Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016 edition) unboxing and first look

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016 edition) has finally arrived in our office! 

A 5.5-inch phone with a solid metal frame, beautiful glass design accents, extremely slim bezels and very compact size, it sets the tone for mid-range phones in 2016.

Apart from being a thing of style that usually comes at a higher price, the Galaxy A7 also features the powerful Exynos 7 Octa chip, similar (a bit less powerful, though) to the one that Samsung uses in the Galaxy S6, and it's got a fingerprint scanner.

The rest of the spec highlights include a Super AMOLED display, a 13-megapixel main camera with wide, f/1.9 aperture, a 5-megapixel seflie shooter, 16GB of internal storage (that you can easily expand using microSD cards) and a fairly big, 3,300mAh battery.

Stay tuned for our full Galaxy A7 review coming up within the next few days, but for starters, take a look at our unboxing of the handset, as well as at some first hand impressions and pictures.

What's in the box?
  • User manual
  • Sim ejector tool
  • White Samsung earbuds
  • microUSB to USB cable
  • Adaptive Fast Charging wall charger (9.0V, 1.67A or 5.0V, 2.0A)

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Galaxy A7 (2016)
  • Display 5.5 inches 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera) 5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 3GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh
  • OS Android 5.1 Lollipop


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