Samsung has finally listed the dual-SIM version of the Galaxy A5 in China’s company website. Goes on sale at $420 (CNY 2,599), and although the price is a bit sheer compared to its rival smartphones such as Xiaomi and Meizu. While the Meizu MX4 retails for CNY 1,799 ($292) as does the Xiaomi Mi4, which recently got a price cut.
The Samsung Galaxy A5 is the latest member of the Korean giant’s upper mid-range family of smartphones with a stainless steel frame. Announced a month ago and it packs a 1.2GHz Quad-Core Processor, paired with 2GB of RAM and supports LTE and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat.
The Galaxy A5 specs goes with a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash the A5 flaunt with a 5MP front-facing camera with wide angle lens to snap selfie. It measures 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7mm, while its weight tips the scale at 123 grams. The handset is powered by a 2,300mAh battery. In China the smartphone comes with dual nano SIM support and a range of connectivity features such as TD-LTE, FDD-LTE to work with China Mobile and China Unicom and has 3G TD-SCDMA support.
Samsung Galaxy A5 Specifications
- 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Super AMOLED display
- 1.2GHz quad-core processor
- 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable up to 64GB with microSD
- Dual SIM (optional)
- Android 4.4 (KitKat)
- 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording
- 5MP front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 139.3 x 69.7 x 6.7mm; Weight: 123 grams
- 4G LTE / 3G, Wi-Fi802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS/ GLONASS, NFC (LTE version only)
- 2300 mAh battery
Samsung is planning to list yet another smaller version, but similarly built Galaxy A3 on its website in China, and seems to be on track and will launch it pretty soon. Samsung on the other hand also prepping an international launch as well, but at the moment details are scarce.
Do you think that the Galaxy A5 worth $420?