Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2018)

Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
16:9

Pixel density

294 ppi
267 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
TFT

Screen-to-body ratio

67.89 %
71.45 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Burst mode, Panorama, Scenes
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Night mode, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
13 megapixels

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.60 x 2.81 x 0.31 inches (142.2 x 71.4 x 7.9 mm)
6.03 x 3 x 0.34 inches (153.2 x 76.2 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.38 oz (181 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Touch sensitive control keys

Keys

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Black, Gold, White
Black

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

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

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 306
Mali-T830 MP1

RAM

1.5 GB LPDDR3
2 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

8 GB
32 GB

Available to use

4.3 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

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), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Charging connector

microUSB
microUSB

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T3

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 14

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE, HSPA, UMTS
LTE, HSPA, HSUPA

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Talk time

 
31.10 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

 
32.0 days (768 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

13.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
 

Internet use

3G: 9 hours; LTE: 9 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours
 

Music playback

53.00 hours
76.70 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
20.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music 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
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, Stopwatch, Countdown timer
Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Apr 24, 2018

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMJ737A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.03 W/kg

Body

 
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.98 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.58 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
microUSB cable, Wall Charger

MSRP price

 
$ 230

Availability

Officially announced

 
Jun 07, 2018
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