Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro was launched in June 2017. It looks to be the best J series smartphone yet. The J7 Pro is more featured and costlier than the J7 Max. It comes with a 5.5-inch SuperAMOLED display and powered by Exynos 7870 Octa-core chipset with 3GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Its available in Black, Gold colors and priced at Rs. 19,990 in India. Let’s find out the more detailed review of Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro Specs
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro looks great and got a new design which resembles the new A series. The all metal body gives it a premium look. The rear panel has a 13 MP camera and LED flash along with Samsung logo. The front panel has a 13MP camera, LED flash and the usual set of sensors and below integrated with the physical home button which also works as a fingerprint scanner. As its thin, it’s very easy to hold and gives a good feeling when holding.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro features a 5.5 inch Super AMOLED Full HD (1080×1920 pixels with 401 ppi density ) display. The AMOLED panels provide much brighter colors and the viewing angles and good in outdoor. It has a 2.5D curved glass which adds some premium looks to the phone. The Always-on display is good, but unfortunately, there’s no protection offered to the display.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with new UI which is used in Galaxy S8 and S8+, which looks a lot better when comparing to its old versions. The notification center and quick toggles have also been changed and there is an option to change the layout of the toggles.
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The highlight of Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro is the support for Samsung Pay. This is the first J series phone to feature Samsung Pay and NFC. You can do secure transaction after adding your card. It also features Samsung’s security apps like S Secure and Secure folder which are now found on all Samsung phones for privacy settings of apps.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro is powered by the Exynos 7870 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 process with Mali-T830 MP1. It comes with 3 GB of RAM and you can get 32/ 64GB variants, also with an option to expand the storage using the dedicated SD card up to 256GB. The processor is not as powerful as the Snapdragon 625 which is seen in even budget smartphones like Lenovo P2, Redmi Note 4 etc.
In terms of the camera, Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro sports a 13 Megapixel rear camera with f/1.7 with LED flash. The main features include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR, It gets new camera interface which seen on Galaxy S8, but few features are missing. The daylight shots taken with the camera is decent quality with details. The closeup images also came out well except some issues in focus, even though the low light images were taken with the device also good comparing to J7 Max.
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In front, it sports a 13MP front camera with f/1.9 and LED flash for quality low light selfies. The selfies took with Galaxy J7 Pro is excellent and its one of the best selfie camera in this price range along with Honor 9i.
J7 Pro packs a Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery which is quite good from Samsung. In our test, the J7 Pro battery in daily use is very decent. Unfortunately, there’s no fast charging included in this device even though it had a bigger capacity battery. The power saving mode will help you save some percent of battery life.
Overall, the Samsung J7 Pro is a good buy from a premium brand like Samsung. Even though the pricing of this device little bit on the higher side, It comes with a good design and good AMOLED display, new and improved UI, Samsung Pay support, Bigger battery. The device comes with a budget Exynos 7870 chipset even when other budget level phones having much improved Snapdragon 625 below the price range.
If you’re looking for a branded one, then definitely it’s for you with a price range of 19, 990 with some cool specs, If you want more affordable one, then its Honor 9i with the good chipset, camera.
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