It was initially reported that Samsung Galaxy C5 and the Galaxy C7 would be exclusive to the Chinese market, but it is now almost certain that they will released in other markets, including India and the United States. The devices have now received the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) certification, giving a clear hint that its launch in the U.S. is not far off.
The Samsung Galaxy C5 and Galaxy C7 were released in China last month with the 32GB variant of the Galaxy C5 priced at 2,199 Yuan (around $335 / Rs. 22,500) and the 64GB model comes with a price tag of 2,399 Yuan (around $365 / Rs. 24,500). Meanwhile, the Galaxy C7 is priced at 2,599 Yuan (around $396 / Rs. 26,600) for the 32GB version and 2,799 Yuan (around $427 / Rs. 28,600) for the 64GB.
Both the devices have now received FCC certification, indicating that they will be released in the U.S., reported PriceRaja (via GSMArena). RTN website has reported citing distributor sources that the devices will come to India, with Galaxy C5 expected to be priced around Rs. 30,000, and the Galaxy C7 at Rs. 26,000. A Samsung device with model number SM-C5000, believed to be the Galaxy C5, has been spotted on Zauba, a website that tracks imports and exports in India.
It may be mentioned that the Galaxy C5 sports a 5.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with 1,920×1,080 pixels, powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor, and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. It also comes packed with a 32/64GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card), a 4GB RAM, a 16MP main camera with f/1.9 aperture, an 8MP front-snapper with f/1.9 aperture, and a 2,600mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology.
On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy C7 has a 5.7-inch full HD super AMOLED screen with 1,920x1,080 pixels, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, and a 3,300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology. It shares other specifications like storage, operating system and camera with the Galaxy C5.