SAMSUNG GALAXY J7 REVIEW

Are you also confused upon which smartphone to buy due to the anonymous diversity? If yes than Samsung Galaxy J7 launched in June 2015 is worth considering as it is lighter on the pocket yet full of android applications.

Samsung Galaxy J7

External features:

  • A Dual-SIM phone which accepts two Micro-SIM.
  • A touchscreen display of 5.5 inch AMOLED (Active matrix organic light-emitting diode) with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels that gives it sun clarity and better colour distinctness. In broad daylight the text remains clearly viewable.
  • It weighs about 171 grams making it light-weight and slim.
  • Colours offered include black, white and gold.
  • 4G LTE capable
  • As far as the camera is concerned it is packed with 13-megapixels primary rear camera along with a 5-megapixels front camera for selfies on the top right which includes LED flash on the top left with 1080-pixels of video recording.
  • Thickness of 7.5mm with FM radio which is certainly rare for most Samsung galaxy versions.
  • The back panel is made from plastic which offers a great grip with easy fingerprint wash off. The back is removable to access the battery, SIM and card portal. The SIM1 and micro SIM portal is placed vertically with SIM2 on the side making swapping and changing convenient.
  • The audio quality is somehow good but works better with an external amplifier.

What are its main internal features?

  • Samsung Exynos 7580 processor or Snapdragon 615 version: an octa-core Cortex-A53 with 64-bit chipset and 1.5GB of RAM.
  • 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded by a microSD card up to 128GB.
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 runs android 5.1 lollipop with TouchWiz UI.
  • Powered with 3000mAH removable battery, an excellent battery life of almost 91 hours.
  • Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS/GLONASS,3G and 4G, Bluetooth, sensors(such as proximity sensors and accelerometer), ANT+, NFC.

What are its main hardware?

With a strong design game and latest services it has attained a level most people would refer to as “beautiful”. On the other hand it still manages to perform better than its looks. The edges are smoothly rounded making it highly convenient to hold without hurting your hand. The edges of the phone consist of a power button on the right and the volume high/low button on the left. The lock screen involves a list of notifications and a bunch of shortcuts like dialer, camera and weather forecast whereas the homescreen is pretty standard.

Lastly the Samsung Galaxy J7 comes in well packaged orange cyan box with a micro USB 2.0, a 5V charger and a one-piece headset. With an average price of £200 to £300, it is mostly rated 4 on 5 by most users making it definitely worth a try!

  • No fingerprint, Samsung pay.
  • No MHL, Mobile High-definition Link to allow users to connect their smartphones to television or audio receivers however USB is supported.
  • Some models lack NFC depending on your region.
  • Quite thin for the 5.5” screen.
  • The charger isn’t powerful enough to enable your device to charge instantly.
  • Simple headphones with only one button and simple ear buds.

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