The Galaxy A5 (2017) is one of the many upcoming smartphones from Samsung. And this is certainly not the first time that we are hearing something about this smartphone. Earlier we spotted this smartphone on a couple of benchmark website. Even some of the leaks showed us the metal chassis of the smartphone. So definitely the launch of this smartphone is imminent. Now we just have to see when the company will be launching this.
Meanwhile, we wait for the launch; the device has now been spotted online again. And this time, the smartphone has now received Wi-Fi certification from the WiFi Alliance (WFA). Also, both single and dual-SIM variant of the device got certified. And taking a look at the listing, we can see that both the variants will b running Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. And as far as the other specs are concerned, it has been revealed that it includes Exynos 7880 SoC. On the front, we have a 5.2-inch display as well.
Other specs include 3GB RAM and 3,000 mAh battery as well. Well, as mentioned earlier, we pretty much know everything about the device and now we just have to see when the company will make it official. If you are interested in buying this smartphone, then be sure to stay tuned to us for more info on this in future.
Earlier – September 9th:Earlier we had reported that Samsung would continue to update the Galaxy A series of the device in 2017 as well, and we will have all the three devices. We also had a brief look at some of the specs of the Galaxy A5 (2017), which was spotted on a benchmark website. And today, we have some more info about the device or rather you can say some interesting leaks. These alleged photos of the Galaxy A5 show us a pretty slim design when compared to the current variants that we have in the market.
As a matter of fact, this doesn’t come as a surprise since these devices were more on the premium side and this was very much expected. However, we can’t talk much about the design here, since we only have the shell and there’s only so much that you figure out about the device through that. But now that we have started seeing all these leaked images, we can expect more details about the device in coming weeks. So stay tuned for more detailed info in future.
Earlier – August 29th:Samsung updated the Galaxy A series line up of devices and according to the reports, these devices are due for an update this year as well shortly. If you didn’t know already, these are the mid-ranged handset lineup from the company. They were updated last year with some new interesting features such a fingerprint scanner etc.
Now talking about the this year’s upgrade, we have some new info on them. This year’s iteration of these devices will come with model numbers SM-A320F, SM-A520F and SM-A720F for the Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 respectively. And looking at more info, the new galaxy A5 (2017) SM-A520F has also been spotted in import listings. It has been imported into India for the purpose of testing only. It is also expected that the other devices will also follow soon.
Also, this new Galaxy A5 (2017) has been spotted on the GeekBench website as well. Taking a look at the benchmarks from the website, we see that the device is powered by the Exynos 7880 chipset, clocked at 1.7 GHz and has 3GB of RAM. It is also powered by the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. The device also got a single core score of 817 and scored 4692 for multi-core. It is also expected that these devices will be better in terms of specs, features, etc. than the previous year’s variant.
So now that we have more info on this device, we can expect to see more info about the Galaxy A3 as well as the Galaxy A7 in coming days or weeks. However, at this point, all these are just leaked info and we don’t have any official confirmation from the company. And also note that not all the devices that get’s benchmarked will be launched. But stay tuned to Phone Radar for more info on these devices in near future.
Note: The featured image shown above is of Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
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