Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 launch in EU and UK imminent: Firmware listed online
Boo-Keun Yoon, president and CEO of Samsung consumer electronics, speaks during his keynote at the International Consumer Electronics show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada January 5, 2015.Reuters

Prospective buyers of Samsung's pure mid-range smartphones, the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 in the United Kingdom, now have something to cheer about, as the smartphones are finally set to make their official debut in the country, as per new reports.

According to SamMobile, which has published the European firmware versions for a host of European countries, both the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 smartphones will be released in the very near future across the European Union, including in the United Kingdom.

The firmware for both the Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 can also be downloaded via SamMobile, by clicking here.

Though there are strong hints of both the Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 officially launching in the EU, the exact date of launch and pricing aspects are yet to surface. But potential buyers of these handsets are advised to check out Samsung's official web portal regularly for updates regarding the launch of the latest Galaxy mid-rangers.

Click here to navigate to Samsung's official smartphone portal now.

Earlier, it was known that the supply of the Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300) and A5 (SM-A500) hit the roadblock due to multiple production issues which limited the launch of both the smartphones to only select Asian markets.

Now, it remains to be seen when the highly expected Samsung mid-range smartphones will officially be released in the UK and the whole of Europe.

Key Hardware aspects of Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5

The USP of both the smartphones is their metallic outer frame, an aspect which has been associated with only Samsung recently.

Both of these devices are also pegged to boost the affordable smartphone segment.

Other key tech-specs of both the devices include:

Samsung Galaxy A3

  • 4.5in Super AMOLED display
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system
  • 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor
  • 8 MP rear camera, and a 5MP front snapper
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • MicroSD card slot for expansion of internal storage up to 64 GB
  • 4G-LTE, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity
  • 1,900 mAh fixed Li-Ion battery

Samsung Galaxy A5

  • 5in Super AMOLED display
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating platform
  • 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor
  • 13 MP primary camera
  • 5 MP secondary camera
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal storage
  • MicroSD card slot for expansion of internal storage up to 64GB
  • 4G-LTE, 3g, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity
  • 2,300 mAh fixed Li-Ion battery

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