The Korean manufacturer tries to overcome the fiasco of Galaxy Note 7 with three new mid-range phones that incorporate Samsung Pay and a battery of long duration. They will be on sale in February.
After a 2016 to forget, Samsung begins the new year with the renewal of its Galaxy A family. The South Korean company announced today in a statement the launch of three new mid-range smartphones: Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7. This is Samsung’s first launch after the fiasco of Galaxy Note 7, whose manufacture was forced to cancel after being unable to solve the problem of terminal fires.
It also occurs after the manufacturer has delayed the presentation of the Galaxy S8, which is called to be the smartphone star of the multinational in 2017. Initially, its launch was scheduled in February at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, a Custom that he has fulfilled for years. However, to avoid problems like the Galaxy Note 7, the company will hold its own event in April, in the style of those made by Apple at its headquarters in Cupertino.
Resistant to water and dust
According to the South Korean manufacturer, the Galaxy A series, which will be available in February, will offer water and dust resistance for the first time, a feature already incorporated in the S7. In addition, these terminals will incorporate as standard the payment system Samsung Pay method.
As for the battery, which caused so much trouble to the owners of Note 7, Samsung has extended its duration and has introduced a rapid charging system that guarantees, as pointed out from the signature, “that the device regain its full power more Fast than ever.”
Two versions A5 and A3
The new Galaxy A family will be available in February in Europe in two versions: the model A5 of 5.2 inches and the A3, of 4.7 inches. The first, will feature an eight-core processor that runs at 1.9 GHz, and brings 3 GB of RAM accompanied by 32 GB of internal memory (expandable by microSD up to 256GB). The second, somewhat more modest, will incorporate an eight-core processor running at 1.6 GHz, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage (also expandable).
Both terminals incorporate a 13-megapixel rear camera and a front of 8. In addition, it is possible to take an instant selfie just touch the screen and use the screen as a front flash to take pictures with better quality. For those who often share life scenes on social networks, Samsung has added new filters to add to the photographs. It emphasizes the Mode Food, thought for the foodies, that improves and optimizes the color and the contrast of the foods.