Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) with 16MP Front Camera Hits GFXBench

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

The next generation of the Samsung Galaxy A7 has been spotted on benchmark website GFXbench. From the benchmark details, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) will sport little difference from the A7 (2016) but one stand-out feature on the device is the 16-megapixel front camera that it is listed to feature. This is a huge upgrade from the 5-megapixel front camera the Galaxy A7 (2016) features.

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

According to the Geekbench listing, the Galaxy A7 (2017) is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core processor and sports a 5.5-inch display with resolution of 1080 pixel. The device also features a 3GB RAM and the memory is upgraded from 16GB on the Galaxy A7 (2016) to 32GB of internal storage which is expandable. On the camera, the device features a 16-megapixel rear camera unit as well as a 16-megapixel sensor upfront.

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

As comparison, the Galaxy A7 (2016) launched with a 5.5-inch FHD Super AMOLED display with 1920×1080 pixel resolution and is powered by a 1.6GHz Octa Core processor with 3GB RAM and 16GB of inbuilt Storage, expandable up to 128GB via MicroSD card. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box, which is now upgradeable to Marshmallow 6.0. It features a 13MP OIS rear  camera with F1.9 wider aperture and a front 5MP (F1.9) front facing camera. It comes with a 3,300mAh battery and fast charging feature. The connectivity options includes LTE Cat.6, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v 4.1, ANT+, USB 2.0, NFC (UICC, eSE).

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