Samsung Electronics on Thursday announced the launch of its latest mid-range smartphone, Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018). in South Korea. It is the first phone from the company’s bandwagon to be released with a triple rear camera setup. Other highlights of the handset include a 6-inch full-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display, Dolby Atmos audio technology, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and its 24-megapixel selfie camera. Let’s delve into the details of the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018). Earlier this week, the South Korean giant announced the launch of the new Galaxy J4+ and Galaxy J6+, which are expected to launch in India by the end of this month.
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Features
The triple camera setup is the feature to look out for in this phone. The camera module consists of a 24 MP sensor with f/1.7 aperture autofocus lens, an 8 MP shooter with 120-degree ultra-wide angle lens and a 5MP (f/2.2 aperture) depth-sensing camera. On the front, it has a 24MP (f/2.0)s camera with LED Flash and selfie focus (portrait mode). The camera setup on the phone seems interesting and we need to look at how it fares once it is released.
The phone also has a side mounted fingerprint sensor. It runs on an unnamed 2.2 GHz Octa Core processor which is speculated to be Exynos 7885. It comes in two variants, 4GB RAM + 64GB Internal and 6GB RAM + 128GB Internal.Both of them have an expandable storage capacity of up to 512GB.
It provides support for Dolby Atmos. It also provides support for 4G VoLTE, dual band WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, and NFC. It also has Samsung Pay support and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
The Galaxy A7 (2018) is powered by a 3300 mAh battery with adaptive fast charging, measures 159.8×76.8×7.5 mm, and weighs 168 grams.
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Specifications
|Model||Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)|
|Display||6-inch (1080 × 2222 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED display with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9|
|Processor||2.2 GHz Octa-Core processor (unspecified)|
|Internal Storage||64GB/128GB, expandable to 512GB|
|Software||Android 8 Oreo|
|Primary Camera||24MP f/1.7 autofocus sensor, 8MP f/2.4 ultra wide sensor, 5MP f/2.2 depth sensor|
|Secondary Camera||24MP f/2.0, LED flash, Selfie focus and Pro Lighting mode|
|Dimensions and Weight||159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5mm; Weight: 168g|
|Others||Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac , Bluetooth 5, GPS,side mounted fingerprint sensor,Samsung Pay,GLONASS,3.5 mm jack|
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) price, availability
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) price has not been announced yet. However, Samsung stated that the phone would be made available in select European and Asian markets starting this fall, with plans to expand to other international markets in the near future.
Additionally, Samsung is expected to launch yet another smartphone on October 11, which is anticipated to be the company’s and the industry’s first to sport a quadruple rear camera setup. This smartphone has now been confirmed to be from the Galaxy A range, thanks to the launch press statement that references the October event.