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Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy A7 2018
Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 (Galaxy Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
6 inch 18.5:9, 2220 x 1080 pixel 411 PPI, capacitive multi-touchscreen, Super AMOLED, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 50 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5-mm audio jack, Card Reader: storage expansion: microSD (up to 512 GB), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, compass, Miracast, VoLTE, WiFi-Calling, LED, OTG
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, GSM band: GSM 850 MHz, GSM 900 MHz, DCS 1800 MHz, PCS 1900 MHz; UMTS band: B1 (2100), B2 (1900), B5 (850), B8 (900); LTE band: B1 (2100), B3 (1800), B5 (850), B7 (2600), B8 (900), B20 (800), 4G TDD LTE B38 (2600), B40 (2300), B41 (2500), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.5 x 159.8 x 76.8 ( = 0.3 x 6.29 x 3.02 in)
Battery
3300 mAh, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 19 h
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Camera
Primary Camera: 24 MPix 24-MP main camera with an aperture of f/1.7, an 8-MP sensor with a 120-degree ultra-wide angle and f/2.4 as well as a 5-MP unit with f/2.2; video resolution: Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) @30fps
Secondary Camera: 24 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker, Keyboard: on-screen keyboard, modular power supply, USB cable, Samsung Experience UI, 24 Months Warranty, SAR value head: 0.335 W/Kg SAR value body: 1.425 W/Kg , fanless
Weight
168 g ( = 5.93 oz / 0.37 pounds), Power Supply: 61 g ( = 2.15 oz / 0.13 pounds)
Price
350 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 77.19% - good
Average of 39 scores (from 71 reviews)
price: 82%, performance: 72%, features: 70%, display: 84% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy A7 2018

