Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and A7 (2017) with IP68 rating launched in India

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 overall

After it’s unveil at CES 2017, Samsung A5 (2017) and A7 (2017) Smartphones has been launched in India. Both will be available in Gold sand and black sky colors from 15th March 2017 across India. The 2017 version sport 3D glass back and metal frame for premium look. Both come with IP68 ratings for water and dust resistance. In addition both have always on display feature, fast charging, USB Type- C port, S-voice and will support Samsung Pay.

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017):

The A5 (2017) flaunts a 5.2 inch full HD Super AMOLED display with corning gorilla glass 4 protection. It is powered by a 1.9 GHz Octa core Exynos 7880 processor clubbed with 3GB RAM and Mali T-830 for graphics. It has 32GB of internal storage with support of a dedicated slot for memory expansion up to 256GB using a Micro SD card.

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 front

There’s a massive boost in the photography department thanks to 16MP front and rear cameras. Both camera units supports f/1.9 aperture while rear camera gets LED flash. The 2016 version had a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front facing camera. It sports a fingerprint sensor integrated at the home button.

On the software front, it runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 and it might nougat update at a later stage. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, dual Sim, bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, USB Type C and ANT+. The A5 powered by a 3000mah battery with fast charging support.

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017):

Samsung Galaxy A7 is similar to A5 in almost every aspect except screen size and battery. The A7 (2017) has a bigger 5.7 inch super AMOLED display and comes with a 3600mah battery with fast charging capabilities. It measures 156.8×77.6×7.9mm while A5 is 146.1×71.4×7.9mm.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 front

Commenting on the launch, Asim Warsi, Senior Vice President, Samsung India said, “At Samsung, we are always committed to innovate as per the need of our consumers to ensure that they have the most advanced and modern products in the market today. The latest Galaxy A (2017) series is a testament to our commitment. We have integrated our consumers’ feedback on our previous models along with our unique design approach and features, to give an added performance and premium experience to the users”.