Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) Release Date Confirmed For September At IFA 2016 [RUMORS]; Can Samsung's Upcoming Smartphone Outperform The Galaxy On7 2015?By Vinay Patel, UniversityHerald Reporter
Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) recently made an appearance in the database of the FCC (Federal Communications Commission), regulatory authority in the U.S. The purported smartphone appeared on China's TENAA earlier in August.
Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) carrying the model number SM-G610F has been certified by the FCC, which hints the smartphone is likely to be unveiled soon.
That being said, the smartphone's listing on the FCC does not spill the beans about Galaxy On7 2016's specs, release date or features, but just hints a robust 3,300 mAh battery. The specifications echo the TENAA details, which also alluded to a 3,300 mAh battery for the Android-powered Samsung smartphone.
The Galaxy On7 smartphone that debuted last year is the precursor of the Galaxy On7 (2016), TechTimes reported.
Although the FCC listing for the Galaxy On7 2016 does not unveil any key features or specs of the impending handset, it let slip details about the device's dimensions.
The upcoming smartphone will measure 151.5 x 74.9 x 8 mm (5.96 x 2.95 x 0.31 inches), which again, echoes previous speculations about the device. The Galaxy On7 2016 is said to offer support for 4G LTE, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi as far as connectivity is concerned.
Rumor mills have been churning speculations around the Samsung smartphone hinting it will feature a 5.5-inch TFT display coupled with 1,920 x 1,080 pixels resolution. Under the hood, the Galaxy On7 is likely to pack an octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor, clocked at 2 GHz. The device is rumored to tout Adreno 506 GPU with 3 GB RAM.
Furthermore, it is anticipated that the device will come with a mammoth 32 GB of on-board storage, which will be further expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card. In addition, the device is likely to feature a fingerprint scanner that is said to be embedded on the phone's home button.
In terms of camera, the budget offering from Samsung will probably sport a 13 MP rear camera and an 8 MP front shooter for the selfie addicts.
The smartphone will not run the latest Google OS, Android 7.0 Nougat but will come pre-loaded with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
The Samsung Galaxy On7 2016 is expected to make an appearance at the IFA 2016 next month in Berlin, Germany. The FCC certifying the smartphone indicates that the handset is likely to hit the store shelves in the U.S. soon.
Samsung Galaxy On7 2016 Vs. Samsung Galaxy On7 2015
Amid all the excitement centering on Samsung Galaxy On7 (2016) debut, the question remains how will the upcoming smartphone stack up against Galaxy On7 2015?
A Samsung device carrying model number SM-G610F, believed to be the Galaxy On7 (2016) was spotted on benchmarking website, Geekbench hinting an Exynos 7870 processor, 3 GB of RAM and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS. According to reports on reports on International Business Times, the same device has surfaced with a 4.8-inch HD (1,280x720p) screen, an Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, a 64-bit class Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor, a 16GB internal memory, an Adreno 506 graphics engine and 3 GB of RAM on GFXBench listing.
The South-Korean tech firm is tight-lipped on the Galaxy On7 (2016) and has not divulged any sort of details regarding Galaxy On7 (2016) specs or features or even its release date. Fans are advised to take these speculations with a grain of salt until Samsung confirms or denies the speculated release date, specs and features.