Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

Announced:
Mar 28, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Apr 15, 2016

PhoneArena Rating:

6.5
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Display

Display size:

5.5 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

267 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

72.41 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

13 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm

Flash:

LED

Software Features:

Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama, Effects

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

5 megapixels

Features:

Flash

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.97 x 2.99 x 0.31 inches (151.7 x 76 x 7.8 mm)

Weight:

5.96 oz (169 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Camera shutter

Colors:

Gold, Pink, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio:

FM

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Processor:

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU:

Mali-T830 MP2

RAM:

2 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

16 GB

Available to use:

10.8 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Sensors:

Accelerometer

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay Mini

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD):

Bands 40

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity:

3300 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time (3G):

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Internet use:

3G: 11 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback:

96.00 hours

Video playback:

21.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.35 W/kg

Body:

1.39 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 28, 2016
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This device is also known as Samsung SM-J710F

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Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • Too little RAM

Description

The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) sports a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 pixels, the device relies on an octa-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz. The J7 (2016) further features LTE connectivity, NFC, 2GB of RAM, 16 GB of expandable storage space, and a 3300 mAh battery.

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