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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Brand: Samsung
Category: Phones
  • Display: 5.7" 1080x1920 pixels
  • Camera: 16MP 1080p
  • Processor: Exynos 7880 Octa
  • Battary: 3500mAh Li-Ion
  • RAM: 3GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB storage, microSD card slot

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) - Specifications

Launch

  • Announced
    January, 2017
  • Released
    March, 2017
  • Status
    Available

Network

  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network
    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Single SIM
  • Voice Calling
    Yes

Design

  • Dimensions
    156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight
    -
  • Colors
    Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist, Peach Cloud
  • Build
    - Samsung Pay
    - IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

Display & Multimedia

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    Super AMOLED
  • Size
    5.7 inches (~73.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    386 PPI
  • Protection Display Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
  • Features
    Always-on display

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Exynos 7880 Octa
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Mali-T830MP3
  • RAM RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    3 GB
  • Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    32 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  • FM Radio
    Yes

Software

  • OS OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    TouchWiz

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm, autofocus, LED flash
  • Video Rec.
    1080p@30fps
  • Features
    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
  • Secondary
    16 MP, f/1.9, 1080p

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • 3.5mm Jack

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    3000 mAh
  • Placement
    Non-removable

Messaging

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) smartphone was launched in January 2017. The phone comes with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels.

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3600mAh non removable battery. It measures 156.80 x 77.60 x 7.90 (height x width x thickness) .

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, Headphones and FM. Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Barometer.


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