Samsung Galaxy J7 Review

The phone named Samsung Galaxy J7 is an Android smartphone produced and marketed by Samsung Electronics. Launched in 2015, June, the Samsung Galaxy J7 was the predecessor of the devices Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) and J7 Prime which were launched on March 2016 and 2016 August. This device being the predecessor lacks many features which were later added in successors. Also, the device was the big brother of the Samsung Galaxy J5.

Unlike its successors, the Samsung Galaxy J7 has been built up like the normal smartphones of Samsung Electronics. The device, comparing to successors, is a little bit thick and also has some weight. Just like Samsung’s other smartphones, Galaxy J7 has got the same look. The device, in the forepart features an earpiece on the top, a front facing camera and has sensors alongside. There is a home button, a recent app button and a back button featured under the display of the gadget and the two recent app and back buttons lacks backlit.

The device, just like other normal smartphones of Samsung Galaxy Series, features power button on the right-hand side of the device and the speaker has been placed at rear next to camera. Furthermore, the volume adjusting keys have been placed on the left-hand side of the device. Besides, the bottom part of the device features a USB Type-B port, a 3.5mm headphone socket and a mic. The SIM card slots and microSD card slot has been placed beneath the battery, which means the rear panel can be opened.

Comparing about the display of all gadgets, the Samsung Galaxy J7 comes with 5.5 inches Super AMOLED 720 x 1280 pixels with 267 ppi pixel density screen. Similarly, one of its successor, the Galaxy J7 (2016) also features 5.5 inches 720 x 1280 pixels 267 ppi pixel density screen supported Super AMOLED technology. Nevertheless, the Galaxy J7 Prime has been equipped with PLS TFT screen. And because gadget J7 has got SAMOLED technology, it can be used on bright lights too without any hesitation.

Furthermore, if we talk about software of Samsung Galaxy J7, it runs Android 5.1 Lollipop version out-of-the-box which can later be upgraded to 6.0 Marshmallow. Besides, the Samsung Galaxy J7 has been equipped with Exynos 7580 Octa-Core 1.5 GHz Cortex –A53 processor, Mali-T720MP2 graphic processor and 1.5 GB of RAM. Moreover, the Samsung Galaxy J7 comes with 16 GB of internal memory which can later be expanded upto 128 GB using a microSD card. Anyhow, its successor J7 (2016) and J7 Prime comes with 16 GB ROM, 2 GB RAM and 16/32 GB ROM and 3 GB RAM respectively. The Samsung Galaxy J7, unlike other devices of J Series lacks fingerprint functionality.

Besides, talking about camera, the Samsung Galaxy J7 comes with 13 MP main camera having f/1.9 aperture lens. The rear camera helps you to capture some good photos at daytime, however, using it at night may not give you high quality photos.  Moreover, The Galaxy J7 comes with 5 MP front camera having f/2.2 lens. In addition, the J7 comes with front facing LED flashlight which helps you to capture good self-portraits under dark light.

Talking about batteries, the Samsung Galaxy J7 has been furnished with 3000 mAh removable battery. Likewise, both Galaxy J7 (2016) and J7 Prime comes with 3300 mAh battery respectively. Just like other devices that come under J Series range, the Galaxy J7 also lacks the fast charging functionality which means you have to wait for a long time to get your battery charged.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Price in Nepal : Rs. 21,900 (Around)

Samsung Galaxy J7 Specification


Size  5.5 inches
Resolution  720 x 1280 (HD)
Color Depth  16M


CPU Speed  1.5 GHz
CPU Type  Octa-Core


 Video Recording Resolution  FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps
 Main Camera Resolution  CMOS 13.0 MP
 Front Camera Resolution  CMOS .0 MP
 Main Camera Auto-focus  Yes


 RAM  1.5 GB
 ROM  16 GB
 External Memory  Yes, Expandable Up To 128 GB


 Multi-Sim  Dual-SIM
 Sim Size  Micro-SIM (3FF)
 2G Sim  GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
 4G TDD LTE  B1(2100), B3(1800), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B20(800)


 ANT+  Yes
 USB Version  USB 2.0
 Headphone  3.5 mm Stereo
 Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Direct  802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
 Bluetooth  Bluetooth v4.1
 MHL  No
 PC Sync  No
 Location  GPS, Glonass
  NFC  No


 Operating Software  Android 5.1 Lollipop (Upgradable To 6.0 Marshmallow )

Physical Information

 Color+  White, Black, Gold
 Form Factor  Touchscreen Bar
Dimension  152.4 x 78.6 x 7.5 mm
Weight  171 g
Water Resistant/Dust Proof  No


 Compass/Magnetometer  No
 Proximity Sensor  Yes
 Accelerometer  Yes
 Ambient Light Sensor  No
 Gyroscope  No
 Barometer  No
 Temperature Sensor  No


 Standard Battery Capacity  3000 mAh
 Removable  Yes

Audio and Video

 Video Playing Format  MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, MKV, WEBM
 Video Playing Resolution  FHD (1920 x 1080)@30fps


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