Samsung Galaxy A7, the strongest tier in the new premium-looking metal-clad A lineup of smartphones has been launched in India. Announced in January, the highlight of the handset includes LTE support and a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED FHD display. The Galaxy A7 is available for Rs 30,499 from Samsung India’s estore. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 update rolling out with July 2020 security patch
As for the specifications, the Galaxy A7 sports a 5.5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display. Inside the handsets sits a 64-bit capable Snapdragon 615 (MSM8x39) processor paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage memory (expandable up to 64GB via microSD card). Other features of the handset include a 2,600mAh battery, 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 5-megapixel selfie snapper upfront. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy A7, Galaxy A9 get up to Rs 8,000 discount in India: Price, specifications
On the software front, the Galaxy A7 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz skin atop. It also comes with several interesting features such as Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie, Beauty Face, Ultra Wide Shot and Auto Selfie to improve one’s selfie experience. Also Read - Samsung Galaxy A9, Galaxy A7 available with instant cashback offers: Everything you need to know
While the Galaxy A7 doesn’t seem as overpriced as its other siblings — the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 smartphones that were launched in India in January — there are still a number of smartphones from rival companies that a user can buy for as less as one-third of Samsung’s offerings.
Yu Yureka and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, for instance, pack in nearly identical hardware specs and cost Rs 8,999 and Rs 9,999 respectively. The Redmi Note 4G ships with 13MP and 5 MP camera sensors, and is 4G capable while also offering 5.5-inch 720p display and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 processor. The Yu Yureka, on the other hand, offers exact identical hardware specs with Android-based Cyanogen OS operating system.
|Features||Samsung Galaxy A7||Yu Yureka||Redmi Note 4G|
|Display||5.5-inch 1080p||5.5-inch 720p||5.5-inch 720p|
|Processor||64-bit Snapdragon 615||64-bit Snapdragon 615||Snapdragon 400|
|Connectivity||4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi||4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi||4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi|
|Price||TBA||Rs 8,999||Rs 9,999|