Samsung is currently working on the sequels to the Galaxy A series smartphones. Last month, the 2nd generation of Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 were approved by USS FCC confirming some of the specs of both the phones. 2nd generation Galaxy A7 was also approved by FCC which confirmed that it will have a 3300 mAh battery upgraded from 2600 mAh. Galaxy A7 2016 is already approved by TENAA revealing its images and specifications. Now the Galaxy A5 (2016) smartphone with model number SM-A5100 has passed the TENAA certification hurdle in China confirming its other specs that were not available in the FCC documents at the time of its FCC approval last month.
The TENAA listing for the 2nd generation Samsung Galaxy A5 come with a 5.2-inch OLED FULL HD display with 1920 × 1080 pixel resolution and will be powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core processor with 2GB of RAM. It will have 16 GB of inbuilt storage capacity with up to 128GB of expandable storage capacity. It will run on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS out of the box . It measures 144.7 × 70.8 × 6.9 mm and weights 145g.
It features an 8-megapixel or 13-megapixel rear camera with a 5-megapixel front facing camera. It supports Bluetooth, USB, WLAN and GPS connectivity options with GSM, CDMA, TD-SCDMA, TD-LTE, LTE FDD, WCDMA, CDMA 2000, GSM, CDMA, TD-SCDMA, TD-LTE, LTE FDD, WCDMA, CDMA 2000 networks support. The Galaxy A5 2016 is listed in the Golden color in the TENAA listing.
So, two of the Galaxy A series phones Galaxy A5 2016 and Galaxy A7 2016 have been certified by TENAA and the remaining phones in the Galaxy A series are already certified by the US FCC which hints that the launch is imminent for these phones or we may see the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A8 2016 variants passing TENAA as well in the upcoming weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.