Samsung has recently launched its new mid-range smartphones, which Samsung has been touting to be gaming smartphones ,the new devices from Samsung are the Galaxy J5 and the Galaxy J7,you might have seen the new ad from Samsung ,where they are showing these devices as gaming smartphones, so after reading this post you are going to know why the new Samsung galaxy J7 is meant for gaming. On paper, the device sports a pretty good specs ,the Galaxy J7 flaunts a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED screen,the device is powered by Samsung’s new Exynos 7580 octa-core processor,1.5 GB of RAM,16 GB of internal memory and a microSD card slot which can be expanded up to 128 GB. The J7 has been fitted with a 13 MP front-facing camera and a 5 MP front-facing camera, giving the device life is a 3000 mAh battery.The J7 is available in India via Flipkart. So let’s check out the new Samsung Galaxy J7.
|Device name||Samsung Galaxy J7|
|Release Date||August 2015|
|Colors available in||Black,White,Gold|
The Samsung Galaxy J7 is Samsung’s new model in the mid-range segment, the device was launched last month, the Galaxy J7 is a dual sim device 4G enabled device , the J7 weighs about 171 grams, with the box you will be getting a travel charger, USB data cable for charging and data transfer, an earphone of moderate quality and a 3000 mAh battery, the device will be running on Android v5.1(Lollipop).The Samsung Galaxy J7 is priced at Rs 14,999.
|Screen Size||5.5 inches|
|Display Type||Super AMOLED|
|Pixel density||~ 267 ppi|
Display & Design
Coming to the display , the J7 comes with a 5.5-inch screen having a Super AMOLED display, which makes the display of the device very responsive and it has a screen resolution of (720×1280 p).The screen is not having any kind of protection so it is better if you get a screen guard for protecting the display of the device.
Now, coming to the design of the Galaxy J7, it pretty much looks like the previous models of Samsung, the only changes in the design is that the 3.5 mm jack port has been moved at the bottom along with the micro USB port and the large 5.5 inch screen which you won’t find in Samsung‘s mid-range phones. Like most of the Samsung’s mid-range smartphones, the J7 also has a plastic body.
O.S and Interface
Out of the box the J7 runs on latest Android v5.1(Lollipop) and on top it , the device has Samsung’s custom touch wiz UI, the device doesn’t have much bloatware and for gaming, you will be getting credit , which you can download through the pre-installed game zone app.
|O.S & Hardware|
|Processor||1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core|
|Internal memory||16 GB|
|Expandable memory||up to 128 GB|
Hardware and Storage
On the heart of the Galaxy J7, there is an Exynos 7580 octa-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz which is getting assisted by 1.5 GB of RAM so you can expect a lag free multi-tasking experience. For gaming it has a Mali-T720MP2 GPU, Samsung has been showing it has a gaming smartphone and it actually does gives you a smooth gameplay experience when you play high-end games like Nova 3, Modern Combat 5, Asphalt 8 etc and the interesting thing is that there aren’t many smartphones in the mid-range segment which gives you a smooth gameplay when you play such heavy graphics games.It is the main reason why the Samsung galaxy J7 is really meant for gaming.
The J7 comes with an internal memory of only 16 GB out of which you will get around 11+ GB free, although you will have a microSD card slot for expanding memory up to 128 GB , but you won’t be able to move much apps or games to the external memory.
|Primary Camera||13 MP|
|Secondary Camera||5 MP|
|Video||HD recording at 1080p @30fps|
|Features||LED flash,front LED flash,auto focus
The new Galaxy J7 comes with a 13 MP rear facing camera and a 5 MP front-facing camera both the cameras are assisted by a LED flash, the picture quality of both the cameras are very good and even in low-light conditions, it produces images with less amount of noise. The camera interface offers various modes which you can try ,coming to the video, both the camera allows you to shoot videos at 1080p.
Network and Connectivity
The new Galaxy J7 comes with 4G support .Apart from 2G and 3G,both the sim slots support 4G.The device comes with all the common connectivity options like Bluetooth v4.0 ,Wifi,FM Radio, and it also supports USB OTG , so you can plug in a pen drive and watch your favorite movies, videos or listen to music without transferring the data to the internal or external memory.
Battery and Price
Powering the device is a 3000 mAh battery, the battery is removable and gives you very good usage. If the battery is charged fully, for a moderate user, it can almost last almost up to 2 days, and if you are a heavy user then you might need to charge the device at the end of the day.
Coming to the price, the Galaxy J7 is priced at Rs 14,999 and is available in India via Flipkart,.If you want a gaming smartphone from Samsung in the mid-range segment , then you should give a look at the Samsung Galaxy J7.
|Wi-Fi||Yes,Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|Audio Jack||Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack|
|Capacity||3000 mAh (Li-lon)|
|Talk Time||up to 19+ hrs (3G)
up to 36+ hrs (2G)
|Store & Price|
|Rs 14,999Click here to buy|
The Galaxy J7 is the new edition in Samsung’s J series smartphones, the galaxy J7 can really handle heavy end games very well without any laginess, and the 16 GB internal memory gives you a lot of space for installing various games. If you are looking for a gaming smartphone, along with a good camera and battery life in the mid-range segment , please do give a look at this device.