Samsung Enhances Its Galaxy A Series

Left to Right: Galaxy A3 (2016) 4G, Galaxy A5 (2016) 4G+, Galaxy A7 (2016) 4G+

Samsung Electronics Singapore announced the launch of its Galaxy A (2016) smartphones – the Galaxy A3 (2016) 4G, Galaxy A5 (2016)

4G+ and Galaxy A7 (2016) 4G+. The Galaxy A (2016) is available in three screen size options: 4.7-inch for the Galaxy A3 (2016) 4G, 5.2-inch for the Galaxy A5 (2016) 4G+ and 5.5-inch for the Galaxy A7 (2016) 4G+.

See the specifications below

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) 4G+ Product Specifications:

Network 4G+ LTE Cat 6 (up to 300Mpbs)/ 4G+ LTE FDD [Band 1 (2100MHz)/ Band 3

(1800MHz)/ Band 5 (850MHz)/ Band 7 (2600MHz)/ Band 8 (900MHz)/ Band 20

(800MHz)]/ 4G+ LTE TDD [Band 40 (2300MHz)]/ 3.5G (HSPA+ up to 42.2Mbps)/ 3G

(850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100MHz)/ EDGE/ GPRS Class 33/ GSM Quad-band (850/ 900/

1800/ 1900MHz)/ Dual SIM (LTE Cat 6 + 2G, Nano SIM)

Display 5.5″ 16M colours (1920 x 1080) full touch (C-type) FHD SUPER AMOLED display
Processor 1.6GHz Octa Core
Platform AndroidTM 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Camera Rear : 13MP [f1.9, Quick Launch, OIS, LED Flash, Auto Focus, 4X Digital Zoom,

Voice Control, Auto Mode, Pro Mode, Panorama Shot, Continuous Shot, HDR (Rich

Tone), Night Shot, Downloadable (Sports Shot, Beauty Face, Rear-Cam Selfie,

Animated GIF, Sound & Shot)]

Front : 5MP [f1.9, Gesture Control (Palm Selfie), Voice Control, Selfie, Wide Selfie, Continuous Shot, Night Mode, Real-Time Beauty Mode – enlarge eyes, slim face and smoothen skin, Downloadable (Sports Shot, Beauty Face, Animated GIF, Sound &

Shot)]

Video FHD Video Player [3GP, 3G2, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC), M4V, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM] 1080p @ 30fps

FHD Video Recorders [3GP, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC)]

Rear Video Recorder [FHD 1080p @ 30fps, HD 720p @30fps]

Front Video Recorder [FHD 1080p @ 30fps, HD 720p @30fps]

Audio

FM Radio, Voice Recorder, Music Player Supported formats: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

Google™

Services

Google Voice Search™, Chrome™ Browser/ AndroidTM Browser, Gmail™,

YouTube™, Google Maps™, Google™ Search, Google Play™ Music, Google Play™

Movies & TV, Google Photos™ , Google Drive™, Google Now™, Hangouts™

Connectivity Wi-Fi® 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4+5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct®, Bluetooth® 4.1, HT40, ANT+, USB

2.0, NFC (UICC, eSE), Android Beam™, GPS, GLONASS, Download Booster6, Smart Switch Mobile (Downloadable)7, Quick Connect14 (Screen Mirroring), Mobile hotspot and tethering, Gear Manager (Downloadable), 3.5mm Ear Jack, MirrorLink

Features & Services Embedded Wallpaper, Galaxy Apps, Flipboard, Email (POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, SSL,

TCLS, EAS), Accuweather, Samsung KNOX (downloadable), Find My Mobile,

Intuitive Multi Window8 (Split View, Pop Up View), Smart Stay, Motions and Gestures

Control (Smart Alert, Mute, Palm swipe to capture), Fingerprint Security, Smart

Manager, S Health9, S Voice, S Planner, Galaxy Essentials (Downloadable): [Optical

Reader, SnapBizCard, S Translator10, Car Mode (for Galaxy), AllTogether, Kids

Mode, Soundcamp, Gear Manager], Galaxy Life (Downloadable), Galaxy Theme

Store, S Finder, Accessibility Mode, Easy Mode, Dual SIM always on, Microsoft®

Word®, Microsoft® Excel®, Microsoft® PowerPoint®, Microsoft® OneNote®, Microsoft® OneDrive®, Skype®, Exchange, ActiveSync

Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, Geomagnetic, Lights, Hall, Fingerprint
Memory 16GB4 Storage with 3GB RAM

MicroSD slot (up to 128GB)

Dimension 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3mm, 169g
Battery 3,300mAh, Fast Charging2, Ultra Power Saving Mode11
Talktime12
Up to 17 Hours (3G)

    

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) 4G+ Product Specifications:

