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Samsung is preparing to release its Galaxy S7 Active and Galaxy J3 Pro sometime this month. The first device is the rugged version of the Galaxy S7 flagship which is IP68 and MIL-STD-810G certified, so it’s resistant to water, dust, salt, vibration and drops, among others. The other device is an entry level mid-tier with a metal body, that costs only $150.


The Galaxy S7 Active features a super AMOLED display of 5.1-inch that supports a resolution 2560×1440 pixels at 576 ppi. On the other hand, the Galaxy J3 Pro has a smaller super AMOLED display of 5-inch that supports a lower resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 294 ppi.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Galaxy S7 Active comes with a Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset, a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 1.6GHz and a dual-core Kryo CPU clocked at 2.15GHz, an Adreno 530 graphics card and 4GB of RAM. Unfortunately, we don’t know too many details about the Galaxy J3 Pro, but we know that it will be powered by a quad-core CPU clocked at 1.2GHz and 2GB of RAM.


The Galaxy S7 Active will be released in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB which you will be able to expand up to 256GB using a microSD card. The Galaxy J3 Pro is expected to come with an internal storage of 16GB, but you w ill be able to expand it up to 128GB.


The Galaxy S7 Active sports a primary camera of 12MP that features phase detection autofocus, LED flash, OIS, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto HDR and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Galaxy J3 Pro has a weaker primary camera of 8MP that features LED flash, autofocus, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR and a secondary camera of 5MP.


The Galaxy S7 Active comes with a non-removable battery of 4000 mAh, which is way more powerful than the removable 2600 mAh battery that the Galaxy J3 Pro comes with.