(L to R) Manu Sharma, Director, Mobile Samsung India, Ken Kang, Senior VP, Mobile & IT, Samsung India and Asim Warsi, VP, Marketing, Mobile & IT, Samsung India during the launch of Samsung Galaxy A5, A3, E7 and E5 in Mumbai, India on January 06, 2015.
“India is the first country for the launch of Galaxy E5 and E7, reaffirming its position as a key market for Samsung globally. The launch of new dual-sim smartphones will further strengthen Samsung’s product portfolio in the mid-range segment,” Asim Warsi, VP – Marketing, Mobile & IT, Samsung India.
Galaxy A3 will be priced at Rs 20,500, A5 at Rs 25,500, Galaxy E5 at Rs 19,300 and E7 at Rs 23,000.
The A3 has a 4.5-inch qHD Super AMOLED display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage with microSD card slot, 8 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel front camera, dual SIM support, and 1,900mAh battery. The A5 has a bigger 5.0-inch HD display, 2GB RAM, 4G LTE, and 2,300mAh battery, with other specs being similar.
The E5 has a 5.0-inch HD Super AMOLED display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB RAM, 16GB internal storage with microSD card slot, 8 megapixel rear camera, 5 megapixel front camera, dual SIM support, and 2,400mAh battery. The E7 has a bigger 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display, 13 megapixel rear camera, 2GB RAM, and 2,950mAh battery, with other specs being similar.
All four phones have unibody design, with the A-series having aluminum unibody and the E-series having polycarbonate unibody. All phones also have dual SIM support and run on Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC. All four run on Android 4.4 KitKat with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI on top. None of them have replaceable batteries and only the A5 supports LTE.
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