Samsung Silently Launches the Galaxy C5 Pro

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After the launch of Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro, Samsung decided to expand its galaxy of smartphones through the CX Pro series. The inclusion of Galaxy C7 Pro in the portfolio and the launch of its new smartphone Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro justify the statement. Samsung has started taking preorders for this newbie — Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro in China. The phone is marked with the price tag of CNY 2,499 (approximately $362) and is available for preorders in Samsung’s Chinese website. The shipping of the devices will begin on March 16.


Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro is a lot more similar to its sibling C9 Pro in design but comes in smaller, lighter and compact body. The phone is blanketed in all-metal-unibody with 5.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display on the front. Memory wise, it is a downgrade to Galaxy C9 Pro with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. However, on the optics side, both the siblings embrace 16MP sensors with a f/1.9 aperture on the front and the back. A Dual-LED (Dual tone) flash also resides on the back for accompanying the rear camera on low-light photography. Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 is responsible for powering the device, which is an octa-core CPU capable of injecting clock pulses at the frequency of 2.2 GHz.

On the connectivity side, Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro supports Dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, USB-Type-C, NFC, and A-GPS. A non-removable 2600 mAh Li-Ion battery on the Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro keeps the device nourished. For the security purposes, the phone also inherits Fingerprint sensor, which resides on the home button. Samsung has also integrated some of the features that were only available to flagship phones. These include Always on display and Samsung Pay.

Full Specs of Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro

  • Dimensions: 145.7 x 71.4 x 7 mm; Weight: 145g
  • 5.2-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD Super AMOLED display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 Processor (Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU)
  • Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB inbuilt Storage; expandable memory up to 256GB via micro SD card
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 16MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/1.9 aperture
  • 16MP front camera, f/1.9 aperture
  • Sensors: Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.2, USB-Type-C, NFC
  • 2600mAh non-removable battery
  • Color: Blue, Gold, Rose Gold