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Samsung Officially Launches 2017 A-series devices in the PH

Shortly after announcing their refreshed mid-range A-series of devices in CES, Samsung has officially launched the new devices in the Philippines.

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Specifications

  • 1.9GHz octa-core processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display; 1920×1080 resolution
  • 32GB of expandable storage (Up to 256GB)
  • 16-megapixel rear camera, f/1.9 aperture
  • 16-megapixel front camera, f/1.9 aperture
  • 3G, LTE
  • Dual SIM
  • WiFi, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • IP68 Certification
  • USB Type-C
  • 3600mAh battery with Fast Charging
  • Android 6.0.16 Marshmallow

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Specifications

  • 1.9GHz octa-core processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 5.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display; 1920×1080 resolution
  • 32GB of expandable storage (Up to 256GB)
  • 16-megapixel rear camera, f/1.9 aperture
  • 16-megapixel front camera, f/1.9 aperture
  • 3G, LTE
  • Dual SIM
  • WiFi, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • IP68 Certification
  • USB Type-C
  • 3000mAh battery with Fast Charging
  • Android 6.0.16 Marshmallow

The Galaxy A7 (2017) and A5 (2017) will be available to buy in stores by next week.

Both devices feature an updated design language comparable with the current gen Galaxy S7, sporting beautiful curved, glass bodies comparable with Samsung’s latest flagship.

Both devices have IP68 certification which means the device will be able to withstand being underwater for 1 meter for 30 minutes. The phone also sport better hardware than the previous generation, as well as better cameras with a low aperture of f/1.9 for better low-light performance.

The Galaxy A7 (2017) will retail for Php 23,990 while the Galaxy A5 (2017) will go for Php 19,990.

You can read what the differences are between the new versions of the phone with the previous generation by visiting the articles down below:

Head-to-Head: Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Head-to-Head: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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