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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) on Amazon USA
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) on one side and the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) on the other. The first has a processor with 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximale frequency of 2.2GHz. The second chips has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 1.6GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the amount of RAM memory, the date of first broadcast, the values obtained in Geekbench 4, as well as an average price.


Smartphone Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
Model version(s) SM-A750F, SM-A750FN,
SM-A750G, SM-A750GN
SM-A7100, SM-A710F, SM-A710FD,
SM-A710L, SM-A710M, SM-A710S,
SM-A710Y, SM-A710K, SM-A7108
Release date Q4 2018 Q4 2015
Dimensions 6,29 x 3,02 x 0,30 in 5,96 x 2,92 x 0,29 in
Weight 5.93 oz 6.07 oz
Body Front and back glass,
plastic frame
Front and back glass,
aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 6.0 inches, 16M colours 5.5 inches, 16M colours
Screen type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Resolution 1080 x 2220 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Screen ratio 18.5:9 16:9
Density 411 ppi 401 ppi
Operating system Android 8.0 Android 5.1.1
Processor Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7580
Lithography 14 nm LPP 28 nm HKMG
Cores 8 8
Threads 8 8
Energy cores 6x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.6 GHz 8x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.6 GHz
High performance cores 2x ARM Cortex-A73 @ 2.2 GHz -
GPU integrated graphics ARM Mali-G71 MP2 Qualcomm Adreno 405
GPU execution units 2 1
GPU shading units 32 48
GPU clock rate 1100 MHz 668 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 76 GFLOPS 22.7 GFLOPS
Memory 4 / 6 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
Storage 64 / 128 GB 16 GB
Memory card Up to 512 GB Up to 256 GB
Photo 24 MP, f/1,7, 27mm,
8 MP, f/2,4, 18mm,
5 MP, f/2,2
13 MP, f/1,9, 28mm
Video 1080p30 1080p30
Front photo 24 MP, f/2,0, 26mm 5 MP, f/1,9, 24mm
Front video 1080p30 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE 4.1, A2DP, LE
USB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0
Battery capacity 3,300 mAh 3,300 mAh
Battery type Non removable Li-Po Non removable Li-Ion
Battery life (versatile use) ~ 13 hours and 30 minutes ~ 10 hours
TDP 8 W 6 W
Head SAR (US) - -
Body SAR (US) - -
AnTuTu 122,950 43,040
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
1,490 653
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
4,172 3,345
(Multi-core / price performance)
Performance / price ratio
7 pts / $ 7 pts / $
Note 4.5 / 5 4 / 5
Reviews 1,177 31
Amazon Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
New price on Amazon
$600 $490
Used price on Amazon
- -
eBay Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)
New price on eBay
- -
Used price on eBay
- -

We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. Both phones have an equivalent number of cores, the maximum frequency of Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) is greater. The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) has a newer release date.

Price: prices can change over time. For technical reasons, they are not updated in real time. This is only an average of the results on the first page of each product, whether new or used. Shipping costs have not been integrated. To know the final price of the product, please go to the form of the shop. If no price is indicated, it means that we did not find any offers during the last update.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

Ratios: we first consider the average for the new price if available, the average for the used price otherwise.

Performances :

Performance comparison between the two smartphones, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench 4.

AnTuTu - Total score
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) 122,950
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) 43,040

The difference is 186%.

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

On Android 64-bit:

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & single core score - Android 64-bit
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) 1,490
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) 653

In single core, the difference is 128%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 25%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software. © 2020
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