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Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 edition officially announced

Samsung has officially launched the second generation of Galaxy A3, A5 and A7. We will look at the specifications and features of the Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 edition here.


Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 Specifications

The Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 features a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display that is powered by a 1.6 GHz octa-core processor. It has 2 GB of RAM and comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can also be expanded up to 128 GB via microSD card. The smartphone runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top of it.

The Galaxy A5 2016 comes with a 13 megapixel rear primary camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture and Optical Image stabilization (OIS). On the front, it has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture for better selfies and video calling. It is 7.3 mm thick and weighs 155 grams. It comes with the same metal and glass design that is premium like the other Galaxy flagship devices. It has a fingerprint sensor embedded in the home button that supports Samsung Pay as well.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 includes 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and NFC (UICC, eSE) as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 2,900 mAh battery under the hood with fast charging capabilities.

The Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 along with the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A7 will go on sale in China by mid-December and will expand globally by early 2016. There is no information about the pricing of these new smartphones in the Galaxy A series yet.

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