• 6" (2220x1080) Super AMOLED
  • 3GB/4GB
    Snapdragon 450 SoC
    32GB/64GB Storage
  • 16-MP, f/1.7 Rear: 2 Cameras
  • 3500 mAh
  • 5.5" (1280x720) TFT LCD
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3600 mAh
Specifications Highlights
Product NameGalaxy A6 Plus (2018)Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017)
ProductGalaxy A6 Plus (2018), Price: 279 USD at AmazonGalaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) (2017), Price: 295 USD at Amazon
Display6" 2220x1080 Super AMOLED 5.5" 1280x720 TFT LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 16-MP f/1.7 (Primary)
  • 5-MP f/1.9
  • 32mm 8-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 24-MP f/1.9
  • 22mm 5-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 450 SoC
  • 3GB/4GB RAM
  • 32GB/64GB Storage
  • MicroSDXC
  • Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3500 mAh3600 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 191g (6.7oz), 75.7x160.2x7.9 mm (2.98 x 6.31 x 0.31 inches)IP Rating, 181g (6.4oz), 152.5x74.8x8 mm (6.00 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$279$295
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Display
Product NameGalaxy A6 Plus (2018)Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017)
TypeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Diagonal (inches)6"5.5"
Display/Body Ratio75.3%73.1%
Resolution2220x10801280x720
Sharpness (PPI)411 PPI267 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
  • 2.5D
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Product NameGalaxy A6 Plus (2018)Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017)
Focal Length (35mm) 32mm
Megapixel16-MP8-MP
Aperturef/1.7f/1.9
Sensor Pixel Size1.12 µm1.4 µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • LED Flash
  • Autofocus
  • HDR Photo
  • Autofocus
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geo Tag
  • Face Detect
  • Geo Tag
  • Continuous shooting
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Product NameGalaxy A6 Plus (2018)Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017)
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3500 mAh3600 mAh
Battery Features
  • Non-Removable
  • Removable
Talk Time21 hours24 hours
Music Playback Time91 hours
Computing
Product NameGalaxy A6 Plus (2018)Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017)
Processor BrandQualcommSamsung
Processor NameSnapdragon 450Exynos 7870 Octa
Processor ModelExynos 7870
Processor # Cores88
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.8 GHz1.6 GHz
RAM Options3GB/4GB3GB
Internal Storage Options32GB/64GB16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSDXCMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 8.0Android 7.1
Communications
Product NameGalaxy A6 Plus (2018)Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017)
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 MbpsLTE CAT6 301 Mbps
LTE Bands12, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66
Modem Features
  • UMTS
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • HSPA+
  • LTE
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Dual-band
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.2
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • DIP
  • HFP
  • HID
  • HSP
  • MAP
  • OPP
  • PAN
  • PBAP/PAB
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USBMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG
  • USB 2.0
SAR EU Head0.57 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.33 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
Product NameGalaxy A6 Plus (2018)Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017)
NameSIM0SIM0
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
SIM Features
  • 4G
Multimedia
Product NameGalaxy A6 Plus (2018)Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017)
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • FM Radio
  • 3.5mm Port
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Audio Formats
  • AAC
  • 3GA
  • AMR
  • RA
  • FLAC
  • M4A
  • MID
  • MIDI
  • MP3
  • OGA
  • OGG
  • WMA
  • WAV
Video Formats
  • MPEG-4
  • MP4
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • BeiDou
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus (2018) vs. Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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