Samsung has just announced its latest smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) with the triple camera, in the Indian market. The device comes with a 2.2GHz Exynos 7885 octa-core SoC with up to 6GB RAM, and up to 128GB internal storage.
With three camera setups, Samsung is all set to give the tough fight to all the Chinese brands in the market. The Galaxy A7 (2018) sports a 6-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with a resolution of 1080×2220 pixels. The phone is powered by 2.2GHz octa-core Exynos 7885 processor. It supports expandable storage up to 512GB via a microSD card slot. The battery is 3,300 mAh.
Galaxy A7 (2018) is the company’s first smartphone to feature triple rear cameras, which also supports Samsung’s intelligent scene optimiser feature in the mid-range segment. This is a feature Samsung introduced in the Note 9.
The triple camera setup comprises of a 24MP AF lens with f/1.7 aperture, 8MP Ultra-wide lens with f/2.4 aperture and 120-degree wide-angle. Users will be able to record videos in the wide-angle mode as well. Finally, there’s a 5MP lens with a f/2.2 aperture for depth-sensing.
The rear cameras also support bokeh or ‘Live Focus’ feature that lets users blur the background while the subject is in sharp focus. Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) will also support super slow-motion video recording at 960 fps.
The front camera on Galaxy A7 (2018) is a 24MP one with f/2.2 aperture and it also supports bokeh effect selfies with Selfie Focus, and Pro Lighting Mode as well as AR emoji feature, which Samsung had introduced on the Note 9 and Galaxy S9 series as well.
It is also important to understand that Samsung this move could be direct competition to the upcoming device of OnePlus, OnePlus 6T, which is expected to feature a triple camera and under display fingerprint sensor.
Price and availability of Galaxy A7 (2018)
The device is available in two variants – 64GB+4GB RAM priced at Rs 23,990, and 128GB+6GB RAM priced at Rs 28,990.
The Galaxy A7 will be available as part of a preview sale on September 27 and 28 through Samsung Shop, Flipkart, and at Samsung Opera House in Bengaluru. As part of the launch, Samsung also announced an offer that includes Rs 2,000 cashback offer on using HDFC Bank credit or debit card for the purchase.
Specifications of Galaxy A7 (2018)
|Model||Galaxy A7 (2018)|
|Display||6-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display with a resolution of 1080×2220 pixels|
|Processor||2.2GHz Exynos 7885 octa-core SoC|
|RAM/ROM||4GB/ 6GB RAM & 64 GB & 128 GB, expandable storage up to 512GB via a microSD card slot|
|Software||Android 8.0 Oreo|
|Selfie Camera||24MP one with f/2.2 aperture with bokeh effect selfies|
|Rear Camera||Triple camera setup comprises of a 24MP AF lens with f/1.7 aperture, 8MP Ultra wide lens with f/2.4 aperture and 120-degree wide-angle and 5MP lens with f/2.2 aperture for depth-sensing|
|Security Feature||Finger print reader, embedded in the power button|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, a USB Type-B, NFC, GPS, Glonass, and BeiDou|
|Sensors||accelerometer, fingerprint sensor, gyro sensor, geomagnetic sensor, hall sensor, proximity sensor, and RGB light sensor|