The Galaxy A7 (2017) has long been a part of the rumor mills, and with Samsung yet to announce a launch date, leaks continue to trickle out. The latest leak hints at some interesting features on the upcoming smartphone, and this includes a 16-megapixel selfie camera and IP68-certification for water and dust resistance. Also Read - Samsung now lets you make an appointment to shop at its stores, book demo via WhatsAppAlso Read - Galaxy S21 FE flaunts itself again on benchmark, reveals RAM for high-end Samsung model
The Galaxy A7 (2017) with model number SM-A720F is rumored to be really thin with dimensions of 157.69×76.92×7.8mm, Sammobile reports. Based on what we have come across so far, the Galaxy A7 (2017) is expected to feature a 5.68-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display, Exynos 7880 SoC clocked at 1.8GHz, 3GB of RAM, and 32GB onboard storage, which can be expanded using a microSD card.
On the camera front, there will be a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.9 aperture, and leaks suggest there will be a 16-megapixel snapper up front as well. Both the shooters are expected to support auto-focus. The rest of the expected features include 3,600mAh battery, fingerprint scanner and connectivity options like USB Type-C port along LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. The smartphone was previously spotted on benchmarking website GFXBench and AnTuTu, which claim that the upcoming device will run on Android Marshmallow out-of-the-box.
In comparison, the Galaxy A7 (2016) comes with a 5.5-inch FHD Super AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It is powered by a Samsung s Exynos 7580 SoC paired with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. On the camera front, the smartphone sports 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel cameras. It is backed by a 3,300mAh battery, and connectivity options like dual-SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1 and USB 2.0.
This is not the only smartphone Samsung is working on. In the A-series itself, Samsung is believed to be working on the Galaxy A5 (2017). This upcoming smartphone is rumored to feature a 5.2-inch display, octa-core Exynos 7880 processor, 13-megapixel rear camera, 3,000mAh battery with fast charging support, and Android Marshmallow.
Samsung is also believed to be working on a new smartphone in its C series, dubbed Galaxy C9. This device is expected to feature a 6-inch full HD Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon 652 processor, 6GB of RAM, 64GB storage, microSD card slot, 16-megapixel camera both on the front and the back, and Android Marshmallow out-of-the-box. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) leaked renders shows off Galaxy S7-like front and back glass design
None of this information is set in stone in a manner of saying, so we advise you to take it with the proverbial pinch of salt. Going by reports in the past, the new Galaxy A-series lineup is expected to be launched sometime next month.