Samsung’s upcoming smartphone, the Galaxy C7 (2017) has been on the leak radar lately. While the device received Bluetooth certification last month, it has now been certified by Chinese certification authority database, TENAA.
The listing reveals a few key features and specifications of the device. The TENAA listing much in line with previous rumours, shows the presence of a dual camera setup on the back panel. The phone is expected to feature a 5.5-inch 1080p Super AMOLED display and come with a metal unibody design and fine antenna bands running on top and bottom of the back panel. The Galaxy C7 (2017) is said to pack a slightly smaller battery of 2850mAh compared to its predecessor that house a 3300mAh battery. The handset will come in two colour variants Black and Gold, as per the listing.
While the documentation doesn’t exactly reveal the phone in the list to be the Galaxy C7 (2017), the model number SM-C7100 does give a hint that it could be the successor to last year’s Galaxy C7 which came with the model number SM-C7000.
Reports earlier have suggested that the phone might come in two variants- 3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory and 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage. The Galaxy C7 (2017) is expected to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest mobile platform Snapdragon 660. Reports also indicate that the handset could feature Samsung’s proprietary Exynos 7872 processor as well. The device is said to run Android 7.1.1 Nougat and sport 13MP+5MP dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, At the front, it is said to come with a 16-megapixel selfie camera with LED flash.
Besides the Galaxy C7 (2017) smartphone, two other handsets from Samsung’s smartphone inventory are tipped to boast dual rear camera arrangement. The successor to the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7, Galaxy Note 8 and the Chinese variant of the Galaxy J7 (2017). Samsung upcoming flagship Galaxy Note 8 will be unveiled at the Galaxy Unpacked event which is scheduled to take place in New York on August 23.