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New Samsung Galaxy A (2017) sports same resistance rating as the Galaxy S7

By Ciara Alarcon - on 12 Jan 2017, 9:48am

New Samsung Galaxy A (2017) sports same resistance rating as the Galaxy S7

Inspired by the Samsung’s game-changing flagship smartphones, Samsung has revealed the new Galaxy A (2017) series – the A5 (2017) and A7 (2017).

Each with features to complement various lifestyles, the A5 (2017) comes with a 5.2 inch screen, while the A7 (2017) sports a 5.7 inch screen. It comes in three stylish colors, including Black Sky, Gold Sand, and Blue Mist, which is exclusive to A7 (2017).

On top of that, it features IP68 certification for water and dust resistance, the same rating as the Galaxy S7 – Samsung’s flagship smartphone. With this, the device is able to withstand being submerged in up to 1.5 meters of water for up to 30 minutes.

The Galaxy A (2017) has 32GB internal storage, and is expandable up to 256GB. It also has dual socket for two SIM cards and a microSD.

With a F1.9 aperture, it comes with a large 16MP high-resolution front and rear cameras that can capture clear photos even in low-light conditions.

Sporting a fast charging feature, the Galaxy A5 (2017) sports 3,000mAh battery while the Galaxy A7 (2017) has 3,600mAh. It is also equipped with reversible USB Type-C port, made for easy connectivity charging.

The Galaxy A5 (2017) is priced at PhP 19,990 while the Galaxy A7 (2017) is at PhP 23,990. Be the first-to-own by ordering on Lazada starting January 14.