Samsung Galaxy C5 is a new mid-range smartphone launched in China


Samsung has unveiled its new Galaxy C series and added two new smartphones to it. Dubbed as the Galaxy C5 and the Galaxy C7, both these smartphones join the company’s mid-range segment.

Samsung Galaxy C5 is a slim metal-build smartphone with a thickness of mere 6.7mm. It sports a 5.2-inch Full-HD super AMOLED display and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. There is a fingerprint sensor integrated in the home button below the screen.

Speaking about the configuration of the handset, it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 mobile chipset paired with 4GB of RAM. The handset is available in two storage variants of 32GB and 64GB without any storage expansion capabilities. The 32GB variant is priced at CNY 2,199 (approximately Rs. 22,400) and the 64GB variant is priced at CNY 2,399 (approximately Rs. 24,500).

Galaxy C5

Imaging on the device is backed by a 16-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The Dual-SIM Galaxy C5 comes with a hybrid SIM slot and supports 4G LTE only on a single SIM. Other connectivity options of the device include WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, NFC, and a micro-USB port.

The Galaxy C5 is backed by a 2,600mAh battery. As of now, it is listed only for the Chinese market, and there is no word regarding the global availability. But considering the fact that the Galaxy C5 has been sent to FCC for certification, there is a high possibility for the device to be globally launched in the near-future.