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  • Samsung Galaxy E7
  • Samsung Galaxy E7
  • Samsung Galaxy E7
  • Samsung Galaxy E7

Informr score
The Samsung Galaxy E7 currently has an Informr score of 7.2 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 13 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

What's good

  • Vibrant display with good viewing angles
  • Lightweight and easy to grip
  • Smooth performance for all tasks

What's bad

  • Low pixel density
  • Only 3G connectivity

Samsung adds yet another mid-range device to its lineup with the Galaxy E7. With a plastic unibody, rounded edges and metal band, the Galaxy E7 doesn't stray too far from the standard Samsung design. The soft, matte back gave critics a relatively good grip on the otherwise smooth phone. At 139 grams, it is relatively lightweight and measures 5.9 x 3 x 0.3 inches.

The Galaxy E7 sports a 5.5-inch, 720p Super AMOLED display. As expected of an AMOLED screen, experts note the excellent color reproduction, deep blacks, good viewing angles and overall vibrancy of the display. While its pixel density of 267ppi cannot compare to flagship phones, it was still sharp enough for most reviewers. They also add that touch was very smooth and responsive, making for a pleasant experience overall.

Equipped with a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM, it is no surprise that critics reported a smooth and lag free experience during basic tasks and when playing high end games. It also comes equipped with 16GB of internal storage, which can be expanded thanks to the addition of a microSD slot, a 13MP rear camera that takes 1080p videos and a 5MP fixed focus front camera. Unfortunately, it only comes with 3G connectivity and is also missing a light sensor so you will need to adjust screen brightness manually. Powering the phone is the 2,950mAh battery which lasted experts 6 hours of continuous heavy usage.

While not a bad phone, reviewers have a difficult time recommending the Galaxy E7 due to its price point. Android Advice states, "The Samsung Galaxy E7 is a decent phone overall…But…users have better options."

Operating system
1.2 GHz
Screen Size
13+ MP

What the Critics Are Saying...


Thin waistline, but a good battery life and a toned-down multi-window TouchWiz on a colorful SuperAMOLED screen make the Samsung Galaxy E7 a strong proposition in the jam-packed midrange. It's not without its flaws and raw performance is on top of that list, so as always you should get your prioriti...

- GSMArena team, GSMArena

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Common Questions

We've got you covered! Download a free PDF copy of the Samsung Galaxy E7 user manual here.

Samsung backs up the Galaxy E7 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Galaxy E7 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Samsung support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Samsung's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.


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Screen Size

The Samsung Galaxy E7's screen size is 5.5 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

1.2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Quad core 1.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system (OS).

13+ MP

You can take photos with the phone's onboard 13+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.

16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2950 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 1140 minutes, 720 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Galaxy E7 Specs

Release date January 20, 2015
Mobile / Cellular Data
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 4.4.4 KitKat

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Processor Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Quad core 1.2 GHz
Internal Storage 16 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.31 W/kg
Body: 0.76 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 2950 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Up to: 900 minutes
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Up to: 720 minutes
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Up to: 1140 minutes
Standby Time Up to: 7.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Blue, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.1 x 7.7 x 0.7 cm (5.9 x 3 x 0.3 in)
Weight 141 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof No
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology Super AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density 267 pixels
Size 5.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 64 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out No
DLNA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Main Camera
13+ megapixels
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front Camera
5+ megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, WMA, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps -
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