Samsung has recently come out with Android update to Lollipop for its high end devices. When they have finished updating their high end devices, Samsung is now focused on updating their mid-range handsets. So obviously Samsung A-Series will on the top of the list to get those Android updates. The customers who have the handsets expect that the company will be releasing the updates very soon. If it is true then those who own handsets of Samsung Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7 are expected to get those Android updates by the end of the next month.
But there is no confirmation has come from the company side regarding the release date of the Lollipop update. It is GSMArena who had declared that Samsung is going to roll out their mid-range Galaxy A-series with Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update by the end of next month. GSMArena says that they confirmed the updation on the basis of their industry sources available.
GSMArena confirms the date by taking certain hints. The official account of Three UK has tweeted that Android 5.0.2 Lollipop will be made available to Galaxy A3 by June. By taking this as a hint GSMArena claims that the update will be made available by the end of June. Now let us have look on the specifications of both these handsets.
Galaxy A5 Specifics
The handset was released on the month of October last year. The dimension of the handset measures to be 139.3*69.7*6.7mm with 123 grams of weight. The display is made of AMOLED with 5 inches coupled with a screen resolution of 1280*720 pixels with 294 PPI. Handset is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Four Core processor with a processing speed of 1.2GHz coupled with a RAM of 2GB. When it was released the OS was of build Android 4.4.4. It had an internal memory of 16GB which can be expanded upto 64GB with the help of external microSD Card.
Gadget supports a single Nano SIM. The rear camera comes with a power of 13MP with the support of LED Flash. The front cam is with a power of 5MP with video calling facility. The battery is with a capacity of 2300 mAh providing a talk time of upto 15 hours and also music playback upto 68 hours. Unfortunately no wireless charging is available. The handsets were available in various colour modes of black, blue, gold, pink, silver and white.
Galaxy A7 Specifics
Galaxy A7 measures to be 150.9*75.9*6.3mm with a weight of 133 grams. The screen measures to be 5.5 inches edge to edge with a screen resolution of 1920*1080 pixels. Display type supported is AMOLED with touchscreen support. This handset functions on Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with Eight Core having a processing speed of 1.5 GHz coupled with a RAM of 2GB. The earlier Android version available on the handset was 4.4.4.
The handset has an internal memory of 16GB. External memory of 64GB can be expanded with the help of microSD memory card. The rear camera comes with a capturing capacity of 12MP supported by LED flash. Front camera is with 5MP capacity supporting video calling facility. Gadget is made available in various colour variants such as black, blue, gold, pink, silver and white.