Categories
Mobile News

Samsung A series gets 3 new mid-range models: A3, A5 and A7

Samsung made some updates to its mid-range Galaxy A series and the devices are going live in China later this month. Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 will come to China first, but they will go live globally next year. They are cheaper alternatives to the flagship Galaxy S series, but they do pack a mighty punch on their own.

 

GalaxyA2016_A7_Main

 

 

 

The cheapest of the bunch is Galaxy A3. It has the smallest screen of the bunch at 4.7 inches and 720p and it only packs 1.5GB of RAM. It does not have a fingerprint reader or MST tech, features that the other two devices have. Below you can see the full spec list:

 

  • Display: 4.7-inch HD (1280×720) Super AMOLED
  • AP: 1.5 GHz Quad Core
  • OS: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Camera: 13MP (F1.9), Front : 5MP (F1.9)
  • Additional features: Samsung KNOX, S-Voice, Dual SIM option
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth® v 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC (UICC)
  • Sensor: Accelerometer, Proximity, Geomagnetic, RGB Light, Hall
  • Memory: 1.5GB RAM + 16GB Storage, Micro SD slot (up to 128GB)
  • Dimension: 134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3mm, 132g
  • Battery: 2,300mAh
  • Network: LTE cat 4

 

Galaxy_A3_final

 

 

 

Samsung Galaxy A5 is the mid-ranged of the mid-range devices with a slightly bigger screen at full HD res and a fingerprint scanner plus MST. It gets 2 GB of RAM. Below you can check the full spec list:

 

  • Display :5.2-inch FHD (1920×1080) Super AMOLED
  • AP: 1.6GHz Octa Core
  • OS: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Camera: 13MP OIS (rear), 5MP (front)
  • Additional features :MST technology(Samsung Pay), Samsung KNOX, S-Voice, Dual SIM option
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth® v 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0,
    NFC (UICC, eSE)
  • Sensor: Accelerometer, Proximity, Geomagnetic, RGB Light, Hall Fingerprint scanner
  • Memory: 2GB RAM + 16GB Storage, Micro SD slot (up to 128GB)
  • Dimension: 144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3mm , 155g
  • Battery: 2,900mAh, Fast Charging
  • Network: LTE cat 6

 

Galaxy_A5_final

 
Samsung Galaxy A7 is the premium of the mid-range line with a 5.2-inch full HD screen, the fingerprint scanner and MST, plus 3GB of RAM and and octa-core processor. Below is the full spec list:

  • Display: 5.5-inch FHD (1920×1080) Super AMOLED
  • AP: 1.6GHz Octa Core
  • OS: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Camera: 13MP OIS (F1.9), Front : 5MP (F1.9)
  • Additional features: MST technology(Samsung Pay), Samsung KNOX, S-Voice, Dual SIM option
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth® v 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC (UICC, eSE)
  • Sensor :Accelerometer, Proximity, Geomagnetic, RGB Light, Hall Fingerprint scanner
  • Memory: 3GB RAM + 16GB Storage, Micro SD slot (up to 128GB)
  • Dimension: 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3mm, 172g
  • Battery: 3,300mAh, Fast Charging
  • Network: LTE cat 6

 

 

Galaxy_A7_final

 

 

 

Samsung did not tag the devices with any prices yet, but they will definitely vary by region. Some months will pass until we will hear more about these devices and their appearance on the European and US markets, but here’s hoping!

 

Source: Samsung

Categories
News

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 leaked well ahead of next year launch

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 were leaked recently and it appears we are talking about 2016 versions of these devices. Rumors are already abounding and the two new Galaxy devices seem to sport a very different design to what Samsung previously launched.

 

 

 

Of course, the two new smartphones will have better screens and resolutions and they will be accompanied by better Exynos processors.

 

Samsung Galaxy A5 speculated specs:

 

  • 5.2-inch display with full HD resolution (SAMOLED possibly)
  • 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7 SoC
  • Mali-T720 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB built-in storage
  • 13MP rear camera plus 5MP front camera
  • microSD slot
  • Android 5.1.1.

 

Samsung Galaxy A7 speculated spec list:

 

  • 5.5-inch display (SAMOLED)
  • 1.5GHz Snapdragon 615 SoC
  • Adreno 405 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB storage plus microSD slot
  • 13MP main camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

 

 

Both Galaxy devices are pretty similar except for the display size and processors used. Details related to battery size were not leaked, but they are expected to be around 2000-3500 mAh. Below you can check the original GFXbench listing for the Samsung SM-A510F:

 

Samsung A5 spec

 

Source: Anzhuo via AndroidCommunity