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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) is a 2015 smartphone. It measures 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm and weighs 172 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 5.5" inches. The resolution is 1080 x 1920 and 401 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 5 MP. The main camera is Single with 13 MP.

It runs on Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) - China CPU with 16 GB, 3 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3300 mAh.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) specs

General specs

Brand and model Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
Release date 2015, December
Dimensions 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm (5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz)
Body build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink
Battery 3300 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Talking time- Up to 17 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 78 h
Approximate price300 EUR

Screen

Technology Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.5" inc
Screen area 83.4 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio74.3%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px
PPI /points per inch/ 401 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 13 MP, Single
Camera specs
-13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), OIS, AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 5 MP, Single
Specifications 5 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide)
Video 1080p@30fps

Performance

Operating system OS Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset - Exynos 7580 Octa
- Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) - China
Processor CPU
- Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
-Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) - China
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-T720MP2
-Adreno 405 - China
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score37842 (Rank 915 of 2084)
GeekBench 5 Single Core112 (Rank 1464 of 1555)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core418 (Rank 1428 of 1549)
GeekBench 4 Single Core643 (Rank 574 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core3207 (Rank 372 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript1981

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
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Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.41 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Fast battery charging
-ANT+
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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) was around 300 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2015, December.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) is 172 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) is 5.5" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) is 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.