Samsung is said to be working on a new mid-range smartphone – the Galaxy C7.
According to the readout, the Samsung Galaxy C7 will feature the following specs:
- 5.5-inch display (1,920 x 1,080 pixel resolution)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor
- Adreno 506 GPU
- 4GB RAM
- 32GB Storage
- 16-megapixel rear-facing camera
- 8-megapixel front-facing camera
- Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow operating system
The Galaxy C7 was also reported by SamMobile’s China contingent as featuring a “thin, metallic” body. It’s reportedly tagged under the codename ‘SM-7000’, which fits with Samsung’s existing naming conventions.
There are also reports online that the Samsung Galaxy C7 will come paired with a smaller spin-off phone – the Samsung Galaxy C5.
It’s said that the Galaxy C5 will feature a 5.2-inch display, a Snapdragon 617 processor clocked at 1.5GHz, and 4GB of RAM.
Samsung Galaxy A5
Early Galaxy C-series reports suggest that the handsets are initially poised as a China exclusive. However, SamMobile reports that “it’s possible that these handsets might make their way to other markets in the future”.
It’s expected that Samsung will announce both phones next month, although we’ve had no official word on such a launch just yet.
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The Galaxy C-series would be a curious move on Samsung’s part, as the company already offers a metallic, premium mid-tier phone range: the Galaxy A-series.
Samsung’s Galaxy A- phones have seen some success, thanks in part to their low cost and premium build. It’s not clear how the C-series will be different.
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