Samsung has announced Galaxy A5 and A7 for the Indian market. The A7 2016 version is priced at Rs 33,400 while the A5 2016 model is to cost Rs 29,400 in India. Both the devices will be made available in India from February 15.
Samsung has joined hands with Snapdeal to sell the devices online and Airtel will offer 30 GB of free data over six months.
Note that the older Samsung Galaxy A5 was launched in 2014 and is currently selling in India for about Rs 18,000 while the first A7 version came in 2015 and is still retailing in India for around Rs 23,000.
The Galaxy A5 (2016) offers a 5.2 inch S AMOLED display with full high definition resolution. It is powered by an octa core processor and has 2 GB RAM. It offers 16 GB of internal memory and a 128 GB micro SD card slot. The A5 (2016) offers 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera. The phone has a 2900 mAh battery.
On the other hand, the older A5 (2014) model has 5 inch HD display, quad core Snapdragon 410 processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, 13 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel front camera, and a 2300 mAh battery.
The new Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) version offers a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED display with full high definition resolution. It too has an octa core processor, 128 GB micro SD card slot, 16 GB of internal memory, 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera. However, it has 3 GB RAM and a bigger 3300 mAh battery.
Both Samsung Galaxy A6 (2016) and A5 (2016) models also come with fingerprint sensor. Both the front and rear cameras of the phones have f1.9 aperture. The rear cameras of the phones also have Optical Image Stabilisation feature. They also offers 4G connectivity and will be available in gold, black and white colours.
The older Samsung Galaxy A7 (2015) model has 5.5 inch Super AMOLED FHD display, octa core Snapdragon 615 processor, 13 MP rear camera, 5 MP front camera, and a 2600 mAh battery.