New Delhi: The South Korean technology giant Samsung has launched its flagship smartphones Galaxy A5 (2016) and the Galaxy A7 (2016) in India, priced at Rs. 29,400 and Rs. 33,400 respectively.
To recall, both this smartphones were earlier launched in China last year. Samsung has also announced a bundled Airtel data plan, with up to 30GB of data free for six months.
The dual-SIM supporting 4G LTE smartphones will be available in the country via online shopping website Snapdeal and offline retailers starting February 15.
Following are the specifications of Galaxy A7 (2016):
- Samsung A7 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box.
- The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) resolution Super Amoled display
- The device is packed with an octa-core Exynos SoC (unspecified model) clocked at 1.6GHz, clubbed with 3GB of RAM.
- It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and optical image stabilisation (OIS) and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Both sport f/1.9 aperture lenses.
- The smartphone houses 16GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB).
- The Galaxy A7 (2016) supports LTE Cat. 6 connectivity besides Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0 and NFC connectivity options.
- Measuring 151.5x74.1x7.3mm, the handset weighs 172 grams
- The smartphone is backed by a 3300mAh battery, which also supports fast charging. Accelerometer, proximity, geomagnetic sensors and a fingerprint scanner are also included.
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) shares most specifications with the Galaxy A7 (2016), but with some minor changes. It sports a smaller 5.2-inch full-HD Super Amoled display, 2GB of RAM, and 2900mAh battery with fast charging. It measures 144.8x71.0x7.3mm and weighs 155 grams.