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Samsung already has its first smartphones of the year ready, and it begins by renewing a mid-range that is now aiming for premium. Today we know the Samsung Galaxy A (2017) family, made up of three phones that combine good specifications and a careful glass and metal design. In addition, NFC is included to use the Samsung Pay mobile payment system and IP68 water resistance
2016 has been a year of contrasts for Samsung, with great successes like the Galaxy S7, but also major problems, such as the exploding batteries of the Galaxy Note 7. Well, now we know three new smartphones: Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017), Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017), more advanced as it rises the model number. They can certainly become big hits if the prices are right.
The Samsung Galaxy A (2017) differ by their screen size, but also by their specifications. The best thing is to know the three models to be able to decide which one is the most suitable for us, so we leave you all the details:
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) is a smartphone with 4.7-inch AMOLED HD screen that incorporates an 8-inch processor 1.6 GHz cores, accompanied by 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage (expandable via microSD). Its rear camera is 13 megapixels f/1.9 and the front is 8 megapixels f/1.9.
It has NFC (compatible with Samsung Pay) and fingerprint reader. It also offers IP68 water resistance. It integrates a 2,350 mAh battery that is charged via a USB Type-C port, and the operating system is Android 6.0.16 Marshmallow.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)
For its part, the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) opts for a 5.2-inch AMOLED Full HD screen, while the processor is 8 cores at 1.9 GHz. It has 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage, which can be expanded by memory card. Both the rear and front cameras are 16 megapixels.
The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) also has NFC compatible with Samsung Pay and the front fingerprint reader. Resistant to water and dust, with IP68 certification. The battery, which supports fast charging via the current USB Type-C, reaches 3,000 mAh The chosen operating system is Android 6.0.16 Marshmallow.
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
At the top of the family we have the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017), with a 5.7-inch Full HD AMOLED display, controlled by a 1.9 GHz 8-core processor. It offers 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage, which can be expanded via microSD. The rear and front cameras are 16 megapixel f/1.9.
Of course, Samsung Pay is supported thanks to the included NFC, and the fingerprint sensor is maintained, as well as IP68 water resistance. In the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) we find a 3 battery.600 mAh with fast charging via USB Type-C, while the operating system is Android 6.0.16 Marshmallow.
The Samsung Galaxy A (2017) will start selling in early January in Russia, and then in the rest of the world. It will be offered in black, gold, light blue and pink, but no prices have been confirmed at this time Although it is clear that all eyes are already on the Samsung Galaxy S8, this new family can be very interesting for those who want an advanced mid-range.
What do you think of the Samsung Galaxy A (2017)? Are you convinced by the specifications of the A3, A5 and A7 of the year 2017?