samsung galaxy j maxWhen Samsung first launched the Galaxy Note many years ago, many mocked the company for the large display. Who would ever need such a large display, many had asked back then, but look at where we are now. However could Samsung be pushing for a new standard? We’re not sure if they are, but either way the Samsung Galaxy J Max with its 7-inch display is now official.

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We had heard rumors about the device earlier and it sure looks like Samsung did not waste any time making it official. As this phablet is part of the Galaxy J series, it does not pack very high-end specs. Despite its 7-inch display, the device only sports a WXGA resolution which we have to say is rather disappointing.

Under the hood, we’re looking at a 1.5GHz quad-core processor with 1.5GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable storage. There is a 4,000mAh battery which given its specs, should last its user quite a while. There is also an 8MP rear-facing camera, a 2MP front-facing camera, and oddly and frustratingly enough, it come with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box.

Samsung has also bundled a Bluetooth headset with the device which makes it easier for users to place calls, unless you don’t mind slapping a 7-inch device to your face. The handset is priced at around $200 and for now it seems to be limited to India only.

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7"
  • 1280x800
  • TFT LCD
  • 216 PPI
8 MP
  • f/1.9 Aperture
4000 mAh
    1.5GB RAM
    • Spreadtrum SC8830
    • MicroSD
    Price
    ~$ - Amazon
    Weight
    289 g
    Launched in
    2016-07-01
    Storage (GB)
    • 8
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