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Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

Specifications

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime (Galaxy J Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
3072 MB 
Display
5.5 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, capacitive, IPS, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 16M colors, glossy: yes
Storage
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, up to 256 GB, Sensors: Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8 x 151.7 x 75 ( = 0.31 x 5.97 x 2.95 in)
Battery
3300 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Camera
Primary Camera: 13 MPix f/1.9, 28mm, autofocus, LED flash
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/1.9, LED flash
Weight
167 g ( = 5.89 oz / 0.37 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 70.88% - average
Average of 8 scores (from 20 reviews)
price: 81%, performance: 75%, features: 60%, display: 67% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 76%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime

60% Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime Review: OK for the Basics
Source: Tom's Guide English
Samsung’s budget phone offers a solid camera in a nostalgic design, but you can find other Android phones that offer more at this price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/12/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime Review: When Design Dominates The Mid-Range Market
Source: Mobile and Apps English
In conclusion, what makes the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime feel like a superior smartphone is mainly its design, mainly the simple fingerprint scanner that is implanted on its home button.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/04/2016
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime review - Priming up the J7 experience
Source: Tech Nave English
Obviously, the J7 Prime is a better version than the J7 (2016), it has a great metal design look giving that premium feel. The fingerprint sensor is good with more storage space than ever. Coupled with occasionally useful features like the Outdoor mode (still no Auto Brightness function, though), Ultra Data Saving mode, Ultra Power Saving mode, and S Bike mode, while the picture quality improvement is an added bonus as well.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/17/2016
65% Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime: Great battery life; but competition offers better value for money
Source: Tech2.in.com English
There are much better offerings in this price category in terms of raw performance, camera quality and design. The Exynos 7870 offers performance numbers in the same range as a Snapdragon 650 / 652 or thereabouts. But now, you get Snapdragon 820 sporting smartphones in the Rs 20k price range. As an alternative to the Galaxy J7 Prime, you could at the Lenovo Z2 Plus which comes for Rs 19,999. If you can extend your budget, you can get the Xiaomi Mi 5 as well. If you are keen on the Galaxy J7 Prime, then I would suggest waiting till it gets a price drop closer to the Rs 15,000 range.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/03/2016
Rating: Total score: 65% performance: 70% features: 60% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 60%
60% Price could have been better
Source: Gadget Show English
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime features a 5.5 Inch display and runs on Android v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) operating system. The device is powered by a Octa core, 1.6 GHz, Cortex A53 processor paired with 3 GB of RAM.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/24/2016
Rating: Total score: 60%
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime Review: The Finest of the J Series?
Source: Unbox English
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is priced at Php 13,990 and the competition is rather stacked at that price point. The question we always ask in our verdict is: “Should you include this device on your short list of phones to consider for your next purchase?” The answer: Definitely. It may have its flaws, but our experience with the J7 Prime has generally been a pleasant one and its a gorgeous looking phone too.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/24/2016
80% Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime review: Premium looks, outstanding battery life
Source: India Today English
While meaningful innovations still form the backbone of Samsung's new J-series phone, the Galaxy J7 Prime is a different breed altogether. It is more premium and comes with a heftier spec-sheet. And it costs more. The Galaxy J7 Prime will cost buyers Rs 18,790. But it isn't just a paper tiger. It's quite good at what it does actually. While design is subjective, a little bit of premium is always a plus to have and grab. The phone has a credible screen and capable performance. There's very little overheating and battery life is fantastic. Of course, the cameras could have been better (especially in low light) and the software could have been lighter. But, there will always be a 'what if' with any smartphone. The J7 Prime, like most smartphones, isn't perfect. But it does the job, and it does the job quite well.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime Hands-on, Initial Review: The Best J Series Phone?
Source: Unbox English
The Exynos 7870 processor isn’t a performance-driven chipset, evidenced by its respectable AnTuTu score. However, the phone performed well during our brief time with it, with the phone exhibiting zero lag during navigation and general use. Gaming on the J7 Prime is acceptable – it’s not the best but it’s not the worst we’ve seen either.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/13/2016
80% Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime has been launched in India at a price of Rs. 18,790 and is now available at various retail stores. It has a lot of features such as a metal body, large 3300mAh battery, S Power Planning, and superb screen. S Power Planning and Secure Folder are both neat value additions in software. Despite featuring a large 5.5-inch screen, the J7 Prime is easy to manage. At this price point, the phone is pleasure to use.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/04/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
Mr. Anonymous returns with unboxing and hands-on pics
Source: Tech Nave English
While the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime has yet to be officially announced, we've received info that it has started selling here in Malaysia for RM1199. In addition, our sometimes random but mostly accurate leakster Mr. Anonymous has returned, this time with hands-on pics of the Galaxy J7 Prime.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/28/2016
73% Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime Review
Source: Techniqued English
t Rs 18,700, it is still tough to recommend this device over competition like ASUS Zenfone 3 (priced Rs 21,999) or even offerings like Redmi Note 3 or Le 2 which are priced almost 6-7k cheaper than J7 Prime. But if you are in the market for a Samsung phone for less than 20k, then J7 prime makes sense.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/16/2016
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 70% performance: 75% display: 74% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

