Samsung Packs An eight-Core Processor Into Its New 5.5-Inch Galaxy A7 Smartphone
Last yr Samsung launched an eight-core mannequin of the Galaxy S5, and now it has outed a faithful octocore smartphone in its private correct: the Galaxy A7.
Korean company teased the the phone ultimate yr and showcased it ultimate week, based mostly on a report, nevertheless now it is official with twin 1.8GHz and 1.3GHz quad-core processors (or 1.5GHz and 1.0GHz inside the twin-SIM mannequin) and a sixty 4-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon chip. These eight cores are good for coping with quite a few duties, on paper, and are backed up with 16GB of memory, 2GB of RAM and an enormous 2,600mAh battery.
There’s no phrase on launch dates, preliminary markets or pricing, although research last week pegged it at spherical $420 off contract.
The phone runs Android KitKat and sports activities actions a 5.5-inch show, making it greater than the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A7 which were launched once more in October. Like these two merchandise, it is one different slim, metallic bodied launch from Samsung, which has prolonged been criticized for using all-plastic our our bodies, along with pretend leather-based-based mostly.
Samsung has as soon as extra focused on fascinating to cameraphone lovers. There is a 13-megapixel rear-coping with digital digital camera and a 5-megapixel entrance-coping with digital digital camera. On the software program program facet, the Galaxy A7 software program program that Samsung claims can take a ‘broad’ selfie, whereas ‘auto selfie’ lets narcissists snap themselves using “a voice command or maybe a straightforward wave of the hand” – selfie stickers be damned.
Samsung may also be touting ‘On a regular basis Clear Voice Auto Administration’ which reduces background noise in-identify, quite a few show assist for apps and a private mode that “offers a further layer of security for important info and paperwork.”
The introduction of the Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 over the previous couple of months is fascinating: Samsung is diversifying its focus previous its flagship Galaxy S and Observe households. The company is bracing itself for its first income drop in three years, and its latest Galaxy S5 and Discover 4 don’t seem like selling along with earlier fashions.
The Galaxy A3 and A7 have been pretty focused on China, as we well-known remaining yr, nevertheless Samsung is birthing a model new assortment of telephones that present one factor else to consumers. With a distinctly completely totally different design, promoting focus and reduce prices, the Galaxy A set appears to be its Xiaomi-like effort at bringing a high quality experience to the mid-differ of the smartphone market.