85.5% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
According to our tests, the highlight of the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) is not its triple camera. It is another hardware element that beats every other mid-range smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) review: The rise of the mid-range
Source: Android Authority English
The rate of improvement at the high-end seems to be slowing, while in the mid-range the pace is picking up. The result is a breed of competitively priced devices which look, feel and perform like flagship devices of only a year or two ago. The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) is a perfect example!
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/15/2018
80% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
A pleasant mid-range Android, if not the very best choice for enthusiasts on a budget.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) review
Source: Techradar English
The Samsung Galaxy A7 is, for the most part, a great mid-range phone. It delivers a punchy screen for the price and a solid user experience, while the camera system is really versatile. It also has great battery life and plenty of storage. Having said that, it does feel a touch hollow, with the plastic frame paling, micro USB port and lack of fast charging being disappointing. If none of that phases you though, you can pick up the Galaxy A7 with confidence.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Review
Source: Yugatech English
In all honesty, this year’s Galaxy A7 is actually a decent phone, but there’s nothing really special about it. The triple camera feature is nice and all, but that aside, there’s nothing really that stands out. At Php17,990, you’d find yourself in a pool of midrangers that are cheaper and comes in with new features. However, if you’re a fan of the Galaxy A-series, then it won’t harm if you’re considering getting this phone. It’s still a good daily driver. You’re still getting Samsung’s premium build, a good set of cameras, and vibrant display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2018
69% Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) is for someone looking to maximise the smartphone imaging capabilties. In its price range, there are phones that have excellent primary camera. Spend a little more and the Asus Zenfone 5z offers a good enough wide-angle camera, but it's can't take good portrait shots. The Galaxy A7 (2018), on the other hand, seems to offer all three options to the user. You have a 24MP primary camera that works pretty good in the day time and decently enough in low-light. The wide-angle, even though it has a fixed focus, is good enough for the sweeping wide shots in the day. The portrait mode on the phone is also quite consistent and can take portraits that looks much more natural than what the Poco F1 can do. That's what the Galaxy A7 (2018) brings to the table. It offers choice where others don't. Otherwise, it's not as great a performer, neither does it have most durable design and it certainly doesn't have the longest battery life in its price range.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 69%
74% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) review
Source: GSM Arena English
In the end, the Galaxy A7 (2018) has a lot going for it, and we're talking smartphone pillars here - display, battery and camera. However, it's handicapped in key areas that make it hard to wholeheartedly recommend. Especially when the pillars above are covered similarly well by the competition.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 74%
70% Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 review: It takes three to tango
Source: Gadget Show English
Having a triple rear camera set up at starting price of Rs 2 ..
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Samsung Galaxy A7 review: Triple cameras are here, but could they be better?
Source: The Indian Express English
But I do feel the camera could have been better, especially in the low-light department. I expected a bit more wow considering this is Samsung’s first triple camera phone. Those looking for a good camera phone in Rs 25,000 price range can certainly consider the Galaxy A7. But those who want more power in their phones, the A7 might not always fulfil that consideration.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
45% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Review
Source: Phone Arena English
Don’t get us wrong: it’s a phone that has that glass look and style that comes with it, and it handles basic tasks mostly okay, plus it has a beautiful Super AMOLED screen, but for demanding users its performance is lacking, its camera is downright disappointing, the fingerprint scanner is slow and in a sloppy place, you have the ancient microUSB, there’s no gesture navigation and overall this phone just lacks excitement and vigor! And that’s just unforgivable at the price that Samsung is asking for it.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 45%
