“The Galaxy A7 will go for sale in select European and Asian markets starting from October”
Samsung has silently taken the wraps off its first smartphone with triple rear cameras, the Galaxy A7 (2018). The mid-range handset was widely leaked and offers a fingerprint sensor on the right side, just like the Galaxy J6+ that was released recently. Other key highlights of the Galaxy A7 (2018) include Samsung’s Super AMOLED Infinity display, a high-res selfie camera, and Dolby Atmos sound support.
On the specs front, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) features a 6-inch display with a full HD+ resolution and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The handset is powered by a 2.2GHz octa-core processor of an unknown make. The phone is available in two RAM and storage configurations — 4GB + 64GB and 6GB + 128GB. You can further boost the storage up to 512GB by adding a microSD card.
In terms of optics, the Galaxy A7 (2018) sports a 24-megapixel f/1.7 camera, paired with a 120-degree Ultra wide-angle 8-megapixel secondary shooter and a third 5MP depth sensor for bokeh shots. For selfies, the smartphone gets a 24-megapixel snapper with f/2.0 aperture lens and a dedicated LED flash. The front camera is touted to combine four pixels into one for providing excellent photographs in low light.
Software-wise, the handset boots Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. Connectivity options include dual-SIM slots, 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5, GPS, and NFC (optional). Running the show on the Galaxy A7 (2018) is a 3,300mAh battery with adaptive fast charging support. Lastly, the handset measures 159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm; and weighs 168g.
Coming to the price, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)’s base variant will cost €349 (~ Rs 29,400). The phone has been announced in four shades of Blue, Black, Gold and Pink, and it will be available for sale starting October in select European and Asian markets. The handset is expected to be available in India as well at a later date.
|Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual Core + 1.6 GHz, Hexa Core)|
|Samsung Exynos 7 Octa|
|4 GB RAM|
|6.0 inches (15.24 cm)|
|1080x2220 px, 411 PPI|
|24 MP + 5 MP + 8 MP Triple Primary Cameras|
|24 MP Front Camera|
|No Quick Charging|