The Great Indian Festival on Amazon India is underway from October 4 to 8. Out of the many mobile deals being offered, the one that caught our eyes is the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017). Launched for Rs 28,990, this handset is now being offered for a lowest ever price of Rs 17,990. Amazon has also added cashback offers, exchange bonus, and No cost EMI to make the deal even sweeter. What’s worth noting is that it’s undercutting even the lower spec’d Galaxy J7 Pro which currently sells for Rs 21,000.
The key highlights of the Galaxy A5 being the gorgeous 5.2-inch Full HD AMOLED display which comes with always-on feature. The display is Corning Gorilla glass protected and so is the glass back. The A5 comes with IP68 certified dust and water resistant body. It supports Samsung’s much famed ‘Samsung Pay’ system that supports major credit / debit cards in India.
The phone is powered by Samsung’s own octa-core Exynos 7880 SoC with CPU clocked at 1.9 GHz. It comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory which is expandable up to 256 GB via the dedicated microSD card slot. The Galaxy A5 is a dual-SIM handset with 4G VoLTE support.
It houses a 16 MP camera sensor at the rear with f/1.9 aperture coupled with an LED flash. The selfie-shooter also boasts of a 16 MP sensor. The fingerprint sensor is embedded in the home button. The phone packs in a 3000 mAh battery. The Galaxy A5 comes with Android Marshmallow out of the box but can be upgraded to Android nougat 7.0.