Two representatives of Samsung's new metal A-series - the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 are apparently making their way to the UK market. The devices will be available starting February 12 from Samsung UK, as well as a number of retailers, like Carphone Warehouse, O2 and EE.
Preorders should start today for both the Pearl White and Midnight Black color options, but pricing is still unclear. The two smartphones themselves are mid-range offerings, despite their flashy metal finish.
They come equipped with a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 SoC and an Adreno 306 GPU. The main difference being the displays - a 4.5-inch 540 x 960 pixel unit on the Galaxy A3 and 5-inch 720 x 1280 pixel on the Galaxy A5 and RAM which is 1 GB and 2 GB, respectively.
We will be keeping a close eye on availability and if you are in the market for a mid-range Samsung device you could look into the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 in our reviews. Hopefully The Korean tech giant is planning to push along the Galaxy A7 as soon as possible and offer a broader range of hardware choices with the new metal design.
Saw them yesterday at the Samsung store at Oxford str. A3 costs £249.00 and A5 £349.00. Being a huge Nexus fan I'm still having Nexus 4 and was waiting for the 6th. Unfortunately it was a huge disappointment when the phablet was rel...
They are unfortunately overpriced in Germany so probably will be in the UK too
Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 is already here in the Philippines A3 is priced at Php 16990 (U$D 399) and A5 at Php 19990 (U$S 459)