• 5.5" (1280x720) TFT LCD
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 7.8-MP, f/1.7 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3600 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) phone has a 5.5-inch (1280x720) TFT LCD screen, a 7.8MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3600 mAh and the main processor is a Exynos 7870 Octa with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy J7 (2017) (2017), Price: 295 USD at Amazon
Display5.5" 1280x720 TFT LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 32mm 7.8-MP f/1.7 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 22mm 5-MP
  • Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3600 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 181g (6.4oz), 152.5x74.8x8 mm (6.00 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$295
Diagonal (inches)5.5"
Display/Body Ratio73.1%
Sharpness (PPI)267 PPI
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
NameRear Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 32mm
Sensor Pixel Size µm
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Autofocus
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Software Features
  • Geo Tag
  • Continuous shooting
Video Resolutions
  • 720p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3600 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time24 hours
Music Playback Time91 hours
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7870 Octa
Processor ModelExynos 7870
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.6 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
SAR EU Head0.57 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.33 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM Features
  • 4G
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Proximity

Galaxy J7 (2017) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Is the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) waterproof?

No. the Galaxy J7 (2017) is not water-tight as we do not have an IP-Rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy J7 (2017) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy J7 (2017) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it could be different in Asia. We mostly track United States data.

Is the Galaxy J7 (2017) 4K?

No, the Galaxy J7 (2017) 1280x720 display resolution is not 4K. 4K is often defined to be 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but there are even more variants for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy J7 (2017) support Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy J7 (2017) is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Is the Galaxy J7 (2017) 4G-compatible?

Yes, the Galaxy J7 (2017) is a 4G device that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy J7 (2017) 5G?

No, the Galaxy J7 (2017) does not work on 5G networks.

Does the Galaxy J7 (2017) have a USB-C connector?

No, the Galaxy J7 (2017) is not a USB-C phone.

Does the Galaxy J7 (2017) have a removable battery?

Yes, the Galaxy J7 (2017) has a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Geekbench 4 Single

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Geekbench 4 Multi

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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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