The leading smartphone giant Samsung is once again in the limelight due to one of its new smartphone. The device will arrive with Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and it is expected to have the latest update to Android Nougat (Android 7.0). It will be a dual SIM Galaxy series smartphone with GSM-type SIM support. The SIM size accepted into the slot is nano SIM. The slot to insert SIM card is ahybrid slot. This device supports all three Indian network bands i.e. 4G, 3G, and 2G. Samsung devices are always VoLTE enabled, but there is no confirmed news about the same yet. This device has a benefit amongst other rival devices i.e. fingerprint sensor.
Design and Display
The device has dimensions 156.5 (H) x 77.2 (W) x 7.0 (T) mm. It weighs 172 grams, and it is bulkier as compared to the devices in the same segment. The device will arrive in color variants which are Blue and Rose Gold. The device sports 5.7-inch huge display which has full HD resolution. Pixel density on this device is 386 pixel per inch (PPI). The display on this device can be rated amazing as compared to devices with other brands. The device dons a Super AMOLED display with capacitive touch support and multi-touch support up to 10 points. AMOLED display on the device means the black shades in the images appear true black in color while on other devices black appears light black. The screen to body ratio of this device is 73.96%.
Performance and Storage
This device performs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953 Pro processor. It is an octa-core Cortex A53 chip which is clocked at 2.2GHz. This processor has a64bit architecture which is better than conventional 32bit architecture on other processors. Adreno 506 Graphics Unit Processor is on board to handle high-end graphics of Android games. The device has 4GB RAM to provide faster and efficient multitasking to the user. The built-in storage of this device is 64GB, and it can be expanded to 256GB using a microSD card. Out of 64GB internal memory user can consume 50.9GB rest of the memory is used by Android OS and other system apps.
Camera and Battery
This smartphone has adual camera one on the front side and the other one at therear side. The rear camera on this device is 16MP and is enabled with PDAF and has aperture 1.9F. Optical Image Stabilizationisn’t provided on the camera of this device. On the rear side, there is a dual color LED flash to capture bright and sharp images. Images captured on the rear camera have resolution 4616 x 3464 pixels. There is theabsence of manual capturing mode, but the user can adjust exposure compensation and ISO from the settings panel.
All the Android devices can capture images in continuous shooting mode and high dynamic range mode. While using HDR mode, theflashlight is disabled automatically, but the camera lens captures maximum light and provides best image shot. Digital Zoom, Auto-focus, Auto-flash and touch to focus are camera features. The user can record videos in full HD at 30fps. The front camera has the16MP lens and captures best selfie shots. The aperture of the front camera is 1.9F,and there is no front flash provided. The device is powered by 3300mAh Li-ion battery. The battery can last easily for a day or a day and a half on afull charge. The battery is not user-removable.
Network and Connectivity
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro device is a dual SIM device. There is a hybrid slot installed on the device which can accommodate either two nano-SIM or a microSD card and a nano SIM. The device supports all the network types which are 4G (Indian bands), 3G and 2G. All the Indian 4G users will be excited because all the Samsung devices are VoLTE enabled but until now it is not confirmed. The device supports Wi-Fi with standards 80.211, a/ac/b/g/n.
If the user wants to share his/her data with other smartphone, he/she can simply turn on the hotspot and share data. Bluetooth v4.2 is provided for faster multimedia sharing using Bluetooth. One can also navigate in unknown areas by using inbuilt GPS. Near Field Communication is provided on this device to facilitate the user. Charging and data sharing with computers can be done using USB-C type port.
The device has a fingerprint sensor mounted on the front side for better security. Along with fingerprint sensor, there are alight sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, compass, and gyroscope provided in the device.
Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro price in India, as per the market expectation, is expected to be around 30k. With the provided features, one should definitely buy this one.