While Samsung has yet to properly announce the Galaxy A7
, today it showcased the handset in Malaysia, during the launch of the Galaxy A3
and Galaxy A5
in the country. This is the first time when Samsung is presenting the A7, finally confirming not just its existence, but also some of its features.
As previously reported
, the Galaxy A7 is only 6.3mm thin, thus being the slimmest smartphone ever made by Samsung (though it’s not much thinner than the Galaxy A5, or the Galaxy Alpha
The A7 is made out of metal, and is considerably taller than the A5, as it sports a 5.5-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels. The new handset also offers more processing power, thanks to an octa-core Snapdragon 615 CPU clocked at 1.5 GHz. A 13 MP rear camera, a 2600 mAh battery, and Android KitKat are also among its features.
According to Malaysian website SoyaCincau, the Galaxy A7 will be released in Malaysia in February, possibly costing around $400. Before that, the handset should be launched in South Korea
. Samsung will probably reveal more about the A7 in the coming weeks - we’ll let you know when that happens.
Samsung Galaxy A7