Various Samsung smartphones including its flagship Galaxy Note 8 have been hitting the rumour mill from quite a while, indicating company’s plans for its upcoming arrivals this year. There is yet another leak about a Samsung smartphone and this time it is regarding the 2017 iteration of its Galaxy C7 which has apparently received Bluetooth certification.
A new Samsung smartphone with model number SM-C7100 has received Bluetooth certification from the Bluetooth SIG. Looking at the model number, it is highly speculated to be Galaxy C7 (2017), considering the 2016 version of the smartphone holds the model number SM-C7000. Apart from this, there are two more variants with model numbers SM-C7108 and SM-C710F respectively which have also received Bluetooth certifications indicating that the Galaxy C7 (2017) might be region specific.
As of now, there is not much known regarding the alleged Galaxy C7 (2017) smartphone. Going by the previous leaks, which hint that the Galaxy C series could be first by Samsung to sport dual rear cameras, we can assume that the Galaxy C7 (2017) might also do so. Besides this, the Galaxy C7 (2017) is also said to employ the company’s in-house Exynos 7872 processor under its hood. There is no clue about the arrival of the smartphone but considering the Bluetooth certification and also the fact that its 2016 version was launched in June, its is assumed that the release of Samsung Galaxy C7 (2017) is just round the corner.
Looking at the specifications of last year’s Galaxy C7 for reference, it sports a 5.7-inch Full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixel) Super AMOLED display and is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor clocked at 2.0 GHz along with Adreno 506 GPU. The smartphone comes with 4 GB RAM and 32 GB /64 GB internal storage which is further expandable (upto 256 GB) via microSD card. In the imaging department, the Galaxy C7 (2016) offers a 16-megapixel main camera coupled with a dual-LED flash, as well as an 8-megapixel front-facing sensor with f/1.9 aperture. The device also comes with fingerprint scanner embedded in its front-facing home button, and is powered by a 3,300 mAh battery supporting Quick Charge 3.0, and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.