General

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (Snapdragon) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Price About 430 USD About 600 USD
Announce Date December 2015 January 2017
Release Date December 2015 January 2017
Manufaturer Samsung Samsung
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-By)
Price
About 430 USD About 600 USD
Announce Date
December 2015 January 2017
Release Date
December 2015 January 2017
Manufaturer
Samsung Samsung
SIM
Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-By)

Body

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (Snapdragon) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Dimensions 5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in 6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in
Weight 172 g 186 g
Colour Options Black, White, Gold, Pink Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist and Peach Cloud
Dimensions
5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in 6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in
Weight
172 g 186 g
Colour Options
Black, White, Gold, Pink Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist and Peach Cloud

Display

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (Snapdragon) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5.7 inches
Type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD) 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
Pixels Per Inch 401 ppi 386 ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 74.3% 73.6%
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Screen Size
5.5 inches 5.7 inches
Type
Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Resolution
1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD) 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
Pixels Per Inch
401 ppi 386 ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio
74.3% 73.6%
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 4

Hardware

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (Snapdragon) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Exynos 7880 Octa
CPU Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 405 Mali-T830MP3
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB 32 GB
Expandable Storage microSD, Up To 256 GB microSD, Up To 256 GB (Dedicated Slot)
Chipset
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Exynos 7880 Octa
CPU
Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU
Adreno 405 Mali-T830MP3
RAM
3 GB 3 GB
Internal Storage
16 GB 32 GB
Expandable Storage
microSD, Up To 256 GB microSD, Up To 256 GB (Dedicated Slot)

Software

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (Snapdragon) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
OS Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), Upgradeable To 7.0 (Nougat) Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Custom UI TouchWiz TouchWiz
OS
Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop), Upgradeable To 7.0 (Nougat) Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Custom UI
TouchWiz TouchWiz

Connectivity

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (Snapdragon) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
USB microUSB 2.0 2.0, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector
USB OTG No No
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual-Band, WiFi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Radio FM Radio FM Radio
GPS A-GPS, GLONASS A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes Yes
Headphone Jack 3.5 mm 3.5 mm
USB
microUSB 2.0 2.0, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector
USB OTG
No No
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Dual-Band, WiFi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth
4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Radio
FM Radio FM Radio
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
Yes Yes
Headphone Jack
3.5 mm 3.5 mm

Camera

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (Snapdragon) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Rear Camera 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p 16 MP, f/1.9
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Camera Features OIS, Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Rear Camera
13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm
Front Camera
5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p 16 MP, f/1.9
Video
1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Camera Features
OIS, Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR

Battery

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (Snapdragon) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Battery Capacity Non-Removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh Non-Removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh
Battery Capacity
Non-Removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh Non-Removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh

Network

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (Snapdragon) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Technology
GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE

Sensors

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (Snapdragon) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Sensors Fingerprint (Front-Mounted), Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass Fingerprint (Front-Mounted), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer
Sensors
Fingerprint (Front-Mounted), Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass Fingerprint (Front-Mounted), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer

Other Features

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) (Snapdragon) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
Other Features Fast Battery Charging, ANT+ Support IP68, Samsung Pay, Fast Battery Charging, ANT+ Support
Other Features
Fast Battery Charging, ANT+ Support IP68, Samsung Pay, Fast Battery Charging, ANT+ Support

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