In case you were wondering when the new Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) and Galaxy A5 (2016) will reach India, here’s the answer. The two new smartphones are now available to pre-order from Samsung India’s online store. The phones come with one-time screen replacement offer. The sale starts from 18th February. As for the price, the Galaxy A7 2016 will cost INR 33,400, while the Galaxy A5 2016 will be sold for INR 29,400.
Both the new Galaxy smartphones come with metal-and-glass finish and are capable of transferring files at amazing speeds. Both of them come with a fingerprint sensor to support Samsung Pay. Let’s see what each of those phones offer.
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
The phone gets a 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos CPU with 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage. It features a 5.2-inch FullHD Super AMOLED screen. There’s a 13MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), and LED flash, while the front camera is a 5MP sensor. The 4G LTE-enabled handset gets a microSD slot and dual SIM slots.
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016):
The new Galaxy A7 2016 gets the same 1.6GHz octa-core CPU but with 3GB of RAM. Internal storage remains 16GB (expandable). The phone sports a larger 5.5-inch FullHD Super AMOLED display and offers the same camera setup as the new Galaxy A5 2016.
Both the new phones get Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box with Samsung’s own UI on top.