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World's leading smartphone-maker Samsung launched the new Galaxy A7 in India. It is the company's first ever triple camera phone to date.

Samsung's new phone boasts 24MP primary snapper with F1.7 aperture, a dedicated 5MP depth sensor and a wide-angle 8MP shooter with a 120-degree field of view on the back.

With such superior hardware, Galaxy A7 supports Live Focus feature, which lets the user control the depth of field and also adjust the Bokeh effect to create stunning portrait image.

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Aditya Babbar, General Manager, Mobile Business, Samsung India at the launch of Galaxy A7 in Bengaluru on 25 September 2018.KVN Rohit/IBTimes India

The company claims that the Galaxy A7's 24MP lens lets more light in by combining four pixels into one pixel to get crisp pictures even in low-light conditions.

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) sports a 6.0-inch full HD super AMOLED screen.Samsung Mobile Press

It also boasts Samsung's intelligent Scene Optimizer, which enables the camera to categorise subject and adjusts the colour, contrast and brightness to instantly optimize camera settings and get the best photo possible.

On the front, it houses an equally impressive 24MP snapper and an adjustable LED flash. Consumers can try bokeh effect selfies with Selfie Focus, and mimic professional studio lighting with Pro Lighting Mode. Add a personal touch and express yourself with AR emoji, and flattering filters, Samsung claims.

Other stipulated features include 6.0-inch full HD+ super AMOLED screen, Android Oreo OS, 2.2GHz Exynos 7885 octa-core processor backed by 4GB/6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB storage (expandable up to 512GB) and a 3,300mAh battery, which is more than enough to keep the phone running for a whole day under mixed usage.

Samsung Galaxy A7 price and launch offers:

The new Galaxy A7 comes in two configurations 4GB RAM+64GB storage and 6GB RAM+128GB storage—for Rs 23,990 and Rs 28,990, respectively. It will be available in three colours– blue, black and gold.

As part of the promotional launch offers, the company is offering cash back worth Rs 2,000 for consumers who make payments through HDFC bank credit and debit cards.

The new Galaxy A7 will be released on 180,000 outlets across India by this month end September. There's an early access for Samsung patrons on 27 and 28 September on Flipkart, Samsung e-shop, and at Samsung Opera House in Bengaluru.

Samsung Galaxy A7 vs competitions:

The new Galaxy A7 will be up against the popular Poco F1 (review)Motorola Moto G6 Plus, Nokia 7 Plus and Vivo V11 Pro (review), among others.

Key specifications of Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018):

Model Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018)
Display 6.0-inch full HD+ (1080x2220p) super AMOLED screen
OS Android 8.0 Oreo
Processor 2.2GHz Samsung Exynos 7885 octa-core
RAM & Storage (configuration varies with region of sale)
  • 4GB+64GB+microSD card (up to 512GB)
  • 6GB+128GB+microSD card (up to 512GB)

Note: It supports Install Apps on Memory Card feature

  • Main: 24MP AF (F1.7 aperture) + ultra-wide 8MP (F2.4 aperture) with 120-degree field-of-view + 5MP (F2.2 aperture) depth sensor
  • Front: 24MP (F2.0 aperture) with fixed focus
Battery 3,300mAh
Network 4G-LTE (Cat. 6, 2CA)
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots, fingerprint sensor, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4/5GHz), VHT80, Bluetooth v 5.0 (LE up to 2Mbps), ANT+, USB Type-B, NFC(depends on region of sale), Location (GPS, GLONASS, BeiDo-varies with markets) , Samsung Pay, Samsung Health, Dolby Atmos®2 immersive sound technology,
Dimensions 159.8 x 76.8 x 7.5 mm
Weight 168g
Colour blue, black, gold and pink
Price 4GB+64GB+microSD card (up to 512GB): Rs 23,9906GB+128GB+microSD card (up to 512GB): Rs 28,990

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