Rumors of Samsung developing Pro models of the Galaxy C5 and the Galaxy C7 smartphones have been circulating the industry for several months now. Despite the fact that both of these phones have only been on the market for about half a year, it seems that Samsung is adamant at releasing their revised versions in the coming months. In fact, latest rumors from the Far East suggest that an official reveal of the Galaxy C5 Pro and the Galaxy C7 Pro is slated for December. In a succinct post on Weibo, a source claimed that the Galaxy C5 Pro will be labeled with a model number SM-C5010 while the Galaxy C7 Pro is going to feature the SM-C7010 designation.
In terms of internal specifications, no major changes are expected. Rumors state that the Galaxy C5 Pro will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 system-on-chip while the Snapdragon 626 is allegedly set to fuel the Galaxy C7 Pro. That’s a slight upgrade on the Snapdragon 617 featured in the original two phones, and it’s also the only piece of information on the two devices that’s been leaked so far. The original Galaxy C5 and Galaxy C7 both boasted 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which is something that Samsung isn’t likely to significantly boost just half a year later. The same can be presumed regarding displays, as the Galaxy C5 and the Galaxy C7 featured Full HD 5.2-inch and 5.7-inch screens, respectively.
All in all, while neither device is expected to offer a significant upgrade over its predecessor, the idea of producing respectable mid-range smartphones in premium flagship bodies could certainly sound appealing to many consumers. Following that line of thinking, it’s not surprising that Samsung is already getting ready to refresh the Galaxy C lineup less than a month after launching the Galaxy C9 Pro. In case you still doubt that these devices even exist, it’s worth noting that a metal-clad Galaxy C7 Pro was already spotted in India several weeks ago after Samsung sent it to Zauba for testing. In any case, there’s not much to do now but wait for Samsung to finally announce pricing and availability details on its latest mid-range offerings.