Samsung Galaxy A7 smartphone launched in India at Rs 30,499

Samsung has quietly launched their Galaxy A7 smartphone in India which is now available via the company's India e-store for a price of Rs 30,499.


Samsung has launched their Galaxy A7 smartphone in India which is now available via the company's India e-store for a price of Rs 30,499. The device is currently available in a white variant and the company says that it will also offer gold and black colour options, soon.

The Samsung Galaxy A7 has a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a full-HD 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution. It is equipped with a 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor coupled with a 2GB RAM.

Samsung has added in a 13MP auto-focus rear camera with LED flash along with a 5MP front facing camera. Some of the features include Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie and Beauty Face. The device has an internal storage of 16GB and can be further expanded up to 64GB via microSD card.

The device runs on Android 4.4 and packs the company’s TouchWiz UX with features like ultra power saving mode, changeable theme, private mode, and multi-screen. In terms of connectivity, the phone supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, 4G LTE Cat. 4, USB 2.0, GPS, AGPS, GLONASS and NFC. It has a 2600 mAh battery and weighs 141 grams.

Last month, Samsung had announced four new Galaxy smartphones namely Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5, Galaxy E5 and Galaxy E7. The Galaxy A series will come with a metallic uni-body design, whereas the Galaxy E series sticks to the plastic build. The price of the devices are: Galaxy A5 at Rs 25,500; Galaxy A3 at Rs 20,500; Galaxy E7 at Rs 23,000 and Galaxy E5 at Rs 19,300.

According to Samsung, the Galaxy A series is targeted at high end users who are design-conscious whereas the Galaxy E series is aimed at the younger college-going audience. India is the first country to see the launch of the Galaxy E5 and Galaxy E7 smartphones.

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