As expected, the Samsung Galaxy C5 has been announced today in China. The device surfaced in online stores for pre-orders while the sale and delivery will start on June 6.
The Samsung Galaxy C5 features 5.2 inch Super AMOLED screen (1080p resolution) display while it’ll be powered by the Snapdragon 617 chipset which contains an octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU, and the Adreno 405 GPU. In addition to that, the handset will hosts 4GB of RAM while two different memory options, 32GB and 64GB, are offered. Moving on to some other features of the Galaxy C5, we have a 16 megapixel (f/1.9 ) camera at the rear side while the selfies and video chats will be handled by an 8 megapixel (f/1.9 ) front shooter. A 2,600 mAh battery finalizes the weight of the smartphone at 153 grams while it measures specifically 145.9 × 72 × 6.7mm. It is also announced that the smartphone will come in different colour variants including Gold and Rose Gold, while Android Marshmallow will come running on all memory/colour variants. Other features include a 128GB capacity microSD slot, dual-SIM, 4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC (with Samsung Pay support), USB and GPS.
Now let’s talk about the pricetags of the recently released handsets. The 32GB variant will cost you CNY 2,200 ($335/€300) while the 64GB Galaxy C5 can be bought for CNY 2,400 ($370/€330). Note that these prices are specific for Chinese customers only, the customers residing outside the country cannot get their hands on the smartphone yet. However, we will surely update you as soon as any news is received regarding the worldwide availability. On the other hand, the elder sibling of the device, the Galaxy C7, is no where to be seen.
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