Samsung to launch A-Series with SM-A5000 smartphone?

Samsung SM-5000 on GFXBenchSamsung has recently been rumoured to be working on a new family of smartphones known as the A-Series. These new devices will reportedly be based on the Samsung Galaxy Alpha which was launched last month and presumably sport similar metal frames. The first of these may just have popped up on the GFXBench website as the Samsung SM-A5000.

According to the site, it will come with mid-range specifications:

  • Processor: 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 with Adreno 306 GPU
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.4.4 KitKat
  • Other connectivity: GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • Display: 4.8-inch HD (1280×720)
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal storage: 8GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 12MP AF with flash
  • Front-facing camera: 5MP
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, compass, gyroscope, ambient light, proximity

There is no word on when Samsung will unveil the SM-A5000. It could do so at its Unpacked event tomorrow but it’s likely that it will instead keep the spotlight on the Galaxy Note 4. If so, an announcement could follow in the coming weeks.

The Samsung SM-A5000 may only be the device to be announced shortly in the new A-Series. Another device bearing model SM-A3000 has obtained its Bluetooth specification as well.

Bluetooth filing for Samsung SM-A3000

The series could also sport a somewhat more powerful sibling, the SM-A7000.


Sources : GFXBench // Bluetooth SIG // MySamsungPhones