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Samsung Galaxy J7 2016


Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 Description

  • Ultra Power Saving Mode
  • S Bike Mode
  • Front Flash

Samsung has been lately making some changes in its hierarchy of smartphones and while the Galaxy stays, the handset manufacturer is coming up with sub series like Galaxy A, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S and the most recent addition is Galaxy J. The South Korean handset maker has recently announced two new revamped devices under J series viz. 2016 editions of J5 and J7. Both these devices boasts of some serious specifications that make them a good option to consider in mid range. The Galaxy J7 (2016) is the higher end variant of the two and a powerful device to reckon.


Why Should You buy?

Front Flash: Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) is one of the limited budget segment smartphone that comes with front selfie snapper with an accompanying LED flash. It makes Galaxy J7 a better selfie smartphone with excellent low light selfie capturing.

Ultra Data Saving: This is a new feature added by the South Korean handset maker for those who are heavy Internet browser and would like to save on their data usage. The Ultra Data Saving feature compresses data and restrict background data usage to improve standby time and RAM usage.

Sharp AMOLED Display: The Super AMOLED display is the signature technology from Samsung, which makes for an ultra sharp and vivid viewing experience. Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) has also been equipped with this display, which makes for a good viewing experience despite the low pixel density.

All New TouchWiz UI: The 2016 edition of Galaxy J7 comes with the improved Samsung Touchwiz UI, which is said to have lesser bloatware then usual. This means that the handset does not eat up RAM and lag on account of its interface.

S-Bike Mode: This feature has been newly introduced by the South Korean handset maker in the refreshed version of Galaxy J7. This feature allows the device owner to take calls while riding or avoid taking the same. 

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Slippery Metal build: The sleek metal chassis of Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) might make it feel more premium but it also tends to make the handset quite slippery. In case you are not opting for a case to protect the device, you are more likely to drop it more than once.


No Gorilla Glass: One of the major drawback of Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) is that the display of this handset is not protected by Corning Gorilla Glass layer. So, in case of an accidental drop, you can expect the device display to shatter completely, 9 out of 10 times.

Overheating: This happens to be a common easy with most smartphones featuring full metal built. It usually happens since metal is a good conductor of heat and disperse it faster, as a result of which it feels hotter to touch.

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Key Features See Full Specs
Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 1.6 GHz Tru-Octa Core
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB Storage
  • 5.5" (13.97 cm) Display
  • 3300 mAh Battery
  • 13 MP Rear Camera
  • 5 MP Front Camera
  • Dual SIM
  • No Quick Charging

Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 Specifications

General Specifications Launch Date May 9, 2016
Brand Samsung
Model Galaxy J7 (2016)
Color Black, Gold, White
Form Factor Touchbar
Category Phablet
Dual SIM
Hybrid SIM
SIM Card Dual Micro SIM
Facial Recognition
Fingerprint Scanner
Network LTE+LTE
Operating System Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Phone Body Case: Metal Back: Metal Side: Metal
Dimensions 151.7 x 76 x 7.8 mm
Weight 169 grams
Processor & RAM Processor 1.6 GHz Tru-Octa Core 64 bit (Cortex A53)
Chipset Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
GPU Mali-T830 MP2
Display Size 5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Screen Super AMOLED
Sensors Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Hall Sensor
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, HD
Pixel Density 267 ppi
Colours 16M
Keyboard Touch
Screen to Body Ratio 72.16 %
Other Input Features Multi-touch
Camera Rear Camera
13 MP
Front Camera
5 MP
Rear Flash
LED Flash
Front Camera Sensor CMOS
Rear Camera Sensor CMOS image sensor
Rear Camera Aperture f/1.9
Front Camera Aperture f/1.9
Rear Camera Features Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Rear Auto Focus
Front Auto Focus
Video Recording
1080p@30fps, Full HD
Digital Zoom
Battery Battery Capacity 3300 mAh
Battery Type Li-ion, Removable
Wireless Charging
Quick Charging
Talk Time 3G 23 hr
Music Play Time 96 hr
Connectivity GPRS
2G GSM 1900/1800/900/850
3G HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850
4G LTE Cat4 150 Mbps/LTE Cat4 150 Mbps
Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
A-GPS, Glonass
NFC Support
USB Port microUSB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging
USB Type-C
Entertainment & Multimedia Ringtone Music ringtones, Vibration
Audio Format 3GA, AAC, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, M4A (Apple lossless), MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Video Format 3G2, 3GP, AVI, H.264, M4V, MKV, MPEG4, WMV
Storage Internal Storage 16 GB
Expandable Storage
Up to 128 GB
Card Slot microSD
Calling & Messaging Phone Book
Practically Unlimited
Instant Messaging
Additional Information Items in the Box Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, User Manual, Warranty Card
Disclaimer: The specifications shown may be different from actual. Please confirm with the retailer site before purchasing.

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