- Tomos Ellis , TechRadar
A solid mid-range option for those that prioritise one-handed usability, great battery life and premium build quality over big specs.
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An unfit heir
Premium design in a cheaper phone
Impressive performance, premium build quality
With the Galaxy A3, Samsung has proved many doubters wrong, showcasing the Korean firm's ability to produce an incredibly well-made and premium-feeling all-metal smartphone. Unlike many bland mid-range options currently available, the Galaxy A3 truly offers something different, and while the compact design will not appeal to everyone, especially users who consume a lot of media, it does contribute towards a great in-hand feel.
Samsung's offering doesn't claim to be a spec champ, and those looking for an affordable powerhouse should probably check out the OnePlus One and Hono... Full review
Decent performance with solid build quality
The high price of elegance
The best looking phone in the Samsung range
I’m a little bit torn by the Galaxy A3. On one hand, the new aluminium unibody is gorgeous and is big step up over the flimsy-feeling plastics that Samsung have used in the past. On the other hand, the relatively low resolution screen is a bit disappointing in a handset that otherwise looks so nice. In the end, you’ll have to decide for yourself which you think is more important.
If you decide that the screen isn’t too much of an issue for you, and to be honest, it doesn’t really affect the usability of the handset, then the A4 is still a great mid-range p... Full review
Looks cool and gets the job done
It's hard not to like the Samsung Galaxy A3. And there's more to like about it than what is on the outside. Even so, let's take one final moment to appreciate Samsung's creation.
They crafted a 6.9mm thick smartphone with an aluminum frame and targeted it straight at the mid-range market. It's also very compact and comfortably pocketable.
The Samsung Galaxy A3 looks hot and packs a very capable camera. The 8MP shooter did very well in both still photography and video recording. The opposing 5MP camera is great for selfies and its 1080p video recording skills will be hi... Full review
I don't love this phone!!!
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- Samsung Galaxy A3 Manual (PDF)
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