Samsung has finally announced the Pro versions of last year’s Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7 in India. While the new “Pro” variants are arguably just the 2016 updates to the 2015 originals, the new versions are now called the Galaxy On5 Pro and the Galaxy On7 Pro (we’ll just have to wait until October to see if we also get a On5 (2016) and On7 (2016)). Both faux-leather backed devices are exclusive to Amazon India and run Android 6.0 Marshmallow at launch.
Down to the specs: the Galaxy On7 Pro specs include a 5.5-inch HD TFT display, quad-core Snapdragon 410 SoC clocked at 1.2 GHz (with Adreno 306 GPU), 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB internal storage, microSD expansion, 13 MP f/2.2 main camera, 5 MP f/2.2 front-facing camera, a 3,000 mAh battery and dual-SIM capabilities. The Galaxy On7 Pro price is Rs. 11,190 (~$167).
The Galaxy On5 Pro specs include a 5-inch HD TFT display, Exynos 3475 SoC clocked at 1.3 GHz (with Mali-T720 GPU), 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage with microSD expansion, 8 MP f/2.2 main camera, 5 MP f/2.2 front-facing camera, 2,600 mAh battery and dual-SIM support. The Galaxy On5 Pro price is Rs. 9,190 (~$137).
There are also some launch deals to check out. You can save up to Rs. 6,000 off a Thomas Cook holiday or there’s two exclusive Idea plans for data and calls. One gets you 3GB of data, 300 minutes and 300 included SMS for Rs. 494 and the second gets you 2 GB of data, 200 minutes and 200 SMS for Rs. 343.
Both the Galaxy On5 Pro and On7 Pro feature “Make for India” considerations like S bike mode and Ultra Data Saving mode.
Good value? Or is there a better alternative available?