The Galaxy A7 has been officially announced by Samsung. Just like the Galaxy A3 and A5, the Galaxy A7 has a metal body and measures only 6.3mm thin.
The device has a 5.5 inch full HD Super AMOLED display and is powered by an octa-core processor mated with 2GB worth of RAM. It features 16 GB worth of internal memory expandable via microSD. On it back, there is a 13 megapixel camera that has autofocus, LED flash, and 1080p video recording abilities. A 5 megapixel shooter sits mounted on its front. The Galaxy A7 is powered by a 2600 mAh battery. Out of the box, the device runs on Android 4.4 KitKat but should be on the list of smartphones receiving some Android 5.0 Lollipop love. The smartphone is filled with sensors from an accelerometer all the way to a an ambient-light sensor.
There are two variants available – a single SIM version and a dual SIM version; both of which are LTE capable. Processor wise, the single-SIM variant of the Galaxy A7 uses a 32-bit Exynos 5430 chipset with Ericsson M7450 modem, while the dual-SIM variant uses a 64-bit Snapdragon 615 processor. On the connectivity aspect, there is Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, A-GPS + GLONASS, NFC, microUSB v2.0 port, and a headphone jack.
The handset is being sold for €509 (MYR2095/USD$590). It should be available for purchase by the end of the first quarter this year.