Samsung Galaxy A7 is one of the greatest handset Sammy has ever launched. The A7 is available as Samsung SM-A700FD, SM-A700F, SM-A700L, SM-A700K, SM-700X and SM –A700S. The handset was announced on January 2015 and released on February 2015. The Samsung Galaxy A7 is of HSPA/GSM/LTE technology. The handset has the 2G, 3G and 4G bands.
Features of Samsung Galaxy A7
Samsung Galaxy A7 has dimensions of 151x76.2x6.3mm (5.94x3.00x2.5 in). The handset is portable and easy to carry for a long distance due to its light weight. It has a weight of 142g (4.94 oz). The handset is of Nano-SIM model.
Galaxy A7 has a fantastic display. Its display is incomparable to most smartphones. The A7 has a Super AMOLED screen with 16 million colors. The screen is 5.5 in which is 72.5% screen to body ratio. It has a high resolution of 1080x1920 (402ppi pixel density). The resolution offers a fantastic clarity to the user. The screen is multi-touch and has a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 for protection
Samsung Galaxy A7 uses Android KitKat (Android 4.4.4) update which helps fixing bugs in the device. The OS update in the A7 operates awesomely and it has a few bugs which can be fixed easily. The handset uses Chipset model of Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615–A700FD, Exynos5 Octa 5430 – A700F. The handset has the CPU model of Quad core 1.5 GHz Cortex – A53 and Quad core 1.0 GHz Cortex A – 53 for the A700FD. The A700F model has a CPU of Quad core 1.6 Cortex - A15 GHz & Quad-core 1.3 Cortex A7 GHz. The GPU model is Adreno 405–A700FD and Mali – T628 MP6.
The Galaxy A7 has and internal memory of 16GB and 2GB RAM. Just like the Galaxy S4 and S5, the A7 storage capacity can be increased. The handset has a micro SD slot which can withhold a maximum capacity of 64GB. The Galaxy A7 user can store huge files, music and video clips in the Micro SD card depending on its size.
The Galaxy A7 has a superb camera which produces clear and vivid images. The back camera is 13 megapixels. The camera has a resolution of 4128x3096 pixels. The camera has a LED flash and it also has the auto focus feature. The back camera in the Galaxy A7 has the features below:
- Face detention
- Touch focus
- Geo tagging
The video is of high quality when compared to other smartphones. The video quality is of 1080p@30fps. The video is of good light and it produces clear and natural images of people and objects captured. The handset also has a front camera of 5 MP that produce fantastic images which makes selfies awesome and great. The phone is good for the selfies lovers since it captures very clear images. It has a resolution of 1080 pixels.
The handset has some alert sounds that help the user set alarms and help to manage time. Some of the alerts are; vibrations, MP3 and WAV ringtones. The device can be set to loudspeaker if a user wishes to. The handset also has a 3.5mm jack.
- Sensors – The handset has several sensors which contain an accelerometer, proximity and a compass.
- Messaging – The message app in the Samsung Galaxy A7 is fantastic. The messaging app has the SMS service in threaded view, Push Mail, Email, IM and MMS.
- Browser – The Galaxy A7 browser is of the HTML 5 model.
- Java – Samsung Galaxy A7 has a superb Java accessed via Java MIDP emulator. The Java app has the following features; Document viewer, video/photo editor,MP4/WMV/H.2.64 player, ANT + support and MP3 player.
The Galaxy A7 has a non-removable Li-Ion battery of 2600 mAh capacity. The A7’s stand-by talk time is 17 hours maximum when in 3G and during Music Play the battery can last to 54 hours
Samsung Galaxy A7 has a fast Wi-Fi network. The Wi-Fi model is of 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual band. The Wi-Fi can be accessed directly or via a hotspot. The handset has a Bluetooth model of v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE. It also has a GPS with an A-GPS, GLONASS/Beidou (market dependent). It also has a NFC and a USB with a micro USB v 2.0.