Samsung Galaxy A7 2015 (samsung-a7)

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Samsung Galaxy A7 (2015)
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Samsung Galaxy a7
Manufacturer Samsung
Name Galaxy A7 (2015)
Codename samsung-a7
Released 2015
Category testing
Original software Android 4.4.4 / 5.0.2
postmarketOS kernel Mainline
Hardware
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
CPU 4x1.2 Ghz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 405
Display 1080 x 1920
Storage 16 GB
Memory 2 GB
Architecture aarch64
Unixbench Whet/Dhry score 735.0
Features
USB Networking
Works
Flashing
Works
Touchscreen
Display
Partial
WiFi
Works
Xwayland
FDE
Partial
Mainline
Works
Battery
Works
3D Acceleration
Partial
Accelerometer
Works
Audio
Works
Bluetooth
Works
Camera
Broken
GPS
Mobile data
SMS
Calls
USB OTG
Partial
NFC
Works
Ir TX



Users owning this device


How to enter flash mode

Press Volume Down, Power, and Home all at the same time to boot to Odin mode. After lk2nd is installed, press Volume Down and Power at the same time.

Installation

  1. Install lk2nd (alternative bootloader that provides a standard fastboot interface)
  2. Follow Qualcomm_Snapdragon_410/412_(MSM8916)#Installation.
Note Note: Enter lk2nd fastboot mode by pressing only Volume Down + Power (not the Home button). Pressing the Home button additionally will bring you to the Samsung Download mode.

Audio

Note Note: The speakers are rather loud on 100% volume and may produce distorted sound that may damage your speakers after long use. Please make sure to use reasonable volumes - your ears and your speaker will thank you!

Touch keys

See Tm2-touchkey.

See also