Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Review: Ideal For Budget-Conscious Buyers Looking For A Decent Android Smartphone; See Specs, Price & Other Details [VIDEO]

15 April 2017, 11:29 am EDT By Vinay Patel Mobile & Apps
Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 is trotted out as an ideal handset for budget-conscious buyers.  ( PhoneArena / YouTube )

The 2017 iteration of the Samsung Galaxy A7 emits simplicity while offering an array of awe-inspiring specs at the same time, but the smartphone is not spared from flaws.

The Galaxy A7 2017 is an ideal choice for those looking to purchase a smartphone carrying decent specs without burning a hole in their pockets. Also, the device poses a threat to other mid-range smartphones, as well as China-made handsets. Let's take a gander at what does the Samsung Galaxy A7 has to offer in terms of specs and features.

Super AMOLED Display: This year's version of the Galaxy A7 features a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display where colors are marginally oversaturated. It boasts a pixel density of 386 PPI (pixel per inch), according to GSM Arena. This makes the phone more colorful, brighter and vibrant; ideal for watching videos or movies.

Under The Hood: An Exynos 7880 SoC will be firing up the Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 smartphone, which packs 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. The device's chipset runs at a clock speed of 1.8GHz and comprises eight Cortex A53 clusters achieving 30 FPS (frames per second) on games.

Unlike Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets, Exynos chipsets are said to consume less power and that is why Samsung smartphones outside the United States pack batteries that have a reputation of lasting longer than rivals. The Galaxy A7 2017 is backed by non-removable Li-ion 3600mAh battery, TheIndianExpress reported.

Cameras: On the photography front, the Galaxy A7 2017 features a 16MP primary and secondary camera, both equipped with f/1.9 aperture lenses, according to the smartphone's description on Samsung's official website. The main camera can record videos at 1080p in 30 FPS. The camera also has OIS, autofocus, PDAF and LED flash.

Other Specifications & Features: The Galaxy A7 2017 offers a wide range of options in terms of connectivity including Bluetooth 4.2, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct, and Wi-Fi 802.11. It also comes with a Fingerprint sensor, Barometer, Compass, Accelerometer, Light sensor and Proximity sensor.

Price: Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 is up for grabs in two color options including gold and black. Those looking to get their hands on the A7 will need to shell out $519 (INR 33,490) in India.

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