Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 Vs A7

By on March 7, 2016
Samsung Galaxy A7

The global smartphone market is always getting flooded with brand new models flaunting stunning design and great capabilities. In keeping with the market’s rat race, world’s largest mobile maker, Samsung has launched the new Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 which is the latest version of its Galaxy A7. Armed with superior looks and capabilities, the new Galaxy A7 2016 is here to re-cast the spell that the Samsung Galaxy A series first created.

Samsung recently released the much awaited Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 which is basically the new generation model of the proficient and popular Galaxy A7 smartphone. Being a new version of the A7, the Galaxy A7 2016 comes packed with many upgrades that can be ascertained just by looking at the new model. The new Galaxy A7 2016 is certainly different and superior to its predecessor, but some of the things remain unchanged.

As the newly launched Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 is quite a lot dearer than its older version Galaxy A7, one might wonder why go for the latest model and not the older one, as its price has dropped further. So, this article is about the new Samsung Galaxy A7 2016’s new capabilities and improvements and its differences as well as similarities with its older version in order to offer a clear idea of which model delivers exactly what.

So, here’s a comparison between the new Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 and the old Samsung Galaxy A7:

Design & Display

The Samsung Galaxy A7 has taken a departure from the simple yet good looking older model’s styling. The new Galaxy A7 2016 comes in a great new metal and glass design which makes it truly premium looking and puts it a good deal ahead of its predecessor. The new A7 2016 is a sleek, slim and stunning looking device encased in glass and metal which also offers it better durability. This makes the new model definitely more attractive and well worth its money, as it does not look the typical mid-ranged model like its predecessor, but truly premium.

In terms of display, both the new Galaxy A7 2016 and the Galaxy A7 comes with the same 5.5 inch Full HD SUPER AMOLED screen that comes with the identical screen resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels pixel density of 401 ppi. While nothing has changed in terms of display, the Galaxy A7 already has praiseworthy vibrant and sharp display which has got carried forward to the new 2016. So, there’s nothing to complain about.

Processor & Platform

Here, the Galaxy A7 2016 is far superior to its predecessor. The new Galaxy A7 2016 gets powered by Octa core Exynos 7 Octa chipset that ticks at 1.6 GHz. There is the support of 3 GB of RAM as well as Mali-T760 MP2 graphics processor for offering smooth and hindrance free smartphone experience along with great gaming capabilities. The device runs on the Android OS 5.1, Lollipop which comes with greater capabilities over its previous version.

The Galaxy A7 packs in 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor that is clocked at the speed of 1 GHz which comes along with 2 GB of RAM. There is the Adreno 405 GPU for handling games as well as other multimedia. The model runs on the dated OS Android version 4.4, KitKat.

From the above comparison, it is clear that the real upgrade on the A7 has happened under its skin, and that the Galaxy A7 2016 certainly has the latest tech capabilities. A powerful processor along with newer OS version and 3 GB of RAM, the Galaxy A7 2016 is sure to offer greater, smooth and more enjoyable smartphone experience than the A7.


In the camera department, the new Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 and the Galaxy A7 offer exactly the same specs. Both the models some packed with a 13 MP rear camera that is really impressive and offers great clear and colorful pictures in all sorts of situations. The rear shooter comes with autofocus, LED flash, Face detection, Geo tagging, Optical image stabilization, and all sorts of standard crucial features that can be expected in this segment of quality smartphones. The camera has not changed, as it is already a great unite and improvements are really not missed in this case either.

Both the A7 2016 and A7 also come with a front facing 5 MP camera which makes sure that the selfie enthusiasts can keep on snapping and sharing their own pictures and favorite moments.

Storage & Connectivity

In these two departments, the Galaxy A7 2016 is updated and offers slightly better. The model offers an inbuilt storage space of 16 GB that can be further expanded to up to 128 GB with the help of a microSD card and a slot for the same is provided.

The Galaxy A7 also comes with memory of 16 GB along with a microSD card slot for storage expansion. However, it is expandable to up to lesser 64 GB.

The Galaxy A7 2016 comes with all the latest connectivity options including 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, ANT+, NFC, GPS, USB 2.0 and Bluetooth 4.1. While the Galaxy A7 also offers all the connectivity options including 4G LTE (in selected nations), 3G, Wi-Fi, USB, Mobile hotspot, GPS/A-GPS, but comes with Bluetooth version 4.0.

Battery & Other Features

When it comes to battery life then the new Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 is definitely much better. The new model draws its juice from a larger 3,300 mAh li-po battery pack which offers longer hours of work and fun. The device also come with fast charging support that makes it all the more better.

On the other hand, the Galaxy A7 comes packed with a lesser 2600 mAh battery.

The Galaxy A7 2016 also offers the great security feature of fingerprint sensor, which the Galaxy A7 doesn’t offer.


The Galaxy A7 2016 has been tagged at Rs. 33,400, while the Galaxy A7 is available for around Rs. 23,000.


Depending on one’s budget and preferences, one can choose to buy either of the new Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 or its predecessor Samsung Galaxy A7. While both the models have some similarities and are great handsets, according to their own price ranges, the new Galaxy A7 2016 is definitely a great new smartphone model that is well worth its higher price and a far superior choice. So, if your pocket can afford it, then the new Galaxy A7 2016 is clearly a winner.

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