Announced sometime late last year, Samsung Galaxy A Series is now officially launched for the Africa market. The devices, Samsung Galaxy A3 and Samsung Galaxy A5 have already launched and are selling in some markets like Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria, Samsung also mentioned that the Samsung Galaxy A7 will be available in the market too. The Galaxy A Series are targeted towards the style conscious youthful consumer and have social features like 5 megapixel wide-angle front camera, animated GIFs, Panorama, rear camera selfie among others.
Among the three, the Galaxy A7 is the one that sits at the top, a 5.5 inch super AMOLED display, 1.8Ghz Quad Core plus 1.3Ghz Quad Core LTE/3G options with LTE Cat 4 at max 15o MBps for the LTE and 42 Mbps for the 3G version. It has an option to fit in either a microSD card or a second SIM card on a second tray. It comes running Android 4.4 Kitkat upgradable to Lollypop, 13MP rear camera with LED flash and 5MP wide-angle front camera, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage with microSD support of upto 64GB. See the rest of the features here.
Galaxy A Series is built and styled to look premium. The build is all metal rear and edges with anodized metal colouring.
“Our Galaxy A smartphones are designed to appeal to young and trend conscious consumers,” said George Ferreira, CEO and VP of Samsung Electronics Africa. “These devices offer a beautifully crafted, full metal unibody, slim design, superior hardware, delivering a superior user experience while being well ahead of the next big social trend.”