• 5.5" (1280x720) Super AMOLED
  • 2GB
    MSM8952 Snapdragon 617Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3300 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) phone has a 5.5-inch (1280x720) Super AMOLED screen, a 13MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3300 mAh and the main processor is a MSM8952 Snapdragon 617Exynos 7870 Octa with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy J7 (2016) (2016), Price: 395 USD at Amazon
Display5.5" 1280x720 Super AMOLED
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • MSM8952 Snapdragon 617Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3300 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 170g (6oz), 151.7x76x7.8 mm (5.97 x 2.99 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$395
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Display
TypeSuper AMOLED
Diagonal (inches)5.5"
Display/Body Ratio72.3%
Resolution1280x720
Sharpness (PPI)267 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
NameRear Camera
Megapixel13-MP
Aperturef/1.9
Sensor Pixel Size1.15 µm
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3300 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time23 hours
Music Playback Time96 hours
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameMSM8952 Snapdragon 617Exynos 7870 Octa
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)quad-core 1.6 & quad-core 1 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 6.0.1
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
SAR US Head1.1 W/Kg
SAR US Body1.01 W/Kg
SAR EU Head0.35 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.39 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeMicro SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • FLAC
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

Galaxy J7 (2016) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) waterproof?

No. the Galaxy J7 (2016) is not water-resistant as we do not see an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy J7 (2016) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy J7 (2016) does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but things could be different in Asia. We mostly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy J7 (2016) 4K?

No, the Galaxy J7 (2016) 1280x720 screen resolution is not 4K. 4K is typically defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but there are a few more variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy J7 (2016) support Wireless Charging?

No, Galaxy J7 (2016) does not feature Wireless Charging.

Is the Galaxy J7 (2016) 4G-compatible?

Yes, the Galaxy J7 (2016) is a 4G handset that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy J7 (2016) working with 5G?

No, the Galaxy J7 (2016) is not a 5G NR device.

Does the Galaxy J7 (2016) have a USB-C connector?

No, the Galaxy J7 (2016) does not have a USB Type C port.

Does the Galaxy J7 (2016) have a removable battery?

Yes, the Galaxy J7 (2016) has a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

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GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

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GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 (Offscr.)

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GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

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Battery Capacity (mAh)

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