Samsung Galaxy A7 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy A7 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy A7 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Samsung Galaxy A7 is a 2015 smartphone. It measures 151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm and weighs 141 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 (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) - A700FD
Octa-core (4x1.8 Cortex-A15 GHz & 4x1.3 Cortex-A7 GHz) - A700F CPU with 16 GB, 2 GB RAM memory. The battery is 2600 mAh.

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Pros and Cons

Samsung Galaxy A7 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy A7

Release date

2015, January


151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm (5.94 x 3 x 0.25 in)


141 g (4.97 oz)

Body build

Aluminum frame, plastic back


Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold


2600 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Talking time- Up to 17 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 54 h

Approximate price300 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5.5" inc

Screen area

83.4 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


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/2.0, 28mm (wide), AF


LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie

5 MP, Single


5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)

Video 1080p@30fps


Operating system OS

Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 5.0.2 (Lollipop)


- Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)
- Exynos 5430 Octa (20 nm) - A700F

Processor CPU

- Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) - A700FD
-Octa-core (4x1.8 Cortex-A15 GHz & 4x1.3 Cortex-A7 GHz) - A700F

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 405 - A700FD
-Mali-T628 MP6 - A700F

External memory

microSD, up to 64 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal memory

16 GB, 2 GB RAM

GeekBench 5 Single Core 296 (Rank 967 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 973 (Rank 1054 of 1564)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 568 (Rank 680 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 1471 (Rank 708 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript1984

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Nano-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.05 W/kg (head)     0.80 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.41 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
Headphone jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
- ANT+
- Versions: A700F (EMEA), A700FD (Malaysia, Pakistan), A700K/A700S/A700L (Korea)
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Samsung. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Samsung may not be reflected.

Samsung Galaxy A7 Review

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2015) hit the market shortly after its Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 brethren. It impresses with a pleasant appearance. Compared to the then hit among flagships Galaxy S5, this model is characterized by lower performance, simpler camera, non-removable battery, absence of fingerprint scanner, heart rate sensor and lack of protection against water. The device fits into the middle price range. ... continues. Read the full Samsung Galaxy A7 review.

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Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy A7 was around 300 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2015, January.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy A7 is 141 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy A7 is 5.5" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy A7 is 151 x 76.2 x 6.3 mm (HxWxD).

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