Network 4G+ LTE Cat 6 (up to 300Mpbs)/ 4G+ LTE FDD [Band 1 (2100MHz)/ Band 3

(1800MHz)/ Band 5 (850MHz)/ Band 7 (2600MHz)/ Band 8 (900MHz)/ Band 20

(800MHz)]/ 4G+ LTE TDD [Band 40 (2300MHz)]/ 3.5G (HSPA+ up to 42.2Mbps)/ 3G

(850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100MHz)/ EDGE/ GPRS Class 33/ GSM Quad-band (850/ 900/

1800/ 1900MHz)/ Dual SIM (LTE Cat 6 + 2G, Nano SIM)

Display 5.2″ 16M colours (1920 x 1080) full touch (C-type) FHD SUPER AMOLED display
Processor 1.6GHz Octa Core
Platform AndroidTM 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Camera Rear : 13MP [f1.9, Quick Launch, OIS, LED Flash, Auto Focus, 4X Digital Zoom,

Voice Control, Auto Mode, Pro Mode, Panorama Shot, Continuous Shot, HDR (Rich

Tone), Night Shot, Downloadable (Sports Shot, Beauty Face, Rear-Cam Selfie,

Animated GIF, Sound & Shot)]

Front : 5MP [f1.9, Gesture Control (Palm Selfie), Voice Control, Selfie, Wide Selfie, Continuous Shot, Night Mode, Real-Time Beauty Mode – enlarge eyes, slim face and smoothen skin, Downloadable (Sports Shot, Beauty Face, Animated GIF, Sound &

Shot)]

Video FHD Video Player [3GP, 3G2, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC), M4V, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM] 1080p @ 30fps

FHD Video Recorders [3GP, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC)]

Rear Video Recorder [FHD 1080p @ 30fps, HD 720p @30fps]

Front Video Recorder [FHD 1080p @ 30fps, HD 720p @30fps]

Audio

FM Radio, Voice Recorder, Music Player Supported formats: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

GoogleTM Services Google Voice Search™, Chrome™ Browser/ AndroidTM Browser, Gmail™,

YouTube™, Google Maps™, Google™ Search, Google Play™ Music, Google Play™

Movies & TV, Google Photos™, Google Drive™, Google Now™, Hangouts™

Connectivity Wi-Fi® 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4+5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct®, Bluetooth® 4.1, HT40, ANT+, USB

2.0, NFC (UICC, eSE), Android Beam™, GPS, GLONASS, Download Booster6, Smart Switch Mobile (Downloadable)7, Quick Connect14 (Screen Mirroring), Mobile hotspot and tethering, Gear Manager (Downloadable), 3.5mm Ear Jack, MirrorLink

Features & Services Embedded Wallpaper, Galaxy Apps, Flipboard, Email (POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, SSL,

TCLS, EAS), Accuweather, Samsung KNOX (downloadable), Find My Mobile,

Intuitive Multi Window8 (Split View, Pop Up View), Smart Stay, Motions and Gestures

Control (Smart Alert, Mute, Palm swipe to capture), Fingerprint Security, Smart

Manager, S Health9, S Voice, S Planner, Galaxy Essentials (Downloadable): [Optical

Reader, SnapBizCard, S Translator10, Car Mode (for Galaxy), AllTogether, Kids

Mode, Soundcamp, Gear Manager], Galaxy Life (Downloadable), Galaxy Theme Store, S Finder, Accessibility Mode, Easy Mode, Dual SIM always on, Microsoft®

Word®, Microsoft® Excel®, Microsoft® PowerPoint®, Microsoft® OneNote®, Microsoft® OneDrive®, Skype®, Exchange, ActiveSync

Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, Geomagnetic, Lights, Hall, Fingerprint
Memory 16GB4 Storage with 2GB RAM

MicroSD slot (up to 128GB)

Dimension 144.7 x 70.8 x 6.9mm, 145g
Battery 2,900mAh, Fast Charging2, Ultra Power Saving Mode11
Talktime12
Up to 16 Hrs (3G)

    

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) 4G Product Specifications:

Network 4G LTE Cat 4 (up to 150Mbps)/ 4G LTE FDD [Band 1 (2100MHz)/ Band 3

(1800MHz)/ Band 5 (850MHz)/ Band 7 (2600MHz)/ Band 8 (900MHz)/ Band 20

(800MHz)/ 4G LTE TDD [Band 40 (2300MHz)]/ 3.5G (HSPA+ up to 42.2Mbps)/ 3G

(850/ 900/ 1900/ 2100MHz)/ EDGE/ GPRS Class 33/ GSM Quad-band (850/ 900/

1800/ 1900MHz)/ Dual SIM (LTE Cat 4 + 2G, Nano SIM)

