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.