Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
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  • 5.5" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 13MP 1080p
  • 3GB RAM Exynos 7580 Octa
  • 3300mAh Li-Ion
Released 2015, December 172g, 7.3mm thickness Android 5.1.1, up to 7.0 16GB storage, microSDXC
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A710F

A710F/DS

A710FD

A710M

A710M/DS

A710Y/DS

A7100

Versions: A710F (Europe, South Africa); A710F/DS (Kazakhstan, Russia); A710M (LATAM); A710M/DS (Brazil); A710FD (Southeast Asia); A710Y/DS (Philippines, Taiwan); A7100 (Hong Kong, China). Also known as Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) Duos with dual-SIM card slots

Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 40
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2015, December. Released 2015, December
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm (5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz)
Build Glass front (Gorilla Glass 4), glass back (Gorilla Glass 4), aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display
Type Super AMOLED
Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~74.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Platform
OS Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Exynos 7580 Octa (28 nm)
Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) - China
CPU Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) - China
GPU Mali-T720MP2
Adreno 405 - China
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal 16GB 3GB RAM
 eMMC 5.0 or eMMC 4.5
Main Camera
Single 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF, OIS
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 5 MP, f/1.9, 24mm (wide)
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
 ANT+
Battery
Type Li-Ion 3300 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 18W
Talk time Up to 17 h (3G)
Music play Up to 78 h
Misc
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink
Models SM-A710F, SM-A710S, SM-A710M, SM-A710FD, SM-A710Y, SM-A7100, SM-A710L, SM-A710K, SM-A7108
SAR 1.19 W/kg (head)     1.25 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.41 W/kg (head)     0.55 W/kg (body)    
Price About 190 EUR
Tests
Camera Photo / Video
Battery life Endurance rating 96h

User opinions and reviews

LOL! Unless you're buying the Ultra versions of S-Series and Note Series, you're no longer getting value for money. Back in the day, Samsung Alpha Series were the best phones you could own in the upper midrange segment. Samsung decided to d...

Me too from 2016. I want to upgrade soon. Mine had 16GB memory and at one point Samsung pushed a big update and installed tons of Microsoft bloatware that I can't delete. Apps have also become huge from the average size of 10MB 5 years ago to al...

I also bought mine in 2016 and it's the best piece of tech I have ever owned. Its' time for upgrade and Samsung seems to have gone back to the era of plastics. I'm still yet to decide between a Xiaomi 11t (premium design, glass front, ...

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