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Samsung Galaxy E7 – The Best 5.5 inch Samsung Phablet under Rs.20,000

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Mobile king Samsung has launched yet another new model series in its astoundingly popular Galaxy range, named as the Galaxy E series earlier this year. The new Samsung Galaxy E series consists of two models namely the Galaxy E5 and the Galaxy E7 both of which are available in the Indian mobile market. Among the two, the Galaxy E7 is a more advanced device with superior specifications. The smartphone which is promoted to offer great colors and a stunning display by Samsung was originally launched with an asking price of a reasonable Rs. 23,000, but in few months’ time, the tag has further dropped to well below Rs. 20,000 in the several online retail outlets. This makes this new offering from Samsung even more attractive for those who wish to by a mid-ranged great quality smartphone from an established brand within the 20k mark.


Like all the new smartphones from the Samsung Galaxy range, the new E7 also offers a range of great features and plus points to make it an impressive buy option. If you are planning to buy a new quality device from Samsung, then it is good to take a look at the new Galaxy E7 before you take a final call.

Here is a quick look at some of the major aspects of the new Samsung Galaxy E7 mid-ranged smartphone:

Design & Display

The Samsung Galaxy E7 comes with a sleek and sophisticated design language that looks appealingly premium. It also comes with a metallic band surrounding the edges offering a classy touch. The device is pretty slim with a flat back panel with well rounded corners for a comfortable daily usage.

The Galaxy E7 packs in quite a large screen measuring 5.5 inches to please the big screen lovers. The device’s Super AMOLED display offers great crisp display and vibrant colors to make video watching and picture viewing a pleasure. The display has a screen resolution of 1280×720 which is not very impressive for the screen size, but it certainly does not affect the display quality. It also has great brightness and offer good viewing angles for a mid-ranged model.


The Samsung Galaxy E7 comes with primary 13MP camera lodged at its rear which is standard for any mid-ranged smartphone. The primary camera is aided by LED flash for good shots even in the low light conditions, while it is capable of capturing full HD 1080p videos. The camera offers impressive pictures that are crisp with true colors.

The device is also fitted with a 5MP front facing secondary camera to offer good quality selfies for today’s selfie lovers, while also facilitating great video conferences. The secondary camera also offers good performance to keep the users happy.

Processor & OS

The Samsung Galaxy E7 is powered by a Snapdragon 410 chipset along with a quad-core processor that is clocked at the speed of 1.2 GHz. The processor gets the able support from 2 GB of RAM which ensures that the users can multitask with ease without suffering from any major lags or stutters. The device packs in good hardware specs to ensure it is a good and proficient performer and offers quality multitasking and gaming experience without any hindrances.

When software is concerned, then the Galaxy E7 runs on the previous Android version, 4.4 KitKat that has many benefits of its own and offers many smart new generation games as well as apps to keep the users engaged. The device’s OS is topped with a new UI called the TouchWiz UI, which is more user-friendly and comes with classy and bright white elements instead of the previous blue elements.

Battery & Storage

The Samsung Galaxy E7 draws its juice from a 2,950 mAh battery pack which offers great backup for a whole day of work and play on the device. The device is also empowered with the Ultra Power Saving Mode feature which helps in enhancing the power backup provided by the battery. The battery backup is really impressive and is definitely a plus point of this phone.

When internal storage is concerned, the Galaxy E7 comes with 16 GB of inbuilt memory which is again standard among the mid-ranged handsets. The storage can be expanded to up to 64 GB with the help of a micro SD card.

Features & Comparison

The Samsung Galaxy E7 comes with the great flexibility of hybrid dual SIM. Thus, the device’s sim slots can be easily used for two different sim cards, while the hybrid card slot can be either used to slot in a MicroSD or a sim card.

The Galaxy E7 comes with all the modern connectivity options including 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth and USB port. Moreover, the Vodafone subscribers who choose to buy the Galaxy E7 will be able to enjoy 2 GB of free 3G data for a period of 2 months.

The Samsung Galaxy E7 with all its specs, features and pricing range gets competition from many rival models in the current Indian mobile market. The mid ranged smartphones that are the direct competitors of the Galaxy E7  includes the HTC Desire 816,  new generation Moto G, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G, Asus Zenfone 6, Micromax Yureka and many others.


The Samsung Galaxy E7 is an overall very able phone from the house of the famous South Korean brand. The device offers good specs and features as per its mid-ranged category. While you will find various choices that are very similar to the Galaxy E7 in terms of specs and price, if you wish to go for the Samsung brand power, then the Galaxy E7 is simply a great choice.

The Samsung Galaxy E7 offers the advantage of a good, large screen, good functional hardware, impressive cameras and great backup capacity with the power saving feature. However, it also has many market rivals that offer better resolution displays at even lower price points, more powerful processor as well as Corning Gorilla Glass protection which the Galaxy E7 misses out.

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