
  • 5.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED Display
  • 16MP Rear Camera, f/1.9
  • 16MP Front-Facing Camera, f/1.9
  • Android Marshmallow
  • 3,000mAh Battery
  • LTE
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • USB Type-C
  • IP68 Certification for Water and Dust Resistance
  • Fast Charging

Galaxy A3

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Photo: gsmarena

The Galaxy A3 is the most compact of the bunch and sports a 4.7-inch 720p Super AMOLED display, a 1.6GHz octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, a 2,350mAh battery, a 13MP rear camera, and a 8MP front-facing camera (both with f/1.9 aperture).

Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 Specs

  • 1.6GHz Octa-Core Processor
  • 2GB of RAM, 16 GB of Internal Storage Expandable via MicroSD Card
  • 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED Display
  • 13MP Rear Camera, f/1.9
  • 8MP Front-Facing Camera, f/1.9
  • Android Marshmallow
  • 2,350mAh Battery
  • LTE
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • USB Type-C
  • IP68 Certification for Water and Dust Resistance

The new A series phones will be initially available in Russia with other regions to follow, and will come in four colors: Black, Blue, Pink, and Gold. Prices have not yet been confirmed.

Sources: gsmarena, xda-developers, theverge

 

 

 

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