Samsung Galaxy A7 with 5.5-Inch sAMOLED display, Exynos Octa CPU goes Official

Samsung is taking its newly announced A-Series seriously and too that note, has launched one of the Slimmest Galaxy phones named the Samsung Galaxy A7. The handset will come in White, Dark Blue and Gold Colors and is priced at Rs. 30,499 in India

At the launch of this mobile phone, JK Shin, CEO and Head of IT & Mobile Communication at Samsung Electronics said, “We strive to develop devices that appeal to a broad range of consumers and are ahead of the next big social trend. Combining both a stunning metallic design and a powerful performance, the Galaxy A7 is stylish while delivering the superior user experience.”

Samsung Galaxy A7 Features

Korean mobile phone maker has learn the lesson very well as the Galaxy A7 smartphone sports a slim unibod metal design. It is comfortable to hold in hands. It has a 5.5-Inch Super AMOLED Display with 1280 x 720 Pixels HD Resolution and 400ppi Pixel density. It comes in Single LTE and Dual SIM LTE variants.

The Single SIM version is equipped with a 1.8GHz Quad Core Cortex-A15 + 1.3GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7 Exynos 5430 Octa Core CPU and Mali-T628 GPU. The Dual SIM LTE Version boasts a 1.5GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 + 1GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa Core Processor and has Adreno 405 GPU.

Both the variant has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of Internal Storage memory. There is a MicroSD Card slot as well which allows storage expansion up to 64GB. The hardware is backed by a decent 2600 mAh battery that keeps the phone alive for long hours and runs on Android 4.4 KitKat OS overlapped with TouchWiz UI.

On the camera front, the handset sports a 5 Mega Pixel selfie camera on the front. There is a 13 Mega Pixel snapper on the back with LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Geo-Tagging and supports 1080p Video Recording. Talking about the connectivity, the handset supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, A-GPS / GLONASS, NFC (Only in LTE Version), 3.5mm Audio Jack etc. Samsung-Galaxy-A7-Photo-1

Samsung Galaxy A7 Specs Overview

  • Optional Dual SIM, Dual Standby (2G, 3G, 4G-LTE)
  • Android 4.4 KitKat OS
  • 5.5-Inch Super AMOLED Display, 1280 x 720 Pixels Resolution, 401 ppi
  • Single SIM Variant: (1.8GHz Quad Core Cortex-A15 + 1.3GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7) Exynos 5430 Octa Core CPU / Mali-T628 GPU
  • Dual SIM Variant: (1.5GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 + 1GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53) Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa Core CPU / Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage, Expandable up to 64GB
  • 5MP Front / 13MP Rear Camera with LED Flash
  • 2600 mAh Battery
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, MicroUSB, GPS, NFC (LTE Version only)
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack

Samsung Galaxy A7 Full Phone Specifications

Details Name Samsung Galaxy A7
Price TBD
Type Phone
OS Android 4.4 KitKat
Body Dimensions 151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm
Weight 141 Grams
SIM Slot Yes, Optional Dual SIM with Dual Standby
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G-LTE Yes
Data Speed GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA: 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat 4 150 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Display Size 5.5-Inch
Resolution 1280 x 720 Pixels
Technology Super AMOLED Capacitive Touch Screen
PPI 401ppi
Multitouch Yes
Chipset CPU LTE Single SIM: 1.8GHz Quad Core Cortex-A15 + 1.3GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7 Exynos 5430 Octa Core CPU (OR) Dual SIM: 1.5GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 + 1GHz Quad Core Cortex-A53 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa Core CPU
GPU Single SIM: Mali-T628 (OR) Dual SIM: Adreno 405
Memory RAM 2GB
Storage 16GB Built-in
Expandable Yes, Up to 64GB via MicroSD Card
Camera Front 5 Mega Pixels
Rear 13 Mega Pixels
Camera Features LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Digital Zoom, Wide Selfie, Rear Cam Selfie, Beauty Face Features, Geo-Tagging, Panorama, 1080p @ 30 Fps
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh Li-Ion
Talk Time
Data WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band
Bluetooth Yes, V4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
USB MicroUSB V2.0
FM Radio TBC
NFC Yes (LTE Version)
IR Blaster No
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Others Multi-Screen, Quick Connect, Ultra Power Saving Mode, Private Mode
Formats Audio AAC+, AMR, WAV, MP3
Video 3GP, MP4, AVI, H.264, H.263
Others Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light, Geo-Magnetic, RGB, Hall Sensor
More Document Viewer, Photo / Video Editor, SMS, MMS, Email


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