Samsung launches 2016 series mid-range Galaxy A7, A5, A3; specs, availability
Samsung launches 2016 series mid-range Galaxy A7, A5, A3; specs, availabilitySamsung Tomorrow (Official Blog)

Earlier in the month, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy A (2016) series A7, A5 and A3, but refrained from revealing the price of the devices.

Now, the company has released two of the three models — Galaxy A7 (2016) and Galaxy A5 (2016) — in China, finally revealing their prices.

The second-generation Samsung Galaxy A7 and A5 cost ¥2,699 ($417/€382/Rs 28,879) and ¥2,398 ($371/€339/Rs 24,770), respectively, reported SamMobile.

Galaxy A7:

Galaxy A7(2016) features the biggest screen among the three phones. It sports a 5.5-inch full-HD super-AMOLED display and comes with a 1.6GHz Octa-core processor backed by 3GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory and 3300-mAh battery.

Galaxy A5:

Galaxy A5 (2016) features a smaller 5.2-inch full HD screen. Under the hood, it comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop OS, 1.6GHz Octa-core CPU, 2GB RAM and a 2,900-mAh cell.

Both devices house the same camera hardware: 13MP camera with F1.9 aperture and OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation) feature. And on the front, they flaunt a 5MP camera with F1.9 aperture.

As of now, Samsung is selling the new Galaxy A7 (HERE) and Galaxy A5 (HERE) on company's official website. But, there is no word on when the Galaxy A3 (2016) will be made available in the market. Stay tuned for more updates.

Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy A7(2016), Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A3(2016):

Models Galaxy A7(2016) Galaxy A5(2016) Galaxy A3(2016)
Display 5.5-inch full HD super AMOLED display
  • Pixel density: 403 ppi (pixels per inch)
5.2-inch full HD super AMOLED display
  • Pixel density: 420+ ppi (pixels per inch)
4.7-inch HD super AMOLED display
  • Pixel density: 312 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.1 Lollipop
Processor 1.6GHz Octa-core 1.6GHz Octa-core 1.5GHz quad-core
RAM 3GB 2GB 1.5GB
Storage 16GB, expandable up to 128GB 16GB, expandable up to 128GB 16GB, expandable up to 128GB
Camera
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with F1.9 aperture, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), LED flash
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with F1.9 aperture
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with F1.9 aperture, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), LED flash
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with F1.9 aperture
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with F1.9 aperture, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), LED flash
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera with F1.9 aperture
Battery 3300 mAh with fast charging ability 2900 mAh with fast charging ability 2300 mAh
Network 4G-LTE (Cat 6) with up to 300 mbps download speed. 4G-LTE (Cat 6) with up to 300 mbps download speed. 4G-LTE (Cat 4) with up to 150 mbps download speed.
Add-ons Hall Fingerprint scanner, Samsung Pay with MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) and NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.1, Samsung KNOX, S-Voice, Dual SIM option Hall Fingerprint scanner, Samsung Pay with MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission) and NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.1, Samsung KNOX, S-Voice, Dual SIM option NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.1, Samsung KNOX, S-Voice, Dual SIM option
Dimensions 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm 144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm 134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm
Weight 172 g 155 g 132 g
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