Samsung launched the second-generation Galaxy A smartphones on Wednesday. Dubbed the Galaxy A3 (2016), Galaxy A5 (2016) and Galaxy A7 (2016), the trio will be available in China in mid-December 2015 and other markets in the future. There’s no word yet on the price of the three metal-clad Galaxy A (2016) smartphones. All three handsets run Android 5.1 Lollipop and come in dual-SIM options as well.
The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (seen above) features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) resolution Super Amoled display and packs an octa-core SoC (unspecified) clocked at 1.6GHz, clubbed with 3GB of RAM. It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and optical image stabilisation (OIS) and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Both sport f/1.9 aperture lenses.
The smartphone houses 16GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB). The Galaxy A7 (2016) supports LTE Cat. 6 connectivity besides Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0 and NFC connectivity options. Measuring 151.5×74.1×7.3mm, the handset weighs 172 grams and is backed by a 3300mAh battery, which also supports fast charging. Accelerometer, proximity, geomagnetic sensors and a fingerprint scanner are also included.