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Review: Mid-range Comeback?
Source: Unbox English
Samsung’s Galaxy A7 (2018) definitely has quite a few things going for it. The new triple camera setup works as advertised, giving it quite a bit of flexibility for a mid-range phone when it comes to taking photos.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/31/2018
70% Samsung Galaxy A7 Review: Decent Cameras And Good Looks Don'T Cut It Anymore
Source: Tech2.in.com English
The Galaxy A7 is priced starting at Rs 23,990 for the base variant, an amount that goes up to Rs 29,990 for the variant with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB. That is quite a premium to pay for just an additional 2 GB of RAM and more storage considering you already do have an option of expanding storage.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 65% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
70% Samsung Galaxy A7 Review: Decent Cameras And Good Looks Don'T Cut It Anymore
Source: Tech2 English
Samsung may be trying hard to find its feet in a segment which they’ve ignored for too long, but unless they accept that a triple camera setup doesn’t cut it any longer, you might see it come up with more such phones in the future. We have already seen a 4-camera sporting Samsung A9 launch after all.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 65% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
75% Samsung Galaxy A7 review: Three cameras but wide-angle lens is all that matters
Source: India Today English
There is no denying that a majority of what makes the Galaxy A7 attractive is its triple camera setup. Take that out and you have a common Galaxy J-series phone masquerading as an A-series device. The design is quite attractive and something you would appreciate for days after buying. The hardware, especially the Exynos chipset leaves you wanting more in a segment that is seeing some pretty crazy offerings by brands like Pocophone, Vivo, Asus and HMD/Nokia.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 75%
80% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Galaxy A7 (2018) is the first Galaxy smartphone with a triple camera setup, and the different sensors do help you to get better shots in different situations. Despite the comparatively small 3300mAh battery, this phone manages to deliver good battery life thanks to its efficient processor. The glass back gives it a premium feel. We aren’t a hundred percent convinced about the side-mounted fingerprint scanner, as it wasn’t convenient when using the phone in the left hand.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Quick Review: Triple Camera Mid-ranger
Source: Unbox English
The Galaxy A7 (2018) is priced at Php 17,990, which places it at the same price band as offerings from its Chinese rivals. Will Samsung’s new triple-camera mid-range phone be the start of a new era for the company? Time will tell.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) – Hands-on [Images]
Source: Mobygyaan English
In this dual-camera smartphones war, Samsung has done something remarkable by adding a third camera onboard to its newly launched Galaxy A7 (2018). Perhaps, this is the first smartphone from Samsung to feature triple cameras. In addition to that, it comes with a side mounted fingerprint scanner. Take a look at our hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018).
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/01/2018
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
With a promising set of cameras and newly positioned fingerprint scanner, this smartphone looks like it could be a serious contender in its price segment. Do stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for our extensive review of Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018), coming up soon, in which we will thoroughly test its cameras, build quality, display, performance, software, and battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/26/2018
Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 – Everything You Need To Know!
Source: Tech ARP English
The Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 has a large 6.0-inch Super AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2220 pixels. This is an Infinity Display, which means it has very thin bezels, delivering a more immersive viewing experience. Especially with its support.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/21/2018
Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 has triple rear cameras and a 24MP selfie
Source: Gadgetguy English
The Galaxy A7 is the first handset as part of the new strategy. The A7 is Samsung’s first device with a triple camera and highlights how it’s bringing new technology to lower-priced smartphones, even before its flagship handsets.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/21/2018

