The South Korean tech giant Samsung has unveiled its midrange J series J7 max and J7 pro earlier this month. The J series is one of the biggest hit for Samsung in INDIA, The j7 Max is available from June 20 in physical stores and J7 Pro is speculated to hit the markets from mid of July.
Let’s get deeper into specifications and overview of the Handset.
In Design and amp ; Display - The j7 MAX a Phablet features 5.7 IPS LCD FHD (1080 x 1920 px) with 386 ppi, On other hand, J7 Pro comes in 5.5 Full HD (1920x1080) Super AMOLED with 401 PPI, Both the phone has metal unibody and feels premium while J7 pro looks sleek with 7.8 mm thickness, Both the set flaunts in Black and Gold color variant.
Under the hood, the J7 Max features 4GB RAM and powered by Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20 and cloaked with Octa-core 2.4 GHz Cortex-A53 with Mali-T880MP2, while the J7 Pro is 3 GB RAM powered with in-house Exynos 7870 Octa and cloaked under Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 with Mali-T830 MP2.
The Onboard storage is 32GB and can be expanded up to 128 GB using Micro SD card while J7 pro has 64 GB of in-build storage and can be expanded Up to 256 GB, Both the handset has a dual Nano sim tray with dedicated sim slot.
Under the optical section Both J7 Max and J7pro shares a front facing 13 MP camera, f/1.7 aperture with LED flash and primary camera as a 13 MP, f/1.9 with a LED flash, The smart glow feature which is seen in J2 (2016) has been added in j7 max.
The battery of J7 Max is backed up with Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery and J7 Pro has a Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery, the fast charging is supported in J7 pro. It supports micro USB 2.0 port and USB Type c respectively and in both phones, it sports a fingerprint scanner embedded into the physical home button with both the sides of capacitive touch buttons. Both Handsets supports 4G LTE and Volte.
Out of the box, handsets runs on Nougat 7.0 with in-house Samsung touch wiz. Some of the additional features in J7 Max and J7 Pro are it has a social camera which can be instantly edited with live stickers, filters and shared, The Samsung pay mini a lighter version of Samsung pay, with the Samsung mini in J7 max you can pay through UPI and mobile wallet payments, While the J7 pro features Samsung pay which is currently Samsung’s flagship s8 and s8+.
The J7 Max costs 17,900 bucks while j7 pro is little pricey under this range of 20,900 both the phones has decent specs and good design, build quality and better front camera and battery life.
Well for the price tag of 17,900 and 20,900 respectively though it is on the pricey side when compared to other phones in this segment we have to take in mind about the brand value too, so considering that it has been not priced too high or not too aggressive, so this phone is for those people who needs brand value.
Will the Samsung mid-range be out of the shell in these price sector in the current competitive market, let's wait for it and please stay tuned for our full review