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Samsung Galaxy A03s
Samsung Galaxy A03s
Samsung Galaxy A03s
Samsung Galaxy A03s
Samsung Galaxy A03s
Samsung Galaxy A03s
Samsung Galaxy A03s

Informr score
The Samsung Galaxy A03s currently has an Informr score of 6.4 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 7 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Operating system
Operating system
2.35 GHz
2.35 GHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
13+ MP, f/2.2
13+ MP, f/2.2
5000 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...

Android Police
Android Police

With a budget phone, some compromises are expected. It's unsurprising that the Samsung Galaxy A03s is a bit slow, doesn't have great cameras, and can be frustrating when trying to do too much on it. Still, the phone is $160 or less, making it a perfect match for someone looking for a barebones phone...

- Luke Filipowicz, Android Police

The Samsung Galaxy A03s raises two questions. How cheap is cheap? And how slow is too slow? The A03s is too slow and not as cheap as it should be, considering the bog-standard camera and sedate performance. Samsung has missed the mark. The Galaxy A03s is basically a carbon copy of the cheaper A02s....

- Aatif Sulleyman, TrustedReviews
The Wirecutter
The Wirecutter

The Samsung Galaxy A03s has better performance and update support than other ultra-budget phones, and it works on all cellular networks.

- Ryan Whitwam, The Wirecutter
Android Authority
Android Authority

Samsung's Galaxy A03s takes a few baby steps toward adulthood. The fingerprint reader and updated base RAM and storage give it a little bit of extra punch, but they don't quite go far enough to counterbalance the sluggish performance and lacking cameras. A fair pick for a starter smartphone, but it...

- Ryan Haines, Android Authority

The Galaxy A03s is a good entry-level smartphone - that's undeniable. It has a good screen, a reliable battery, a recent Android OS with OneUI interface, and a non-nonsense primary camera. Unfortunately, the A03s feels overpriced for what it offers - there are much better phones on the same shelf. I...

- GSMArena

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Common Questions

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Samsung backs up the Galaxy A03s with a 2 Years parts & labour warranty.

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Screen Size

The Samsung Galaxy A03s's screen size is 6.5 inches with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution.

2.35 GHz

There is a MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) Octa-core 2.35 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 11 operating system (OS).

13+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ MP, f/2.2 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.

32/64 GB

Internal memory is 32/64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery.

Galaxy A03s Specs

Release Date September 24, 2021
Regions Available USA, Canada, United Kingdom
Operating System Android 11

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Processor MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) Octa-core 2.35 GHz
Internal Storage 32/64 GB
RAM 3/4 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.36 W/kg
Body: 1.09 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Years
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Data Cable
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Dual SIM Yes
USB OTG Support Yes
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 1000 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
13+ Megapixels, f/2.2
2+ Megapixels, f/2.4, Macro
2+ Megapixels, f/2.4, Depth
10x digital
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels, f/2.2
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels
Pixel Density 270 pixels
Size 6.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Up to 15 W
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage Unknown
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Blue, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.43 x 7.6 x 0.91 cm (6.5 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 196 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Samsung SM-A037F
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