After unveiling the 5.2-inch Galaxy C5, Samsung took the wraps off its bigger sibling 5.7-inch Galaxy C7 in China on May 27.
The new Galaxy C7 flaunts a sleek metal-clad body measuring just 6.8mm in thickness and boasts a massive 3,300mAh battery inside.
It also features 5.7-inch full HD super AMOLED screen, Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS, Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core CPU, 4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB inbuilt storage.
The Galaxy C7 houses same camera hardware as seen in the Galaxy C5 series. It comes packed with a 16MP shooter with f/1.9 aperture, dual-tone LED flash on the rear and an 8MP front snapper with 1/1.9 aperture.
The company has confirmed that the Galaxy C7 — 32GB and 64GB — costs ¥2599 (around $396/€354/Rs. 26,576) and ¥2799 (around $427/€381/Rs. 28,621), respectively. They will be made available in gold, grey, pink gold and silver colour options and are expected to hit stores initially in China, but there is no word on the device's actual date of release.
So far, Samsung has only confirmed Galaxy C5 will hit stores on June 17 in China. [Price details are provided in the table below]
Watch this space for more updates on Galaxy C7's release date.
Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy C7 and Galaxy C5:
|Models||Samsung Galaxy C5||Samsung Galaxy C7|
|Display||5.2-inch (1920x1080p) full HD super AMOLED screen||5.7-inch (1920x1080p) full HD super AMOLED screen|
|OS||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow|
|Processor||64-bit class 28 nanometer LP-based 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core CPU||64-bit class 14 nanometer LPP-based 2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core CPU|
|GPU||Adreno 405||Adreno 506|
|Storage||32GB/64GB (expandable up to 128GB)||32GB/64GB (expandable up to 128GB)|
|Battery||2600mAh cell with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology||3300mAh cell with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology|
|Add-ons||Fingerprint sensor, Dual-SIM slots (hybrid: nano + nano or micro SD card), Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; 2.4GHz + 5GHz), NFC, A-GPS||Fingerprint sensor, Dual-SIM slots (hybrid: nano + nano or micro SD card), Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; 2.4GHz + 5GHz), NFC, A-GPS|
|Dimensions||145.9 x 72.0 x 6.7 mm||156.6 x 77.2 x 6.8 mm|
|Colours||gold, grey, pink gold and silver||gold, grey, pink gold and silver|