Samsung Galaxy J7 Core Price in Singapore & Specifications
New Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt launched at PHP9K
Samsung's latest Galaxy J7 variant, the Galaxy J7 Nxt was just launched in India a couple of days ago. The mid-range device which sports a 5.5-inch display and 3000mAh battery is now available for purchase in retail stores across the country.
Jul 27, 2017
Samsung recently expanded its Galaxy J Series smartphone lineup by unveiling the budget-friendly Galaxy J7 Nxt in India. It arrives with two color variants to choose from, namely Black and Gold. The newly-launched phone with mid-range specs packs a lot of similarities with its sibling, the Galaxy J7 (2016), and some minor differences as well.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt offers a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It's built with an all-plastic body with a dimension of 152.4 x 78.6 x 7.6mm, a body thickness of 7.8mm, and weighs 170 grams. Under the hood lies Samsung's Exynos 7580 octa-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz accompanied by 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. The Galaxy J7 Nxt runs on a pre-installed Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with Samsung's in-house user interface on top.
In the camera department, the Galaxy J7 Nxt features a 13-megapixel rear snapper with an aperture of f/1.9, autofocus, and a dual tone LED flash, and a front-facing camera taken care by a 5-megapixel shooter. As for the connectivity, it supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz, Bluetooth v4.1, 3.5mm Stereo, GPS, GLONASS, and dual SIM. The handset's sensors include an accelerometer and a proximity sensor. The Galaxy J7 Nxt takes its power from a 3000mAh battery, which is slightly smaller compared to the Galaxy J7 (2016)'s 3300mAh cell. Surely, more details regarding the phone's availability will emerge in the coming days. Will it also arrive in other markets across the globe? We'll see.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Nxt Key Specs
- Display : 5.5-inch Super AMOLED 720 x 1280 pixel
- CPU : Exynos 7580, Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 GPU Mali-T720MP2
- OS : Android 7.0 Nougat
- RAM : 2GB
- ROM : 16B
- Main camera : 13MP, aperture f/1.9
- Front-facing Camera : 5MP
- SIM : dual SIM (micro SIM, dual standby)
- Dimension : 152,4 x 78,6 x 7,6 mm
- Weight : 170 gram
- Battery: 3000mAh
- Images from shop.samsung.com
|Release Date in Singapore|
|Processor frequency||1.6 GHz|
|Display diagonal||14 cm (5.5")|
|Display resolution||1280 x 720 pixels|
|Display number of colours||16.78 million colours|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB connector type||Micro-USB|
|Headphone connectivity||3.5 mm|
|Weight & dimensions|
|SIM card capability||Single SIM|
|SIM card type||MicroSIM|
|Wi-Fi standards||IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n|
|Bluetooth profiles||A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HOGP, HSP, MAP, OPP, Pan, PBAP, SAP|
|2G bands (primary SIM)||850,900,1800,1900 MHz|
|3G bands supported||850,900,1900,2100 MHz|
|4G bands supported||800,850,900,1800,2300 MHz|
|Near Field Communication (NFC)||Yes|
|RAM capacity||2 GB|
|Internal storage capacity||16 GB|
|Compatible memory cards||MicroSD (TransFlash)|
|Maximum memory card size||128 GB|
|Assisted GPS (A-GPS)||Yes|
|Operating system installed||Android|
|Operating system version||6.0|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||13 MP|
|Front camera type||Single camera|
|Front camera resolution (numeric)||5 MP|
|Video recording modes||1080p|
|Maximum frame rate||30 fps|
|Resolution at capture speed||1920x1080@30fps|
|Video capture resolution (max)||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Battery capacity||3300 mAh|
|Talk time (3G)||23 h|
|Browsing time (Wi-Fi)||15 h|
|Browsing time (3G)||11 h|
|Browsing time (4G)||14 h|
|Continuous audio playback time||96 h|
|Continuous video playback time||21 h|
|Colour of product||White|
|Subscription type||No subscription|
Samsung Galaxy J7 Core – An entry-level gaming smartphone
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Core is the latest smartphone which was recently released from the J7 Series. It is considered as the cheapest phone from the lineup and being advertised as a basic gaming device.
Body and Build
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Core resembles the physical appearance of other Samsung J-Series smartphones when it comes to build quality and its style. It comes with a premium plastic body build with a matte texture which makes the phone easier to hold. However, the phone has thick bezels which are quite outdated for a 2017 smartphone. Present at the back of the phone is the compelling camera hump and the back case is detachable that when removed, you'll see the battery which you can easily replace when you need to. Below the back cover sits the SIM card slot and SD card slot. The appearance of the smartphone looks old-fashioned when compared to other new released smartphones, yet it has a classy feel. It comes complete with typical ports and buttons which includes the 3.5mm headphone jack but unfortunately, there is no presence of a fingerprint scanner which mostly seen on smartphones with this price range. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Core weighs 170 grams and has a dimension of 152.4 x 78.6 x 7.6 and it comes in Black and Gold colors.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Core sports a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED HD display having 1280 x 720 resolution with 267ppi pixel density and it is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass. It has a splendid viewing angle and good color reproduction which is ideal for games as it has Samsung Game Launcher that can obstruct all incoming notification, capture a copy of your gaming experience and it can even record it. There is also no problem when the device is used on outdoors because it is still very clear.
Camera wise, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Core comes boasts a 13MP primary camera with a f/1.9 aperture with the capability of fast autofocus. It has a powerful camera performance and is great for capturing pictures in any light conditions. As for its front camera, it has a 5MP sensor with f/2.2 aperture. It has a selfie flash too and beautification modes which you can customize your skin tone, the width of your face and the size of your eyes.
OS and software
The device runs with Android 7.0 Nougat with TouchWiz UI on top. It doesn't have much bloatware and only few Samsung, Google, Microsoft and social media pre-installed apps can be seen which makes the device run smoothly.
Memory and Storage Specs
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Core is equipped with 1.6GHz Exynos 7870 octa-core 14nm processor coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB built-in storage which can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD slot. The Samsung claims that this device is capable of running extreme games such as the Mobile Legends without having any lags.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Core is powered by a 3000mAh removable battery which is average enough for some common activities such as watching YouTube videos, gaming, picture-taking, and internet browsing. It doesn't support Quick charging and it will take almost two hours for the J7 Core to be fully charged.
- Pros - Nice display, good gaming performance, detachable battery
- Cons - Low RAM and built-in storage, no fingerprint scanner, doesn't support fast-charging
About the Company
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is a South Korean company which is located in Seoul, South Korea. The company is involved in manufacturing and selling smartphones, TVs, printers, tablets, monitors, and other electronic devices. It is considered today as the biggest information technology company all over the world having assembly factories and sales connections within 80 countries.