The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) were officially unveiled at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 event that was held at the start of the year. Both smartphones have been officially announced for Indian audience and will be available for purchase starting from March 15.
Galaxy A5 (2017) Specs, Features
The Galaxy A5 (2017) comes fitted with a 5.2-inch Super AMOLED screen that produces a full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. It is driven by Samsung’s Exynos 7880 chipset that includes a 1.9 GHz octa-core processor and Mali-T830MP3 graphics. The SoC is coupled with 3 GB of RAM and its native storage is 32 GB. It also features a microSD card slot.
For photography, it has a f/1.9 aperture 16-megapixel camera on its rear panel as well as on its front side. It offers Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box experience and is pegged to get Nougat update soon. It is packed with a 3,000 mAh battery with fast charging capacities. It measures 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm.
Galaxy A7 (2017) Specs, Features
The Galaxy A7 (2017) is a bigger and advanced version of A5 (2017). It comes with an S-AMOLED display of 5.7 inches that supports a full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. Like the Galaxy A5 (2017), the A7 (2017) has Exynos 7880 SoC, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB internal storage and microSD card slot.
It also features f/1.9 aperture 16-megapixel cameras on the front and rear sides. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and is equipped with a 3,600 mAh battery enabled with fast charging. Its dimensions are 156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm.
Both smartphones are packed in IP68 certified dust and water resistant metallic and glass combination bodies and have an identical appearance. They also feature USB Type-C ports. Other common specs include Always-on Display, fingerprint scanners, dual-SIM support, NFC, 4G VoLTE with Cat.6 LTE modem and Wi-Fi. Both are available in color options like Black Sky and Gold Sand.
Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy A7 (2017) Pricing
The Galaxy A5 (2017) is priced at Rs. 28,999 whereas the Galaxy A7 (2017) costs Rs. 33,490. Both the smartphones are available for pre-booking Samsung’s offline retailers as well as through its e-store.