Samsung Galaxy Alpha  Samsung Galaxy J7 
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Excellence Score20.521.4
Value for Money Score34.759.4
PriceRs. 21,499 onwardsRs. 10,970 onwards
Launch Date (India)Oct, 2014Aug, 2015
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 5.0Android 5.1, Upgradeable to 6.0
Screen Size4.7 inches5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 312 pixels per inch)720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Processor1.8 GHz1.5 GHz
Processor NameExynos 5 Octa 5430 (1.8 GHz Quad Core + 1.3 GHz Quad Core)Exynos 7580
GPUMali-T628 MP6Mali-T720MP2
RAM2 GB1.5 GB
VoLTEYes
Camera12.0 MP13.0 MP
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)Yes (Full HD)
Secondary Camera2.1 MP5.0 MP
Internal Memory32 GB16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
FM RadioYes
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Thickness6.7 mm7.5 mm
Weight115 gm171 gm
Battery Capacity1860 mAh3000 mAh
Battery StandbyN/A354 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)11.00 hrs18.00 hrs
Other Battery ParametersInternet Usage Time (3G): 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: 10 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 37 hrsInternet 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 hrs
Fingerprint sensorYes
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Premium, metal build exudes solidity and luxury
  • Compact size, light weight and slim body make it very comfortable to use
  • Android interface with Samsung's TouchWiz on top
  • Top-end speed/performance with loads of power
  • Good camera
  • Decent call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good battery life
  • 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
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Display resolution could have been better
  • Both fingerprint scanner, and heart-rate monitor are iffy
  • Average loudspeaker
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