As an electronics conglomerate with hundreds of high-quality products, Samsung offers smartphones from all ends of the price range spectrum. One of the mid-range Samsung smartphones, the Galaxy A7 2017, is perfect if you need an all-in-one phone without breaking your bank. Read below to find out more about the Samsung Galaxy A7 2017.
|Release Date in Hong Kong|
|Processor frequency||1.9 GHz|
|Display diagonal||14.5 cm (5.7")|
|Display resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Display number of colours||16.78 million colours|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB connector type||USB Type-C|
|Headphone connectivity||3.5 mm|
|Weight & dimensions|
|SIM card type||NanoSIM|
|Wi-Fi standards||IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|Bluetooth profiles||A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, Pan, PBAP|
|2G bands (primary SIM)||850,900,1800,1900 MHz|
|3G bands supported||850,900,1900,2100 MHz|
|4G bands supported||700,800,850,900,1800,1900,2100,2600 MHz|
|Near Field Communication (NFC)|
|RAM capacity||3 GB|
|Internal storage capacity||32 GB|
|Compatible memory cards||MicroSD (TransFlash)|
|User memory||23 GB|
|Maximum memory card size||256 GB|
|USB mass storage|
|Assisted GPS (A-GPS)|
|Operating system installed||Android|
|Operating system version||6.0.16|
|Rear camera type||Single camera|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||16 MP|
|Front camera type||Single camera|
|Front camera resolution (numeric)||16 MP|
|Video recording modes||1080p|
|Maximum frame rate||30 fps|
|Resolution at capture speed||1920x1080@30fps|
|Battery capacity||3600 mAh|
|Talk time (3G)||23 h|
|Browsing time (Wi-Fi)||17 h|
|Browsing time (3G)||13 h|
|Browsing time (4G)||16 h|
|Continuous audio playback time||59 h|
|Continuous audio playback time (display off)||94 h|
|Continuous video playback time||20 h|
|Colour of product||Pink|
|Brand colour||Peach Cloud|
|International Protection (IP) code||IP68|
|Personal info management (PIM)||Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes|
|Personalization||Icons, Menu, Themes|
|Support for contact groups|
|Subscription type||No subscription|
The Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 was released early-2017 as a part of the Samsung Galaxy A Series, a high to midrange smartphone product line from the South Korean brand. It’s intended to be better than its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy A7 2016, with an improved battery, cameras, and design.
Many believe that the eyes are the windows to the soul and the design of this Samsung smartphone is enough to convince you to go out and get one. The Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 has a 5.7-inch display, protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 4, and a 3D highly-resistant rear glass for a seamless design. The rear camera on this Samsung phone is designed to avoid protrusion which is common in many smartphones in today’s market.
The body of this smartphone is also equipped with IP68, the first of its kind for a Galaxy a Series smartphone; it provides protection from water, splashes, oils, dust, and more. The Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 is available in the colors of Black Sky, Gold Sand, Peach Cloud, and Blue Mist.
The Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 has a powerful 16-megapixel camera, both on the front and back. The camera allows more light into the lenses with the f1.9 aperture while keeping it blur-free with the fast Auto Focus. So even if the subject of your photos is moving, you can capture a flawless, detailed picture easily. Aside from that, the camera comes with various preset camera filters as well as a Food Mode feature to enhance to clarity of your food pictures.
Like many other smartphones from Samsung Hong Kong out there, the Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 is compatible with the Samsung Pay app. With this app, you can purchase groceries, clothes, and other necessities with as simple as a tap. For Samsung Pay to work, you only need to add your credit, debit, or membership cards into the app. The more you use Samsung Pay on your Samsung Galaxy A7 2017, the more likely you’d get miscellaneous rewards and promotions.
The Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 allows you to view important apps like clock, calendar, reminders, and more without even unlocking your phone. This is done through the Always on Display feature, which will show you the date, time, and battery status while the phone is on sleep mode (of course, you can customize the layout to show all of the important notifications and screensavers that you desire). The AOD feature will help save energy and maintain the performance of the 3000mAh battery used to power this smartphone from Samsung HK.