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Samsung Galaxy A7 2017

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017
Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (Galaxy Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
5.7 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 386 PPI, Capacitive, Super AMOLED, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
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Connections
Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: MicroSD (Up to 256GB), Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, Barometer, Fingerprint Sensor, Gyro Sensor, Geomagnetic Sensor, Hall Sensor, Proximity Sensor, RGB Light Sensor, USB 2.0 Type-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2, 2G GSM, 3G WCDMA, 4G LTE FDD, 4G LTE TDD, Dual SIM, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.9 x 156.8 x 77.6 ( = 0.31 x 6.17 x 3.06 in)
Battery
3600 mAh Lithium-Ion, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 12 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 23 h
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 16 MPix f/1.9, 27mm, autofocus, LED flash
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix f/1.9
Additional features
Keyboard: Virtual
Weight
186 g ( = 6.56 oz / 0.41 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
500 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 79.42% - good
Average of 12 scores (from 27 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 86% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy A7 2017

80% Samsung Galaxy A7 Review: Galaxy S8 Style (For Half The Price)
Source: Know Your Mobile English
All in this is a neat little handset with a lot to like, but it is most assuredly a mid-ranger with some acute compromises in certain areas. Notably, it lacks performance punch from the CPU at the higher end, and the camera lacks low-light capabilities. The premium fit and finish, as well as distinct features such as the waterproofing and best-in-class display do offer something rather special, however.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Review
Source: Know Your Mobile English
All in this is a neat little handset with a lot to like, but it is most assuredly a mid-ranger with some acute compromises in certain areas. Notably, it lacks performance punch from the CPU at the higher end, and the camera lacks low-light capabilities. The premium fit and finish, as well as distinct features such as the waterproofing and best-in-class display do offer something rather special, however.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) review: Premium design, great camera
Source: The Indian Express English
However, the competition is tough for the Galaxy A7, especially if you consider OnePlus 3T, which has set the bar in this category, thanks to the premium performance and specifications. Which one you pick will boil down on how comfortable you are trying out a newer brand.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) review: Fabulous screen, not the CPU
Source: Gadget Show English
Priced at Rs 33,490, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) checks nearly all the right boxes when it comes to the specs and performance. But, there are a few hits and misses, especially when compared to other Samsung smartphones such as the C7 Pro and C9 Pro, all of which are nearly the same with minimal variation(s) in price. The C9 Pro is notably's Samsung's first smartphone to have 6GB of RAM.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2017
75% Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 review: Ticks almost all the right boxes
Source: India Today English
The Galaxy A7, while not offering the best specifications for the price, offers a very well rounded package overall with IP68 water and dust resistance, a great display, decent battery life, sleek and svelte looks and a premium build.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 75%
68% Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Samsung Galaxy A7 is a well designed smartphone with good battery life. However, it does have its weaknesses, and isn't always dependable. The OnePlus 3T and Moto Z are faster, with better cameras. The Galaxy A7 is for those who put good looks above all else.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/03/2017
Rating: Total score: 68%
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) review
Source: GSM Arena English
With all said and done, we have to admit Samsung isn't making our job any easier with the new A-series. The 2017 iteration comes so close to flagship territory that it almost seems unnatural, even a bit illogical. As if, Samsung really wants to see you having a hard time deciding between two Galaxies. Then again, a more thorough look at the bigger picture, swiftly brings common sense back into the matter and grand marketing schemes start shining trough.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/22/2017
The 2017 Samsung Galaxy A7 (SM-A720F) Review
Source: Tech ARP English
The 2017 Samsung Galaxy A7 is a big upgrade from the 2016 model, offering IP68 dust- and water-resistance, a 20% faster processor, twice as much storage and a new 16 MP front camera. It also boasts the new bidirectional Type C USB port and a bigger fast charging battery.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/15/2017
80% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Review
Source: Phone Arena English
By now it must have become clear that we really liked this year's Galaxy A7 edition. Were it not for the many camera mishaps like the soft-ish pictures and shaky videos, it could have scored excellent on all counts.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and A7 (2017) First Impressions
Source: The Mobile Indian English
Priced at Rs 28,990 and Rs 33,490, the Galaxy A5 (2017) and A7 (2017) seems to be a tad bit expensive but you get Samsung’s goodwill along with it. While we surely have a stiff competition in this price bracket, both the Galaxy A5 and A7 (2017) look promising. The IP68 certification is definitely a plus and Samsung’s long successful run in camera and display department is expected to continue here as well. But, this is not our final verdict. Stay tuned to our reviews about the smartphones for in-depth analysis.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/07/2017
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) review: Flagship features in an affordable package
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) has nearly everything you want from a smartphone: a gorgeous metal and glass build, useful features like an always-on display and an IP68 dust and water resistant build, expandable storage and a long battery life. The only areas where its lacking are benchmark performance and the rear camera.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/25/2017
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) review: Flagship features in an affordable package
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) has nearly everything you want from a smartphone: a gorgeous metal and glass build, useful features like an always-on display and an IP68 dust and water resistant build, expandable storage and a long battery life. The only areas where its lacking are benchmark performance and the rear camera.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/21/2017
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Review: Road to Recovery
Source: Unbox English
Samsung didn’t have the best of year’s in 2016. It really is hard not to bring up the Note 7 when their brand name comes up. The good thing that came out of that unfortunate situation is that the company has promised to make good on the products to follow and the opening salvo that the A series brings is definitely a great sign.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/20/2017
82% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Review
Source: Phone World English
Samsung Galaxy A7(2017) is giant device in features because it has 16MP front and Back Camera with 64GB internal memory and 3GB RAM. The device has worked brilliantly in all categories and it can easily win the hearts of users by its elegant design, powerful features and most of all it has big battery of 3600 mAh.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 82% price: 80% performance: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Source: Hardware Zone English
Unlike previous years, where three size options were available, Samsung Singapore has cut down to just two for 2017: the 5.7-inch A7 and the 5.2-inch A5. The 4.7-inch A3 model will not be available in Singapore.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/27/2017
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Initial Review: The A Series Goes Water Resistant
Source: Unbox English
That pretty much does it for our initial review of the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017), which retails for Php 23,990. It’s smaller sibling, the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), which pretty much has the same specs except for a smaller display at 5.2-inches retails for Php 19,990.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/12/2017

