According to a listing on GFXBench, Samsung is apparently working on the 2017 variant of its Galaxy A7 smartphone. Samsung’s Galaxy A series currently comprises of the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, and Galaxy A7. However, rumors have started making rounds on the Internet that the South Korean handset maker is gearing up to launch another mid-range handset by the end of this year.
The listing on GFXBench revealed almost pretty much everything about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017). The details spotted on the benchmarking website may not be totally accurate as the company has not revealed anything officially.
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) is reported to have a 5.5-inch display along with 1920 x 1080 pixels Full HD resolution and up to 5 finger gesture support. There is a possibility that the phone will be powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core (Cortex A53 – ARMv8) CPU as well as ARM Mali-T830 GPU.
The phone may feature 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM. The storage is said to be expandable via microSD card. As far as the camera offerings are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) is rumored to house a 16MP front-facing camera in addition to a 16MP primary camera at the back. However, it is highly unlikely that the camera information mentioned will undergo any change.
Considering the early revelations by GFXBench, there is a possibility that Samsung will launch this handset by the end of 2016.
The current Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) also has a 5.5-inch full HD display. The screen further comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The 4G-LTE supported device is powered by a 1.6 GHz Exynos octa-core Processor and 3GB RAM. It comes with a limited 16GB of storage, which is further expandable up to 1280GB via microSD card support. The phone has a 13MP primary camera as well as 5MP secondary camera. It packs 3300mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery.