Samsung has launched its Galaxy J7+ smartphone in Thailand, corroborating the leaks that were made earlier concerning the smartphone. The Samsung Galaxy J7+ is a high-end smartphone with a sleek design and interesting features like dual cameras, but it doesn’t come with Bixby digital assistant as the leaks predicted.
Samsung Galaxy J7+ Review
The Samsung Galaxy J7+ runs on the second to the last version, version 7.1.1 of the Android Nougat OS out of the box. Speculations had it that the smartphone would come with Bixby digital assistant which debuted with the Galaxy S8 and is on the Note 8, but this has turned out to be false.
Design & Display
The Galaxy J7+ comes with a 5.5-inch FHD display made with Super AMOLED panels and covered with 2.5D curved glass. It has the characteristic physical home button flanked on both sides by capacitive navigation buttons, and has a metal unibody design with antenna lines running horizontally through its back at the top and bottom.
Memory & Performance
The smartphone is powered by a 16nm Octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 processor with a clock speed of 2.39GHz while a Mali T880 GPU made by ARM handles its graphics operations.
It comes with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory which can be expanded up to 256GB using an external microSD card.
A 13MP camera with a f/1.7 aperture is assisted by a 5MP camera which has a f/1.9 aperture and can capture depth of field of objects at the rear. There is also a LED flash at the rear to produce light when it’s needed.
The smartphone sports a 16MP camera with a f/1.9 aperture and a LED flash at the front which is tasked with the job of taking selfies.
The Galaxy J7+ packs a 3000mAh battery which can last for a whole day on average usage.
Connectivity & Hardware
The Samsung Galaxy J7+ offers advanced security with a fingerprint sensor which is embedded in its physical home button on the bottom bezel of the smartphone.
It comes with dual SIM slots and supports 4G VoLTE networks. It also has connectivity features like Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4+5GHz).
Samsung Galaxy J7+ Full Specifications
- 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
- 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz.
- 4G: LTE with VoLTE.
- Network Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps.
- SIM Type: n/a.
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- OS: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat).
- User Interface: n/a
Design & Display
- Dimensions: 152.4 x 74.7 x 7.9 mm.
- Weight: –
- Display size: 5.5 inches.
- Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD).
- Pixel resolution: n/a
- Display Technology: AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen.
- Form Factor: Touchscreen Bar.
- Build: Metal Unibody Design
- Protection: 2.5D curved glass.
- Colours: Black, Gold and Rose Gold.
- Processor Name/Technology: 64-bit 16nm MediaTek Helio P20 processor.
- Processor Speed: 2.39GHz + 1.69GHz.
- Number of Processor Cores: Octa-Core.
- Graphics Processor: ARM Mali T880.
- RAM: 4GB.
- Internal Storage: 32GB.
- External Storage: expandable up to 256GB with microSD.
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Light, Proximity, Fingerprint sensor.
- Lens: 13MP + 5MP dual cameras.
- LED Flash: LED flash.
- Video recording: Yes, 1080p.
- Properties: f/1.7 aperture (Primary)
f/1.9 aperture (Secondary camera)
- Lens: 16MP.
- LED Flash: Yes.
- Video recording: Yes.
- Properties: f/1.9 aperture
- Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.
- Loudspeaker: Yes.
- Audio Technology: –
- Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player.
- FM Radio: No.
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2.
- Bluetooth Profiles: LE.
- WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4+5GHz), Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot.
- GPS: Yes.
- USB: v2.0.
- USB OTG: Yes.
- NFC: No.
- 3.5mm audio jack: Yes.
- Battery Capacity: 3000mAh.
- Battery Technology: Li-ion.
- Removable? No.
- Fast Charging: No.
- Extra Features: –
- Launch Date: September 4, 2017.
- Availability: September 22, 2017.
How much is Samsung Galaxy J7+ in Thailand?
The Samsung Galaxy J7+ comes in Black, Gold and Rose Gold colours and costs 12,900 Thai Baht in Thailand. It is available for pre-order in the country from now till the 17th of September.
The smartphone will begin shipping from the 22nd of September and all pre-orders will have a unit of Samsung U Flex Headphones attached to each.