Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 coming to the UK – launch date yet to be announced

Samsung UK has announced that the new Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 (the slimmest smartphones to date from the Korean tech giant) will be coming to the UK, but says that their respective launch dates will be announced “in due course.”

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According to Samsung UK, “The Galaxy A5 and A3 will be available in select markets including China starting in November 2014. Samsung UK will announce UK availability of both products in due course.”

To recap, here’s what the new smartphones have to offer:

Samsung Galaxy A5

 

Network 4G: LTE Cat4 (150 / 50 Mbps)
3G: HSPA+ 42.2 / 5.76 Mbps
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
Display 5.0” HD Super AMOLED
OS Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Camera Rear: 13 MP AF with LED Flash
Front: 5 MP
Camera Features Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie, Beauty Face Features
Video H.263, H.264 (AVC), MPEG4, VP8, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8
Playback : FHD (1920 x 1080) @ 30 fps
Audio Codec: MP3, AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+, WMA, AMR-NB / WB, FLAC, Vorbis(OGG), WAV
Additional Features Ultra Power Saving Mode, Changeable Theme (Natural, Classic, Casual, Romantic), Private Mode, Multi Screen, Quick Connect
Google Mobile Service Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube
Connectivity Wi-Fi: 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth: 4.0 (BLE, ANT+)
NFC (LTE version only)
A-GPS / GLONASS
Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, Geo-magnetic, RGB ambient light, Hall Sensor
Memory 16 GB Internal memory + micro SD slot (up to 64 GB)
2 GB RAM
Dimension 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7 mm, 123 g
Battery 2300 mAh

 

Samsung Galaxy A3

 

Network 4G: LTE Cat4 (150 / 50 Mbps)
3G: HSPA+ 42.2 / 5.76 Mbps
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
Display 4.5” qHD Super AMOLED
OS Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Camera Rear: 8 MP AF with LED Flash
Front: 5 MP
Camera Features Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie, Beauty Face Features
Video H.263, H.264 (AVC), MPEG4, VP8, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, MP43, WMV7, WMV8
Playback : FHD (1920 x 1080) @ 30 fps
Audio Codec: MP3, AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+, AMR-NB / WB, FLAC, Vorbis (OGG), WAV
Additional Features Ultra Power Saving Mode, Changeable Theme (Natural, Classic, Casual, Romantic) *Varies by markets
Google Mobile Service Chrome, Drive, Photos, Gmail, Google, Google+, Google Settings, Hangouts, Maps, Play Books, Play Games, Play Newsstand, Play Movie & TV, Play Music, Play Store, Voice Search, YouTube
Connectivity Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth: 4.0 (BLE, ANT+)
NFC (LTE version only)
A-GPS / GLONASS
Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, Geo-magnetic, RGB ambient light, Hall Sensor
Memory 16 GB Internal memory + micro SD slot (up to 64 GB)
1 GB RAM
Dimension 130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm, 110.3 g
Battery 1900 mAh

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