Samsung’s bid to grab hold of the fast-evolving budget smartphone market, has led to the release of two new smartphones – Samsung Galaxy On5 and Samsung Galaxy On7. The more affordable of the duo, Galaxy On5 is available using Paytm coupons for a discounted price. The phone seems to have ticked all the right boxes and is one of the most vied in its price range.
Here, we take a look at what makes this simple, yet elegantly designed phone from Samsung have a fan following for itself.
The Galaxy On5, like many other Samsung phones have similar design but holding this device gives a more comfy feel. There is one physical key below the 5-inch screen – which is the usual ‘home key’ found on many Samsung phones. There are two capacitive keys on either side of the physical key.
The back portion of the phone has a good grip to it. The camera is placed at the back with the LED flash. The right side of the phone has lock key and the left side has the volume rocker. The top part has the 3.5mm headphone jack and the bottom part has the USB port. At 8.5mm, the phone is sleek and fits in pockets easily. It weighs 149 grams and is comfortable to be carried around.
The phone has a 5-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen which has the support of 16 million colors. The resolution of the display is 720p and it also supports multi-touch.
The visibility of the display is good and is easy on the eyes. Even under sunlight, the visibility is not unclear.
Powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, the device has 1.5GB of RAM for all multitasking needs. The Mail-T720 GPU is apt for handling the graphic needs of the device. The internal storage on the device is 8GB and it has a removable battery with a capacity of 2600mAh.
There is an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and autofocus for quick capturing needs. A 5MP front camera is perfect for good quality selfie clicks. The dual SIM phone accepts two GSM Micro-SIM cards.
Running on the latest version of Android v.5.1 Lollipop, the performance of the device is top-notch. It does multi-tasking well and has quite a lot of space for internal storage. The storage can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.
The 8MP rear camera on the device can capture beautiful pictures even under low-light conditions. The video capture is in 1080p at the rate of 30fps (frames per second). The 5MP front camera is useful for video calls and selfie shots. The 2600mAh battery can last one whole day on moderate to heavy usage.
Connectivity and Sensors
The device has the usual connectivity options like other phones in its segment. There is 4G connectivity, Bluetooth v.4.1, microUSB v2.0 and Wi-Fi for file transfers. GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS take care of the positioning and direction needs of the user. The sensors available on board are accelerometer, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor.
The phone, considering it the latest offering from Samsung is a wonderful device in its price segment. If you have a moderate budget, then you can give the phone a shot. Some of the other devices that Galaxy On5 takes on are Xioami Redmi Note 4G and Lenovo A6000 Plus – available for discounted rates using snapdeal coupons from CashKaro.com. Go for the phone for its simplicity and for the loads of features packed.