Samsung New Galaxy A Series Smartphones Features, Price & Available From 16 Jan 2015 UPDATED 27 Feb 2015

Samsung 13 Jan 2015
Samsung 13 Jan 2015

Young consumers can now express themselves in greater style with the new Samsung Galaxy A Series smartphones

Samsung Singapore today unveiled the Galaxy A Series smartphones – Galaxy A7 4G, Galaxy A5 4G and Galaxy A3 4G. One of the slimmest Galaxy smartphones to date, the latest Galaxy A Series offers a refined, trendy design together with the most advanced functions to support social networking.

[Left to Right]: Galaxy A7 4G, Galaxy A5 4G, Galaxy A3 4G

Available in a variety of colours, the latest smartphones enable younger consumers to capture meaningful moments, connect to social media and share their daily lives quickly and easily.

“The Galaxy A Series, crafted exquisitely with a full metal body, offers superior hardware and the best possible social media experience for our young and trend-conscious consumers,” said Eugene Goh, Vice President, IT & Mobile, Samsung Electronics Singapore. “With the launch of this new series, we want to encourage them to boldly express themselves in greater style.”

The Ultra Slim, Full Metal Design

​The Galaxy A7 4G, Galaxy A5 4G and Galaxy A3 4G are designed for those who want to express their unique style effortlessly. With these devices, Samsung continues its focus on creating on-trend smartphones equipped with one of Samsung’s slimmest metal unibody designs in the market today, with comfortable grip for ease of use.

The range empowers users to choose a device which reflects their personal style and lifestyle needs, not just in terms of their unique features, but also their size and colour options.

The Galaxy A5 4G and Galaxy A3 4G will come in a variety of colours, including Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink and Champagne Gold, to suit the personal style and diverse preferences of modern and chic users. The Galaxy A7 4G will come in Pearl White and Midnight Black.

5MP Front Camera for Unmatched Selfies

​The Galaxy A7 4G, Galaxy A5 4G and Galaxy A3 4G offer a superior mobile and social experience to young consumers who want to express their unique style while constantly staying connected. Sporting an advanced 5MP front-facing camera, taking a vivid selfie is now easier than ever before. Smart Selfies Features embedded in these devices make it possible for consumers to take a photograph using only a voice command or even a simple wave of the hand.

Other innovative photo-taking features, such as the Wide Selfie, Palm Selfie, Animated GIF, Beauty Face, 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 devices’ fast network speed of LTE Category 4 standard.

  • Wide Selfie: Pan and gather all your friends in one picture with the ultra wide 120° angle
  • Palm Selfie: Show your palm to the camera to have your picture taken after 2 seconds
  • Voice Selfie: Use voice control to capture your perfect moment
  • Animated Selfie: Take up to 20 pictures continuously and stitch them into a collage of animated
  • GIFs that can be easily shared with friends on social media networks
  • Beauty Face: Retouch your skin, enlarge eyes and slim your face in real-time for your perfect selfie
  • Rear-Cam Selfie: Take high-quality selfies with the back camera and built-in selfie alarm

Vivid Display and Powerful Processor

The Galaxy A7 4G, Galaxy A5 4G and Galaxy A3 4G are ideal for young consumers seeking practicality and functionality. All devices are equipped with an extraordinary SUPER AMOLED display and Adaptive Display technology to deliver clearer images with deeper contrast and better viewing angles for more vivid, colourful content in virtually any environment, even under bright sunlight.

The Galaxy A7 4G is equipped with a multicore processor combining two separate quad core processors, enabling users to quickly and easily perform data intensive tasks. Meanwhile, the Galaxy A5 4G and Galaxy A3 4G come with a 1.2 GHz Quad Core processor for seamless multi-tasking and a faster browsing experience.

In addition, the Galaxy A Series includes popular features exclusive to Galaxy devices, such as Ultra Power Saving Mode1, Private Mode and Multi Window2, as well as adjustable audio which intelligently adapts and enhances sound output based on the user’s surrounding environment.

*Private Mode & Multi Window are only available for Galaxy A5 4G and Galaxy A7 4G.

