Samsung Galaxy A7 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Samsung Galaxy A7
  • Released 2015, February 141g, 6.3mm thickness Android 4.4.4, up to 5.0.2 16GB storage, microSDXC
  • Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) - A700FD Octa-core (4x1.8 Cortex-A15 GHz & 4x1.3 Cortex-A7 GHz) - A700F Adreno 405 - A700FD Mali-T628 MP6 - A700F Nano-SIM About 336 USD
  • 5.5" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 13MP 1080p
  • 2GB RAM Snapdragon 615
  • 2600mAh Li-Ion

Samsung Galaxy A7 overview

Samsung Galaxy A7 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2015, February. Samsung Galaxy A7 has 5.5 inch, Super AMOLED, a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 4. Samsung Galaxy A7 uses Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) - A700FD Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm) - A700F chipset, Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) - A700FD Octa-core (4x1.8 Cortex-A15 GHz & 4x1.3 Cortex-A7 GHz) - A700F CPU, Adreno 405 - A700FD Mali-T628 MP6 - A700F GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Nano-SIM. It has 13MP Single main camera, 5MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Ion 2600 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Samsung Galaxy A7 is about 336 USD.

Score the key features of Samsung Galaxy A7 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 47 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 70 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 66 / 100 points
  • Price: 39 / 100 points

Samsung Galaxy A7 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - A700FD, A700F
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20 - A700F
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 40 - A700FD
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2015, January. Released 2015, February
Status Discontinued

BODY

Dimensions 151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm (5.94 x 3.00 x 0.25 in)
Weight 141 g (4.97 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), plastic back, aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM

DISPLAY

Type Super AMOLED
Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~72.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4

PLATFORM

OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) - A700FD Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm) - A700F
CPU Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) - A700FD Octa-core (4x1.8 Cortex-A15 GHz & 4x1.3 Cortex-A7 GHz) - A700F
GPU Adreno 405 - A700FD Mali-T628 MP6 - A700F

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 2GB RAM
  eMMC 5.0 or eMMC 4.5

MAIN CAMERA

Single 13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm (wide), AF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video [email protected]

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)
Video [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
USB microUSB 2.0

FEATURES

Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
  ANT+ S-Voice

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 2600 mAh, non-removable
Talk time Up to 17 h (3G)
Music play Up to 54 h

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Models SM-A700F, SM-A700FD, SM-A700K, SM-A700L, SM-A700S, SM-A700X
SAR 1.05 W/kg (head) 0.80 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.41 W/kg (head) 0.55 W/kg (body)
Price About 336 USD

TESTS

Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 813
Basemark X: 4802
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 3.679 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 64dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 73dB
Audio quality Noise -95.2dB / Crosstalk -93.4dB
Battery life Endurance rating 83h

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