Samsung seems to be working on this year’s Galaxy On series smartphone. The successor of last year’s Galaxy On5 2016 which is named as Galaxy On5 2017 has now received WiFi certification from the WiFi Alliance (WFA).
As per the Wi-Fi certification, the Samsung Galaxy On5 2017 will support single-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (2.4GHz) and Wi-Fi Direct connectivity features. Sadly, the listing does not show any specifications except that the device will be powered by Android operating system. However, the version of Android is also not revealed in the listing. The listing also reveals that the smartphone boasts the model number as SM-G5528 with the certification ID WFA70793 and the date of certification being 8th March 2017. Since the Galaxy On5 2016 comes with model no SM-G550x, the leaked smartphone is widely expected to be next Galaxy On5 series smartphone.
The Galaxy On5 2016 was launched in India last year as Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime along with J7 Prime. To recall, Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime comes with a full metal body and a 5-inch HD (720p) display, It is powered by a Exynos quad-core processor, which is paired with 2GB RAM. The Galaxy J5 Prime comes with 16GB of internal memory, which can be further expandable up to 256GB via a micro SD card. The smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system and is backed by a 2,400 mAh battery.
On the camera front, Galaxy J5 Prime flaunts a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and an LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture for selfies and video chats. The smartphone also has a fingerprint sensor that is integrated into its home button. Besides, the smartphone offers dual-SIM slots, 4G with VoLTE support, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, and a micro USB port.
Both Samsung J7 Prime and J5 Prime have S Power planning and S Secure features. The S Power planning mode extends battery life and the S Secure feature allow users to hide and lock applications, secure WiFi and create a separate Secure folder for images and applications.