Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 were launched by the tech giant in the first week of March. They had at that time specified the availability date of the smartphone to be 15th March. And rightfully so, the smartphone will go to sale in India today. They will be available in Samsung India E-stores and offline retailers in the colors, Black Sky and Gold Sand.
The Samsung Galaxy A5 is priced at Rs. 28,990, whereas the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) has been priced at Rs. 33,490. The Samsung Galaxy A5 and Samsung Galaxy A7 feature a Galaxy S7 style design. Their camera that come with low light optimization are enhanced as compared to their predecessors. The smartphones come with a Food Mode, as well as IP68-rating for dust and water resistance.
The dual sim variants of the Galaxy A5 and A7 have been launched in the country. The smartphone run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and are quite similar. They differ only in their screen size, battery capacity, dimensions, and weight. weight. The Samsung Galaxy A5 comes with a 5.2-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display. Its dimensions are 146.1×71.4×7.9mm and it weighs 157 grams. It runs on a 3000mAh battery. While, the Samsung Galaxy A7 sports a 5.7-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display, measuring 156.8×77.6×7.9mm, weighing 186 grams, and running on a 3600mAh battery.
Both the smartphones have 32 GB expandable internal storage. They feature a fingerprint scanner, an Always on Display, a USB Type-C port along with a 3.5mm audio jack. They come with Samsung Pay support, as well as features like Samsung Cloud and Secure Folder.
The connectivity options for the two are : 4G (LTE Cat. 6) and VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, and NFC. The sensors present in both are an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. They are both powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core SoC along with 3GB of RAM. Both sport a 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a f/1.9 aperture, and a 16-megapixel front camera with an f/1.9 aperture.