Foreign Reviews

78% Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Triple-Cam für unter 300 Euro
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 81% features: 75% display: 89% mobility: 81%
80% Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Triple-Kamera ... und was noch?
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Der komische Kauz mit den wackeligen Augen
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
82% Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 So gut ist das Drei-Kamera-Smartphone
Source: Curved German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 82% display: 88% mobility: 80%
90% Samsung Galaxy A7
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
91% Samsung Galaxy A7 im Test: Mittelklasse mit Oberklasse-Flair
Source: Teltarif German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 99% performance: 100% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 100%
80% Die Kamera im Fokus
Source: Connect - 12/18 German
Single Review, , Medium, Date: 11/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% features: 60% ergonomy: 100%
Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 Traut Euch endlich!
Source: Android Pit German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/13/2018
82% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018), análisis: la llegada de las tres cámaras a la gama media tiene nubes y claros
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 88% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
75% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018), análisis y opinión
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/29/2018
Rating: Total score: 75% features: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
Samsung Galaxy A7 2018, Lo Hemos Probado
Source: Tuexperto Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/02/2018
Análisis del Samsung Galaxy A7: 3 cámaras unidas a una gran batería
Source: El Androide Libre Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Decent cameras; good price. Negative: Weak processor; average performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/21/2018
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018), primeras impresiones: la triple cámara entra en Samsung por la gama media
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; nice cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2018
84% Análise: Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) e a sua câmara tripla
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 60% display: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Samsung Galaxy A7 com 3 câmaras na traseira chegou hoje a Portugal e ao Pplware
Source: Pplware Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Nice display; impressive cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/17/2018
80% Recensione Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
80% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) recensione: tripla fotocamera e... c'e altro?
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
78% Recensione Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018): tre fotocamere a 250 euro
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 78%
78% Recensione Samsung Galaxy A7 2018
Source: AndroidWorld.it Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% price: 70% features: 80% display: 80% mobility: 75% workmanship: 75% ergonomy: 75%
74% Recensione Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018): un po’ insipido ma a 250 Euro ci sta
Source: Tutto Android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 75% features: 79% display: 85% mobility: 86% ergonomy: 73%
80% Recensione SAMSUNG GALAXY A7 con 3 fotocamere
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 75% display: 85% mobility: 80% workmanship: 75%
Preview Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 by Smartphone Italia
Source: Smartphone Italia Italian IT→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful hardware; good cameras; nice design; metal case. Negative: Slippery.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/24/2018
Recensione Samsung Galaxy A7 2018, tripla fotocamera anche per la fascia media
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Impressive triple cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/21/2018
Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 hands-on: qui c'è da divertirsi
Source: AndroidPit.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Elegant design; decent hardware; good cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/15/2018
Galaxy A7, le cose da sapere sul primo smartphone di Samsung con fotocamera tripla
Source: Panorama Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; nice cameras; great built quality.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/20/2018
70% Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) review: Samsungs poging om middenklassers op de kaart te zetten
Source: AndroidWorld.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)
Source: Consumentenbond Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Impressive triple cameras; excellent display; fast fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/17/2018
70% Test du Samsung Galaxy A7 : se démarquer par la photo grand angle?
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/07/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Test du Samsung Galaxy A7 : triple appareil photo... et quoi d'autre ?
Source: AndroidPit.fr French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Test Du Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) : Le Photographe Incompris
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) – więcej nie zawsze znaczy lepiej
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Excellent cameras; high autonomy; nice display; support dual SIM. Negative: Heavy and bulky; inaccurate fingerprint sensor; average performance; only MicroUSB port; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/24/2018
80% Лучший Samsung по соотношению цены и качества: обзор Galaxy A7 (2018)
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Обзор плюсов и минусов смартфона Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Nice display; NFC module; modern design; separate microSD slot; decent performance; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/20/2018
Обзор Samsung Galaxy A7 2018: каким получился первый смартфон Samsung с тремя основными камерами?
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Positive: Nice performance; high autonomy. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/16/2018
Обзор Samsung Galaxy A7 2018: не "золотая" середина с необычной камерой
Source: Hitech Vesti RU→EN
Positive: Good price; stylish design; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/16/2018
Samsung Galaxy A7 recenze: Tři fotoaparáty, skvělý displej a čtečka otisků na boku telefonu
Source: Svet Androida CZ→EN
Positive: Super AMOLED display; nice cameras; support NFC; long battery life. Negative: Plastic case; only microUSB port; slow charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/18/2018
Обзор смартфона Samsung Galaxy A7: новый средний класс
Source: CNews.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Long battery life; quick charging; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/20/2018
Galaxy dòng A và hành trình trở thành smartphone yêu thích của giới trẻ
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Nice design; solid workmanship; metal case; impressive cameras.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/20/2018
Đánh giá hiệu năng Galaxy A7 (2018): Exynos 7885 gây bất ngờ!
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; high gaming performance; impressive design; nice triple cameras; good price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/27/2018
Đánh Giá Samsung Galaxy A7 2018: Thay Đổi Chiến Lược Ở Phân Khúc Tầm Trung
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Positive: Good price; nice cameras; great display; decent performance. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/24/2018
Đánh giá chi tiết Galaxy A7 (2018): Siêu phẩm tầm trung đáng sắm 2018
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Good price; impressive triple cameras; premium design; excellent display; nice gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/20/2018
Galaxy A7 trang bị 3 camera AI, giá dưới 8 triệu đồng
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Good price; impressive triple cameras; smart AI mode; slim size; light weight.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/17/2018
Chi tiết Galaxy A7 2018 - 3 camera sau, vân tay ở cạnh bên
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Impressive cameras; flexible fingerprint sensor; premium design; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/12/2018
Trên tay Samsung Galaxy A7 2018: Điểm nhấn từ 3 camera sau
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Impressive triple cameras; good price; flexible fingerprint sensor; elegant design.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2018
Đánh giá pin Galaxy A7 (2018): Thời lượng pin dùng ấn tượng, thoải mái 1 ngày
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Long battery life; nice performance. Negative: Unsupported fast charging.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/08/2018
80% Samsung Galaxy A7 [TEST]: Budgetmobil med superkamera
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 100% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
70% Samsung Galaxy A7 2018
Source: Input DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 50% workmanship: 80%
83% Test: Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 83%
83% Test: Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)
Source: Ljud och Bild SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 83%
74% Test: Samsung Galaxy A7 med både gammalt och verkligt nytt
Source: Mobil.se SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/31/2018
Rating: Total score: 74%
90% RECENZIA Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018): Aké výhody prinášajú 3 fotoaparáty?
Source: Android Portal SK→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 80% display: 92% mobility: 90% workmanship: 95%
Tot ce vrei să știi despre Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) – review
Source: Computerblog.ro →EN
Positive: Good price; nice cameras; decent processor; elegant design. Negative: Modest autonomy; small screen.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2018

