It looks like Samsung has already started preparing to launch the 2017 version of its Galaxy A7 smartphone, as the same has been spotted listed on GFXBench benchmarking website.
For those unaware, the company launched its Galaxy A7 smartphone back in 2015. It was followed by the launch of Galaxy A7 (2016) earlier this year. So going by the naming scheme, chances are high that Galaxy A7 (2017) might launch sometime next year.
As per listing, Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) will be powered by an octa core CPU clubbed with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of in-built storage. It will also have a 5.5-inch Full HD display of 1080×1920 pixel resolution. For imaging duties, the smartphone will come with 16MP cameras both at the rear and front. Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) is also expected to run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box. However, no details about the price and availability are known yet.
Samsung recently launched its Galaxy Folder 2 flip smartphone in China. It’s a dual-sim phone that features a 3.8-inch WVGA display of 480×800 pixel resolution. Powered by a quad-core 1.4GHz clubbed with 2GB RAM, the phone has 16GB of in-built storage and supports microSD cards of up to 128GB in size. Galaxy Folder 2 comes with an 8MP rear camera that can record full-HD videos. A 5MP front-facing camera is also included. Weighing 160g, the smartphone is backed by a 1,950mAh battery.
Samsung recently issued a global recall of its flagship phablet Galaxy Note 7 after reports of battery explosions across the globe. In India, the company is giving Gear VR headset free of cost to those who pre-ordered the Galaxy Note 7 and are still waiting for it to ship.