Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
samsung galaxy a7 (2016)
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
samsung galaxy a7 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung
Announced December 2015 January 2017
Status Available - February 2016 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price Rs. 25,900 ($380.88) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 28,700 ($425.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.5 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm
(5.96 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm
(6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in)
Weight 172 g (6.07 oz) -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Octa-core (4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
Exynos 7580 Octa [Similar]
1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 405
Mali-T720MP2 [Similar]
Mali-T860 MP4 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.11% 73.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS; recording FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, f/1.9 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB OTG Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3300 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by Up to 78 h -
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) -