Comment

Model: The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) is the company’s first mid-range smartphone model that features a triple camera setup. Besides having a triple camera, The A7 has premium features such as the Super AMOLED 18.5:9 screen and runs the same interface as the Galaxy S9, but at a lower price tag. The main highlight of the Galaxy A7 is the triple-camera setup. It features a 24 MP primary camera with a f/1.7 aperture, a 5 MP depth sensor with a f/2.2 aperture, and an 8 MP sensor with a f/2.4 aperture as well as ultra-wide lens. The camera app has some standard features including Panorama, Live Focus, Beauty, Slow Motion, AR Emoji, and Hyperlapse. It also has the Scene Optimiser function, which is an auto-intelligent mode that can detect 19 different scenarios and set the camera up automatically. Another highlight of the Galaxy A7 is the display. The phone comes with a 6-inch FHD+ AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of 1,080 x 2,220 pixels. The display is large and has no notch. Display quality is premium and comparable to the flagship phones, but at a lower price tag compared to flagship phones. The AMOLED display provides vivid colors and high brightness, which is expected from Samsung’s display.

As for hardware specifications, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) is powered by a 2.2 GHz octa-core processor and it comes with 4 GB of RAM. The phone packs 64 GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 512 GB via a microSD card. The A7 is available in three colors, which are blue, black, and gold. It packs a 3,300 mAh battery and runs on Android Oreo 8.0 based Samsung Experience UI. Samsung’s Adaptive Fast Charging also lets users charge their device quickly. Sensors on the phone include face unlock, fingerprint sensor, compass/ magnetometer, proximity sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor and gyroscope. The outer shell of the Galaxy A7 features a glass back and front. The frame of the phone is made of aluminium and has a glossy coat of paint. Though it looks premium and features Gorilla Glass, it isn’t resistant to water or dust. The power button doubles as fingerprint scanner. While it does not have the high-end fingerprint recognition, it is a reliable fingerprint scanner that just works. As a conclusion, Samsung has delivered the Galaxy A7 with good specifications, camera, display, great battery life and storage but at a mid-range price tag. It should satisfy a wide variety of users, being a versatile phone suited for business purpose, casual gaming or entertainment purpose.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-G71 MP2: Integrated GPU that can be found e.g. in the Mediatek Helio P23 SoC with 700 or 770 MHz clock speed. Supports OpenGL ES 3.2, Vulkan 1.0, OpenCL 2.0, DirectX 11 FL11_1 and RenderScript. 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.
7885: Exynos 7 Series SoC that includes two fast Cortex-A73 cores clocked at up to 2.2 GHz and six power efficient Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.6 GHz. The integrated LTE modem supports Cat.12 DL and Cat.13 UL.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
6":

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.
0.168 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.


77.19%: 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.

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Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V
Ulefone Armor 3
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Doogee S80
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Blackview BV9500 Pro
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Doogee S70
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Umidigi Z2
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V
Alcatel 7
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Ulefone Armor 5
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Umidigi One Pro
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Elephone A4 Pro
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Ulefone X
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Vernee V2 Pro
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
UMI Z2
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Cubot Power
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
Doogee BL12000 Pro
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Doogee BL9000
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Ulefone Power 5
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Devices with the same GPU

Oukitel WP1
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763V, 5.45", 0.256 kg
Cubot King Kong 3
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T, 5.5", 0.28 kg
Poptel P10
Mali-G71 MP2, Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T, 5.5", 0.21 kg
Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo 2018
Mali-G71 MP2, Exynos 7885, 5.5", 0.174 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Samsung Galaxy J7 Sky Pro
Adreno 506, Snapdragon 625, 5.5", 0.3629 kg
Samsung Galaxy J2 Core 2018
Mali-T720 MP2, Exynos 7570 Quad, 5", 0.154 kg
Samsung Galaxy J6+ 2018
Adreno 308, Snapdragon 425, 6", 0.178 kg
Samsung Galaxy J4+ 2018
Adreno 308, Snapdragon 425, 6", 0.178 kg
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Adreno 512, Snapdragon 660, 6.3", 0.183 kg
Samsung Galaxy J3 2018
Mali-T720 MP2, Exynos 7570 Quad, 5", 0.152 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-10- 8 (Update: 2018-10- 8)