Two days into 2017, Samsung becomes the first smartphone maker to launch its mobiles, a head of their official commencing of the CES 2017 conference/event. The South Korean based tech firm has today launched its Galaxy A7 smartphone series; Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017), Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A3 (2017).
According to online reports, the three phablets will debut in Russia this month followed by other global markets.
All three smartphones sport metal frame and 3D glass back and will be available in four colors – Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist and Peach Cloud. The phones are also rated dust and water resistance (IP68) over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes, features Samsung Pay service along with Samsung Cloud storage and Secure Folder, which debuted with the Galaxy Note 7 last year. However, this one only supports fingerprint authentication as there’s no iris scanner in these devices.
Unfortunately, the phones won’t be running on the newer Android 7.0 Nougat but will rather stick to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Samsung Galaxy A7
The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) features a 5.7-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) Super AMOLED display and is backed by an octa-core processor clocked at 1.9GHz, clubbed with 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM, with an expandable microSD slot of 256GB, 16MP rear camera along with a 16MP front-facing camera.
The A7 also measures 156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9mm and is powered by a 3600mAh battery with fast charging technology. On the other hand of connectivity options; the smartphones are 4G LTE Cat 6., Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, ANT+, USB Type-C and NFC.
Samsung Galaxy A5
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) almost has the same set of specifications as the Galaxy A7 except for the display, battery and size. It sports a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution Super display, 3000mAh battery and measures 146.1×71.4×7.9mm.
Samsung Galaxy A3
The Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) has a 4.7-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution Super AMOLED display and is powered by an octa-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz, clubbed with 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM and expandable microSD card of up to 256GB, 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera.
It measures 135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9mm and is backed by a 2350mAh battery.