By Tim Maytom
Samsung has introduced two new smartphones, the Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3, which it is calling its ‘slimmest smartphones to date’.
The release comes off the back of its underwhelming earnings disclosure for Q3 2014 yesterday, during which it promised to introduce more desirable phones in an effort to recapture the high-level smartphone market.
The Galaxy A5 and A3 are both metallic-framed, moving away from the company’s traditional plastic bodies, and measure just 6.7mm and 6.9mm thick respectively.
The Galaxy A5 boasts a five inch screen, 2GB RAM, 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and 15 megapixel rear camera. The lower specc’ed Galaxy A3 has a 4.5 inch screen, 1GM RAM and an eight megapixel camera on the back. Both phones include a five megapixel front-facing camera, and run on Android KitKat.
The phones will launch in select markets including China in November, but prices have yet to be revealed. Samsung’s specific mention of China may be a reaction to Xiaomi’s gains in the region, which have propelled it to third largest manufacturer globally.
“The Galaxy A5 and A3 offer a beautifully crafted full metal unibody, slim design, superior hardware and the best possible social media experience,” said JK Shin, CEO and head …read more
Source:: Mobile App News