Samsung has launched the Galaxy E5 and E7 smartphones in India, as well as its metal-bodied Galaxy A3 and A5 mid-range smartphones.
The Galaxy A3 and A5 will be in the indian market starting next week, while the Glaxy E5and Galaxy E7 will begin retail in February.
According to the company, the Galaxy E series smartphones feature unibody design, and are aimed at offering “superior viewing and best selfie experience” to customers. Both smartphones feature 5MP selfie cameras and sport Super AMOLED screens. The two smartphones can capture wide-angle selfies and take the shot using palm gesture and voice commands.
Galaxy E5, costs Rs 19,300($305), has a 5-inch display panel and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat)-based TouchWiz software. The smartphone packs 1.5GB RAM, 8MP rear camera with LED flash and 2,400mAh battery.
The Galaxy E7, costs Rs23,000($363),has a 5.5-inch screen, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM and runs on the same TouchWiz software. The model has a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and 2,950mAh battery.
Both phones have 1.2GHz quad-core processors, 16GB internal storage and microSD card support. The two models measure 7.3mm in thickness. Vodafone will offer 2GB of 3G data for two months to Galaxy E5 and E7 buyers.
Ken Kang, senior vice president, mobile & IT, Samsung India, said, “Demonstrating our commitment to the consumers here, we have selected India as the first country to launch GALAXY E7 and E5 smartphones globally. Continuing our legacy of setting new standards for customer-centric innovation, we are focused on redefining the concept of offering revolutionary devices and expand our leadership position within the smartphone market.”
The metal-bodied Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5, which have already been launched in China, cost Rs 20,500($323) and Rs 25,000($395), respectively. At 6.7mm thickness, Galaxy A5 is the thinnest Samsung smartphone, while Galaxy A3 follows close behind at 6.9mm.
Galaxy A3 has a 4.5-inch screen, TouchWiz software, 1GB RAM, 8MP rear camera with LED flash and 1,900mAh battery. Its sibling Galaxy A5 has 5-inch screen, 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 2GB RAM and 2,300mAH battery.
Like the Galaxy E series smartphones, both Galaxy A series models run on 1.2GHz quad-core processor, have 16GB internal storage, microSD card support and 5MP selfie cameras. Airtel will provide special double data plans on Galaxy A3 and A5 for up to 6 months.
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