Samsung Galaxy C7 officially announced in China

The smartphone is more of a big brother to the C5 as it comes with a similar looking design with metal uni-body finish


After announcing its brand new series with the Galaxy C5 in China, Samsung has announced another smartphone dubbed the Galaxy C7. The smartphone is more of a big brother to the C5 as it comes with a similar looking design with metal uni-body finish, which looks quite good.

Features include a Snapdragon 625 octa-core 2.0GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and an Adreno 506 GPU.There is s 5.7-inch full HD Super AMOLED display, 4GB of RAM and two internal memory options of 32GB or 64GB both of which offer a microSD card for further memory needs.

It seems that Samsung has pulled out the cameras from the Galaxy S6 and crammed them in the new C-series. The Galaxy C7, like the C5, features a 16MP f/1.9 rear unit and an 8MP f/1.9 front shooter. There is also a 3,300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 support to fully charge the smartphone in less than 2 hours.

Connectivity options include Wi-fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, and NFC. The handset is pretty sleek as well, it is only 6.7mm in thickness, weighing in at 165gms. Of course, you also get a fingerprint scanner on the home button and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box.

Samsung will be offering the handset in silver, gray, gold and rose gold with prices for the 32GB variant starting at RMB 2,599 (Rs 26,000 approx), while the 64GB model costs RMB 2,799 (Rs 28,000 approx). According to sources Samsung will sell the Galaxy C7 and the Galaxy C5 only in China, but with such a good looking design and great set of specifications, the company should bring it to other countries.