Rejoice Galaxy fans! Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy E7 also known by the model number Samsung SM-E700F. This comes just as Samsung announced the Galaxy Grand Max and other Galaxy smartphones recently. The E7 is the successor of the Samsung Galaxy E5 and as per normal, we have the details and specs right here. This page contains a review of the device as well as up to date news and information on the device. You can use the Table of Contents menu to navigate to any of the sections that interests you. So let's get into it!
Table of Contents
- Samsung Galaxy E7 Design
- Samsung Galaxy E7 Photos
- Samsung Galaxy E7 Full Video Review
- More Samsung Galaxy E7 Videos
- Internet browsing
- Other Features
- Samsung Galaxy E5 vs Samsung Galaxy E7
- Samsung Galaxy E7 News
The Samsung Galaxy E7 sports a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED 720p screen, a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel main camera, 5-megapixel front-facing cam, 16GB of expandable internal storage space, and a 2,950mAh battery . The operating system is Android KitKat topped off with the latest Samsung TouchWiz UI. The battery capacity might not hold your desired charge but, these are some good specs for a smartphone, however we'll look a bit closer at each of these details on the next few pages.
Samsung Galaxy E7 Design
The new Samsung SM-E700F comes in at 5.94 x 3.03 x 0.28 inches (151 x 77.2 x 7.3 mm). Slightly larger and thicker than the Samsung Galaxy E5 which is 5.57 x 2.76 x 0.29 inches (141.6 x 70.2 x 7.3 mm). And while the E5 weighs 4.94 oz (140 g), it is not yet known how much the Galaxy E7 weighs but given its size and by comparing it to the E5 its safe to say that the SM-E700F is somewhere in 4.8 oz (138 g), the average for these types of devices. It is not yet known if the smartphone will be water or dust resistant as we’ve seen in some of Samsung’s later models.
Samsung Galaxy E7 Photos
The Samsung Galaxy E7 sports a 5.5 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels display with a pixel density of 267 ppi. This fairly large screen is further enhanced by Super AMOLED technology and is multitouch capable with features such as a light sensor and proximity sensor.
The Galaxy E7 camera is 13 megapixels for the back facing camera which is also LED enabled. Features of the back facing camera on the E7 include: Autofocus, Touch to focus, Face detection, and Geo tagging. Meanwhile the front facing camera of the E7 comes in at 5 megapixels much like the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Grand Max. With both cameras, pictures are crisp and clean. The back camera is also capable of 1920×1080 (1080p HD) video recording and of course both cameras are well suited for video conferencing via Skype, Google Hangouts etc…
The smartphone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916 system chip and an Adreno 306 graphics processor which is further complemented by the Quad core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53 processor. Furthermore, with 2048 MB RAM and 16 GB of internal storage which is further expandable via microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB.
Multimedia capabilities include a music player that is capable of filtering media by artist, album or playlist. Other features of the music player include album cover art and background playback. And of course users can get access to YouTube, Spotify and all other multimedia services that are available. And of course the device is capable of using headphones along its built-in speaker system.
Samsung Galaxy E7 Full Video Review
See the device in action in this short Samsung Galaxy E7 review video (camera review included).
More Samsung Galaxy E7 Videos
Samsung Galaxy E7 review, benchmark and Gaming
Gogi Rana: The Samsung Galaxy E7 is bigger version of the Galaxy E5. It is powered by the same 1.2GHz qualcomm snapdragon quad core processor running Android 4.4.4. This handset comes with a 5.5 inch screen with HD resolution, 2GB RAM and 2950 mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy E7 - Best Tips & Tricks HD
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Samsung Galaxy E7 - Review HD
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Samsung Galaxy E7 Unboxing & Quick Review!
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Samsung Galaxy E7 Review!
In this video let's take a close look at the Galaxy E7 from Samsung and see if its worth your time and money.. The Samsung Galaxy E7 is powered by the 64bit capable Snapdragon 410 chipset that houses 4 Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.2 Ghz each coupled with an Adreno 306 GPU and 2GB RAM. There's 16GB of internal storage available and it also has a micro sd slot for memory expansion.
If you choose not to use a micro SD card, the slot also doubles as a secondary sim slot. The Samsung Galaxy E7 houses a 13MP Rear Camera capable of capturing 1080p video and a 5MP front facing camera for selfies. It sports a 5.5" 720P super amoled hd display with a 2950 mAh non-user replaceable battery... The Galaxy E7 currently runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat with Samsung's custom Touchwiz UI on top.
Like many smartphones of today the E7 is capable of accessing the internet via Wi-Fi or data plan. It comes with a built-in stock browser and other browsers such as Chrome or Firefox can also be installed for further browsing capabilities.
Notifications: Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
The Galaxy E7 also has Voice dialing, Voice commands, and Voice recording features. The smartphone is capable of connecting to wireless networks via Bluetooth technology and Wi-Fi. The device is also HSPA (unspecified), HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS capable. That’s in addition to its NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync capabilities.
The modest mid-range Samsung Galaxy E7 smartphone has just the right amount of smartphone features without going overboard with bloatware. It does so without costing an arm and a leg too, at least by Samsung's standards.
