Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) 

price₹ 14,599 onwards

launchFeb, 2016

19.3

excellence score

47.6

value for money score

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Design

  • Good looking, stylish, and well built
  • Flagship-level, premium build quality
  • Fast fingerprint reader

Display

  • Very good display, with pleasing colors

Software

  • Great multimedia app package with advanced music player, FM radio too

Performance

  • Software makes good user of the screen real estate with split-screen multitasking
  • Decent speed/performance
  • Performance is underwhelming and inconsistent at times
  • Especially poor for gaming, given its price range - GPU performance is well below par

Camera

  • Good camera

Audio

  • Good audio quality
  • Loudspeaker is on the quite side

Battery

  • Great battery life
  • Good battery life

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1 Lollipop, Upgradeable to 7.0 NougatNo more updates expected
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super AMOLED
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Geomagnetic Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • RGB Light Sensor
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor1.6 GHz, Octa Core
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity3300 mAh
Battery Talktime (3G)17.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • Internet Usage Time (3G): Up to 14 hrs
  • Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 14 hrs
  • Internet Usage Time (WiFi): Up to 17 hrs
  • Video Playback Time: Up to 15 hrs
  • Audio Playback Time: Up to 78 hrs
Fast ChargingYes
Dimensions
Weight169 gm
Thickness7.3 mm
Camera
Primary Camera13.0MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • F/1.9 Aperture
Secondary Camera5.0MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Full HD Video Recording
  • F/1.9 Aperture
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
WiFiYes
WiFi DirectYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Supports Fast Battery Charging
  • Samsung Pay
  • S-Voice
  • ANT+ Support

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