South Korean Giant Phone Maker recently pushed its two middle-range models On5 & On7 into Indian market. Samsung held an event on November 3 at Delhi and unveiled these two devices.
Running Android 5.1.1 Lollipop, both the Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7 are skinned with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI. The Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7 have only a few preloaded apps; a trend which was started with the Samsung Galaxy S6. Notably, there are no Microsoft apps preloaded on these handsets, hinting that the companies’ agreement to push the apps might only apply to high-end Galaxy phones.
On the software front, Samsung also advertises that the Ultra Data Saving (UDS) mode will help users save up to 40 percent on data usage. Both models have identical front and back panels. Apart from the screen size, there is no visible difference between the Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7. The biggest advantage however is the use of metal frames, which give the handsets a sturdy feel.
The detailed specifications and features
|Samsung galaxy On5||Samsung galaxy On7|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Dimensions||142.3 x 72.1 x 8.5 mm (5.60 x 2.84 x 0.33 in)||151.8 x 77.5 x 8.2 mm (5.98 x 3.05 x 0.32 in)|
|Weight||149 g (5.26 oz)||172 g (6.07 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)||Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display||TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors||TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.0 inches (~70.0% screen-to-body ratio)||5.5 inches (~70.9% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels (~288 ppi pixel density)||720 x 1280 pixels (~267 ppi pixel density)|
|OS||Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)||Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)|
|Chipset||Exynos 3475||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7||Quad-core 1.2 GHz|
|MEMORY||Card slot microSD, up to 128 GB||microSD, up to 128 GB|
|Internal||8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM||8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM|
|Primary Camera||8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash||13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP||5 MP|
On the other hand, the Galaxy On5’s tandem, Galaxy On7, features nearly identical specifications to the Galaxy On5, except for a larger display, different processor and larger battery capacity, as well as a higher resolution on rear-facing camera sensor.
According to Android Authority the Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7 are the first to make use of MixRadio, which gives users access to over 32 million tracks, including tracks in 12 Indian regional languages. With this application you can play both online and offline.
With this launch Samsung expecting huge amount of the sales considering the range of the prices of the devices. Will they reach their expectation?? We will know soon. These two middle-range phones are going to face a stiff competition in the mid-end smartphone arena like Meizu m2, Meizu m2 Note, Lenovo K3 Note, Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime, and more.