Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 2017 launched in India with IP68 water resistance, new design

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Samsung has just launched its new Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 2017 smartphones in India. Both come with a new refreshed design similar to the Galaxy S7, and also have IP68 dust & water resistance. Read More: Galaxy A5 Detailed Specifications

The new Galaxy A series comes with 16MP front and rear cameras which is augmented with a f/1.9 aperture lens giving the camera more light for greater detail in images. There's a new floating shutter button in the camera interface as well, which lets you take an image by clicking on it, instead of the default shutter button.

Samsung has also added Always-on display support for the new A series of smartphones with their Super AMOLED display panels. Then there's fast charging support built in as well through the USB Type-C port on the smartphones. Both phones have curved glass in the front and back, with a metal frame sanwitched in between. Read More: Galaxy A7 2017 Full Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specifications

  • 5.2-inch Full-HD Super AMOLED Display
  • 1.9GHz Octa-core Processor
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage expandable with MicroSD card slot up to 256 GB
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 16 MP Rear Camera, LED Flash, f/1.9 Aperture
  • 16 MP Front Camera, f/1.9 Aperture, Screen flash
  • IP68 water and dust resistance, MST, Samsung KNOX, Dual-SIM
  • 4G VoLTE, dual-band WiFi ac, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, NFC
  • Dimensions: 146.1 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm
  • 3000 mAh Battery, Fast Charging

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 vs Galaxy A7 2017 - Full Comparison

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Specifications

  • 5.7-inch Full-HD Super AMOLED Display
  • 1.9GHz Octa-core Processor
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB Storage expandable with MicroSD card slot up to 256 GB
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 16 MP Rear Camera, LED Flash, f/1.9 Aperture
  • 16 MP Front Camera, f/1.9 Aperture, Screen flash
  • IP68 water and dust resistance, MST, Samsung KNOX, Dual-SIM
  • 4G VoLTE, dual-band WiFi ac, Bluetooth 4.2, USB Type-C, NFC
  • Dimensions: 156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm
  • 3600 mAh Battery, Fast Charging

The Galaxy A5 comes with a 5.2-inch display while the Galaxy A7 gets a 1080p 5.7-inch display. Both run on an octa-core 1.9GHz Exynos processor with 3GB RAM, 32GB onboard storage.

The Galaxy A5 2017 has been priced at Rs. 28990 while the Galaxy A7 2017 is now available for Rs. 33490 in Black Sky and Gold Sand color options.