After unveiling the Galaxy A7 (2018) in China last week, Samsung has now launched the company’s latest mid range smartphone in India. Also it is the most affordable smartphone to sports triple camera system on the rear. It’s hard to believe that top tier brand like Samsung launching their first triple camera smartphone in the sub 25k (US $350) price point.
The phone comes with 6-inch Full HD+ (1080×2220 pixels) Super AMOLED Infinity display, powered by an 14nm 2.2GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7885 processor with Mali-G71 GPU, comes in either 4GB of RAM with 64GB internal storage or 6GB of RAM with 128 GB of internal storage with dedicated microSD expansion upto 512GB. The phone is running Android 8.0 Oreo operating system out-of-the-box.
The main highlight of this smartphone is it’s camera, it is packed with tripe cameras on the rear which is also the first for the Samsung device. It has a 24-megapixel primary camera with f/1.7 aperture, an secondary 8-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture and a 120-degrees Ultra Wide Lens for taking wide angle photos and a 5-megapixel sensor with f/2.2 aperture for depth of field photo.
Coming to the front, its packs massive 24-megapixel selfie camera with f/1.9 aperture, adjustable LED flash. Unlike every other smasung phone, Galaxy A7 (2018) features the fingerprint scanner on the right side. It supports Dolby Atmos, comes with 3300 mAh battery with adoptive fast charging technology. In terms of dimensions, it measures 159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm and weighs 168 grams.
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) specifications
- 6-inch (1080×2220 pixels) Full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display
- Octa-Core (2.2GHz Dual + 1.6GHz Hexa) Exynos 7885 14nm processor with Mali-G71 GPU
- 4 GB RAM with 64GB Storage, 6GB RAM with 128GB storage, expandable up to 512GB via micro SD card
- Android 8.0 (Oreo)
- 24MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, 8MP 120° Ultra Wide camera, 5MP f/2.2 depth camera
- 24MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
- Side-mounted Fingerprint sensor
- 3.5mm audio jack, Dolby Atmos
- Dual SIM + dedicated microSD slot
- Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, Bluetooth v5, GPS + GLONASS, NFC
- 3300mAh battery with adaptive fast charging
- Dimension:159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm; Weight: 168g
The Galaxy A7 (2018) has a metal frame and glass on the rear, comes in Black, Blue and Gold colors. As for the pricing, it starts at Rs. 23,990 ( US $329 ) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB internal memory varient and Rs. 28,990 ( US $398 ) for the 6GB RAM with 128GB internal memory varient. It will go sale exclusively on Samsung Shop andFlipkart starting from September 27th 2PM and will start shipping from 29th September. It also comes with Rs. 2000 cash back for HDFC Bank Credit and Debit Cards.