Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

Last Updated: 23rd April 2019
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime review summary

The new Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime has been launched at Rs. 18,790 and offers a lot of features. The 4G-enabled J7 Prime sports a metal body, full-HD display, massive battery, and some great software enhancements which make it one of the more interesting choices in the sub-Rs. 20,000 price category. On the downside, we wish that the camera performed a bit better in low light and the fingerprint scanner wasn’t so iffy.

Read detailed Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime review
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Well designed and well built
  • Superb screen
  • S Power Planning feature
  • Decent battery life
  • Bad
  • Low light camera performance could be better
  • Fingerprint scanner can be tricky at times
Display5.50-inch
ProcessorExynos 7870
Front Camera8-megapixel
Resolution1080x1920 pixels
RAM3GB
OSAndroid 6.0
Storage16GB
Rear Camera13-megapixel
Battery Capacity3300mAh

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime Price in India (23rd April 2019)

Galaxy J7 Prime (Black, 3GB RAM, 16GB)Rs. 10,949
Galaxy J7 Prime (Gold, 3GB RAM, 16GB)Rs. 12,400
Galaxy J7 Prime (Gold, 3GB RAM, 32GB)Rs. 12,900
Galaxy J7 Prime (Black, 3GB RAM, 32GB)Rs. 13,999
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime specifications (full)

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime battery and general information

Release dateSeptember 2016
Launched in IndiaYes
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)151.50 x 74.90 x 8.10
Weight (g)167.00
Battery capacity (mAh)3300
Removable batteryNo
ColoursGold, Black

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime display

Screen size (inches)5.50
TouchscreenYes
Resolution1080x1920 pixels
Protection typeGorilla Glass
Aspect ratio16:9
Pixels per inch (PPI)401

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime hardware

Processor1.6GHz octa-core
Processor makeExynos 7870
RAM3GB
Internal storage16GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)256

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime camera

Rear camera13-megapixel (f/1.9)
Rear autofocusYes
Rear flashLED
Front camera8-megapixel (f/1.9)

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime software

Operating systemAndroid 6.0

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime connectivity

Wi-FiYes
GPSYes
BluetoothYes, v 4.10
NFCNo
InfraredNo
USB OTGYes
Micro-USBYes
Headphones3.5mm
FMYes
Number of SIMs2
SIM 1
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes
SIM 2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
GSM/CDMAGSM
3GYes
4G/ LTEYes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40)Yes

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime sensors

Fingerprint sensorYes
Compass/ MagnetometerNo
Proximity sensorYes
AccelerometerYes
Ambient light sensorNo
GyroscopeNo
BarometerNo
Temperature sensorNo
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime reviews and ratings by users

Based on 82 rating(s)
3.7 Out of 5
Based on 82 rating(s)
  • 5 Star
    40
  • 4 Star
    13
  • 3 Star
    9
  • 2 Star
    4
  • 1 Star
    16
Based on 49 recommendations
69% Recommend
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j7prime i bought great phone
By Deeraj Sudan | 31 Oct 2017 | 31 Oct 2017
j7prime after nougat very good working wonderful performance I like this phone features good phone nice battery backup
5 Out of 5
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Very nice mobile
By Ankush Gupta | 17 Sep 2016 | 17 Sep 2016
Lot of features spl ram 3 gb +finger scanner
5 Out of 5
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3 out of 3 people found this review helpful
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Samsung mistake
By Diamond Inomiesa | 3 Nov 2017 | 3 Nov 2017
I have been an ardent user of Samsung phones. In fact, I was using using the ordinary Samsung galaxy J7, but unfortunately, I lost it to pick-pocket. So following the usual love I had for Samsung phones, I bought the J7 prime..The phone is just two weeks old with me now. It has a good design, and other good t features of Samsung phones, the camera is too dull. I have been wondering whether it is actually a Samsung product. The normal J7 that I lost had a far better camera than the J7 prime. I really regret buying it. I could have bought Infinix Note R Pro for N70,500. But I bought the J7 prime for N87,000 because I trusted in Samsung phones, now I am disappointed. I want to ask whether it is possible to recall this phone to maintain customers confidence.
3 Out of 5
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime--My first time with Samsung and Android devices
By T Thompson | 30 May 2017 | 30 May 2017
I decided to switch from a Microsoft Nokia phone after using one since 2014 to a Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime with an Android OS versus switching to iPhone--everyone else in my family has an iPhone and ridicule me for not using an iPhone. I chose the Samsung Galaxy J7 based on cost--it was about 60% of the cost of an iPhone. Cost is a consideration for me since I have lost 4 phones in the last 4 years. The reason this opportunity to switch arose resulted from losing my phone. However, my experience with the Samsung phone has been very disappointing. It performs most the functions I require but I find the user interface to be difficult and not very user friendly (relative to the Microsoft/Nokia phone). For example, the interface does not allow me to determine where data and apps are stored in some cases (i.e. internal vs. SD memory). One aspect of the Samsung that is PARTICULARLY ANNOYING is the constant add pop-ups that take place on the phone. It seems almost every application comes with one or more adds that constantly interfere with the use of the phone. The poor harassed user seems to have little or no control over these adds popping up all the time. This Samsung model was about 30-40% more expensive than an equivalent Microsoft-Nokia model. I regret not sticking with the Microsoft phone after a months experience with the Samsung model. I could offer more specifics but what I state above seems sufficient.
2 Out of 5
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Every thing good about it ie camera,Ram, display. But hanging a lot..some time not working properly... so irritating
By Jyotiranjan Dalabehera | 24 Mar 2017 | 24 Mar 2017
Not good enough
2 Out of 5
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Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime summary

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime smartphone was launched in September 2016. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels at a pixel density of 401 pixels per inch (ppi) and an aspect ratio of 16:9.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is powered by a 1.6GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 processor. It comes with 3GB of RAM.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3,300mAh non-removable battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime on the rear packs a 13-megapixel camera with an f/1.9 aperture. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 8-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/1.9 aperture.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime based on Android 6.0 and packs 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB). The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards.

Connectivity options on the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v4.10, USB OTG, Micro-USB, FM radio, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime measures 151.50 x 74.90 x 8.10mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 167.00 grams. It was launched in Gold and Black colours.

As of 23rd April 2019, Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime price in India starts at Rs. 10,949.

 
 

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