Samsung Galaxy A7 to be officially announced on January 14

Samsung Galaxy A7 to be officially announced on January 14
Earlier today, we told you that Samsung was getting ready to officially introduce the Galaxy A7 in South Korea sometime soon. Korean website Ruliweb has more details about this, saying that the A7 will be announced in the country on January 14, alongside the Galaxy A5 (which is already available in other parts of the world).

As previously reported, the A7 will be the largest, and most advanced handset in Samsung’s Galaxy A series. It will also be the company’s thinnest smartphone ever, measuring 150.9 x 75.9 x 6.3 mm.

Interestingly, it looks like the Galaxy A7 will ship with Android 4.4 KitKat on board, though we obviously expect it to be updated to Lollipop not long after launch. That aside, the new Galaxy offers a 5.5-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5 MP front-facing camera, 13 MP rear camera, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of expandable storage space, and a 2500 mAh battery. An octa-core 1.5 GHz processor is powering the A7, most probably being a 64-bit Snapdragon 615.

Besides Korea, the Galaxy A7 will also be released in China. We’ve yet to find out if Samsung plans to sell the A7 globally, or just in Asia, but we should hear more on the matter after the handset is announced.


source: Ruliweb (translated) via Blog of Mobile (translated)

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Galaxy A7
  • Display 5.5" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, Octa-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)

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10 Comments

1. sram145

Posts: 127; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

A series could be a game changer for Samsung after all

2. AnTuTu

Posts: 1604; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

It will be if priced right..

5. NFSHesham

Posts: 297; Member since: Feb 04, 2014

Which the A3 and A5 aren't here in Egypt A3 costs as much as a Desire 816, Xperia C3, Xperia Z, T2 Ultra A5 costs more than Nexus 5 32 Gb, G2 32 Gb, Xperia Z1 and Z1 Compact, Samsung's Own S4 and Note 3 Neo, Huawei's P7, even the HTC One M7 This is crazy for not so impressive devices

6. Bertelgeus

Posts: 126; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Beauty of Android: Everyday a new Galaaaaaaaaaaggy.

9. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Beauty of Android: You don't have to buy them...

3. Tracy1988

Posts: 208; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

Obnoxious protruding camera still?!

4. stocklee unregistered

i thought they were going with completely new design? This still looks hideous

7. NotAGeek

Posts: 279; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

the completely new design is for the S6

8. hellbread

Posts: 309; Member since: Nov 21, 2014

Yesterday you said it would have 5,13'' screen, now 5,5''... From same photo.

10. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

They have to tone down the toushwiz UI and they have to set a competitive price to have a strobg comeback. Good luck sammy

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