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Samsung officially introduces Galaxy A7, global availability still unknown

Samsung Galaxy A7 with 5.5-inch Full HD display, 5 MP wide front camera and 13 MP main camera
Samsung Galaxy A7
This Android-powered 5.5-inch device with 4G LTE connectivity has been detailed on a post on Samsung's global blog, but availability and price are still not public.
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After an official confirmation in the shape of a preview in Malaysia, Samsung is finally making the Galaxy A7 official on a global scale. While release dates and pricing are still unknown, the latest post on Samsung's official blog Samsung Tomorrow reveals all the technical details of this large screen handset advertised as the company's slimmest smartphone yet.

Samsung Galaxy A7  comes in single and dual SIM variants, both offering 4G LTE connectivity. The dual SIM variant will also have a 3G-only version. These are their specs and features:

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 or Exynos 5430
  • Memory/Storage: 2 GB RAM; 16 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 64 GB
  • Display: 5.5-inch Super AMOLED multitouch with 1,920X1,080 pixels
  • Cameras: 5 MP front, 13 MP back with autofocus and LED Flash
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC (LTE versions only), GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS
  • Operating system: Android 4.4 KitKat with TouchWiz UI
  • Weight/Dimensions: 0.31 pounds; 5.94X3X0.25 inches
  • Battery: 2600 mAh
  • Colors: Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold

All versions of this handset come with a rich set of sensors, including accelerometer, proximity, RGB, geomagnetic, or light. The front camera has advanced selfie-centric features, including Ultra Wide Shot and Auto Selfie modes.

Samsung Galaxy A7 should hit Malaysia in February, but only after it reaches South Korea, so we should hear more about worldwide availability in the month to come.

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In my early school days, I hated writing and having to make up stories. A decade later, I started to enjoy it. Since then, I published a few offline articles and then I moved to the online space, where I contributed to major websites that are still present online as of 2021 such as Softpedia, Brothersoft, Download3000, but I also wrote for multiple blogs that have disappeared over the years. I've been riding with the Notebookcheck crew since 2013 and I am not planning to leave it anytime soon. In love with good mechanical keyboards, vinyl and tape sound, but also smartphones, streaming services, and digital art.
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Codrut Nistor, 2015-01-12 (Update: 2015-01-12)