Samsung’s all-metallic Galaxy A5 and A3 are its slimmest smartphones ever
A unibody metallic physique, 5-inch AMOLED show, thirteen-megapixel digital camera, a declare as Samsung’s “thinnest smartphone thus far” and but, this is not a flagship smartphone. Particularly for Halloween – or not associated in any respect – the Galaxy A5 and A3 but extra smartphones from Samsung, measuring at 6.7mm and 6.9mm thickness. (So, er, simply as skinny because the Galaxy Alpha?) They is probably not near the thinnest smartphone however with a metallic physique, it is nonetheless fairly an fascinating proposition. They’re each apparently geared on the youth, with Samsung’s personal press launch praising its social community expertise (extending to a GIF maker and 4G connectivity…) and the 5-megapixel entrance-dealing with digital camera, as a result of selfies, however given the notion of a metallic-framed Galaxy telephone, different crankier demographics may additionally be tempted.
The Galaxy A5 is the 5-inch mannequin, with a 720p Tremendous AMOLED show and a 1.2GHz processor — it is a comparatively middleweight specification however it’s in all probability what ensures Samsung have been capable of squeeze down the size. In the meantime, the Galaxy A3 has a four.5-inch qHD Tremendous AMOLED display, and the identical processor. The digital camera right here dips right down to a eight-megapixel mannequin, however you will nonetheless get the complete 5MP whack of the entrance-dealing with digital camera. Each units are set to launch in China subsequent month, with different choose markets to comply with, though like many a Galaxy telephone earlier than them, we’d not see a mainstream launch within the west.
- Key specs
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- Sort Smartphone
- Working system Android (KitKat [4.4])
- Display measurement four.5 inches
- Inner reminiscence sixteen GB
- Digital camera eight&#one hundred sixty;megapixels
- Dimensions 5.12 x 2.fifty eight x zero.27 in
- Weight three.89 oz
- Introduced 2014-10-31
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