A unique dual SIM experience and wide LTE standard coverage

Galaxy A7 4G supports dual SIM with the chosen primary SIM supporting LTE Category 4 network and its secondary SIM supporting 2G network. This means that the secondary SIM is also capable of supporting LTE Category 4 network once it is chosen as the primary SIM.

The Galaxy A7 4G also has a unique SIM slot design that allows the second SIM slot to double up as an external memory card slot supporting up to 128GB memory when SIM is not in use or inserted. This unique dual functionality gives users the flexibility to use their device according to their preference and lifestyle.

In addition, the Galaxy A series models support both LTE TDD and FDD (Band 40/2.3Ghz) standards, compatible for usage in countries supporting LTE TDD network such as China, Australia, India, Europe and many more.

Exclusive Deals for Galaxy A Series Users

Samsung rewards Galaxy A Series users with exclusive content deals through Galaxy Life3, a Samsung loyalty mobile application that offers curated and exclusive content preloaded on the smartphones. Galaxy A users can look forward to a series of privileges and deals – dining, shopping, entertainment and more – that are in line with their lifestyle.

At launch, the merchant deals will include:

  • Free pack of customised Galaxy Life sticky candy for first 500 Galaxy A users
  • Free scoop of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream for first 500 Galaxy A users
  • 1-for-1 K Box singing session
  • 10% off regular-priced items at MDS Collections​​​

Samsung x Laneway Festival Singapore

In celebration of the launch of Galaxy A series, Samsung is a proud sponsor of the Laneway Festival Singapore happening on January 24 @ The Meadow at Gardens by the Bay.

Festival attendees will be able to take part in the #thisisme #SelfieOOTD photo contest and the best photo will stand a chance to win Galaxy A3 4G, Galaxy A5 4G or Galaxy A7 4G in the hourly giveaway throughout the day from 11am till late. Festival attendees will also be able to enjoy an exclusive promotion with purchase of Galaxy A5 4G at any Samsung Experience Stores – FREE Samsung 9,500mAh Battery Pack worth $128^.

^Promotion is valid till 8 February 2015 or while stocks last. Free gift is not exchangeable for cash or other items. Please check stores for availability.

Local Pricing and Availability

The Galaxy A Series will be available at local Telecommunication Operators, major consumer electronics stores, authorised mobile retailers and Samsung Experience Stores.

The Galaxy A7 4G will be available this quarter in Pearl White and Midnight Black.

The Galaxy A5 4G will be available from January 16 in Pearl White and Midnight Black, and will retail at $598 without contract. The Platinum Silver, Champagne Gold and Soft Pink versions will be available in February.

The Galaxy A3 4G will be available from January 16 in Pearl White and Midnight Black, and will retail at $448 without contract. The Platinum Silver, Champagne Gold, Soft Pink versions will be available in late January and February.

Consumers who purchase the Galaxy A3 4G will receive a free Samsung Level Box mini# in Silver worth $168. This promotion is available, while stocks last, at local Telecommunication Operators, major consumer electronics stores, authorised mobile retailers and Samsung Experience Stores.

#Free gift is while stocks last and is not exchangeable for cash or other items. Please check stores for availability.

