Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) with 5.7in Display, USB Type-C & 16MP Cameras Now Official

By Daniel Gubalane on Jan 02, 2017

Samsung unveiled its 2017 Galaxy A series starting with the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) that features a huge display and USB Type-C port.

It also boasts a 16 Megapixel camera at the back and another 16 Megapixel camera on the front! It even has IP68 certification for water and dust resistance.

Performance & Storage

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) runs on a 1.9GHz octa core processor with 3GB of RAM and Android 6.0.16 Marshmallow as the operating system. There’s 32GB of built-in storage and up to 256GB of expansion via microSD.

It comes in a dual SIM version with 4G LTE connectivity, dual band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 and support for NFC. It also has a fingerprint sensor for security and a 3600mAh battery with fast charging.

Price and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) comes in four difference colors – Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist and Peach Cloud.

Its official price and availability here in the Philippines hasn’t been announced yet but based on leaked information, it might retail for around ₱25,000.00. We’ll update this post once the official price is released.

Update: Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 Officially Priced ₱23,990 in the Philippines

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) – Smartphone Specifications

  • 5.7 Inch Full HD Super AMOLED Display (1080 x 1920 Pixels, 386 ppi)
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Android 6.0.16 Marshmallow OS with TouchWiz UI
  • Samsung Exynos 7870 Octa Chipset
  • 1.9GHz Octa Core Cortex-A53 CPU
  • Mali-T830MP2 GPU
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 16.0 MP Rear Camera with Autofocus, OIS & LED Flash
  • 16.0 MP Front Camera
  • 32GB Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 256GB via microSD
  • Dual nano-SIM
  • 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac (Dual Band)
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth 4.2 LE
  • A-GPS
  • FM Radio
  • USB On-the-Go
  • USB Type-C
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Barometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Compass
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • 156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm
  • IP68 Water & Resistant
  • 3600mAh Battery
  • Fast Battery Charging
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)