Samsung Galaxy A5 And A7 2016 Now Official In PH, Priced At 19990 And 22990 Pesos Respectively

Earlier, Samsung Philippines finally officially introduced their latest A series model, the A5 2016 and A7 2016. Those handsets aim to offer premium experience with good specs and affordable prices.
Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 2016 in the Philippines
Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 2016 in the Philippines

First introduced early this year, the Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 is one of the most beautiful midrange phone that I was able to grab a hold off. It boast the same design perspective of the Galaxy S6 with slight improvement as this now has a 2.5D curved glass.

Everything in the aesthetics and hardware department feels decent as well. It goes with a 5.2 inch FHD AMOLED screen, 1.6 GHz Samsung Exynos 7580 octa core processor paired with Mali T720 GPU, has 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB expandable ROM via hybrid slot and 2,900 mAh of battery capacity.

It also has an improved 13 MP rear camera with a new OIS tech and f/1.9 aperture that's good for lowlight. Aside from that, this also has a fingerprint sensor in its home button, LTE Cat 6 connectivity and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop.

Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 Specs

Display: 5.2 Inch FHD Super AMOLED 1920 x 1080 resolution 2.5D curved screen w/ Gorilla Glass 4 protection at 424 ppi
CPU: 1.6 GHz Samsung Exynos 7580 octa core processor
GPU: Mali T720
RAM: 2 GB
ROM 16 GB expandable via micro SD card slot up to 128 GB
Back Camera: 13 MP f/1.9 w/ OIS and LED flash
Selfie Camera: 5 MP f/1.9
Battery: 2,900 mAh w/ fast charging tech
OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE Cat 6, NFC, Bluetooth, dual SIM (hybrid)
Others: Fingerprint sensor
Dimensions: 144.8 x 71 x 7.3 mm
Weight: 155 g
Price: 19,990 Pesos

On the other hand, they also announced the bigger bro of the A5 2016. Dubbed as the Samsung Galaxy A7 2016, this handset has the same beautiful aesthetics of the latter, but has slightly improved hardware.

They have nearly the same specs except that the A7 2016 has bigger 5.5 inch FHD AMOLED screen, 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of ROM and 3,300 mAh of battery capacity.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 Specs

Display: 5.5 Inch FHD Super AMOLED 1920 x 1080 resolution 2.5D curved screen w/ Gorilla Glass 4 protection at 401 ppi
CPU: 1.6 GHz Samsung Exynos 7580 octa core processor
GPU: Mali T720
RAM: 3 GB
ROM 16 GB expandable via micro SD card slot up to 128 GB
Back Camera: 13 MP f/1.9 w/ OIS and LED flash
Selfie Camera: 5 MP f/1.9
Battery: 3,300 mAh w/ fast charging tech
OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE Cat 6, NFC, Bluetooth, dual SIM (hybrid)
Others: Fingerprint sensor
Dimensions: 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
Weight: 172 g
Price: 22,990 Pesos

The Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 retails at 19,990 Pesos while the Galaxy A7 2016 is priced at 22,990 Pesos.
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