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In a nutshell

  • Powerful 5MP selfie camera with advanced features
  • Ultra-slim metal body gives beautiful style
  • Fantastic Super AMOLED 4.5-inch screen
  • New responsive interface
  • Available in 16GB capacity
  • Available in Black, White, Pink & Gold colours

What Carphone Warehouse says

What Carphone Say

“The super-thin metal frame and hugely vivid screen make the A3 an attractive smartphone full of top features.”

What users say

  • Camera

    8 Megapixels

  • Battery

    Up to 12 hours talk time

  • Display

    4.5 inches

  • Storage


  • Operating System

    Android KitKat (4.4)

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  • Ultra-slim metal design

    The Samsung Galaxy A3 has a full metal build and is less than 7mm thick, making it both beautifully slim yet strong and sturdy. You can also choose from three stunning colours, including black, white and gold.

  • Detailed selfies

    With an advanced 5MP front camera, selfies are captured in high-resolution so you get the best quality shots.

  • Camera features

    It’s not just the cameras that help you take great photos – there are plenty of effects too. Features like Wide Selfie, Palm selfie, Animated GIF, Beauty Face Features and Rear-cam Selfie automatically adjust settings and focus on your face to create crisp photos full of detail.

  • Vivid screen

    The 4.5-inch Super AMOLED screen provides brilliant contrast, vivid colours and fantastic viewing angles. And with Adaptive Display, the screen will be automatically tuned to make everything you view look as good as possible, even in bright sunlight.

  • Powerful performance

    Apps, movies, games and browsing will all run effortlessly smooth on the Samsung Galaxy A3’s cutting-edge processor – one of the world's latest quad-core designs.

Design and display

Metal uni-body

With a uni-body crafted from high-quality metal, the Samsung A3 is portable, attractive and robust. You can also choose from three stunning shades, including a glossy white, a deep black and a vibrant gold.

Super AMOLED display

Watching HD movies, playing games and viewing photos is an amazing experience on the detailed 4.5-inch Super AMOLED display. What’s more impressive is that the screen is adaptive, and intuitively changes to give you optimum viewing in different light conditions.  


8MP rear camera

Whether you’re an avid photographer always searching for the perfect snap, or just like taking pictures when you’re out with friends, the 8MP camera will not disappoint you.

Selfie camera

The Samsung Galaxy A3 is a phone designed with selfies in mind. From the advanced 5MP front camera, to the range of cool camera features including Wide Selfie, Palm selfie, Animated GIF and Beauty Face Features, you will have everything you need to ensure the perfect shot. 

Under the hood

Powerful performance

Under the hood, the Samsung Galaxy A3 has one of the world's newest quad-core processors to offer effortless multitasking. Running at 1.2GHz, it'll let you glide smoothly from app to app, browse the web with ease and enjoy your favourite HD movies.


The 1,900mAh battery has more than enough juice to keep the A3 powered up all day long, meaning that you’ll never be lacking in power when you need it most. Ultra Power Saving Mode also dramatically increases battery life, by shutting down all but the most important parts of the phone

Other features

Animated Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy A3 allows you record 20 frame GIFs with the selfie camera for sharing with your friends on social media.

Ultra Power Saving Mode

If you’re running low on power then Ultra Power Saving Mode dramatically reduces your battery usage – keeping your phone powered up for longer.



  • Camera

    • 1080p full HD

    • 1080p

    • 5 megapixels

    • LED

    • 8 megapixels

  • Battery

    • 12 hours

    • 1900 mAh

    • 12 hours

  • Display

    • 540 x 960 pixels

    • 245 ppi

    • Super AMOLED

    • Corning Gorilla Glass 4

    • 4.5 inches

  • Specification

  • Body

    • Nano

  • Dimensions

    • 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm

    • 110 grams

  • Storage

    • MicroSD

    • 64 GB

  • Music and entertainment

  • Processor

    • 1 GB

    • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 410

    • Quad

    • 1.2 GHz

  • Operating System

    • Android

    • Android KitKat (4.4)

  • Memory cards & USBs

    • MicroSD

  • Connectivity


  • Calls & Messages

    • Quad band

  • Apps

    • Google Play

  • Special Features


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