Samsung is no stranger to releasing quite a few smartphones every year, company’s Galaxy J, Galaxy A, Galaxy S and Galaxy Note lineups are well-known all over the world, but those are not all of their smartphone lineups, however. Samsung had introduced the Galaxy C5 smartphone earlier this year, which is the first member of the company’s Galaxy C lineup. Some of you have probably heard of ‘Galaxy On’ smartphones as well, Samsung had introduced the Galaxy On5 and Galaxy On7 devices last year, and its successors have been leaking all over the place lately. We were wondering when will Samsung introduce these two phones, and the Korea-based tech giant has just launched one of them, read on.
Samsung has just introduced the 2nd-gen Galaxy On7 in China, a direct successor to the last year’s model. Now, first and foremost, it is worth mentioning that this is a mid-range smartphone which is made out of metal. Its design is quite similar to the company’s previous mid-range offerings, and it has the same button placement below the display as a number of previous Galaxy-branded units. This smartphone sports a 5.5-inch fullHD display, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable internal storage. The phone is fueled by the Snapdragon 625 64-bit octa-core processor running at 2GHz, while the Adreno 530 GPU if also included here, and it is in charge of graphics processing. The 3,300mAh battery is also a part of this package, it is not removable, and it offers fast charging. The physical home key below the display actually doubles as a fingerprint scanner, and there are two SIM card slots included here (2 x nano SIM), one of which you can use as a microSD slot. This handset comes with 4G LTE connectivity and Bluetooth 4.2. The 13-megapixel camera (f/1.9 aperture) can be found on the back of the Galaxy On7 (2016), while an 8-megapixel snapper (f/1.9 aperture) is placed on the phone’s front side. The Galaxy On7 (2016) measures 151.7 x 75 x 8mm, while it weighs 167 grams.
This smartphone is already available for pre-order in China, and it is available in Gold, Black and Pink Gold color variants. The Galaxy On7 costs 1,599 Yuan ($240) in China, for those of you who are interested. Having that in mind, the company had already teased the arrival of the Galaxy On5 (2016) as well, they’ve confirmed that the phone will sport the Snapdragon 617 SoC, but we still don’t know when will it launch.