This is the first Samsung’s mid range smartphone to carry an IP68 dust and water resistance rating. Although this is mid-ranger but it features very premium built and carry flagship design language. 2.5D curved front display and 3D rear glass.
Both of the device is powered with Samsung Exynos 7880 1.9GHz Octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM. These are the first Samsung smartphone to adopt USB Type-C (except the Note 7).
Camera wise, it packed with 16 megapixel PDAF f/1.9 rear camera and 16 megapixel f/1.9 selfie camera.
The different between the A5 and A7 are the display and battery capacity. The A5 feature 5.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED with 3,000 mAh battery, whereby the A7 is 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED and 3,600 mAh battery. Both also support fast charging.
Samsung Pay with NFC and fingerprint MST were also introduced on both device.
The Samsung Galaxy A5 & Galaxy A7 will be priced at RM 1,699 and RM 1,899 respectively. Available in Black Sky and Gold Sand color options for now. There gonna have two more new colors release soon; Blue Mist and Peach Cloud.
The pre-order start tomorrow to 15th January 2017 and receive a complimentary Samsung Level U Pro wireless headphone worth RM 399. Pre-order available online and also offline at selected Samsung store outlets in Malaysia.
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) will be available nationwide starting 25th January 2017.