- Attractive design poses for a more premium offering, while keeping the Samsung aesthetic
- Super AMOLED screen doesn't disappoint and produces punchy colors, with great viewing angles and sufficient brightness
- Battery life is very good, although web browsing takes a more serious toll on endurance than we would have liked
- Dual-SIM capability is a welcome feature, but you have to choose between a second SIM card or microSD storage expansion
- A simpler version of TouchWiz on top of KitKat works fluidly, Lollipop is said to be on the way; Multi-window and pop-up windows add extra productivity on the large screen
- Performance is modest at best, demanding games are out of the question
- Loudspeaker volume came out Average
- Video player has wide video codec support, but no support for multi-channel audio
- Impressive audio output with external amp, good with headphones
- 13MP camera produces detailed images, with accurate colors and exposure but also limited dynamic range
- 5MP front snapper is fine for selfies
- The 1080p@30fps videos look good, higher frame-rate modes would have been welcome
So, how about a roundup of all the features mentioned above? Here’s what you need to know (pros and cons) about the Samsung Galaxy E7 Samsung SM-E700F:
- Big display (5.5 inches)
- High-resolution display (720 x 1280 pixels)
- Quad core processor
- Lots of RAM (2048 MB RAM)
- Fast mobile data support (4G)
- Thin body, measuring less than 7.5mm/0.3inches (0.28 inches)
- Low pixel density screen (267 ppi)
Samsung Galaxy E5 vs Samsung Galaxy E7
The E7 has
- Lots of RAM (2048 MB RAM) but
- Low pixel density screen (267 ppi)
Meanwhile the E5 has Dual SIM card support but a lower quality back facing camera.
Also known as Samsung Galaxy E7 SM-E700: Samsung Galaxy E7 specifications review:
Available versions: SM-E7000, SM-E7009, SM-E700F, SM-E700F/DS, SM-E700H, SM-E700H/DD, SM-E700H/DS, SM-E700M, SM-E700M/DS
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - E700F, E700H, E700M|
|GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - E7000, E700F/DS, E700H/DS, E700M/DS|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|TD-SCDMA 1880 / 2010 - E7000|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - E700F|
|LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - E7000|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Status||Available. Released 2015, February|
|BODY||Dimensions||151.3 x 77.2 x 7.3 mm (5.96 x 3.04 x 0.29 in)|
|Weight||141 g (4.97 oz)|
|SIM||Nano-SIM/ Optional Dual SIM (dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.5 inches (~71.4% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels (~267 ppi pixel density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 4|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 64 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)|
|Internal||16 GB, 2 GB RAM|
|CAMERA||Primary||13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality|
|Features||Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR|
|Video||1080p@30fps, check quality|
|Secondary||5 MP, 1080p@30fps|
|SOUND||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|NFC||Yes (LTE model)|
|Radio||FM radio with RDS; recording|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|- ANT+ support|
- MP4/WMV/H.264 player
- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Photo/video editor
- Document viewer
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 2950 mAh battery|
|Talk time||Up to 18 h (3G)|
|Music play||Up to 88 h|
|MISC||Colors||Black, White, Brown, Blue|
|SAR US||0.64 W/kg (head) 0.85 W/kg (body)|
|SAR EU||0.33 W/kg (head) 0.47 W/kg (body)|
|TESTS||Performance||Basemark OS II: 600 / Basemark OS II 2.0: 580|
Basemark X: 1915
|Display||Contrast ratio: Infinite (nominal), 4.485 (sunlight)|
|Camera||Photo / Video|
|Loudspeaker||Voice 66dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 74dB|
|Audio quality||Noise -94.4dB / Crosstalk -88.8dB|
Endurance rating 76h
Samsung Galaxy E7 News
This section provides news and updates as well as other information on the Galaxy E7.
No Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Update for Samsung Galaxy E7
The news came from Samsung UK's official twitter page. The answer was in reply to a user's enquiry as to when the Galaxy E7 will receive the latest Android Firmware. This is in contrast to news by VCPost that the E7 is indeed receiving the new update. If you're the owner of a Galaxy E5 then you're in luck! The E5 will update to the latest firmware.
@benediktus_snd We don’t like disappointing our customers, but have had it confirmed that the E7 is not going to move to Lollipop.
— Samsung UK (@SamsungUK) August 17, 2015
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TouchWiz is a front-end touch interface developed by Samsung Electronics with partners, featuring a full touch user interface. It is sometimes incorrectly identified as an operating system. TouchWiz is used internally by Samsung for feature phones and tablet computers, and is not available for licensing by external parties. The Android version of TouchWiz also comes with Samsung-made apps preloaded. The latest versions of TouchWiz are TouchWiz Nature UX 3.0, which is on the Galaxy S5, and TouchWiz Nature UX 2.5, on the Galaxy Note 3. They feature a more refined user interface as compared to the previous version, TouchWiz Nature UX, on the Galaxy S III. The status bar is now transparent during home screen mode in TouchWiz Nature UX 2.0 and TouchWiz Nature UX 2.5. In TouchWiz 4.0 on...
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