Foreign Reviews

Smartphone Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/20/2017
Rating: performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
Test du Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Duos (SM-A320F/DS) : les européens vont l’adorer
Source: Top for Phone French FR→EN
Positive: Elegant design; nice performance; decent hardware; good cameras; long battery life. Negative: Uncomfortable speakers location.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/15/2017
78% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) inceleme
Source: Teknokulis TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 78%
77% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) İncelemesi
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 60%
92% Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 incelemesi: 5.7 inç ekran, IP68 ve f/1.9 16 MP kamera
Source: Inceleme.co TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 92% display: 92% mobility: 93% workmanship: 95%
87% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) incelemesi
Source: Log TR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 87%
Тест-обзор смартфона Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 с 5,7-дюймовым экраном
Source: Yamobi RU→EN
Positive: Nice screen; long battery life. Negative: Mediocre speakers; poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/12/2017
74% Bộ đôi Samsung Galaxy A 2017 - bản nâng cấp đáng giá
Source: Sohoa VN Express VN→EN
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 02/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 chính hãng trôi bảo hành giá 6,5 triệu đồng
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; support waterproof IP68; fast fingerprint sensor; long battery life; quick charging; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/24/2017
Đánh giá chi tiết Galaxy A7 2017: Chiếc phablet để lại nhiều xúc cảm nhất
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; large screen; excellent display; waterproof IP68; long battery life; high performance. Negative: Poor cameras; slippery; inflexible fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/26/2017
Trên tay Galaxy A7 2017: Tựa như phiên bản rút gọn của Galaxy Note 7
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Stylish design; good display; waterproof.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/01/2017

Comment

ARM Mali-T830 MP3: Integrated graphics card for smartphones and tablets with three clusters (MP3) supporting OpenGL ES 3.2.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

7880: Exynos-7-SoC with 8 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at up to 1.9 GHz. Manufactured in 14 nm and integrates a ARM Mali T830-MP3, an LTE Cat. 7 modem and an LPDDR4 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

5.7":

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.

0.186 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

 

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.


79.42%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

Devices with the same GPU

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017
Mali-T830 MP3, Exynos 7880, 5.2", 0.159 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Samsung Galaxy A70s
Adreno 612, Snapdragon 675, 6.7", 0.187 kg
Samsung Galaxy A6s
Adreno 512, Snapdragon 660, 6", 0.183 kg
Samsung Galaxy A20s
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 450, 6.5", 0.183 kg
Samsung Galaxy M30s
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos Exynos 9611, 6.4", 0.188 kg
Samsung Galaxy A30s
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7904, 6.4", 0.166 kg
Samsung Galaxy A90 5G
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.7", 0.206 kg
Samsung Galaxy Note10 5G
Mali-G76 MP12, Exynos 9825, 6.3", 0.168 kg
Samsung Galaxy A50s
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos Exynos 9610, 6.4", 0.169 kg
Samsung Galaxy A10s
PowerVR GE8320, Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762, 6.2", 0.168 kg
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ 5G
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 6.8", 0.196 kg
Samsung Galaxy Note 10+
Mali-G76 MP12, Exynos 9825, 6.8", 0.196 kg
Samsung Galaxy Note 10
Mali-G76 MP12, Exynos 9825, 6.3", 0.168 kg
Samsung Galaxy A10e
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7884B, 5.83", 0.141 kg
Samsung Galaxy A60
Adreno 612, Snapdragon 675, 6.3", 0.168 kg
Samsung Galaxy Xcover 4s
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7884B, 5", 0.172 kg
Samsung Galaxy M40
Adreno 612, Snapdragon 675, 6.3", 0.168 kg
Samsung Galaxy A10
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7884B, 6.2", 0.168 kg
Samsung Galaxy A20e
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7884B, 5.8", 0.141 kg
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G
Mali-G76 MP12, Exynos 9820, 6.7", 0.198 kg
Samsung Galaxy A80
Adreno 618, Snapdragon 730, 6.7", 0.22 kg
Samsung Galaxy A40
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7904, 5.9", 0.14 kg
Samsung Galaxy A70
Adreno 612, Snapdragon 675, 6.7", 0.183 kg
Samsung Galaxy A20
unknown, unknown, 6.4", 0.169 kg
Samsung Galaxy Fold
Adreno 640, Snapdragon 855, 7.3", 0.276 kg
Samsung Galaxy M30
Mali-G71 MP2, unknown, 6.4", 0.174 kg
Samsung Galaxy A30
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7885, 6.4", 0.165 kg
Samsung Galaxy A50
Mali-G72 MP3, Exynos Exynos 9610, 6.4", 0.166 kg
Samsung Galaxy S10e
Mali-G76 MP12, Exynos 9820, 5.8", 0.15 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-01-25 (Update: 2017-01-25)