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Elephone S7

Specifications

Elephone S7
Elephone S7 (S Series)
Processor
Mediatek Helio X20 MT6797, MediaTek Helio X20
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, JDI LTPS capacitve touchscreen OGS, LCD, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 54.1 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-millimeter audio jack, Card Reader: micro-SD (max. 128 GB), 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: gravity sensor, light sensor, gyro proximity sensor, compass sensor, OTG, Miracast, status LED
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.0, GSM:B2/B3/B5/B8 (1900/1800/850/900 MHz) WCDMA:B1/B8 (2100/900 MHz) FDD-LTE:B1/B3/B7/B20 (2100/1800/2600/800 MHz) TDD-LTE:B38/B40(2600/2300 MHz), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.6 x 150.4 x 73.2 ( = 0.3 x 5.92 x 2.88 in)
Battery
3000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix (f/2.2 rear camera with AF & LED flash)
Secondary Camera: 5 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: mono, Keyboard: onscreen, Keyboard Light: yes, USB cable, modular power supply, silicon cover, E-touch 2.0, 12 Months Warranty, SAR rate (head): 0.265 W/kg, SAR rate (body): 0.507 W/kg, fanless
Weight
148 g ( = 5.22 oz / 0.33 pounds), Power Supply: 35 g ( = 1.23 oz / 0.08 pounds)
Price
220 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 71.31% - average
Average of 16 scores (from 31 reviews)
price: 73%, performance: 61%, features: 69%, display: 72% mobility: 67%, workmanship: 77%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Elephone S7

78.9% ElePhone S7 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Samsung Galaxy S7 replica. The current premium model of the Chinese manufacturer ElePhone S7 has been put through our test course. Its outer resemblance to Samsung's counterpart is striking. The technical specifications of ElePhone's S7 are very promising and the first impression is also positive.
Elephone S7 3GB/32GB Helio X20 Smartphone Design, Antutu, Camera, Battery Real Review
Source: Igeekphone English
Overall the Elephone S7 is a beautiful well-crafted and powerful phone within its peer-class. It offers an extremely sharp and vibrant screen with appealing curved glass edge. It has a smaller battery than most phones but the quick charging ability offsets the faster battery drain rate. The included Mediatek Helio X20 deca-core processor offers a lot of computing power which helps the phone run smoothly with resource rich content while still leaving enough excess computing headroom for anything else you might want to run in the background. The camera is well balanced and able to take some really nice and sharp photos. Lastly we are quite please to also see that Elephone is still pushing out updates and supporting this phone, which is uncommon for most Chinese phone manufacturers. Right now it is in flash sale at $179.99 for Elephone S7 3GB 32GB version. Thank Gearbest to send us this good product for review.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/01/2017
70% Elephone S7 review: affordability has its drawbacks
Source: Neowin English
Overall, I’m fairly neutral on the Elephone S7. It’s a limited device with some obvious flaws, but then again, it’s a budget-friendly phone with decent specs and a great screen. I guess it very much comes down to what a user is looking for in a smart device. The Elephone S7 is clearly not the “full package” so you’ll be required to pick and choose based on your preferences.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Elephone S7 review: Good looks make this mid-range Android phone stand out from the crowd
Source: PC Advisor English
The Elephone S7 is a very good-looking phone at an affordable price, with decent performance and a generous helping of storage. On the down side the cameras are disappointing and the rear panel is plastic. Even at this price you don't need to compromise so heavily.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70%
70% Elephone S7 review – beautiful, premium yet affordable
Source: Gogi.in English
This is an affordable, beautiful and premium looking handset that houses a deca core processor. Overall the performance is smooth, you can use reliance Jio SIM with VoLTE support and battery is decent enough. The camera quality is average. Not a bad option for $229.99 (approx Rs. 15,000).
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/31/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
Elephone S7 review: [Mediocre] Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery
Source: Android Police English
The hardware is okay, but it really falls short considering that it attempts to be a Galaxy S7 Edge. Plastic replaces glass on the back and the camera takes a dip. The Ele S7 can definitely stand on its own, especially considering its ~$250 price point. The Helio X20 performs rather well, though you will not find any custom ROMs for phones running the MediaTek chips in general. That is a huge downside for some people.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/20/2016

