Samsung Galaxy J7 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Samsung Galaxy J7 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Samsung Galaxy J7 is a 2015 smartphone. It measures 152.2 x 78.7 x 7.5 mm and weighs 171 g. It has a Super AMOLED display measuring 5.5" inches. The resolution is 720 x 1280 and 267 ppi pixel density.

There is Single front camera with 5 MP. The main camera is Single with 13 MP.

It runs on Octa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU with 16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM memory. The battery is 3000 mAh.

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Pros and Cons

Samsung Galaxy J7 specs

General specs

Brand and model

Samsung Galaxy J7

Release date

2015, June


152.2 x 78.7 x 7.5 mm (5.99 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)


171 g (6.03 oz)

Body build

Plastic body


White, Black, Gold


3000 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion

Battery life

Talking time- Up to 18 h (3G)
Music play - Up to 76 h

Approximate price200 EUR





capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

5.5" inc

Screen area

83.4 cm2

Screen format

16:9 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

720 x 1280 px

PPI /points per inch/

267 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

13 MP, Single

Camera specs

-13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF


LED flash, panorama

Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie

5 MP, Single


5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide)


LED flash


Operating system OS

Android 5.1 (Lollipop), upgradable to 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)


- Exynos 7580 Octa
- Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)

Processor CPU

- Octa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
-Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 405

External memory

microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal memory

16 GB, 1.5 GB RAM

GeekBench 5 Single Core 117 (Rank 1456 of 1569)
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 434 (Rank 1430 of 1564)
GeekBench 4 Single Core 693 (Rank 509 of 987)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 3327 (Rank 355 of 984)
GeekBench 4 RenderScript1997

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Micro-SIM)Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 MbpsHSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes (Snapdragon model only)
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.25 W/kg (head)     1.36 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.50 W/kg (head)     0.37 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio FM radio, RDS, recording
Headphone jack Yes

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity
- ANT+
- Versions: J700F (India, Thailand); J700M (LATAM); J700M/DS (Brazil); J700H with no LTE (South Africa, Pakistan, Vietnam, Philippines, Russia); J700T (T-Mobile, Metro PCS); J700P (Virgin Mobile, Boost)
Disclaimer: The information provided here is based on publicly available information and official specifications from Samsung. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should be aware that specifications are subject to change and updates from Samsung may not be reflected.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Samsung Galaxy J7 was around 200 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2015, June.
The weight of the Samsung Galaxy J7 is 171 g.
The screen size of the Samsung Galaxy J7 is 5.5" inches.
The size of the Samsung Galaxy J7 is 152.2 x 78.7 x 7.5 mm (HxWxD).

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