Samsung had been projected as a dying elephant over the past few weeks. Many argued that the company would need to streamline its lists of devices in order to regain the lost market share and prestige, too.
While the company is yet to share its newly adopted approach, however, Samsung seems to be on track, if the arrival of the Galaxy A5 should be taken into consideration. The firm's newly launched full metallic Android handset, the Galaxy A5, is now available in China.
Earlier this month, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 for the Chinese market. Now, out of the two, the Galaxy A5 has been priced in China. Roughly for $420 or about Rs. 25,620, the Galaxy A5 seems is going to target upper segment.
The Galaxy A5 is a mid-tier device, with more emphasis on style and premium build quality. The specifications are average though. The device is very similar to the Galaxy A5 but offers lower-end specs sheet.
Samsung Galaxy A5 - Highlighted Specifications
The new Galaxy A5 boasts Unibody design with metal frame around the corners and offers 5.0-inch HD (1280x720p) super AMOLED screen. Under the hood, is a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory, microSD support (up to 64GB), 13.0-megapixel camera, 5.0-megapixel shooter and a 2,300 mAh battery with Ultra Power Saving Mode.
Samsung Galaxy A5 - India release date and price
For Samsung, India is as important as any other important market. Even though Samsung still leads the Indian smartphone market, but its competitors such as Micromax, Micromax and now Xiaomi are catching up fast. To retain the market share, Samsung needs to launch the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 as soon as possible in India within budget segment, keeping its core audience in mind.
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