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Samsung Galaxy On5 & On7 : Features, Review & More

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.


We 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.

Weighing 171 grams we have On7 on one hand and with 149 grams On5 on another and both the phones are good to hold with perfect dimensions to fit our hands.


In 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.


Performance 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.


Galaxy 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.


Both 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.

The On7 comes with a 13-megapixel camera on the rear while the On5 has an 8-megapixel rear camera. These are assisted by autofocus and LED flash. Both the phones sport a 5-megapixel front camera.

Connectivity and Battery

Talking 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.


Samsung has done a good job in launching its mid-range phones, considering likes and dislikes of people in screen size, battery consumption, etc. Samsung has done its best to get most of the value out of both the versions. Both these versions are good buys and as of now, you can find On7 and On5 are sold exclusively on Flipkart.