Samsung Galaxy C7 is now official

Samsung Galaxy C7 is now official
Just hours after receiving its TENAA certification in China, Samsung officially introduced the Samsung Galaxy C7 in the country. Earlier today, the manufacturer took the wraps off of the Samsung Galaxy C5. The Galaxy C7 features a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display, with a 1080 x 1920 FHD resolution. The Snapdragon 625 SoC that drives the unit comes with an octa-core 2GHz CPU, and the Adreno 506 GPU. 4GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB or 64GB of expandable storage. Those seeking additional memory can turn to the 128GB capacity microSD slot. A fingerprint scanner is embedded in the home button.

A 16MP camera with an f/1.9 aperture is found on the back of the phone, with an 8MP selfie snapper in front. The latter also sports an f/1.9 aperture which should allow users to take quality selfies under low-light conditions. Keeping the lights on is the job of the 3300mAh battery, which charges up quickly thanks to QuickCharge 3.0. Android 6.0.1 is pre-installed.

Like the Galaxy C5, the Galaxy C7 is metal-clad and thin (6.7mm); the device tips the scales at 165 grams. It will be available in gold, pink gold, silver and grey. While availability remains unknown, the 32GB model is expected to be priced at the equivalent of $396 USD, while the 64GB version should cost the equivalent of $427 USD.


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source: TENAA via TimesNews.co.uk

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Galaxy C7
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3300 mAh

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38 Comments

1. joee0208

Posts: 22; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

Well a nice mix of iPhone 6 and HTC M8...

7. maherk

Posts: 7029; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Looks like the Ativ S but with extra antenna bands.

16. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

More like a metallic S5?!

22. sarcastic_nerd unregistered

It looks nothing like the S5. S5 had a perforated back, was thick and had huge bezel. This phone is anything but that. It closely resembles S6 though.

25. phonearenarocks

Posts: 607; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Looks like a killer, hope they do launch it over the world, not just limiting it to china, would buy it for my Dad. Even if they don't launch this particular phone everywhere, the design eventually might see it spreading to other models they launch in future. May even be in the next Note that will be launched later this year.

26. phonearenarocks

Posts: 607; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Well they should have used more antenna lines/patterned back or a slightly squarish design over the rounded one...but never the less seems good.

35. dovking

Posts: 20; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

Its good to see people that aren't Blind.

2. PenTiltoKet

Posts: 552; Member since: May 18, 2016

It's good that the price different between 32GB & 64GB make sense (about $30).

4. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

First time.

6. PenTiltoKet

Posts: 552; Member since: May 18, 2016

Agree.... First time for Samsung. I guess the competition from China vendor is really hard, and samsung need to adapt (in China) or die

20. UglyFrank

Posts: 2194; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Since these are aimed at China can we say that the C stands for China?

3. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

Is this the first SD 625 powered phone? Wonder how it will perform.

5. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

Samsung should use in house SOC's than SD. SD have not so good performing GPU on all SOC except flagship SOC.

8. PenTiltoKet

Posts: 552; Member since: May 18, 2016

What I hate from Samsung SOC is NOT 'really' Quick Charge, it's samsung version of QC (called Turbo Charge?). I really want samsung to give us Quick Charge charger that compatible with other brand (Sony, HTC, LG).

14. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

QC has quick charge and Samsung has licences to use it on it's own chips (exynos). They just name it fast charging.

29. PenTiltoKet

Posts: 552; Member since: May 18, 2016

Yes, I know. But Samsung version of Quick Charge Charger (Fast Charging) is NOT compatible with another phone. ex. I own several phone, and so does my wife, and also kids. If I bought samsung phone with Fast Charging, it would only charge fast on my (or my wife) samsung device, BUT NOT my (or my wife) OTHER BRAND phone. That's my problem... and PS, I already test that. My wife Galaxy Note 4 Fast Charging charger is NOT compatible with Sony Xperia Z5 & Asus Zenfone 2, LG G4. I also test that the Asus Zenfone 2 Turbo Charge (Asus version of Quick Charge) is NOT compatible with Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Xperia Z5 & LG G4.

36. aznhachi

Posts: 212; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

my friend's note 5 charger is working with my zenfone 2 (fast charging) :/

23. sarcastic_nerd unregistered

Samsung phones with quick charge are compliant with Qualcomm's quick chargers.

30. PenTiltoKet

Posts: 552; Member since: May 18, 2016

Yes, I know, but it's not the other way around.... Samsung version of Quick Charge Charger (Fast Charging) is NOT compatible with another phone. ex. I own several phone, and so does my wife, and also kids. If I bought samsung phone with Fast Charging, it would only charge fast on my (or my wife) samsung device, BUT NOT my (or my wife) OTHER BRAND phone. That's my problem... and PS, I already test that. My wife Galaxy Note 4 Fast Charging charger is NOT compatible with Sony Xperia Z5 & Asus Zenfone 2, LG G4. I also test that the Asus Zenfone 2 Turbo Charge (Asus version of Quick Charge) is NOT compatible with Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Xperia Z5 & LG G4.

11. Felix_Gatto

Posts: 942; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

The same thing can also be said on Samsung's midrange chipsets.

13. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

I guess with same cost Samsung can use better in house SOC compared to similarly priced SD. BTW why no one is using 20nm fabs?

28. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Less mature than 28nm, but also less efficient and effective than the 14nmFF

9. PenTiltoKet

Posts: 552; Member since: May 18, 2016

I can't wait to see this Snapdragon 625 hit the benchmark. I'm really curious what's the LOW END CPU with 14nm can do from battery life / power usage to performance.

10. ashrafalhujaili

Posts: 73; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

it is not a Low END it is a high MID RANGER

12. havoc

Posts: 95; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

he means the CPU and not the phone, coz SD650 & 652 is higher than the 625

17. ashrafalhujaili

Posts: 73; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

I know he is talking about the CPU but Qualcomm has 200 group = LOW END 400 group = low MID RANGER 600 group = high MID RANGER 800 group = high end and 625 is better at some points than 652 especially that 625 is built using 14 nm while 652 is 28 nm

33. PenTiltoKet

Posts: 552; Member since: May 18, 2016

I'm saying low end, because this 625 is only 8 simple Arm Cortex A-53. In analogy, it's like using 8 1000cc engine. (Unlike the 650/652 which has an advance core of Arm Cortex A-72)

21. fonelover

Posts: 255; Member since: Mar 19, 2015

SD625 seems a worthy opponent of helio P10.

31. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Single core should be similar to the SD800/801, while multicore should be between the 615 and the 808. I'm assuming GPU will match Adreno 320/330

15. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

The SnapDragon 800/805 should be very cheap now, why not use those. It would be a much better GPU. I am sure these newer ones are very efficient, but how do they test vs the early SD 800 series?

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