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Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) is an Android mid-range smartphone produced by Samsung Electronics in 2016 and based on Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 or Exynos 7870 Octa chipset.[1][2]

Samsung Galaxy J7 2016
Samsung Galaxy J7 logo.png
Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 LATAM 8.1 Oreo.jpg
Galaxy J7 (2016) LATAM model SM-J710MN upgraded to Android Oreo 8.1.0
ManufacturerSamsung Electronics
SeriesGalaxy J
Model
  • SM-J710F (India, UAE, Turkey)
  • SM-J710MN (Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, Uruguay)
  • SM-J7108 (China, Hong Kong)
  • SM-J710K (South Korea.KT)
  • SM-J710H (Russia, Venezuela, Ukraine)
Compatible networks(GSM/HSPA/LTE)
2G: GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
3G UMTS: B1(2100), B2(1900), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900)
4G FDD LTE: B1(2100), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B20(800)
4G TDD LTE: B40(2300)
First releasedJune 2016
SuccessorSamsung Galaxy J7 (2017)
RelatedSamsung Galaxy On8
TypeTouchscreen smartphone
Form factorPhablet
Dimensions152.2 mm (6 in) H
78.7 mm (3.10 in) W
7.5 mm (0.30 in) D
Mass173 g (6.03 oz)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 "Marshmallow" Upgradable to 8.1 "Oreo"
System on chipSnapdragon 615 or Exynos 7870 Octa
Memory2 or 3 GB LPDDR3 RAM
Storage16GB
Removable storagemicroSD up to 128 GB
Battery3300 mAh Li-Ion Removable battery
Display5.5 in (140 mm) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) Super AMOLED
Rear camera13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus,touch focus, face detection, LED flash, geo-tagging, video: 1080p@30fps,
Front camera5 megapixels (1080p) HD video recording @ 30 fps back-illuminated sensor, LED flash
Connectivity

HardwareEdit

The Samsung Galaxy J7 comes with a removable back panel, metallic chrome diamond-designed frame and a metal-finish plastic back cover. On the front of the phone, there is a 5.5 inch screen with two capacitive buttons to switch between apps and a hardware home button just below the screen. Above the display, there is a 5-megapixel camera with an LED flash and a chrome grill covering the earpiece and sensors. It has a Samsung S5K3L2 CMOS image sensor. On the right edge of the phone, there is a power button and there are volume keys on the left edge of the phone. There is a 3.5mm headphone jack and a micro-USB port at the bottom of the device. On the backside of the device, there is a slot for a microSD card and 2 slots for SIM cards and NFC chips with a 3300mAh battery concealed under a plastic rear cover.

Samsung Galaxy J7 has a HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 720×1280. The screen comes with scratch resistant glass, which according to Samsung is equivalent to Corning's Gorilla Glass 3.

SoftwareEdit

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) comes with Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 version with Samsung's TouchWiz UI skin.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) has officially begin the release of Android Nougat with Samsung's new Samsung Experience UX skin. It was first released in Russia on late August. In November 2018 it got Android Oreo 8.1 with Samsung Experience 9.5. [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 Review: Device Outshines With New Metallic Design And Android Marshmallow Update". Mobile & Apps. Retrieved 1 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Samsung Galaxy J7 2016". www.gsmarena.com.
  3. ^ Vasile, Cosmin. "Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) starts receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update". Phone Arena.
Preceded by
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2015)
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Succeeded by
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)