Samsung had recently unveiled its 2017 Galaxy A series including the Galaxy A7 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A3 (2017). All the smartphones run on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system and boasts water resistant certification. However, interestingly, the Galaxy A5 (2017) has now been spotted on GeekBench benchmarking website with Android Nougat 7.0 along with the model no. Samsung SM-A525F.
As per the listing, the smartphone scored 636 points in single-core test and in multi-core test it received 3218 points. Further, it revealed that the Galaxy smartphone has 2GB RAM and 1.60 GHz octa-core processor and the handset runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. The specs revealed by the Geekbench listing are however not inline with the specs revealed at the time of unveiling of Galaxy A5 (2017).
Now, the model number SM-A525F indicates to be a variant of the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). But the specs in the listing are inline with the 2016 model of the Galaxy A5.
If we look at the specs of the Galaxy A5 (2016), it offers a 5.2 inch Super AMOLED display with full high definition resolution. It is powered by a 1.6GHz Exynos 7580 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 with the juice coming from a 2900 mAh battery.
In comparison, the Galaxy A5 (2017) comes with a 5.2-inch full HD Super AMOLED display and is powered by a 3,000mAh battery with fast charging. It is powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core processor coupled with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. On the camera front, it sports a 16-megapixel rear and front cameras with aperture f/1.9. The smartphone is powered by a 3,600mAh battery with fast charging technology and support connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.2, ANT+, USB Type-C, dual-SIM and NFC.