Samsung Galaxy C5 with 5.2-inch 1080p display, 4GB RAM, metal body announced

Samsung Galaxy C5

Samsung just announced Galaxy C5, the company’s latest smartphone in the new ‘C Series’ in China. It has a 5.2-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 SoC and runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with Samsung’s own UI on top. It has a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture, LED flash and a 8-megapixel front-facing camera. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the home button.

Samsung Galaxy C5

It is just 6.7mm thick, has a full metal body, comes with hybrid dual SIM slot that lets you use the second slot as a microSD card slot when required and also comes with NFC support for Samsung Pay.

Samsung Galaxy C5 specifications

  • 5.2-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 (4 x 1.5GHz + 4 x 1.2GHz) processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB Internal Storage, expandable memory up to 128GB via micro SD card
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 8MP front camera, f/1.9 aperture
  • Dimensions: 145.9 x 72 x 6.7mm; Weight: 143g
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 + 5GHz), Bluetooth v 4.2, GPS, NFC
  • 2600mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

The Samsung Galaxy C5 comes in Gold, Pink Gold, Silver and Grey colors and is priced at 2199 yuan (US$ 335 / Rs. 22,520) for the 32GB version and 2399 yuan(US$ 366 / Rs. 24,555) for the 64GB version. It is now available for pre-order through several online stores in China and will go on sale starting from June 17th.

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