Any chances of the Galaxy C7 2017? Samsung is all set to launch their new Galaxy Note series flagship Galaxy Note 8 in their Galaxy Unpacked event scheduled for August 23rd in New York. We might also see the launch of the new Galaxy C series smartphone Galaxy C7 2017 which has already been approved by the US FCC a few days back with two different model numbers including SM-C7100 and SM-C7108 that confirmed the dual rear camera setup for the device.
It will be the second device from Samsung with a dual rear camera as we are also expecting that company will launch the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone with a Dual rear camera as well. Now, Samsung has got the FCC approval for the Galaxy C7 2017 smartphone but with a different model number SM-C710F which will be the global variant of the Galaxy C7 2017.
The FCC approval documents confirm that this global variant of the Galaxy C7 2017 will have a dual SIM variant with model number SM-C710F/DS. The listing also comes with a screenshot from the device settings menu that confirms a downgraded 3000mAh battery for the device from the 3300mAh battery available with the Galaxy C7 2016.
Another file of FCC approval of the device comes with images of the device that shows us the rear and front panel view including the dual rear camera setup that we have already seen in the TENAA listing of the device. The FCC listing further comes with some tests with the device and confirms that it will have connectivity options like 4G LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, WiFi and other options as well.
The TENAA listings for the device previously confirm that it will feature a 5.5-inch OLED Full-HD display with 1080 × 1920 pixels resolution and is powered by a 2.39GHz/1.69GHz Octa-Core processor. it comes with two variants with one having 3GB RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage capacity while the second one has 4GB RAM and 64GB of inbuilt storage capacity. The device also supports a MicroSD card slot supporting up to 256GB of expandable storage. The device runs on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS out of the box and is expected to support the Hybrid Dual-SIM option.
It features a dual rear camera having 13-megapixel + 5-megapixel cameras with dual-tone LED flash and it also comes with a 16-megapixel front camera with LED flash as well. It is backed up by a 2850mAh battery and connectivity options available are 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2.4 + 5GHz), Bluetooth v 4.2, GPS, NFC and USB Type-C. It measures 152.4 × 74.7 × 7.9 mm and weighs 178 grams. A fingerprint scanner is available with the physical home button on the front. The colour options available are black and gold.
To recall, the Galaxy C7 was announced last year with a 5.7-inch Full HD Super AMOLED display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution and is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor with Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB of RAM. Other specs of the device include 32GB/64GB internal storage options, expandable storage up to 128GB via micro SD card, Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) OS, Dual SIM option.
Other options available are a single 16-megapixel rear camera with dual-tone LED flash and f/1.9 aperture, an 8-megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture, a fingerprint sensor, a 3300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 feature and connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 + 5GHz), Bluetooth v 4.2, GPS and NFC. It measures 156.6×77.2×6.7 mm and weighs 165 grams. it comes with Gold, Pink Gold, Silver and Grey colour options.