Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Release Date, Specs, Features, News & Update: Leak Reveals 16MP Front Shooter, IP68 Certification & Much More

By Ritwik Roy , Updated Dec 18, 2016 08:23 AM EST

A Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) leak has reportedly confirmed certain specs and features in the handset and also places it at the top of A-crop. Recent leaks have stated that the handset will sport a 5.7-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display with 2.5D and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. The device may also sport 3GB RAM, 32/64GB internal storage, microSD card for memory expansion and an Exynos 7880 chipset.

According to PhoneArena, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) will come with a 3,500/3,600 mAh battery. Apart from these, the standard specs that have become the norm for many tech giants will be there including, 16MP rear and front shooter, USB Type-C port, fingerprint scanner and IP68 certification. The high-res selfie snapper may become an instant hit in the smartphone market. The main camera may come with a wide f/1.9 aperture.

The IP68 certification will be the first for any A-series mobile phones. A curved glass back and water-resistant chassis are more or less confirmed as per the leak. As far as the operating system is concerned, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) was earlier reported to be coming on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. However, fresh reports suggest there is a high chance that it will run on Android 7.0 Nougat.

Samsung is definitely under pressure after the Galaxy Note 7 recall. It is under pressure to make most of its upcoming devices fantastic so as to gain back customer confidence in its products. The Note 7 was a one off a case but one big case. Two other flagships, the Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8, are also expected in 2017. They too will be released with outstanding specs. There is no information on when the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) will be released. Stay tuned on GameNGuide for more updates on Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017).

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