The Samsung Galaxy J7 is a relatively older version of the Samsung Galaxy Series. The Samsung Galaxy J7 also known as Samsung J7 was announced in June 2015 and officially released in July 2015.
The phone comes in four models. J700F model for India and Thailand. The J700M model for Latin America and Brazil, the J700H for South Africa, Pakistan, Vietnam, Philipines and Russia. And finally, the J700T model for global use with T-Mobile or Metro PCS as carriers.
This phone is relatively smaller in size than most of the current Samsung phones. It has body dimensions of 5.99 x 3.10 x 0.30 inches and a weight of 171 g. Its back and frames are made of plastic while the screen is covered with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
The 2015 Samsung Galaxy J7 also comes with a 5.5 inches super AMOLED display. It has a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Its Operating System is the Android version 5.0, also known as Lollipop. However, it can be upgraded to version 7.1.1.
Running on the Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 and Exynos 7580 Octa chipsets, the Samsung J7 works with an octa-core CPU. Its GPU is Adreno 405.
CAMERA AND MEMORY
Talk of Camera Quality and output, and then you’ll be far from great as far as this phone is concerned. However, it’s not as bad either. It has an okay camera with the primary one bearing a single lens of 13MP. It comes with an LED flash and the Panorama feature. The primary camera also produces video of 1080p@30fps.
The Secondary camera on the other hand has a 5MP lense and a LED flash light. It however does not support videography.
Speaking of memory and storage space, the Samsung Galaxy J7 is not really gifted in this sector. It comes with a minimalist 16GB storage space and a 1.5GB RAM. However, for those seeking to increase their storage space, you still have your chance. It comes with a dedicated external memory card slot. So you can buy any original memory card to slot in.
BATTERY AND OTHER FEATURES
Though memory and camera quality may not really be a strong forte for the elegant Samsung Galaxy J7, it has a good battery capacity. Installed with a removable Lithium-ion battery, the phone has a battery capacity of 300 mAH. Its endurance rating is up to 91 hours. Estimated talk time is up to 18 hours while Music play time is estimated to be around 76 hours.
The phone does not support wireless charging or quick charge.
Other features of the Samsung Galaxy J7 include; Wifi, Wi-fi direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, NFC, radio and USB 2.0. It also has an accelerometer, proximity and ANT+.
PRICE AND WHERE TO BUY IN GHANA
After being in the system for over 5 years now and being followed by many greater Samsung phones, the J7 is difficult to find on the market now. The Ghanaian market in particular doesn’t have it in abundance. Most of the biggest electronics and mobile phone shops in the country may not have it on display. However, it is not entirely impossible to acquire the device here in Ghana. You can get the brand new version between GHS 500 to GHS 650. However, the used version which is more common can be bought for as low as GHS 230 and for as high as GHS 400. You should be careful where you buy this phone from.
For those looking for better and sleeker alternatives to this phone, you may want to check out the Samsung Galaxy A70 Specifications And Price In Ghana or Samsung Galaxy S20 Price And Specification In Ghana
For Samsung lovers seeking a lower-end device with okay camera quality and a good price, you should consider buying the Galaxy J7. Even though it has been released for close to 5 years now, the Samsung Galaxy J7 is still a strong phone with good battery capacity for those who like to press their phones unendingly.
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