Samsung Galaxy J7+


Samsung Galaxy J7 Plus is the second phone from the Korean phone maker to host two cameras at the back after the Galaxy Note 8. The Galaxy J7 Plus was unveiled in Thailand to succeed the Samsung Galaxy J7 device.

Nevertheless, dual back camera setup is not the only talking point of the new Galaxy phone, the J7 plus also has a dual WhatsApp feature where the user can operate two WhatsApp accounts on the device at the same time.

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Samsung Galaxy J7+ Key Specs

  • OS: Android 7.1 Nougat
  • Fingerprint: Front-mounted
  • SIM Type: Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
  • 4G LTE: YES
  • Screen Size : 5.5 Inches FHD Super AMOLED Touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels (401 PPI)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core 2.4 GHz Cortex, Mediatek Helio P20
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB.
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Back / Rear Camera: 13MP + 5MP dual cameras & LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 16MP with LED flash
  • Battery: 3000 mAh

Samsung Galaxy J7+ Features Overview

Samsung Galaxy J7 Plus boasts a 5.5 inches screen with a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels and a PPI of 401 pixels. The screen is has Full HD and Super AMOLED display.

Android 7.1 Nougat is pre-installed on the device out of the box. Galaxy J7 Plus packs a 32GB ROM for internal storage space which you can as well expand to up to 256GB with a micro SD card, there is no dedicated card slot so it uses SIM 2 space.

At the helm is an Octa-core cortex A53 processor with the speed of 2.4 GHz, Mediatek Helio P20 is on board this time around instead of the usual Exynos 7870 chipset. The samsung galaxy j7 plus has 4GB RAM for adequate multitasking.

samsung galaxy j7 plus dual back cameras

Coming down to the camera side, there is a combination of 13 megapixels and 5 megapixels cameras at the back, they have an aperture size of f/1.7 and f/1.9 respectively with a single LED flash at their disposal. On the flip side is a 16 megapixels camera with f/1.9 aperture and also a LED flash, this makes the Galaxy J7 plus a good device for camera purposes.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Plus hosts a 3000 mAh battery in the power house, the body is finished with aluminium and it is served in Gold, Black and Pink colors. The device has a front-mounted fingerprint scanner which is embedded in the home button.

Galaxy J7+ supports 4G network with dual Nano SIM capability, it also has an always on features for your important notifications.

Pricing and availability

Samsung Galaxy J7 plus has a launch price tag of 390 USD, the price in Nigeria will start around 142,000 naira (may vary according your location). The Galaxy J7 Plus is currently available via pre-order, official sale of the device will start on 15 September. Its worldwide availability is not yet certain.

Samsung Galaxy J7+ Alternatives

Best alternatives of the Galaxy J7+ could be its predecessor: Galaxy J7 and the Samsung Galaxy A9 that has a bigger battery capacity. Infinix Zero 4 and Infinix Zero 4 Plus are also some good alternatives with very similar spec sheet.

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Samsung Galaxy J7+ Detailed Specs

2G Network GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz (SIM 1 and SIM 2)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Yes, LTE
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Status Available: September 2017
Dimensions – 152.4 x 74.7 x 7.9 mm
– Weight: -g
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Gold, Black and Pink colors
Cover Aluminium
Type – HD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
– Always on display
Size 5.5 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 401Pixels Per-square Inch
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal 32GB
OS Android 7.1 Nougat (with XOS)
Processors – Octa-core 2.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU
– Mediatek Helio P20 chipset
– Mali GPU
Alert types Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 mbps downlink; Up to 11.5 mbps uplink
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Version 4.2, A2DP
NFC To be confirmed
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Primary – Dual 13 MP, f/1.7 + 5 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 16MP (f/1.9) Camera with LED flash
Capacity 3000mAh Li-Ion battery
Stand-by Undefined
Talk time Undefined
Music play Undefined
Other Features
Sensors Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous – FM radio
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Price level About 142,000 naira– 150,000 naira (390 USD)

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