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Samsung announces the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, the slimmest smartphone ever

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, and it’s built around today’s lust for social networking. The phones will be completely marketed towards the young, selfie-taking, moment-sharing, phone-hungry market that is dominating the market lately. The phone will be available in a variety of colors and sizes, and both devices “empower younger consumers to quickly and easily capture meaningful moments, connect to social media and share their daily lives,” according to the company.

“The Galaxy A5 and A3 offer a beautifully crafted full metal unibody, slim design, superior hardware and the best possible social media experience,” said JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communication at Samsung Electronics. “These devices make our advanced Galaxy experience even more accessible to young and trend conscious consumers.”

The Galaxy A5 and A3 are Samsung’s slimmest smartphones to date, featuring refined full metal unibody designs that are 6.7mm and 6.9mm thin, respectively. Both devices will come in a variety of colors, including Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue and Champagne Gold, to accommodate the personal style and preference of diverse users.

The Galaxy A5 and A3 offer an advanced 5MP front-facing camera, offering Wide Selfie, Palm Selfie, and Animated GIF, Beauty Face Features, and Rear-cam Selfi features. Users are also able to quickly and easily share photos or videos on their favorite social media channels with the device’s fast network speed of LTE Category 4 standard.

The Galaxy A5 and A3 also come with a pretty terrific display, both devices are equipped with an extraordinary Super AMOLED display and Adaptive Display technology to deliver clearer images with deep contrast and better viewing angles for more vivid, colorful content in virtually any environment, even under bright sunlight.

The Galaxy A5 and A3 are also outfitted with a Quad Core 1.2 GHz processor for seamless multi-tasking and faster browsing experience. In addition, the Galaxy A5 and A3 include popular features exclusive to Galaxy devices, such as Ultra-Power Saving Mode, Private Mode and Multiscreen, as well as adjustable audio which intelligently adapts and enhances sound output based on the user’s surrounding environment.



The Galaxy A5 and A3 will be available in select markets including China starting in November 2014.