Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
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  • 5.7" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 16MP 1080p
  • 3GB RAM Exynos 7880
  • 3600mAh Li-Ion
Released 2017, January 186g, 7.9mm thickness Android 6.0.1, up to Android 8.0 32GB storage, microSD slot
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A720F

A720F/DS

Versions: A720F (Global Single-SIM); A720F/DS (Global Dual-SIM). Also known as Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) 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 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2017, January
Status Available. Released 2017, January
Body
Dimensions 156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm (6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in)
Weight 186 g (6.56 oz)
Build Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Samsung Pay
IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
Display
Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches, 89.6 cm2 (~73.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~386 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
 Always-on display
Platform
OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset Exynos 7880 (14 nm)
CPU Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali-T830MP3
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32GB 3GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm (wide), AF
Features LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera
Single 16 MP, f/1.9
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
 ANT+
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery
Charging Fast battery charging 18W
Talk time Up to 23 h (3G)
Music play Up to 59 h
Misc
Colors Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist and Peach Cloud
Models SM-A720F, SM-A720S
SAR 1.00 W/kg (head)     0.71 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU 0.21 W/kg (head)     1.33 W/kg (body)    
Price About 280 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 1619 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 497
Basemark X: 14619
Display Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.124(sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 81dB
Audio quality Noise-91.9dB / Crosstalk -90.3dB
Battery life Endurance rating 115h

User opinions and reviews

  • Murthuja

I demand samsung to release Android Pie update to Samsung A7 (2017), as this phone launched (around March 2017) one generation back software (i.e,Marshmallow) even though new geration software was available at that point of time (i.e,Nougat)

Like all I too have an attraction towards technology. Nothing has integrated more services and tech than the cell phone industry. Having used many over the years, I am writing a review for the A7 (2017) post 2.5 years of usage, and continuing. ...

no news android 9 for a5 a7 2017 international version (a520f, a720f) , now korean version a720s beta released

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