Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and A7 (2016) launched in India for Rs. 29400 and Rs 33400

Samsung had announced the Galaxy A5, A7 and A3 2016 edition smartphones in December last year. Today, the company has officially launched Galaxy A5 (2016) and A7 (2016) smartphones in India. The second generation of Galaxy A series smartphones come with premium design and enhanced camera features.


The Galaxy A5 and A7 2016 edition smartphones sport a metal and glass build design similar to the A series 2015 edition. They also get an improved camera with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). The A7 (2016) comes with a front and rear F1.9 lens that allows users to take the optimum photos in dark conditions. Both the phone come equipped with a fingerprint sensor.

Galaxy A5 (2016) Key Specifications 

  • 5.2-inchFHD (1920×1080) Super AMOLED display
  • 1.6GHz Octa Core Exynos 7580 processor
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB Internal Storage, expandable (up to 128GB) via micro SD slot
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM ( nano + nano)
  • 13MP rear camera, OIS
  • 5MP front camera
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Dimensions: 144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3mm , Weight: 155g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC (UICC, eSE)
  • 2,900mAh battery, Fast Charging


Galaxy A7 (2016) Key Specifications

  • 5.5-inch FHD (1920×1080) Super AMOLED display
  • 1.6GHz Octa Core Exynos 7580 processor
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB Internal Storage, expandable upto 128GB via micro SD card
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Dual SIM ( nano + nano)
  • 13MP rear camera, OIS (F1.9)
  • 5MP front camera (F1.9)
  • Fingerprint Scanner
  • Dimensions: 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3mm, Weight: 172g
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC (UICC, eSE)
  • 3,300mAh battery, Fast Charging

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is priced at Rs. 29,400 and A7 (2016) at Rs. 33400. The phones will be available in Gold, Black and White colors. Both the phones will be available on Snapdeal exclusively from February 15. They come with a bundled offer of 30GB data for 6 months for Airtel customers. The phones will also be available in retail stores.

Manu Sharma, Director, Mobiles business, Samsung Electronics India said in a statement, said:

At Samsung, we are committed to continued innovation, inspired by the deep understanding & insights from our wide range of consumers. Continuing the A series legacy in India, the Galaxy A7 (2016) and the Galaxy A5 (2016) come with a stunning Glass & Metal design and Flagship like features such as enhanced camera with OIS, long lasting battery with fast charging capability and a powerful Octa-Core processor that can tackle heavy usage, making this product “The New Flaunt” in town.

Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+