For too long have the advances of technology been regarded as too pervasive and has since met a long pause in its progression on human relationships but this is no longer the case thanks to the recent launch of the Samsung GALAXY A series, as the A5 and A3 made its official debut here in Malaysia. The GALAXY A5 and A3 are the symbols that can unify technology and human connections.

Lee Jui Sang

Lee Jui Sang, Vice President , Mobile,IT & Digital Imaging, Samsung Malaysia Electronics provides the welcome speech at the launch of the Samsung GALAXY A5 and A3

“As more young people are getting smartphones, social network apps are booming,  feeding in turn the selfie craze that has swept over the world in the past years. The GALAXY A5 and A3 jump on the selfie bandwagon and further redefine it with their signature wide selfie feature, which complement the needs of a highly digitally connected and style conscious youth audience,” said Lee Jui Siang, Vice President , Mobile IT and Digital Imaging , Samsung Malaysia Electronics.”

Julian Thean

The product demonstration was done by Julian Thean, Manager, Product Marketing, Mobile Division, Samsung Malaysia Electronics

Together with the arrival of the GALAXY A5 and A3, Samsung Malaysia Electronics was proud to present the ‘Bestnya Bersama’ campaign at the launch event, which speaks towards the origins of the GALAXY A5 and A3, whereby they aim to bring Malaysian youth together with a wide selfie platform in combination with music.

jui sang with phone

Lee Jui Sang, shows the public their first glimpse of the Samsung GALAXY A5

The new devices are Samsung’s slimmest smartphones yet, whereby they measure 6.77mm and 6.9mm thin respectively. Conforming to both style and portability, both these devices are able to slide into your pocket easily, yet still be easy to grasp in your palm.

For those looking for a selfie perfect moment, the Samsung GALAXY A5 and A3 have an advanced 5MP front-facing camera with the innovative Wide Selfie mode. Now, users can take a group picture without squeezing in to one another, while users are also able to share and send their photos or videos on a social network of their choice with a blindingly fast LTE Category 4 standard.

Besides that, both these devices retains the GALAXY tradition of featuring the Super AMOLED display and Adaptive display technology to deliver clearer images with deeper contrast and better viewing angles for a more vivid and, colorful content within any environment.Here are some of the general specifications for the new Samsung GALAXY A5 and A3:

A5

The Samsung GALAXY A5 is slim, light and ever ready to help you get the best selfies

Samsung GALAXY A5

Processor: 1.2GHz Quad-Core processor

Memory: 2GB

Storage: 16GB expandable up to 64GB

Display: 5-inch HD Super AMOLED

OS: Android 4.4 KitKat

Camera: Rear (13MP) AF with LED Flash, Front (5.0MP)

Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC

A3

The Samsung GALAXY A3 is slightly smaller in screen real estate but holds the same performance as its larger cousin the A5

Samsung GALAXY A3

Processor: 1.2GHz Quad-Core processor

Memory: 2GB

Storage: 16GB expandable up to 64GB

Display: 4.5-inch HD Super AMOLED

OS: Android 4.4 KitKat

Camera: Rear (8MP) AF with LED Flash, Front (5.0MP)

Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC

The new Samsung GALAXY A5 and A3 will arrive on January 9at all Samsung Experience Stores and Samsung Authorised dealers, and they would be priced at RM1,199, and RM899 respectively

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