Samsung has officially launched its latest Galaxy A (2017) series mid-range smartphones, the Galaxy A7 (2017) and Galaxy A5 (2017) in India. These were unveiled back in January this year and come with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance, Always on Display, Fingerprint sensor, USB Type-C port, Fast Charging support and metal frame with 3D glass back design which offers them a premium look. They also support Samsung Pay that allows for secure mobile payments through Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) and Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.

"Samsung Galaxy A7 and A5 2017"

Both the phones have 16MP front and rear cameras that offers different modes to optimize photos and enhance the color of images. Check out the smartphones specifications below.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) specifications:

  • 5.7-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED Always-on display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Exynos 7880 (64-bit) SoC with 1.9GHz Octa-Core CPU
  • Mali-T830 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano, dual stand-by)
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS with GLONASS, micro USB 2.0, USB Type-C, USB OTG
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 16MP auto-focus rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture, OIS, 1080p video recording
  • 16MP front camera, f/1.9 aperture, 1080p
  • Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, Ambient Light, E-Compass, Gravity sensor
  • IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3600mAh battery with fast charging
  • Dimensions: 156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9mm
  • Colors: Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud
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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) specifications:

  • 5.2-inch Full HD (1920×1080 pixels) Super AMOLED Always-on display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Exynos 7880 (64-bit) SoC with 1.9GHz Octa-Core CPU
  • Mali-T830 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano, dual stand-by)
  • 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G GPRS/EDGE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, GPS with GLONASS, micro USB 2.0, USB Type-C, USB OTG
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
  • 16MP auto-focus rear camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture, OIS, 1080p video recording
  • 16MP front camera, f/1.9 aperture, 1080p
  • Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, Gyroscope, Ambient Light, E-Compass, Gravity sensor
  • IP68 certified – dust proof and water resistant
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh battery with fast charging
  • Dimensions: 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9mm
  • Colors: Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud

The Galaxy A7 (2017) and Galaxy A5 (2017) are priced at Rs. 33,490 and Rs. 28,990 respectively and will be available across the country from March 15th.