There is a lot about the Samsung Galaxy A7 2018 that makes us happy. It has a Super AMOLED, 18.5: 9 screen, a triple camera layout, and runs the same interface as the Galaxy S9 flagship, all at a lower price.
No phone is an island and the Samsung Galaxy A7 has many other medium-sized phones for business – and cheaper options like Nokia 7.1 Honor Play and Motorola One offers comparable specifications for less.
The question is whether Samsung with such a strong competition can get away with charging more than its competitors for its A-Series smartphones?
Samsung Galaxy A7 2018) Price & Availability
You can download the 64GB Samsung Galaxy A7 now for $ 459 or £ 309. No Australian release has been confirmed.
In addition to SIM-free options, the phone is available on contract for around 19 kr per month in the UK.
- Three Back Cameras
- FHD Super AMOLED Screen
- Similar to a Flagship, acting as a Midranger
Sporting a glass front and a backside along with a plastic frame, the Galaxy A7 2018 has a blend of spaces and flagships.
However, it has an impressive Super AMOLED display, among the best you can get in this price range. The 1080 x 2220 resolution is perfectly respectable and the 6-inch size is great, without being too cumbersome.
A7 running Android 8.0 Oreo; It's a shame that it did not get Android 9 Pie, the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, but the app support will still be excellent thanks to the support of the Google Play store. It will get a cake, but no timeframe has been given by Samsung.
The Exynos 7885 chipset that drives the A7 is clearly in the middle of the road and is paired with 4GB of RAM. As for the cameras, the triple camera system on the back of the phone is a first from Samsung, with a wide, ultra wide and depth sensor camera.
With 3,300mAh battery power on tap, screen to battery conditions is also promising. Connections and biometrics are also fair, thanks to the inclusion of a headphone port, 4G, face lock and a fingerprint scanner; However, the Galaxy A7 is also the only £ 300 / $ 450 + device we can think of that does not have a USB-C port, which does with the older micro USB connection.
- Plastic and Glass Design
- Micro USB Charge
- Flat Surface
Priced at the upper end of the middle range, A7 competes with 2019 with Huawei Mate 20 Lite Motorola One and Nokia 7.1 .
As competitors, the Samsung A7 has a glass back and front. It looks good, but has a little hollow feeling, so beaten by the beautifully designed Nokia 7.1 in this regard. The pages are also plastic and they feel it, and further testify of the phone's center positioning.
Nevertheless, it is slim 7.5 mm, and AMOLED screen technology distinguishes it from the package, while you have a good choice of color options, with A7 available in black, blue, pink and gold. It's a clean design, interrupted by just a few logos and a small camera bumped around the back.
Two volume buttons and one flat, flush, easy to press the power button are on the right side of the phone, while on the left is the SIM tray, with our two-SIM version that supports two SIM cards and a microSD card.
The power button doubles as a fingerprint scanner, a design decision borrowed from Sony phones from old. Although it's not as fast as flagship fingerprint scanners, it works reliably, does not even require full pressure to unlock the A7 – and Face Unlock is also working to get you into the phone quickly.
It's great to see a headphone jack on the bottom of the phone, but the micro USB port next to it is something of a letdown for a phone that costs over $ 200.
If all of your devices still use this contact, it's not a big deal, but if you've started migrating your arsenal of micro USB and USB-C technology, you've got a brand new phone that packs one last – Gen port will mean a multi-wired life until you upgrade again.
For A7's durability, Gorilla Glass keeps back and forth relatively protected, even though there is no official IP rating, so you want to keep it  Display
- 6-inch 18.5: 9 LCD, 1080 x 2220 pixels
- No hack
Samsung has paired the A7 with a seriously good AMOLED display that packs a Full HD + resolution. Get down to numbers, that is, 1080 x 2220 pixels, which at 6 inches deliver 411ppi.
A few things indicate this phone apart from Samsung's flagship Galaxy S9. Firstly, it has some pretty bend decor, with a 74.4% screen-to-bezel ratio as opposed to S9's 83.6%.
The screen is also not curved and it does not give the same levels of color accuracy or detail as its flagship counterpart.
However, for the price, it impresses, packing stroke and depth – more than the IPS competition. The one area where it is not always reliable is white balance, with an old school OLED red or blue tinge to ebooks or websites with a lot of empty space.
For images, movies and general UI swapping, the Samsung Galaxy A7 screen understands it.