Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Announced:
Jan 2, 2017
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jan 13, 2017

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Display size:

5.7 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

386 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

73.78 %

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

16 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

16 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 inches (156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

6.56 oz (186 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Colors:

Black, Gold, Pink, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880

Processor:

Octa-core, 1900 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T830 MP3

RAM:

3 GB

Internal storage:

32 GB

Available to use:

23 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity:

3600 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Charging:

Yes

Talk time (3G):

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Internet use:

3G: 13 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 17 hours

Music playback:

59.00 hours

Video playback:

20.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Dec 01, 2016

FCC ID value:

A3LSMA720F link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.24 W/kg

Body:

0.71 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

3.78 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.08 W/kg

This device is also known as Samsung SM-A720F

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Description

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) boasts a large 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display with full HD (1080p) resolution and features the same camera configuration as the Galaxy A5 (16-megapixel rear + 16-megapixel front camera). It's got a 1.9GHz octa-core processor, 3GB RAM, 32GB expandable storage (up to 256GB), and a 3,600 mAh battery. A fingerprint sensor and USB Type-C port are included as well.

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