Display 4.7″ 16M colours (720 x 1280) full touch (C-type) HD SUPER AMOLED display
AP 1.5GHz Quad Core
OS AndroidTM 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Camera Rear : 13MP [f1.9, Quick Launch, LED Flash, Auto Focus, 4X Digital Zoom, Voice

Control, Auto Mode, Pro Mode, Panorama Shot, Continuous Shot, HDR (Rich Tone), Night Shot, Downloadable (Sports Shot, Beauty Face, Rear-cam Selfie, Animated GIF, Sound & Shot)]

Front : 5MP [f1.9, Gesture Control (Palm Selfie), Voice Control, Selfie, Wide Selfie, Continuous Shot, Night Mode, Real-Time Beauty Mode – enlarge eyes, slim face and smoothen skin, Downloadable (Sports Shot, Beauty Face, Animated GIF, Sound &

Shot)]

Video FHD Video Player [3GP, 3G2, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC), M4V, WMV, ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, WEBM] 1080p @ 30fps

FHD Video Recorders [3GP, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 (AVC)]

Rear Video Recorder [FHD 1080p @ 30fps, HD 720p @30fps]

Front Video Recorder [FHD 1080p @ 30fps, HD 720p @30fps]

Audio

FM Radio, Voice Recorder, Music Player Supported formats: MP3, M4A, 3GA, AAC, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MIDI, XMF, MXMF, IMY, RTTTL, RTX, OTA

GoogleTM Services Google Voice Search™, Chrome™ Browser/ AndroidTM Browser, Gmail™,

YouTube™, Google Maps™, Google™ Search, Google Play™ Music, Google Play™

Movies & TV, Google Photos™ , Google Drive™, Google Now™, Hangouts™

Connectivity Wi-Fi® 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz), Wi-Fi Direct®, Bluetooth® 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0,

NFC, Android Beam™, GPS, GLONASS, Download Booster6, Smart SwitchMobile

(Downloadable)7, 3.5mm Ear Jack, Mobile hotspot and tethering, MirrorLink

Features & Services Embedded Wallpaper, Galaxy Apps, Flipboard, Email (POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, SSL,

TCLS, EAS), Accuweather, Samsung KNOX (downloadable), Find My Mobile, Smart

Stay, Motions and Gestures Control (Smart Alert), Smart Manager, S Voice, Galaxy

Apps, S Planner, Galaxy Essentials (Downloadable): [Optical Reader, SnapBizCard,

S Translator10, Car Mode (for Galaxy)], Galaxy Life (Downloadable), Galaxy Theme

Store, Accessibility Mode, Easy Mode, Dual SIM always on, Microsoft® Word®,

Microsoft® Excel®, Microsoft® PowerPoint®, Microsoft® OneNote®, Microsoft® OneDrive®, Skype®, Exchange, ActiveSync

Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, Geomagnetic, Lights, Hall
Memory 16GB Storage with 1.5GB RAM

MicroSD slot (up to 128GB)

Dimension 134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3mm, 132g
Battery 2,300mAh, Ultra Power Saving Mode11
Talktime12
Up to 14 Hours (3G)

 

Samsung x Laneway Festival Singapore 

In celebration of the new Galaxy A (2016) launch, Samsung is once again a proud sponsor of the Laneway Festival Singapore for the second year. To be held on 30 January 2016 at The Meadow at Gardens by the Bay, festival attendees will be able to take part in the fun and exciting activities including Galaxy A (2016) Lifestyle Virtual Wardrobe, Gear S2 and Gear VR experience zones happening at the Samsung Booth. There are also attractive prizes to be won.

Local Pricing and Availability
The Samsung Galaxy A (2016) will be available in Black, Gold and Pink Gold, with 16GB4 storage, at the following recommended retail prices:
Galaxy A3 (2016) 4G: $398

Galaxy A5 (2016) 4G+: $598

Galaxy A7 (2016) 4G+: $698

The Galaxy A3 (2016) 4G will be available from 16 January 2016 while the Galaxy A5 (2016) 4G+ and Galaxy A7 (2016) 4G+ are expected to be available from 30 January 2016.

Samsung will be giving out a launch special gift. Consumers who purchase the Galaxy A3 (2016) 4G will be able to enjoy a complimentary Samsung MicroSD EVO 32GB worth $22, packed in-box at launch, on a while-stocks-last basis5 .

The following Galaxy A (2016) accessories will be available to complement the devices:
Clear Cover in Black, Gold, Silver and Pink Gold, RRP $38

  • Flip Wallet in Black, Gold, White and Pink Gold, RRP $38
  • Clear View Cover in Black, Gold, Silver and Pink Gold, RRP $78 (Only available for Galaxy A5 (2016) 4G+ and Galaxy A7 (2016) 4G+)

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