After getting approval from FCC and TENAA, Samsung has finally announced the much awaited new Galaxy C series in China today. The official event sees the launch of the Galaxy C5 but the Galaxy C7 was not launched in this event. A fingerprint sensor is available on the home button of this phone. The 32GB variant of the Galaxy C5 is priced at 2199 yuan (around $335) while the 64GB Galaxy C5 is priced at 2399 yuan (around $366) and is available for pre-orders in China. The shipping will start from June 17th in China.
The Samsung Galaxy C5 comes with a 5.2-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution and is powered by a octa-core Snapdragon 617 (4 x 1.5GHz + 4 x 1.2GHz) processor with Adreno 405 GPU. It has 4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB internal storage options and expandable storage up to 128GB via micro SD card. It runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) OS out of the box and supports Dual SIM.
It features a 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/1.9 aperture and an 8-megapixel front facing camera with f/1.9 aperture. Backed up by a 2600mAh battery with Qualcomm quick charge 3.0 feature, it comes with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 + 5GHz), Bluetooth v 4.2, GPS and NFC connectivity options. It measures 145.9 x 72 x 6.7mm and weights 143 grams. Color options includes Gold, Pink Gold, Silver and Grey.