Foreign Reviews

Wie gut ist die dreiste Samsung-Kopie?
Source: Blick German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/20/2017
80% Elephone S7
Source: Android Mag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
76% Elephone S7
Source: MobiFlip German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 76%
78% Elephone S7 der 130-Euro-Galaxy-S7-Klon
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 73% display: 83% mobility: 80%
Elephone S7
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/30/2016
63% Elephone S7
Source: Chinahandys.net German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 63% performance: 40% display: 70% mobility: 50% workmanship: 80%
Elephone S7
Source: ChinaMobileMag German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/18/2016
65% Elephone S7 en análisis, un edge muy especial
Source: Andro 4 All Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/28/2016
Rating: Total score: 65%
Las Ventajas y Desventajas del Elephone S7 de las que todos hablan
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: High performance; fast fingerprint sensor; decent cameras; nice autonomy; quick charge. Negative: Poor display; no NFC.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/01/2017
Elephone S7
Source: Noticias 3D Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Great built quality; excellent display; decent hardware; flexible fingerprint sensor. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/15/2017
Compra el Elephone S7 más barato en Everbuying
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/13/2016
[Análisis] Elephone S7, un terminal que desborda potencia y diseño
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Elegant design; solid workmanship; long battery life; support fast charge; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/01/2016
76% Recensione Elephone S7
Source: Esperienza Mobile Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 85% performance: 75% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
63% Recensione Elephone S7, il clone imperfetto di Samsung Galaxy S7
Source: Tecnoandroid.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/07/2017
Rating: Total score: 63% price: 60% features: 75% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60%
75% Recensione Elephone S7: schermo FullHD e lettore d’impronte
Source: Chimera Revo Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 85% features: 75% mobility: 70% workmanship: 75%
55% Recensione Elephone S7: clone di S7 Edge? No, grazie
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/09/2016
Rating: Total score: 55% price: 50% features: 75% display: 78% mobility: 50% ergonomy: 75%
69% Elephone S7: non solo il clone del Galaxy S7 Edge | Recensione
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/08/2016
Rating: Total score: 69%
72% Recensione Elephone S7
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/06/2016
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 80% features: 80% display: 70% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 75%
Elephone S7: la recensione del clone del Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; good display; fast fingerprint sensor. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/20/2017
Elephone S7 | Recensione completa dello smartphone che si ispira a Samsung
Source: Cinafoniaci Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; good price. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/07/2017
Recensione Elephone S7, clone Low Cost di Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Nice design; good price; support dual sim. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/14/2017
Elephone S7: la recensione
Source: Androidiani Italian IT→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; nice display; fast fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/21/2016
Recensione Elephone S7, clone Low Cost di Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Low price; beautiful display; metal case. Negative: Average performance; short battery life; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/17/2016
70% Test Du Elephone S7 : Faut-Il Y Voir La Copie Du Galaxy S7 De Samsung ?
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 50% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Test du Elephone S7 : le plastique, c’est magnifique
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; nice screen. Negative: Mediocre GPS; average speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/15/2017
Trên tay smartphone đẹp như Galaxy S7 Edge giá chỉ bằng 1/3
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Low price; solid workmanship; decent hardware; good autonomy. Negative: Low performance; same Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge design.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/17/2017

Comment

ARM Mali-T880 MP4: Mobile graphics solution for tablets and smartphones, which can be found in ARM SoCs like the HiSilicon Kirin 950. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Helio X20 MT6797: ARM based deca-core SoC with three clusters: 2x Cortex-A72 @2.1-2.3 GHz, 4x Cortex-A53 @1.83 GHz, 4x Cortex-A53 @1.4 GHz (all 64-bit) for smartphones and tablets.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5.5":

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.148 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Elephone:

The smartphone manufacturer ELEPHONE Communication Technology Co. Ltd. was founded in China in 2006. The sales numbers are limited and so are the number of reviews. The ratings are average (as of 2016).


71.31%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Elephone U
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Elephone P8 Mini
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Elephone C1 Max
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Elephone S7 Mini
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2016-11-13)