Samsung Electronics is one of the oldest and most reputed amongst customers in the field of consumer electronics. Their plunge into the field of smart phones had yet again proved the importance they give to the quality of products. The Galaxy series of smartphones released by this company is received exceptionally well by the people. Galaxy J7 was one the most recent phones which saw a good acceptance among the customers. This smartphone was released alongside Galaxy J5 which was cheaper than J7. J7 belongs the mid – range smartphones under 15K. For the quality and specifications it comes with the cost which is very reasonable. This hit the market in 2015 and has seen good sales since then. It is good that Samsung has started concentrating on the budget smartphones lately. So, now let us look in detail about the technical specifications in the following Samsung Galaxy J7 review.
Samsung Galaxy J7 LAUNCH PRICE & DATE:
Samsung Galaxy J7 was released in June, 2015. At the time of its release it the Samsung Galaxy J7 Price is around INR 14,999/-.
DESIGN & DIMENSIONS:
This smartphone is just like any other Galaxy phone in terms of appearance. It comes with a plastic outer casing held in place by thin metal side bezels. This is all with respect to the appearance. About its dimensions, it has length of 152.2 mm and a breadth of 78.7 mm. The thickness is pretty average around 7.5 mm approximately. This gives a pretty handy look. It weighs around 171 g and is on the heavier side for sure. This makes it pretty bulky. And this smartphone comes in three colours as usual like all Galaxy phones. Black, White and Gold are the three variants available.
The screen is sized at 5.5 inches and is pretty good for the cost. The display is made of Super AMOLED touch screen which operates with capacitive touch. The overall resolution of this smart phone is 720 x 1280 pixels. The pixel density is 267 ppi approximately. It has amazing multi touch interface too.
PROCESSOR & OS:
The OS on which this phone functions is the Android OS v 5.1 (Lollipop). The chipset used is Qualcomm MSM8939. This chipsets make is Snapdragon 615 Exynos 7580 Octa Core. This smartphone uses a pair of processors. They are two quad core cortex – A53 processors. One functions at 1.4 GHz speed and the other at 1.0 GHz speed. The graphics interface is taken care by the Adreno 405.
The internal memory capacity is 16GB for this smart phone. In case more storage is necessary, option of externally expanding storage up to 128 GB is available. This expansion can be achieved with a microSD card. The RAM memory is a bare minimal 1.5 GB.
Samsung Galaxy J7 comes with a 3000 mAh battery. It is a Li – ion battery and can be removed by the users itself. The approximate estimated talk time is up to 18 h when in the 3G mode. The battery lasts up to 76 h when subjected to music playback.
Camera: It comes with both front as well as back camera. The back is 13 MP and the front is 5MP. For a Samsung phone of this cost these specifications for the camera is quite nominal. The back camera or the main camera has a lens whose aperture size (Diopter) is f/1.9. Its wide angle range is around 28 mm. The other supportive features which enhances the shots while capturing are LED Flash and AutoFocus with couple of few other features. The secondary or front camera has a lens with aperture size of f/2.2 and a wide angle range of 23 mm. The front camera also has a LED Flash for enhancement purpose.
Audio: The various alert types available in this smartphone are Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones. It comes with a mediocre loudspeaker and the standard 3.5 mm headphones jack. It also has a fully functioning FM Radio covering a majority of the local area channels.
Video: The video is captured with a resolution of 1080p at 30fps. The formats supported by default are MPEG4, H.263 and H.264.
Samsung Galaxy J7 comes with the dual sim feature. Both its sims are the micro sim type. The network compatible with both the sims is GSM. One of the sims supports 4G/LTE and also in Indian band 40. While the other sim supports only 4G/LTE. The wireless connectivity features like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are also available.
Score: Samsung Galaxy J7 has gained a feature score of 79 on pricejugaad.com. This is quite a deserving score and would surely encourage more buyers.
The advantageous features are its amazing processor and good battery life. The disadvantages though are its low RAM memory and below average secondary camera.