Upcoming Galaxy E7 specs confirmed by GFXBench, might start a new E-series for Samsung

Upcoming Galaxy E7 specs confirmed by GFXBench, might start a new E-series for Samsung
Samsung might be ditching its yet-unreleased U series of Android handsets, in sync with its desire to shrink the confusing phone portfolio next year, but that doesn't preclude it from potentially launching a brand new E-series of midrangers. After releasing three Galaxy Alpha or A-series, and a fourth on the way, now it seems we will see a new E-series, with tentative Galaxy E5 and Galaxy E7 titles.

The Samsung Galaxy E7 specs that were rumored by insiders before, are now confirmed by the GFXBench database, as the SM-E700 codename just popped up there, sporting a full list of midrange paraphernalia. Just as expected, the E7 will sport a 5.5" 720p display panel, a 64-bit quad-core Snapdragon 410, clocked at 1.2 GHz, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. The rear camera resolution is pegged at 12 MP, while the 5 MP front shooter will output your video calls with 1080p quality.

In any case, these specs for the two handsets point to lower midrange level big-screen phones by Samsung, but we are more interested in the final design, as an eventual new series would warrant an overhaul in the looks department, too, like Samsung did with the Galaxy A-series with relative success.

Upcoming Galaxy E7 specs confirmed by GFXBench, might start a new E-series for Samsung

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19 Comments

1. Loubielou

Posts: 603; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

Are Samsung going to stop Producing the Galaxy S series phones after the let down by the Galaxy S5,or the Smartphones Announced at the CES going to be a Total New series released by Samsung

6. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

I don't know why did they name it "E Series". A previous very well-known Nokia business smartphones series..

10. pegasso

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 27, 2011

Samsung has some E**** phones for years. and those are usually low end phones. so, it has nothing to do with Nokia E-series.

2. frankg

Posts: 173; Member since: May 14, 2014

Although my next phone is going to be a N4, Samsung is bringing out too much phones. I don't think they understand what bringing out less phones means.... I thought they would come with less models, but maybe someone incorrectly translated the Korean article. Maybe Samsung is going to bring out more models to confuses the consumer more! Every few weeks I read an article of a new model or a complete new line of phones.......They need to fire someone and just focus on the S line and the A (alpha) line. Just 6 phones world wide, or even better, make just 3 models period! 1 low-end, 1 mid-end and 1 high-end. How hard is that to come up with....They shoould make me a manager.

5. JocularJ

Posts: 219; Member since: Apr 27, 2011

Instead of just 3 or 6 models worldwide, I'd like to see 1 or 2 series on each level for the sake of various markets. 2 similar definitively low end series with aged tech and nothing exciting for spec junkies targeted to the true budget seekers, 2 similar definitively midrange series that try to bridge the gap without stepping on anyone's toes, and 2 similar lines of high end series that bring only the very best of the best.

11. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

That pretty much seems like what they are doing Galaxy S and Note at the top A series upper mid range E series low mid range Something cheap for china and india.

15. Cicero

Posts: 1106; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Agreed. A - metal, E - plastic and the prices according.

16. MySchizoBuddy

Posts: 159; Member since: Aug 23, 2011

A is for metal and E is for plastic. Got it. very easy to remember.

3. thegeneral7010

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

awesome

4. thegeneral7010

Posts: 437; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

awesome

7. Donbenie

Posts: 254; Member since: Aug 04, 2013

No mention of SAMOLED?

9. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Good thing, it was getting down to what 34 or so versions before this line.

12. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

new color and texture feel make much different

18. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

Confucious say only sweaty balls are undesireable on chins...

13. antonioli

Posts: 200; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

Galaxy A, B, C, D, ..., Z Cool

14. fzacek

Posts: 2486; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

What was that about cutting down on phone models, Samsung?...

17. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

The girl in the pic is looking at pr0n...

19. Mube007

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 24, 2013

note series, S series, A series and finally E series! but decision by samsung for year the 2015... now the question abt grand series????

20. Mube007

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 24, 2013

sry i mean gud decision by samsung for the year 2015

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