Specs summary

Screen
5.5"

The Samsung Galaxy J7's screen is 5.5 inches with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.2GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa core 1.2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 5.1 Lollipop (Update Available: 6.0 Marshmallow) operating system (OS).

Camera
13+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 13+ megapixel camera. There is also a secondary front facing camera with 5+ megapixels resolution.
Storage
16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
3000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3000 mAh battery. Samsung's performance ratings are 14.8 days standby time, 1080 minutes (2G), 1080 minutes (3G), 660 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.



If you're in the market for a solid performer that's a cut above the rest — and won't break the bank — the Galaxy J7 should be on your list.

- Eric M. Zeman , Phone Scoop 

Reviews (7.7/10 Avg. rating)


Notebookcheck

Stylish case, more performance and a larger battery

from Notebookcheck
With the Galaxy J7 (2016), Samsung has overhauled its mid-range 5.5-inch smartphone in a subtle, but effective way. One highlight of the 2016 edition is the metal case, which provides the smartphone with higher-quality haptics and more sturdiness when compared to its predecessor. The performance has also been taken up a notch by switching from the octa-core Snapdragon 615 SoC to the Samsung Exynos 7870 Octa and upgrading the RAM from 1.5 to 2 GB. Another plus point: The new edition comes with the more current Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS instead of Android 5.1... Full review
Phone Scoop

A classic mid-range handset from Samsung

from Phone Scoop
The phone — which Boost Mobile is selling for $229 — is attractive, well-made, and functional as a piece of hardware. Many will appreciate the large screen and removable battery/memory. More importantly, the J7 delivers excellent battery life, above average call and data performance, and very good Bluetooth/GPS. These are clutch strengths... Full review
Fone Arena

Brilliant battery life, good build quality

from Fone Arena
The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) is just an average smartphone. Even though Samsung has improved the performance and battery life compared to its predecessor, the phone has the same 720p display, while most phones in the price range feature a 1080p screen. The camera has also not been improved compared to the predecessor... Full review
Digit

Disappointing device, but with really great battery life

from Digit
The Samsung Galaxy J7 is a disappointing device, but with really great battery life. That said, it still can't beat its competitors, in any department. Its not a good phone to buy... Full review

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Full Specs

Overview
Release date July 6, 2015
Regions available USA, United Kingdom, Asia, Europe, North America, Australia, South America, Africa, India, Philippines, Russia, China
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
LTE:
2100/800/850/900 /1800/2600 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
SIM Card Micro-SIM
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 5.1 Lollipop (Update Available: 6.0 Marshmallow)

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa core 1.2 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
16 GB
RAM 1 GB
ROM No
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass No
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 1.25 W/kg
Body: 1.36 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included Data Cable, Headset, Manual, Standard Battery, USB Power Adapter
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 3000 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time 780 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time 660 minutes
3G Surfing Time 540 minutes
4G Surfing Time 540 minutes
Talk Time Up to:
1080 minutes (2G)
1080 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 14.8 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black, Gold, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 15.2 x 7.9 x 0.8 cm
(6 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 171 grams
(6 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology Super AMOLED
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel Density 267 pixels
Size 5.5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML, HTML 5
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB)
PC Synchronization No
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 13+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Effects, Geotagging, ISO, Multi-shot, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance, Exposure value, HDR, Sound & Shot
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera  
Resolution 5+ megapixels
Zoom Yes
Additional Front Camera Info Wide selfie
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, AAC, AMR-WB, AMR, WAV, M4A, OGG
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, 3G2 / 3GPP2, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): Samsung SM-J700F

Also available in a dual-SIM model.
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