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{{Infobox device
 
{{Infobox device
 
| manufacturer = Samsung
 
| manufacturer = Samsung
| name = A3 (2015)
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| name = Galaxy A3 (2015)
| codename = sm-a300fu
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| codename = samsung-a3ulte, samsung-a3lte
 
| image = File:sm-a300fu.png
 
| image = File:sm-a300fu.png
 
| imagecaption = Samsung Galaxy A3 (2015) running Plasma Mobile on mainline with hardware accelerated graphics  
 
| imagecaption = Samsung Galaxy A3 (2015) running Plasma Mobile on mainline with hardware accelerated graphics  
 
| releaseyear = 2014
 
| releaseyear = 2014
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| category = community
 
| originalsoftware = Android 4.4 KitKat (official update to Android 6.0.1 marshmallow)
 
| originalsoftware = Android 4.4 KitKat (official update to Android 6.0.1 marshmallow)
| chipset = Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (msm8916)
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| chipset = Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
 
| cpu = 1.2 GHz Quad ARM Cortex-A53
 
| cpu = 1.2 GHz Quad ARM Cortex-A53
 
| gpu = Adreno A306
 
| gpu = Adreno A306
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| status_flashing = Y
 
| status_flashing = Y
 
| status_touch = Y
 
| status_touch = Y
| status_screen = Y
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| status_screen = P
 
| status_wifi = Y
 
| status_wifi = Y
 
| status_xwayland = Y
 
| status_xwayland = Y
 
| status_fde =
 
| status_fde =
 
| status_mainline = Y
 
| status_mainline = Y
| status_battery = N
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| status_battery = Y
 
| status_3d = Y
 
| status_3d = Y
 
| status_accel = Y
 
| status_accel = Y
| status_audio = P
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| status_audio = Y
| status_bluetooth =
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| status_bluetooth = Y
| status_camera = N
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| status_camera =
| status_gps = N
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| status_gps =
| status_mobiledata = N
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| status_mobiledata = Y
| status_sms = N
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| status_sms = Y
| status_calls = N
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| status_calls = Y
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| status_otg = P
 
| status = booting
 
| status = booting
 
| booting = yes
 
| booting = yes
 
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| pmoskernel = Mainline
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| whet_dhry = 919.6
 
}}
 
}}
  
 
== Contributors ==
 
== Contributors ==
* Mis012
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* ''[[user:Mis012|Mis012]]''
* Minecrell
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* ''[[user:Minecrell|Minecrell]]''
  
 
== Users owning this device ==
 
== Users owning this device ==
 
{{Device owners}}
 
{{Device owners}}
  
== How to enter flash mode ==
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== Supported variants ==
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* '''SM-A300F:''' Choose <code>samsung-a3lte</code>.
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* '''SM-A300FU:''' Choose <code>samsung-a3ulte</code>.
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* Adding support for one of the other variants is likely trivial.
  
# deploy lk2nd boot.img
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== Installation ==
# use lk2nd
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# Install [https://github.com/msm8916-mainline/lk2nd#readme lk2nd] (alternative bootloader that provides a standard fastboot interface)
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# Follow the [[Installation guide]]
  
(lk2nd Documentation is WIP)
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{{note|'''Note:''' Enter lk2nd fastboot mode by pressing only Volume Down + Power ('''not''' the Home button). Pressing the Home button additionally will bring you to the Samsung Download mode.}}
  
== Installation ==
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== WiFi ==
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If your pings are high,
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Speed unsteady,
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WiFi connection breakin',
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PostmarketOS spaghetti, run this command:
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$ sudo rfkill block bluetooth
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== Audio ==
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{{note|'''Note:''' The speakers are rather loud on 100% volume and may produce distorted sound that may damage your speakers after long use. Please make sure to use reasonable volumes - your ears and your speaker will thank you!}}
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See [[Qualcomm_Snapdragon_410_(MSM8916)#Audio]].
  
Documentation is WIP
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== Modem ==
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See [[Qualcomm_Snapdragon_410_(MSM8916)#Modem]].
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Latest revision as of 11:26, 28 September 2020

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2015)
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2015) running Plasma Mobile on mainline with hardware accelerated graphics
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2015) running Plasma Mobile on mainline with hardware accelerated graphics
Manufacturer Samsung
Name Galaxy A3 (2015)
Codename samsung-a3ulte, samsung-a3lte
Released 2014
Category community
Original software Android 4.4 KitKat (official update to Android 6.0.1 marshmallow)
postmarketOS kernel Mainline
Hardware
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
CPU 1.2 GHz Quad ARM Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno A306
Display 540x960 AMOLED (AMS452EF01 panel with a S6E88A0 controller)
Storage 16 GB
Memory 1.5 GB
Architecture aarch64
Unixbench Whet/Dhry score 919.6
Features
USB Networking
Works
Flashing
Works
Touchscreen
Works
Display
Partial
WiFi
Works
Xwayland
Works
FDE
Mainline
Works
Battery
Works
3D Acceleration
Works
Accelerometer
Works
Audio
Works
Bluetooth
Works
Camera
GPS
Mobile data
Works
SMS
Works
Calls
Works
USB OTG
Partial



Contributors

Users owning this device

  • 0 (Notes: aftermarket screen)
  • Maccraft123 (Notes: broken screen :()
  • Mis012 (Notes: contributor)
  • TravMurav (Notes: SM-A300F, no display)


Supported variants

  • SM-A300F: Choose samsung-a3lte.
  • SM-A300FU: Choose samsung-a3ulte.
  • Adding support for one of the other variants is likely trivial.

Installation

  1. Install lk2nd (alternative bootloader that provides a standard fastboot interface)
  2. Follow the Installation guide
Note: Enter lk2nd fastboot mode by pressing only Volume Down + Power (not the Home button). Pressing the Home button additionally will bring you to the Samsung Download mode.

WiFi

If your pings are high,

Speed unsteady,

WiFi connection breakin',

PostmarketOS spaghetti, run this command:

$ sudo rfkill block bluetooth

Audio

Note: The speakers are rather loud on 100% volume and may produce distorted sound that may damage your speakers after long use. Please make sure to use reasonable volumes - your ears and your speaker will thank you!

See Qualcomm_Snapdragon_410_(MSM8916)#Audio.

Modem

See Qualcomm_Snapdragon_410_(MSM8916)#Modem.

See also