72% Review del Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
Source: smart GSM Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/16/2017
Rating: Total score: 72% price: 85% performance: 65% display: 50% workmanship: 85%
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime [Análise/Review]
Source: Canaltech Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Metal case; good price; nice display; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/18/2017
Smartphone Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime - Recensione Caratteristiche Prezzo
Source: Smartphone e tablet android Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/12/2016
Rating: performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
Đọ chi tiết camera Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime và Oppo F1s
Source: VNReview VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/28/2016
77% Galaxy J7 Prime - smartphone vỏ kim loại giá tốt
Source: Sohoa VN Express VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/25/2016
Rating: Total score: 77% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 60% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Trên tay Galaxy J7 Prime hồng vàng: Đáng yêu, e thẹn như thiếu nữ
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Attractive design; impressive color; good price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/20/2016
Mở hộp Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime bản thương mại: Sẽ có bất ngờ gì bên trong?
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; good design; long battery life. Negative: Unsupport quick charge.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/25/2016
Đánh giá nhanh Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime: thay đổi lớn của Samsung ở phân khúc 6 triệu
Source: Tinh Te VN→EN
Positive: Impressive black color; decent cameras; good hardware; long battery life. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/22/2016
Trên tay Galaxy J7 Prime: Câu trả lời "ngọt ngào" của Samsung dành cho OPPO F1s
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; first fingerprint sensor on J version; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/23/2016

Comment

Model: The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is a budget-friendly smartphone with good hardware specification and decent build quality. It is especially suitable for users who require an affordable smartphone with big screen and decent performance. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is an improved version of Samsung Galaxy J7 2016. The main upgrades over the J7 2016 are a higher RAM capacity of 3 GB and a fingerprint sensor located under its home button. Equipped with a Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 chipset, 3 GB of RAM and a Mali-T830 MP2 GPU, it is truly comes with high performing hardware specification. It has 16 GB internal storage, which can be insufficient for users who install many apps or capture many photos. However, smartphone's dedicated microSD card slot allows users to upgrade storage to up to 256 GB.

As for the display, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime features a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It has a screen-to-body ratio of around 73.3% and a pixel density of approximately 401 ppi. To protect against cracks and scratches, it is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass v4 which protects it from scratches. The body of the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime is a full metal clad body in either black or gold color. The antenna lines run on the bottom and top part of the phone just like on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. It measures at 151.7 x 75 x 8 mm (5.97 x 2.95 x 0.31 in) and weighs at 167 g (5.89 oz). Its non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery is capable of delivering up to 21 hours of talktime on 3G network and up to 84 hours of music play. The Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow system comes with the Samsung Notes app, which was only available on Galaxy Note series devices previously.

For the camera, it features a 13 MP f/1.9 aperture camera with autofocus and LED flash. It is capable of capturing 1080p videos at 30fps. Additional features of the primary camera include geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and HDR mode for low light captures. In addition, there is a secondary 8 MP f/1.9 aperture front camera for selfies or video calls. As for connectivity, it has Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS and 2G/3G/4G network. Dual SIM support provides convenience to users who often use networks of different countries, which is ideal for people who travel frequently. In addition, the phone features a microUSB v2.0 port supporting USB On-The-Go and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Besides a fingerprint sensor, it features an accelerometer and a proximity sensor. All specs considered, the Galaxy J7 Prime is a good mid-range smartphone, but for its price, it doesn’t offer enough in view of the fact that there are many cheap and good smartphones out there.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-T830 MP2: Integrated graphics card for smartphones and tablets with two clusters (MP2) supporting OpenGL ES 3.2. Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards. » 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.
5.5":

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.
0.167 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.


70.88%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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Stefan Hinum, 2016-09-24 (Update: 2016-09-24)