Samsung is hosting the Samsung Forum 2016 at in Malaysia today, and in that event, we have seen a lot of new developments regarding Samsung. Samsung is going to focus on the Make in India Campaign of the Indian Government in the year 2016. Apart from all these announcements, they launched their new Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 Smartphones, dubbed the Galaxy A5 2016 edition and the Galaxy A7 2016 Edition.

Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 Specifications

Key SpecsSamsung Galaxy A5 2016
Display5.2-inch, AMOLED
Screen Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid Lollipop 5.1
Processor Octa-Core processor
ChipsetExynos Octa 7580
Memory2 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, upto 128 GB via microSD
Primary Camera13 MP with LED flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 2900 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCYes
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual SIM
WaterproofNo
Weight155 gms
Price INR 29,400

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The Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 is the cheaper of the two smartphones, and packs a 5.2-inch full-HD AMOLED display, with a 1.6GHz octa-core processor and 2GB of RAM. The phone comes with 16GB of onboard storage and has a microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 128GB. The phone also features a fingerprint scanner and support for Fast Charging. On the camera side of things, the Galaxy A5 2016 packs a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. Powering the entire device, we have a 2900mAh battery in the phone. The phone also features dual SIM cards, along with a separate microSD card slot. Along with the smartphone, you also get 30GB of Airtel 4G for 6 months, which is a reall good deal.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 Specifications

Key SpecsSamsung Galaxy A7 2016
Display5.5-inch, AMOLED
Screen Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid Lollipop 5.1
Processor Octa-Core Processor
ChipsetExynos Octa 7580
Memory3 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, upto 128 GB via microSD
Primary Camera13 MP with LED flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP
Battery 2900 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
NFCYes
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual SIM
WaterproofNo
Weight172 gms
Price INR 33,400

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The Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 is the more expensive, and larger in the size of the two smartphones launched today. The Galaxy A7 packs a 5.5-inch full HD AMOLED display, with a 1.6GHz octa-core processor and 3GB of RAM. This phone also comes with 16GB of onboard storage and has a microSD card slot for storage expansion, up to 128GB.  This phone also packs a fingerprint sensor and has support for Fast Charging. The camera on this device is also a 13-megapixel rear one and a 5-megapixel front one. The entire device is powered by a 3300mAh battery, which is larger than the one found on the Samsung Galaxy A5 2016. This phone also features dual SIM cards and a separate microSD card slot. Along with the smartphone, you also get 30GB of Airtel 4G for 6 months, which is a reall good deal.

Pricing and Availability

2016-02-03 (3)The phones were announced and launched today, and they will be available in India by 15th of February. The phones will be sold on the online e-commerce website Snapdeal. The Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 will be available for a price of INR 29,400 whereas the Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 will be available for a price of INR 33,400.

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Conclusion

Both these phones seem great from Samsung, and we will surely let you all know more about these two phones before you lay your hands on one. Our team member is at the event in Malaysia, so you can expect some updates on these two phones by the end of the day today. Make sure you are subscribed to GadgetsToUse so you don’t miss out on any updates from us.