Samsung Galaxy E5 apparently reaches Russia: Launch imminent in EU, UK
Samsung's budget Galaxy E5 smartphone.Samsung

Looks like the Samsung Galaxy E5 smartphone could be launched in the United Kingdom and European Union soon, as the device has been listed on Samsung's official Russian web portal.

According to a SamMobile report, the Samsung Galaxy E5 mid-range smartphone will be available to purchase in Russia from 23 January for 19,990 ruble (£217).

The Galaxy E5 and E7 have already been unveiled in India. The USP of the Samsung Galaxy E5 is its low price.

Here are some technical specifications of the Samsung Galaxy E5:

  • 5in Super AMOLED display
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating platform
  • 1.2GHz quad-core processor
  • 8MP rear camera
  • Dual SIM-card slot
  • 5MP front snapper
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal storage
  • MicroSD card slot for expansion of internal storage up to 64GB
  • 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and microUSB connectivity
  • 2,400 mAh fixed Li-Ion battery

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Apart from the mid-range Galaxy E5, Samsung recently released the Galaxy A7, boasting a metal unibody design and a 5MP front camera for selfie enthusiasts who will make use of its voice and gesture commands.