Samsung Launches Unibody Metal-Clad Galaxy A5, Galaxy A3
Samsung Launches Unibody Metal-Clad Galaxy A5, Galaxy A3Samsung Mobile Press

It's been reported that Samsung is planning to launch the Galaxy A5 (2016) aka Galaxy A5 (2nd Gen) more than a year after its predecessor, the Galaxy A5 was released in 2014.

The South Korean electronics giant is tight-lipped on the release date and specifications of the rumoured new device but leaks have exposed several details over the last few weeks. Now, a user agent profile has revealed the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) will come with 720p screen resolution, which is the same as its predecessor, according to Hungarian website NapiDroid (via GSM Arena). 

It is reported that the Galaxy A5 (2016) has received Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) certification, hinting that it could be released soon, at least in the first quarter of 2016.

According to reports, the device will sport either a 5-inch or 5.2-inch full HD display with 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi pixel density), powered by an Exynos octa-core chipset and run on Android 5.1 Lollipop. It is expected to come packed with 16 GB internal storage with microSD card slot, house 13 MP main camera and 5 MP front snapper and has a 2,900 mAh battery.

On the other hand, the Galaxy A5 (2014) sports a 5.0-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi pixel density). Under the hood, it has Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, Android 4.4.4 KitKat, upgradable to Andriod 5.0.2 Lollipop, 16 GB internal memory expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card, 2 GB RAM, 13 MP main camera, 5 MP front snapper and a non-removable Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery.

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