After being certified by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SI) and TENNA, the next generation Samsung Galaxy A7 also passed assessment by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

The FCC certification reveals the upcoming Galaxy A7 will tout a massive 3,300 mAh battery, which is major overhaul from its predecessor. The original Galaxy A7 features a 2,600 mAh battery.

Last week, the TENNA listing also mentioned the device would house a bigger 3 GB of RAM. The first generation of Galaxy A7 sports 2 GB of RAM. Moreover, the AnTuTu benchmark confirms the Exynos 7580 chipset, which comprises eight Cortex-A53 cores and Mali-T720 GPU, reports GSM Arena.

The device will reportedly feature a 5.5-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The FCC listing reveals the smartphone will be narrower (74.5 mm wide) than its predecessor. With Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on board, the new phone is also expected to come with 4G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS connectivity.

Carrying a model number of SM-A7100, the Galaxy A7 will probably feature a 13 MP main camera module along with a 5 MP front snapper. In mid-November, the leaked images of the successor of the original Galaxy A7 also surfaced. The images displayed the back panel of the handset, which shows a single LED flash besides the camera hump.

In the A series, Samsung is tipped to release its second generation of Galaxy A9 on Dec. 1. The device cropped up on the benchmarking site, Geekbench. The listing reveals the Galaxy A9 will feature an octa-core Snapdragon 620 processor. The chipset will also incorporate Cat. 6 LTE modem technology, which will enable 300 Mbps download speed in the device.

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