Samsung’s Galaxy A5 and A3 smartphones are its thinnest ever

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In light of disappointing earnings, Samsung just told the world that it’s planning to “fundamentally reform” its take the smartphone. But it’s fair to say that the company may have changed its thinking long before yesterday’s dire report. Today Samsung announced a pair of metal smartphones that have seemingly been designed for social media addicts and selfie takers. Aside from their premium unibody builds, the Galaxy A3 and A5 won’t blow anyone away in terms of what’s inside, but they’re nothing to scoff at either. Unwilling to let Apple win the thinness war, Samsung says these are the slimmest smartphones it’s ever made. Despite housing a 5-inch display, the A5 is just 6.7mm (0.26 inches) thick, enough to best the iPhone 6. The A3…

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