Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
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Brand Samsung Galaxy
Manufacturer Samsung Electronics
Slogan Exclusively For You.
Series Galaxy A series
Model SM-A710x
(Last letter varies by carrier & international models)
Compatible networks 2G, 3G (UMTS/HSPA), 4G (LTE)
First released December 2, 2015; 2 years ago (2015-12-02)
Predecessor Samsung Galaxy A7 (2015)
Successor Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Related Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016)
Type Touchscreen smartphone
Form factor Slate
Dimensions 144.8 × 71 × 7.3 mm
Weight 169g
Operating system Original: Android 5.1.1 "Lollipop"
Current: Android 7.0 "Nougat"
System on chip
CPU Octa-Core 1.6 GHz
GPU Mali-T720MP2 / Adreno 405
Memory 3GB RAM
Storage 16GB
Removable storage up to 128GB
Battery 3300mAh (non-removable) with fast-charging
Data inputs
Display 5.5" Super AMOLED FHD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 1080×1920 px
Rear camera 13 MP
Front camera 5 MP
Connectivity 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot;
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP;
USB 2.0 via microUSB

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) is an Android smartphone produced by Samsung Electronics.[1][2] It was introduced on December 2, 2015, along with Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016), Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016), and Samsung Galaxy A9 (2016)

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop right out-of-the-box and is upgradeable to Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow in the coming months.[4] The smartphone features an Exynos 7580 SoC consisting of 8 ARM Cortex-A53 backed by the Mali-T720MP2 GPU and sports 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage, expandable to 128 GB via a MicroSD slot which can also be used for a second Nano-SIM. In China, a version of the phone with Snapdragon 615 was released. The device retains a non-removable battery like its predecessor, rated at 3300 mAh.

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) is a successor to the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016).

Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) was released in China on December 15, 2015, followed by other countries in the Q1 2016. As of April 2016, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) is now available in Eastern Europe (only Russia, Ukraine and Turkey),[3] Africa, Middle East, Latin America and Asia. It is not available in North America and rest of Europe.

While the predecessor, Samsung Galaxy A7 (2015) had broader availability in Europe, this model was never being sold in Europe because it was being deemed too expensive and also due to near-direct competition against Samsung Galaxy S6.

Variants

Model Processor SIM Region
SM-A710F Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Single Europe (few countries), Israel and South Africa
SM-A710F/DS Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Dual Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Caucasus countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia)
SM-A710FD Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Dual Middle East, Africa, Asia
SM-A710Y Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Single Australia and New Zealand
SM-A710Y/DS Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Dual Philippines and Taiwan
SM-A710M Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Single Latin America
SM-A710M/DS Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Dual Brazil
SM-A7100 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Single China and Hong Kong
SM-A710S Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Single South Korea (SK Telecom)
SM-A710K Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580 Single South Korea (KT Corporation)

References

  1. ^ "Samsung Galaxy A7". Android Authority. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
  2. ^ Benson, Matthew. "First impressions: Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) falls just short of perfection". Android Authority. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
  3. ^ http://www.frandroid.com/marques/samsung/336569_prix-disponibilite-samsung-galaxy-a3-a5-a7-2016-europe
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