Samsung unveiled the Galaxy lineup at CES 2017, and now they have launched the models in their A-series lineup, which are more popular in the mid-range segment – Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy A7 (2017). The new Samsung Galaxy A5 & A7 is packed under a metal frame with 3D glass back. All the devices look alike in terms of design.
The devices come with a 16MP rear and front camera. The company commits that they perform well in low light situations. The devices come with IP68 water and dust resistance. The smartphones have an option of microSD expansion up to 256GB. This time Samsung has chosen to go with USB Type C and fast charging.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy A7 (2017) come with a feature which was first seen in the Galaxy S7 & S7 edge i.e. Always On Display. Unlike the Apple Pay and Android Pay, Samsung is also offering Samsung Pay which uses Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) technology. The devices also come with the NFC and secure folder with biometric authentication functionality. Recently, Samsung Pay registration are now live in India.
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The Galaxy A5 (2017) and A7 (2017) are priced at Rs. 28,990 and Rs. 33,490, respectively and will be available across India from March 15th.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), A7 (2017) Specifications
|Parameters||Galaxy A5||Galaxy A7|
|Display||5.2” Full HD Super AMOLED ||5.7” Full HD Super AMOLED|
|Camera||Rear: 16MP , Front: 16MP||Rear: 16MP (F1.9), Front : 16MP (F1.9)|
|CPU||1.9GHz Octa-core||1.9GHz Octa-core|
|Network||4G VoLTE, dual-band WiFi AC, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, NFC||4G VoLTE, dual-band WiFi AC, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, NFC|
|RAM||3 GB||3 GB|
|Storage||32 GB and expandable via microSD up to 256GB||32 GB and expandable via microSD up to 256GB|
|Battery||3,000mAh with USB Type-C Fast Charging||3,600mAh with USB Type-C Fast Charging|
|Design||Metal Frame with 3D Glass Back||Metal Frame with 3D Glass Back|
|Dimensions||146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9mm||156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9mm|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow ||Android 6.0 Marshmallow |
|Color||Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, and Peach Cloud||Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, and Peach Cloud|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, Geomagnetic, RGB Light, Hall, Fingerprint Scanner, Barometer||Accelerometer, Proximity, Geomagnetic, RGB Light, Hall, Fingerprint Scanner, Barometer|
|Additional Features||MST Technology (Samsung Pay) Option, Samsung KNOX, S-Voice, Dual SIM, NFC, IP68 water and dust resistance,||MST Technology (Samsung Pay) Option, Samsung KNOX, S-Voice, Dual SIM, NFC, IP68 water and dust resistance,|
|Price||Rs. 28,990||Rs. 33,490|