Samsung Launches Refreshed Galaxy A Series
Samsung today announced the a new trio of smartphones that fall in the Galaxy A series of handsets. The Galaxy A7, A5, and A3 share metal-and-glass designs with narrow bezels and premium materials. Each phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop and features a 13-megapixel main camera and 5-megapixel front camera. The include 16GB of storage and support memory cards up to 128GB. The A7 has a 5.5-inch full HD screen, 1.6GHz octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, and a 3,300mAh battery; the A5 has a 5.2-inch full HD screen, 1.6GHz octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and a 2,900mAh battery; and the A3 has a 4.7-inch 720p HD screen, 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 1.5GB of RAM, and a 2,300mAh battery. The A7 and A5 support rapid charging and include NFC/MST for mobile payments. Samsung expects the Galaxy A series will launch in China this month, with other markets to follow in 2016. Pricing was not announced.
Sony's XA1 and XA1 Ultra Find a Home In the Middle
Sony today announced the XA1 and XA1 Ultra, two mid-range Android smartphones. These devices rely on the same design language seen on Sony's pricier handsets and share almost all internal components.
Samsung Intros Refreshed Galaxy A Series
Samsung today announced the Galaxy A7, A5, and A3, three new handsets that fill in the middle of Samsung's lineup of Android phones. All three phones feature metal frames, glass front and back panels, IP68 protection against water and dust, dedicated camera buttons, and support for Samsung Pay.
Samsung Crowns Its Galaxy A Series with a 6-Inch Phablet
Samsung has revealed the Galaxy A9, the largest of its refreshed Galaxy A series handsets with a 6-inch full HD display. The Galaxy A phones sit just below the Galaxy S phones in terms of features and specs.
LG Announces the X Series 'Specialist' Phones
LG today announced two new smartphones that mark the launch of the X Series handsets. LG says rather than offer all the best features in a single device the X Series mid-range phones will focus on providing one advanced feature.
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