Samsung Galaxy J7Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
Samsung Galaxy J7
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
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magic score50.164.4
PriceRs. 11,900 onwardsRs. 16,450 onwards
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Launch Date (India)Aug, 2015Sep, 2016
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 6.0Android 6.0
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesSuper AMOLEDIPS LCD, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), 2.5D Curved Glass Display
Processor1.5 GHz1.6 GHz
Processor NameExynos 7580Exynos 7870
GPUMali-T720MP2Mali-T830MP2
RAM1.5 GB3 GB
Secondary Camera5.0 MP8.0 MP
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GBup to 256 GB
Thickness7.5 mm8 mm
Weight171 gm167 gm
Battery Capacity3000 mAh3300 mAh
Battery Standby354 hrsN/A
Battery Talktime (3G)18.00 hrs21.00 hrs
Other Battery ParametersInternet Usage Time (3G): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 13 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 76 hrsInternet Usage Time (3G): 12 hrs, Internet Usage Time (4G): 15 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): 16 hrs, Video Playback Time (Hours): 14 hrs, Audio Playback Time (Hours): 84 hrs
Fingerprint sensorYes
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Sturdy build quality
  • Good ergonomics
  • Matte finish back provides good grip
  • Very good display - accurate color reproduction, good contrast levels, good viewing angles, great brightness levels, and good sunlight legibility
  • New, leaner TouchWiz UI on top of Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good call quality
  • Good camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Excellent battery life
  • Full metal unibody design, and good build quality
  • Rounded sides make it comfortable to hold
  • The fingerprint scanner is generally quick and easy to use
  • Very good display - bright and vivid with decent sunlight legibility - great for watching videos and games
  • Samsung's UI over Android 6.0 is neat and simple while adding a number of additional features like one-handed operation mode, smart alert makes the phone vibrate when you pick it up to notify you about missed calls and messages, easy mute, S bike mode, Ultra data saving mode, and locking/privacy options
  • Decent all-round performance - handles almost everything you throw at it - including games, and multi-tasking
  • Decent rear and front cameras under daylight conditions - most of the shots taken by the smartphone have decent colours and are crisp - and the handset is able to lock focus quickly
  • Video recording quality is decent too and audio is also crisp
  • Decent loudspeaker output
  • Good call quality
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent battery life - lasts a day with moderate use
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Lacks ambient light sensor, gyroscope and magnetic sensor
  • The fingerprint scanner works well mostly, but can be iffy at times
  • Low light camera performance could have been better
  • Tends to crash/heat-up occasionally when put under stress
  • Lacks support for quick charging (which is present in some of its competitors)
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