Samsung on Thursday announced a new line of smartphones in China, called the Galaxy C series, and Galaxy C5 is the first outing from the lineup. The company has now announced yet another smartphone – the Galaxy C7, the elder brother of Galaxy C5. Both phones are identical in terms of looks, design and of course, they even share similar specs too.
The full metal-clad Galaxy C7 is an upgraded version of Galaxy C5 that’s powered by a Snapdragon 625 chipset (8 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.0GHz and an Adreno 506 GPU). Featuring a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display, that’s 1080p resolution, the handset is powered by 4GB of RAM and, has two choices of the memory of 32GB and 64GB along with an additional microSD slot.
The Galaxy C7 runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. It has dual-SIM hybrid slots where the second slot serves an SIM card or a microSD card. Like the Galaxy C5, the camera option is pretty same, 16-megapixel rear sensor with f/1.9 aperture and an 8-megapixel one with the same aperture and flash module. Since it has a bigger screen, so the battery is, a 3300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 powers the phone.
The Galaxy C7 has a sleek metal body that’s only 6.7mm thick and weighs about 165grams. The phone with pretty decent specs and obviously, you’ll get a fingerprint scanner embedded in the home button. Connectivity options include Wi-fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth v4.2, and NFC.
The Galaxy C7 will be available in silver, gray, gold and rose gold color variants. And, for the prices, the 32GB variant will cost you 2599 CNY (roughly Rs. 26,000) and the 64GB variant will set you back at 2799 CNY (roughly Rs. 28,000). There’s no word on availability in China and its launch outside China either.