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Samsung Electronics’ Ultra Slim Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3

Samsung Electronics’ Ultra Slim Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3

– Perfect for Social Networking

Express yourself in style

Auckland, New Zealand, March 9, 2015 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today unveiled the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, offering a refined, on-trend design and advanced functions to help you capture and share all those memorable moments.

Available in diverse colours and sizes, each device empowers consumers to quickly and easily capture meaningful moments, connect to social media and share their daily lives.

“The Galaxy A5 and Galaxy 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.

Stefan Lecchi, Head of Telecommunications for Samsung Electronics New Zealand, says the new Galaxy A series smartphones are a perfect response to demands for slick, responsive and good-looking devices, especially for a discerning younger target audience.

“The 18 to 25 year age group are clever, connected and mobile. They are high users of social media, are passionate about music, fashion conscious and need a device that can keep up with their lifestyle. The Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 absolutely deliver that.”

The Ultra Slim, Full Metal Design

The Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 are Samsung’s slimmest smartphones to date, featuring refined full metal unibody designs measuring at 6.7mm thin for the A5 and 6.9mm thin for the Galaxy A3. Each device will be available in Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold and Platinum Silver.

5 MP Front Camera for Unmatched Selfies

The Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 sport an advanced 5MP front-facing camera, so taking vivid selfies isnow easier than ever before. Innovative photo-taking features, such as Wide Selfie, Palm Selfie, Animated GIF, Beauty Face Features, and Rear-cam Selfie, let users capture attractive selfies in high resolution by automatically detecting and focusing on a person’s face. Users are also able to quickly and easily share photos or videos on their favorite social media channels with the device’s fast networkspeed of LTE Category 4 standard.

Vivid Display and Powerful Processor

The Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 are ideal for young consumers seeking practicality and functionality. 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, colourful content in virtually any environment, even under bright sunlight. The Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 are also fitted with a Quad Core 1.2 GHz processor for seamless multi-tasking and faster browsing experience. In addition, the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 include popular features exclusive to Galaxy devices, such as Ultra-Power Saving Mode, Private Mode and Multiscreen, as well as adjustable audiowhich intelligently adapts and enhances sound output based on the user’s surrounding environment.

The Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 are available in selected, 2Degrees, Vodafone and Spark stores. Colours and devices will vary by store.

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