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The Samsung Galaxy A is official in the UAE
January 11, 2017


Devices are IP68 water and dust resistant

Samsung Electronics Gulf today announced the latest Galaxy A series, including the 5.7-inch A7, 5.2-inch A5 and 4.7-inch A3 smartphones. The devices were announced at the new Samsung Experience Store in Dubai Media City by Tarek Sabbagh, Head of IT & Mobile (IM) Division at Samsung Gulf Electronics.


With a mid-range price point, The Galaxy A series features a premium metal frame and 3D glass back. For the first time on the Galaxy A series, the smartphone offers IP68 water and dust resistance, allowing it to withstand the elements, including rain, sweat, sand and dust, making the device suitable for nearly any activity or situation.

jcrop-previewThe Galaxy A provides enhanced front and rear 16-megapixel cameras and a larger memory with expandable storage with microSD support up to 256GB. Equipped with reversible USB Type-C port, it also features Always on Display.

The Galaxy A will be available at all major retailers in the UAE on January 12, 2016 starting at AED1,149 for the Galaxy A3, AED1,449 for the Galaxy A5 and AED1,749 for the Galaxy A7. The Galaxy A is available in three colors including Black Sky, Gold Sand and Blue Mist.

by Anil George

Avid follower of all things tech. In between his quest for the ultimate gizmo, Anil fiddles with light meters, collects rare books and feeds his fetish for Jap horror movies. As Managing Editor of T3 Middle East for the GCC, Anil oversees content direction across print and digital. He was a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2015 and 2016. Anil is also the Middle East’s first Brand Ambassador for Ashdown Engineering.  Reach him at: