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The Samsung Galaxy A5 & Galaxy A3 Smartphone Launch Event

Yesterday, Samsung Malaysia officially launched the Samsung Galaxy A5 and the Samsung Galaxy A3 smartphones, their 2015 salvo at the youth market. The two new smartphones represent Samsung's efforts at latching onto the selfie craze with the introduction of their signature "Wide Selfie" feature.

Samsung Galaxy A5 & Galaxy A3 Launch Event

The Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 smartphones share similar features :Contest icon

  • 5 MP front cameras with Wide Selfie feature
  • 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor
  • Ships with Android 4.4.4 (KitKat)
  • 16 GB of built-in flash storage
  • Full metal unibody design
  • Available in four colours (Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver and Champagne Gold)

For your convenience, we summarized the main differences of the two Samsung Galaxy A smartphones :

Samsung Galaxy A5

Samsung Galaxy A3

Samsung Galaxy A5

Samsung Galaxy A3

5.0" Super AMOLED display

4.5" Super AMOLED display

1280 x 720 screen resolution

960 x 540 screen resolution

13 MP rear camera

8 MP rear camera



WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n support

WiFi 802.11 b/g/n support

S Voice supported

S Voice not supported

2,300 mAh battery

1,900 mAh battery

6.7 mm thick

6.9 mm thick

123 g in weight

110.3 g in weight

MSRP : RM 1,199 (~US$ 349)

MSRP : RM 899 (~US$ 259)

To demonstrate their emphasis on the youth market, Samsung presented their "A Team" of local talents, from bands like Paperplane Pursuit and An Honest Mistake to young artists and celebrities like Najwa Latif, Shawn Lee, Ke Qing and Liyana Fizi. Here are some pictures and a video from the event :

The Samsung Galaxy A5 & Galaxy A3 launch was held at the Kuala Lumpur Hilton, next to KL Sentral.
Every guest received one of these pressed metal plates. Cool, eh?

Helping to demonstrate how to use those metal plates were these two ladies. I shall call them Miss Awesome and Miss Amazing...

The Beauties & The Beast
Yes, I know I make you girls look even more Amazing and Awesome! 

Julian Thean, Samsung Malaysia Electronics' Product Marketing Manager of the Mobile Division, explains the key features of the new Galaxy A5 & Galaxy A3 smartphones and how they will help Samsung win over the youth market in 2015.

The Samsung "A Team" of local celebrities taking a #wefie on stage.

See if you can spot the guys from Paperplane PursuitNajwa LatifLiyana FiziVenice MinIzzue Islam and An Honest Mistake

The Samsung "A Team" of local celebrities and their Samsung Galaxy A smartphones. Lucky them! 

Now, let's take a closer look at the new Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 smartphones, as well as their signature "Wide Selfie" feature. We will also take a look at the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy A7 smartphone, which Samsung also demoed at the same event.

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