Samsung Galaxy J7 2017


Samsung Galaxy J7 2017
Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (Galaxy J Series)
Graphics adapter
3072 MB 
, LPDDR3, 933 MHz
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 401 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, Super AMOLED, glossy: yes
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 9.9 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: combined headphone and microphone jack (3.5 mm), Card Reader: microSD up to 256 GB (SDHC, SDXC), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelleration sensor, geomagnetic sensor, scher, Hall effect sensor, proximity and G sensor, BeiDou, Ant+, OTG, Wifi Direct
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.1, GSM/GPRS/Edge (850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz), UMTS/HSPA+ (850, 900, 1900 and 2100 MHz), LTE Cat. 6 (Band 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20 and 40), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8 x 152.5 x 74.8 ( = 0.31 x 6 x 2.94 in)
3600 mAh Lithium-Polymer, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 24 h
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Primary Camera: 13 MPix (Sony IMX258, f/1.7, auto focus, full-HD video)
Secondary Camera: 13 MPix (Samsung S5K3M3, f/1.9, fixed focus, full-HD video)
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker, Keyboard: virtual, modular power supply, USB cable, SIM tool, headset, QuickStart guide, security and warranty information, TouchWiz 8.1, 24 Months Warranty, Micro-USB, FM radio , head SAR: 0.567 W/kg, body SAR: 1.33 W/kg, fanless
181 g ( = 6.38 oz / 0.4 pounds), Power Supply: 50 g ( = 1.76 oz / 0.11 pounds)
340 Euro


Average Score: 71.6% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 49%, features: 44%, display: 79% mobility: 82%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy J7 2017

83.2% Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) Duos Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
It's not all roses. The Samsung Galaxy J7 is the larger version of the Galaxy J5. It has similar features, but a larger, 5.5-inch display. After the redesign of the entire series, the J7, too, now has a non-removable battery. To find out about other changes, take a look at our detailed review. Update: Review is finished.
60% Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (AT&T) Review
Source: Phone Arena English
The bottom line is this: if you’re particularly fond of what Samsung does with Android – and they do a lot right – but simply don’t want to spend more than $300, then the J7 2017 is really your only choice. But the handset simply doesn’t pack much dollar-for-dollar value. With so many solid options, often offering more features and better performance, there’s never been a better time to try something new.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) review
Source: GSM Arena English
Samsung knows its way around the mid-range just as well as it dominates the top-end market. Maybe that's why we had such high hopes for the Galaxy J7 (2017) and we wanted to find good reasons to like it.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/19/2017

Foreign Reviews

Galaxy J7(2017) Ventajas y Desventajas, Pros y Contras detallados
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Nice design; good hardware; decent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/09/2017
Smartphone Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/02/2017
Rating: performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
Представяне на Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) – 5.5” екран, 8-ядрен Exynos и две 13MP камери
Source: BU→EN
Positive: Nice display; good hardware; decent cameras; metal case; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/21/2017


ARM Mali-T830 MP2: Integrated graphics card for smartphones and tablets with one clusters (MP1) supporting OpenGL ES 3.2. These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
7870 Octa: Exynos 7 Soc with eight Cortex-A53 cores clocked at up to 1.6 GHz and manufactured in a 14-nm process. Includes the GPU ARM Mali T830-MP2 as well as a dual-channel memory controller (LPDDR3-1866).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.181 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Samsung: The Samsung Group is composed of numerous international businesses, all united under the Samsung brand in South Korea. The meaning of the Korean word Samsung is "tristar" or "three stars". The Samsung brand is one of the most important brands of South Korea. Samsung is an international notebook manufacturer of medium size according market shares and reviews.

In 2015 and 2016, Samsung had a market share of around 24-25% in the global smartphone market and was undisputed market leader. In the laptop sector, Samsung is on the 8th place in the global manufacturer rankings from 2014-2016 with 1.7-2.7%.

In 2016 Samsung slipped into a crisis due to exploding smartphone batteries and a failed recall action.

71.6%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Samsung Galaxy On Max
Mali-T880 MP2, Mediatek Helio P20 MT6757, 5.7", 0.179 kg
Samsung Z4
unknown, unknown, 4.5", 0.143 kg
Samsung Galaxy J7 Max 2017
Mali-T880 MP2, Mediatek Helio P20 MT6757, 5.7", 0.179 kg
Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017)
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa, 5.2", 0.16 kg
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro 2017
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa, 5.5", 0.167 kg
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017
Mali-T720 MP2, Exynos 7570 Quad, 5", 0.148 kg
Samsung Galaxy Feel
unknown, unknown, 4.7", 0.149 kg
Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro
Adreno 506, unknown, 5.2", 0.145 kg
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Mali-G71 MP20, Exynos 8895 Octa, 6.2", 0.172 kg
Samsung Galaxy S8
Mali-G71 MP20, Exynos 8895 Octa, 5.8", 0.155 kg
Samsung Galaxy J3 Emerge
Adreno 505, Snapdragon 430, 5", 0.147 kg
Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Prime
Mali-400 MP2, Spreadtrum SC9830A, 4", 0.126 kg
Samsung Galaxy XCover 4
Mali-T720, Exynos 7570 Quad, 5", 0.172 kg
Samsung W2017 Veyron
Adreno 530, Snapdragon 820 MSM8996, 4.2", 0.208 kg
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus
Mali-T720 MP2, Mediatek MT6737T, 5", 0.16 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 SM-W720
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 12", 0.754 kg
Samsung Chromebook 3 XE500C13-K04US
HD Graphics 400 (Braswell), Celeron N3060, 11.6", 1.14 kg
Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 Pro SM-P580
Mali-T830 MP2, Exynos 7870 Octa, 10.1", 0.554 kg
Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6 W627N LTE
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y30, 10.6", 0.64 kg
Samsung Notebook 9 Pro NP940X5M-X01US
Radeon RX 540, Core i7 7500U, 15", 1.7 kg
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 SM-T820
Radeon 530, Snapdragon 820 MSM8996, 9.7", 0.429 kg
Samsung Notebook 9 NP900X5N-X01US
GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 15", 1.21 kg
Samsung Odyssey NP800G5M-X01US
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Samsung NP300E5K-L04US
HD Graphics 5500, Core i5 5200U, 15.6", 1.97 kg
Samsung Chromebook Pro XE510C24-K01US
HD Graphics 515, Core m3 6Y30, 12.3", 1.1 kg
Current Prices
Please share our article, every link counts!
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Library > Samsung > Samsung Galaxy J7 2017
Stefan Hinum, 2017-07-11 (Update: 2017-07-11)