Samsung Galaxy A7 with 64-bit octa-core processor officially announced
After getting spotted online couple of times, Samsung has finally announced the most-feature packed smartphone in the Galaxy A-series, the Samsung Galaxy A7. Similar to other Galaxy A series devices, the Galaxy A7 also comes with aluminum unibody design and is just 6.3 mm thick. The Galaxy A7 comes in Pearl White, Midnight Black and Champagne Gold colours and will be available starting the end of Q1 2015 for 509 Euros.
According to Samsung, the smartphone will be released in two variants single SIM and dual SIM, both supporting 4G LTE Cat4 connectivity.
The LTE / 3G dual SIM Galaxy A7 is powered by 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor (1.5GHz Quad A53 + 1.0GHz Quad A53) and Adreno 405 GPU. On the other hand, the LTE single SIM variant runs on 32-bit Exynos 5430 octa-core processor (1.8GHz Quad A15 + 1.3GHz Quad A7) and Mali-T628 MP6 GPU.
Other specifications include a 5.5-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display, 2GB RAM and Android 4.4.4 KitKat, with Android 5.0 Lollipop update already in works. The Galaxy A7 features an 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 5MP front facing snapper, 16GB internal storage with expandable up to 64GB using microSD card and 2,600 mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy A7 measures 151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm and weights 141 grams. Samsung has stuffed the Galaxy A7 with many software features like Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie, Beauty Face Features, Ultra Power Saving Mode, Changeable Theme (Natural, Classic, Casual, Romantic), Private Mode, Multi Screen and Quick Connect.
Connectivity series include 4G LTE Cat4 / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 2.0, A-GPS + GLONASS and NFC (LTE version only).