Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) hits the FCC with a 3300 mAh battery, narrower chassis
posted by Daniel P. / Nov 27, 2015, 7:08 AM
Galaxy A7 (2016) to shine, with a fresh appearance at the FCC certification body. There isn't much else that can be gleaned from the FCC files but the actual dimensions, and, recently, battery capacity, but these were the missing links we hadn't heard about for the Galaxy A7 (2016) anyway.Today is another turn for the eventual
Apparently, the phone would be slightly narrower, but a tad thicker than the current Galaxy A7, at 151.5 × 73.95 × 6.95mm, and with a weight of 155g. These dimensions imply a 5.5" display again, while the thicker construction may be due to the increased battery capacity - the FCC listing pegs it at 3300 mAh, which is quite the boost from the current 2600 mAh, hinting at a possible two-day battery out of the handset.
As for the rest of the specs, they were already revealed by the Galaxy A7's appearance over at TENAA, and include a 5.5" 1080p AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 615, 3 GB of RAM, and a 13 MP rear camera. Not bad for a midranger at all, but let's wait and see what price Samsung will slap on this puppy.
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Last A7 and S6 (Edge) had same battery capacity. Hopefully it's the case for next version as well.
posted on Nov 27, 2015, 7:11 AM 0
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What would want to make Samsung make a phone that is narrower. I already dislike the Samsung Galaxy S6 cause its narrower than my S5 was. And you gonna make it taller and narrower. Its hard for me to believe they would do this. Put it back wide like it used to be. Its bad enough that they tood the removable battery and SD card out. Then to top that off by making it narrower. Geez. Why not of put a bettery processor, more memory , a better camera and all in the S5. Why mess up a trademark everybody liked. I can see a lot of people leaving Samsung phones. A lot of people likes the wider phones so they can see what they are reading. I'm met a lot of police that like the Note 4 because of the side of the phone and the ability to use the phone and read it all day. See a lot of folks with the Samsung S4 & S5 and the Note 4 that will not buy a S6 or a note 5 cause the phone went narrower. Thinking about finding another phone that is wider myself. Looked at the note 5 but its as narrow as the S6. And they removed the IR on it. Who does Samsung have designing stuff for them ?
posted on Nov 28, 2015, 9:31 AM 0
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That has got to be one of the most retarded comments I've ever read!!...and that says a lot considering the dolts on this site.....i get that the removal of hardware features is annoying but you're complaining about them making a phone narrower?!!....FOR REAL!!??
posted on Nov 29, 2015, 1:07 PM 0
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Tough you don't agree with me. But I don't like the narrower screens. I have large hands. And I'm not young anymore. Also don't have a problem with things falling out of my hand. Don't want to turn the phone sideways to read everything. I owned and operated a Business for 19 yrs. Want something easier to see. Was even at Best Buy and the Samsung people working there had the older S4. I tole him I missed the little extra width of the S5 I had. Asked why he hadn't gone to the new S6. His reply was because the same thing you just said. I like the wider screen. Wider lets more writting on the screen. And that also allows the letters to be larger. I was gonna upgrade the wifes S5 to the S6 because of the faster processor, She also said she don't like the narrower phone. And YES i'm For Real. Even emailed Samsung about it. Samsung probably made a larger battery because of the new processor they are coming out with.
posted on Nov 30, 2015, 7:40 AM 0
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The last one had great battery life so this will be amazing. Better than note 4/1520 etc
posted on Nov 27, 2015, 8:52 AM 0
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