Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and A3 (2016) to be launched on January 8 in Europe
According to a Dutch retailer, which currently takes pre-orders for the Galaxy A3 (2016) and Galaxy A5 (2016), the two handsets will be available on January 8. The Galaxy A3 costs €329, while the Galaxy A5 can be ordered for €429. At the moment, it's not clear if the Galaxy A7 (2016) will also be released in Europe.
Both the new Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 are 7.3mm-thin and feature 5 MP and 13 MP cameras (front and rear), but they have different sizes, as the A3 sports a 4.7-inch display with 720 x 1280 pixels, while the A5 offers a 5.2-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels. The Galaxy A3 is powered by a quad-core 1.5 GHz processor, further featuring 1.5 GB of RAM, 16 GB of expandable internal memory, and a 2300 mAh battery. The Galaxy A5 is more powerful, coming with an octa-core 1.6 GHz processor, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of expandable storage space, and a 2900 mAh battery.
Right now, we don't know if the new Samsung Galaxy A series will be released in North America, but we're probably going to find out soon.
source: SmartphoneShop.nl (Galaxy A5, Galaxy A3) via GalaxyClub