Samsung is expected to soon debut the Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) smartphones as both the devices have been certified by the Federal Communications Commission in the U.S. The existence of the Galaxy A5 (2017) is now all the more confirmed as its model number has been found listed on the support page of the official site of Samsung.
The Samsung Galaxy A5 that was launched in 2014 carried a model number of SM-A500. The Galaxy A5 (2016) that arrived in December 2015 had a model number of SM-A510. The Galaxy A5 (2017) has a model number of SM-A520. Hence, the upcoming Galaxy A5 (2018) is speculated to have a model number of SM-A530.
The SM-A530N model number has been found on South Korean edition of Samsung’s support page. It seems to be a Korean variant of the smartphone. However, the listing of the phone does not contain any details on its specs.
Previous reports have revealed that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) will be arriving with a 5.5-inch Infinity Display that will deliver an aspect ratio of 2160 x 1080 pixels. Since the phone will be arriving with a full screen design, its fingerprint scanner will be present on its rear panel.
The Exynos 7885 chipset will be powering the Galaxy A5 (2018) smartphone along with 4 GB of RAM. It is also speculated to come with a IP68 certified chassis. It is expected to come preinstalled with Android Nougat OS.
The Galaxy A7 (2018) is rumored to arrive with same specs as Galaxy A5 (2018). However, the A7 (2018) is likely to feature a 5.7-inch Infinity Display. Both the smartphones are also speculated to feature a dedicated button for accessing Bixby AI.
Since the Galaxy A (2017) smartphones were unveiled in January 2017, rumors are rife that the Galaxy A (2018) phones may debut in January 2018. However, the rumor mill is still silent on the existence of Galaxy A3 (2018) smartphone.
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