UPDATE Galaxy A7 4G Price

Samsung Galaxy A7 4G Product Specifications

Network4G LTE Cat 4 up to 150Mbps/ 4G LTE FDD [Band 1 (2100MHz)/ Band 3 (1800MHz)/ Band 5 (850MHz)/ Band 7 (2600MHz)/ Band 8 (900MHz)/ Band 20 (800MHz)/ 4G LTE TDD [Band 40 (2300MHz)]/ 3.5G (HSPA+ up to 42Mbps)/ 3G (850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100MHz)/ EDGE/ GPRS Class 33/ GSM Quad-band (850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900MHz)/ Dual SIM (LTE + 2G)
Processor1.5GHz A53 Quad Core + 1.0GHz A53 Quad Core
Display5.5″ 16M colours (1920×1080) full touch (C-type) Full HD SUPER AMOLED screen
PlatformAndroid 4.4.4 (Kit Kat)
Camera13MP Rear Camera [4X Digital Zoom, LED Flash, Auto Focus, HDR (Rich Tone), Beauty Face, Shot & More (Best Photo, Best Face, Drama Shot, Eraser, Panning Shot), Rear-Cam Selfie, Panorama Shot, Continuous Shot, Night Shot, Create AGIF file, Download (Sports Shot, Sound & Shot)] + 5MP Front Camera (Selfie, Wide Selfie, Palm Selfie, Voice Control, Continuous Shot, Animated GIF, Beauty Face)
VideoFHD Video Player [3GP, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC)] 1080p @ 30fps and FHD Recorder[3GP, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC)] 1080p @ 30fps
AudioMP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC+, eAAC+, Vorbis
Features and ServicesExchange, ActiveSync, Galaxy Apps, FM Radio, S Planner, Ultra Power Saving Mode1, Private Mode, Multi Window2, Galaxy Essentials (Downloadable) [Samsung Content Viewer, Samsung Smart Switch, Pictionary for Samsung 2014 TV, Kids Mode, Gear Fit Manager, Gear Manager, Optical Reader, SideSync 3.0, Photo Editor, S Studio], Galaxy Life, Flipboard, Voice Recorder, Dropbox, Torch
GoogleServicesGoogle Play, Google Voice Search, Chrome Browser/ Android Browser, Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, Google Search, Google+, Google Play Music, Google Play Books, Google Play Games, Google Play Newsstand, Google+ Photos, Google Drive, Google Now, Hangouts
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4+5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Kies 3.0, Screen Mirroring, NFC, Android Beam , S Beam, Tethering and Mobile hotspot
SensorAccelerometer, Proximity, Lights, Magnetic, Hall, Gesture
Memory16GB4 internal memory + MicroSD slot (up to 128GB) with 2GB RAM
Dimensions151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm, 141g
Battery2,600 mAh

Samsung Galaxy A5 4G Product Specifications​

Network4G LTE Cat 4 up to 150Mbps/ 4G LTE FDD [Band 1 (2100MHz)/ Band 3 (1800MHz)/ Band 5 (850MHz)/ Band 7 (2600MHz)/ Band 8 (900MHz)/ Band 20 (800MHz)/ 4G LTE TDD [Band 40 (2300MHz)]/ 3.5G (HSPA+ up to 42Mbps)/ 3G (850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100MHz)/ EDGE/ GPRS Class 33/ GSM Quad-band (850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900MHz)
Processor1.2GHz Quad Core
Display5.0″ 16M colours (1280×720) full touch (C-type) HD SUPER AMOLED screen
PlatformAndroid 4.4.4 (Kit Kat)
Camera13MP Rear Camera [4X Digital Zoom, LED Flash, Auto Focus, HDR (Rich Tone), Beauty Face, Shot & More (Best Photo, Best Face, Drama Shot, Eraser, Panning Shot), Rear-Cam Selfie, Panorama Shot, Continuous Shot, Night Shot, Create AGIF file, Download (Sports Shot, Sound & Shot)] + 5MP Front Camera (Selfie, Wide Selfie, Palm Selfie, Voice Control, Continuous Shot, Animated GIF, Beauty Face)
VideoFHD Video Player [3GP, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC)] 1080p @ 30fps and FHD Recorder[3GP, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC)] 1080p @ 30fps
AudioMP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC+, eAAC+, Vorbis
Features and ServicesExchange, ActiveSync, Galaxy Apps, LINE, FM Radio, S Planner, Ultra Power Saving Mode1, Private Mode, Multi Window2, Galaxy Essentials (Downloadable) [Perfect365, Samsung Content Viewer, Samsung Smart Switch, Pictionary for Samsung 2014 TV, S Translator, Kids Mode, Gear Fit Manager, Gear Manager, Optical Reader, SnapBizCard, SideSync 3.0], Galaxy Life, Flipboard, Voice Recorder, Dropbox, Torch, Studio, S Voice
GoogleServicesGoogle Play, Google Voice Search, Chrome Browser/ Android Browser, Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, Google Search, Google+, Google Play Music, Google Play Books, Google Play Games, Google Play Newsstand, Google+ Photos, Google Drive, Google Now, Hangouts
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4+5GHz) HT40, Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, GPS, GLONASS, Kies 3.0, Screen Mirroring, NFC, Android Beam, S Beam, Tethering and Mobile hotspot
SensorAccelerometer, Proximity, Lights, Magnetic, Hall, Barometer, Gyroscope, Gesture
Memory16GB4 internal memory + microSD slot (up to 128GB) with 2GB RAM
Dimensions139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7mm, 123g
Battery2,300 mAh
Talk Time515hrs (3G)

