Samsung did not have a grand year in 2014. It lost most of its market share in the budget price series to the competitor counting Micromax, Xiaomi, and Huawei. With the launch of Samsung Galaxy E7 Smartphone, Samsung is trying to stay its market share intact in mid price range. The Samsung E7 phone has been priced at ₹17,953/-.
Which go on sale on January 20 in Bharat. The Galaxy E series was launch along with the A series wherever both had the same specs. The only thing that makes them apart is that the E series smart phones are made out of the plastic. That’s the motive the Galaxy E7 Smartphone is cheaper than the Galaxy A7.
The Samsung Galaxy E7 sports a 5.5-inch fantastic-AMOLED display with 720 * 1280 pixels high resolution. It is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core processor attached with 2GB of RAM. On camera front, it sports a 13-mp rear autofocus camera with LED flash and a 5-mp front-facing camera. E7 has 16GB of build-in storage and support for up to 64GB more using the microSD cards. On connectivity front, it supports Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and A-GPS.
DESIGN & HARDWARE
Let us first talk about the design and build feature. The Galaxy E7 follows the normal design form of Samsung. It has the metal frame that we have previously seen in Galaxy S5. The Smartphone is light in weight in contrast to Xiaomi Mi4, while the back cover is made up of polycarbonate material, and has a glossy end. The Galaxy E7 has the unibody design with a non-removable back cover. SIM and microSD slots have been provide on the right side and volume rocker on the left side of the phone. The second SIM card slot can act as a MicroSD card slot, so you will have to sacrifice the Dual SIM functionality for more space or vice versa. One design feature some may not like is that rear camera is stick out from the handset’s body.
On the software front, Galaxy E7 runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS, with the TouchWiz UI and is predictable to get 5.0 Lollipop update sooner. I personally never liked the TouchWiz UI, and forever have been a fan of stock Android ROM. TouchWiz has always been known to be one of the heaviest ROMs out there, bloated with unwanted features and apps. The Galaxy E7 also comes with bloatware you find on the other Samsung smart phones. Samsung has provided many features in its camera apps such as Wide Selfie, Palm Selfie, a GIF feature and Beauty Shot, which all the selfies lovers would like to explore.
The Samsung Galaxy E7 is a polite Smartphone generally. But at this price point, users have better options including Xioami Mi4, OnePlus One and Lenovo Vibe X2. This was our hands on and the quick review. Stay tuned for our full reviews, in which we will test phone’s presentation, camera quality, battery life and gaming.