During the launching event earlier today, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) shared the stage with its smaller sibling – the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016).
Apart from a few minor downgrades, the Galaxy A5 (2016) is virtually the same as Galaxy A7 (2016) in terms of design and feature set go. Both handsets are equipped with a Super AMOLED panel at the front with 1080 x 1920 resolution, a 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS that’s paired to 13-megapixel rear camera that’s paired to an 28mm f/1.9 lens, and a fingerprint sensor.
Other noteworthy features that was carried from the Galaxy A7 (2016) to the Galaxy A5 (2016) include support for ANT+ feature, 16GB on-board storage, and a pair of Corning Gorilla Glass 4 that’s laid on top of the handset’s screen and posterior.
The differentiating features of the Galaxy A5 (2016) that sets it apart from its bigger brother are the screen size (5.2-inch), internal setup (Exynos 7580 + 2GB RAM), and battery capacity (2,900mAh).
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) specs:
|OS||Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)|
|Processor||Samsung Exynos 7 7580 Octa processor|
|Display||5.2-inch Super AMOLED display, 1080 x 1920 | Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|Storage||Expandable 16GB on-board storage, support for up to 128GB microSD card|
|Camera||13-megapixel rear camera with OIS and LED flash + 5-megapixel front camera|
|SIM||Dual-SIM (Nano + Nano) , 4G/LTE|
|Dimensions||144.8 x 71 x 7.3 mm|
|Others||Fingerprint scanner, dual-band Wi-Fi bgn, Bluetooth 4.1 LE with A2DP and EDR, NFC, Fast Charging, and ANT+ support|
|Color||Black, Gold, Pink, and White|
The new Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is now available at Samsung concept stores and authorized resellers for Php19,990.