Samsung Galaxy A3 4G Product Specifications​

Network4G LTE Cat 4 up to 150Mbps/ 4G LTE FDD [Band 1 (2100MHz)/ Band 3 (1800MHz)/ Band 5 (850MHz)/ Band 7 (2600MHz)/ Band 8 (900MHz)/ Band 20 (800MHz)/ 4G LTE TDD [Band 40 (2300MHz)]/ 3.5G (HSPA+ up to 42Mbps)/ 3G (850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100MHz)/ EDGE/ GPRS Class 33/ GSM Quad-band (850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900MHz)
Processor1.2GHz Quad Core
Display4.5″ 16M colours (540×960) full touch (C-type) qHD SUPER AMOLED screen
PlatformAndroid 4.4.4 (Kit Kat)
Camera8MP Rear Camera [4X Digital Zoom, LED Flash, Auto Focus, HDR (Rich Tone), Beauty Face, Rear-Cam Selfie, Panorama Shot, Continuous Shot, Night Shot, Animated GIF] + 5MP Front Camera (Selfie, Wide Selfie, Palm Selfie, Voice Control, Animated GIF, Beauty Face)
VideoFHD Video Player [3GP, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC)] 1080p @ 30fps and FHD Recorder[3GP, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC)] 1080p @ 30fps
AudioMP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC+, eAAC+, Vorbis
Features and ServicesExchange, ActiveSync, Galaxy Apps, LINE, FM Radio, S Planner, Ultra Power Saving Mode1, Galaxy Life, Flipboard (Downloadable), Voice Recorder, Dropbox (Downloadable), Torch
GoogleServicesGoogle Play, Google Voice Search, Chrome Browser/ Android Browser, Gmail, YouTube, Google Maps, Google Search, Google+, Google Play Music, Google Play Books, Google Play Games, Google Play Newsstand, Google+ Photos, Google Drive, Google Now, Hangouts
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, GPS, GLONASS, Kies 3.0, Screen Mirroring, NFC, Android Beam , Tethering and Mobile hotspot
SensorAccelerometer, Proximity, Lights, Magnetic, Gyroscope, Gesture
Memory16GB4 internal memory + micro SD slot (up to 128GB) with 1GB RAM
Dimensions130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9mm, 110g
Battery1,900 mAh
Talk Time512hrs (3G)

Samsung Level Box mini Product Specifications

Sound55 mm large stereo speaker with passive radiator
ConnectivityNFC, Bluetooth 3.0
InboxMicro USB cable
Battery1,600mAh
Standby Time51,000 hours
Play Time525 hours
Dimensions156 x 66 x 50 mm, 389g

1 Based on Samsung’s internal standby time test results when device is at rest. Standby time is dependent on network configuration, app usage, mode settings, actual device usage, battery condition and other surrounding factors and conditions. For more information, see www.samsung.com/sg.

2 For selected apps only.

3 Promotions are subject to third party service provider’ terms and conditions.

4 Actual user-accessible internal storage may differ depending on operating system and other built-in applications.

5 Dependent on usage and battery condition.

(Updated 16 Jan with “16 Jan Samsung Galaxy A Features” and “16 Jan Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 Price, Premium Care” images)
(Updated 27 Feb with “27 Feb Samsung Galaxy A3, A5, A7” image)

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