Last few months, we have seen Samsung growing itself in its premium segment and doing extremely well. Having the taste of success with premium phones like Samsung S6 Edge Plus, Samsung decided to pay attention to budget conscious buyers and has thus launched two new phones Galaxy On5 and On7. Priced at Rs,8,900 and Rs. 10,900 respectively let us look how they justify themselves in current competitive market.
DesignWe have been using these phones for quite some time now and found them almost similar in usage with subtle differences. The major difference in these phones is contributed by look and feel of both the versions. While the phones are designed on same pattern but On5 is a 5 inch pone while On7 is a 5.5 inch phablet. Made mostly of plastic, both of the phones are sturdy, flat and rectangular with removable faux leather finish back cover, encompassing a removable battery.
DisplayIn On5 and On7, you will not find Samsung’s flagship Super AMOLED display, as Samsung has experimented with conservative TFT Display which does a pretty decent job too. Screen has HD (720X1280) display which produces, warm tones, bright colors and clear pictures.
PerformancePerformance is a differentiating factor for both the phones. We have Galaxy On5 being powered by 1.3GHz 3GHz quad-core Exynos 3475 processor coupled with Mali-T720 GPU. On7 however, has a higher power with 2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC with Adreno 306 GPU. These phones are coupled with a 1.5 GB RAM and an 8GB inbuilt memory which is expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card.
SoftwareGalaxy On5 and On7 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop while on the top, the phones are made smoother by Samsung’s UI TouchWiz. This UI can further be toned down to users’ specific needs by removing unnecessary apps.
CameraBoth the phones, houses different rear cameras, Galaxy On7 has a 13-megapixel while On5 has an 8 megapixel rear camera. The cameras are improved by an autofocus and LED flashlight. There is also a front camera of 5 megapixel in both of these models.
Connectivity and BatteryTalking about connectivity, both these versions have almost all the necessary connectivity options, 4G LTE connectivity in Dual SIM’s. In order to safeguard data there is ‘Ultra Data Saving’ mode available.
On7, being the bigger of both have a bigger 3000mAh battery while On5 is powered by 2,600mAh battery.