The A7 will be available this fall in Europe and Asia in four colors: blue, black, gold and pink.
Samsung is also set to launch its first smartphone with a four rear-camera system device A9 in Malaysia on October 11 that will be a premium device (above the Rs 30,000 price segment), the sources told IANS on Wednesday.
Obviously, the centerpiece of this year's Galaxy A7 is the triple camera setup on the back. The company has also incorporated Scene Optimizer feature in the camera which it has borrowed from Galaxy Note 9.
On the optical front, the Galaxy A7 sports a triple rear cameras, the main camera comes with a 24-megapixel sensor with f/1.7 aperture, the secondary camera sports an 8-megapixel sensor with 120° Ultra Wide Lens for wide-angle photos and the third 5-megapixel camera to capture depth information for portrait shots.
Powering the Galaxy A7 is a 2.2GHz octa-core processor but the nature of the chipset has not been specified and will likely vary depending on the market.
The Galaxy A7 (2018) comes in three memory configurations, which are 4GB of RAM with 64GB or 128GB of internal storage as well as 6GB of RAM with 128GB of storage. Users can also expand storage up to 512GB with a microSD card. Out of the box, this device runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung's skin on top. No details on pricing just yet, but it will be in the vicinity of $400. It will be available in additional markets at a later date. The phone measures 7.5mm in thickness and weighs 168 grams. Sensors on the phone include Fingerprint sensor, Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope. To be honest, the Galaxy A7 (2018) doesn't come anywhere close to what Huawei P20 Pro offered us.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and NFC.