After unveiling the latest Galaxy A7 2017 yesterday, Samsung Electronics Nepal has slashed the prices of last year’s midrange metal clad phones, the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 2016. The Galaxy A5, which was priced at Rs. 48,490 at launch, is now available for purchase for Rs. 32,900 (33% off). The Galaxy A7, which was launched for Rs. 55,490, is now available for Rs. 39,900 (28% off). You also get a 64GB microSD card for free.
The Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 offer excellent build quality thanks to a full metal body reminiscent of Apple iPhones. The Galaxy A5 has a 5.2-inch display and the Galaxy A7 with a bigger 5.5-inch display. Both these phones offer vivid AMOLED display with 1080P resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. Powering these phones is a 64bit cortex A53 octacore processor with a maximum frequency of 1.6GHz. While the Galaxy A5 boasts a modest 2GB RAM and 16GB onboard storage, the Galaxy A7 comes equipped with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of storage.
Camera wise, both the phone offers 13MP rear camera with f/1.9 aperture, OIS, and LED flash and the front houses a 5MP front facing camera with f/1.9 aperture. There is a fingerprint scanner that’s embedded in the home button. Both these phones run on Android 6.0.1 with TouchWiz UI layered on top.
|Samsung Galaxy A5 2016||Samsung Galaxy A7 2016|
|5.2 inches (1080 x 1920 pixels) at 424ppi||5.5 inches (1080 x 1920 pixels) at 401ppi|
|Marshmallow 6.0.1||Marshmallow 6.0.1|
|Exynos 7580 Chipset (1.6Ghz Octacore Cortex A53)||Exynos 7580 Chipset (1.6Ghz Octacore Cortex A53)|
|2GB RAM, 16GB ROM||3GB RAM, 16GB ROM|
|13 MP Rear Camera with f/1.9 aperture, OIS||13 MP Rear Camera with f/1.9 aperture, OIS|
|5MP Front Facing Camera with f/1.9 aperture||5MP Front Facing Camera with f/1.9 aperture|
|2900mAh battery||3300mAh battery|
|Rs. 32,900||Rs. 39,900|