Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) gets benchmarked with 16MP rear and 16MP front cameras

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It’s not the size number of megapixels, it’s how you use them. That might be a tried and true saying (just think of the stellar single 12MP cam on the back of both the Galaxy Note 7 and S7), but it obviously doesn’t hurt to beef up the megapixel count where possible.

Enter the mid-range (yeah, right) Samsung Galaxy A7 2017, which technically eclipses the company’s recent flagships in terms of the main and secondary snapper. What “secondary” snapper? Well, this upcoming 5.5-incher appears to fit the same exact droolworthy 16MP photography virtuoso on both its rear and face, prospectively producing some of the world’s sharpest selfies.

The only other semi-mainstream phone we can think of that sports a 16-megapixel front camera is the OPPO F1s, which is not very easy to procure stateside, hauling an oddly inferior 13MP rear-facing shooter anyway.

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And the Galaxy A7 (2017), expected out this year by the way, isn’t all about snapshots and self-portraits either, also featuring other above-average specs (to say the least), including Full HD screen resolution, an octa-core 1.8GHz CPU paired with an ARM Mali-T830 GPU (Exynos 7870 SoC?), 3GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, and Android 6.0.1 “Samsung Edition.” If pre-release benchmarking data is to be trusted.

Source: GFX Bench

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Adrian Diaconescu

Adrian has had an insatiable passion for writing since he was in school and found himself writing philosophical essays about the meaning of life and the differences between light and dark beer. Later, he realized this was pretty much his only marketable skill, so he first created a personal blog (in Romanian) and then discovered his true calling, which is writing about all things tech (in English).