Smartphone buyers all over the world have been pestering Korean tech giant Samsung to finally adopt the user od metal body into its smartphones and drop the use of plastic body as the latter feels cheap. And it seems that Samsung has finally heard the demand of millions of consumers and today announced the launch of the new A-Series of smartphones which arrives with the Samsung Galaxy A5 and the Samsung Galaxy A3 to start with. Both the phones have full metal unibody design which is a welcome change.
Going by the specifications, the Samsung Galaxy A5 comes with a 5 inch Super AMOLED HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels while the phone is powered by a powerful 1.2 GHz quad-core processor coupled with 2 GB of RAM, so that the processing needs of the users is taken care of. The internal storage is pegged at 16 GB while the same will be expandable up to 64 GB using a microSD card slot. The Samsung Galaxy A5 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS out-of-the-box with Samsung’s own TouchWiz UI running over it.
The Samsung Galaxy A5 has a 13 megapixel camera on the back with LED Flash which are capable of recording videos at 1080p while there is a 5 megapixel front facing shooter for selfie-lovers. The Samsung Galaxy A5 is now the slimmest smartphones made by Samsung and measures just 6.7mm thick and weighs 110.3 grams. There is 2G, 3G, 4G LTE (market specific) connectivity options alongside the usual Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, while NFC will be available only in the LTE version of the Samsung Galaxy A5.
There is a 2300 mAh battery to keep the smartphone running and the phone will be available in Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light Blue and Champagne Gold. The phone will roll out starting November 2014 in select markets while no details on the price of the device has been shared by Samsung yet.
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