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Samsung has released its Galaxy J7 (2016) back in April 2016, while the Galaxy C7 has hit the stores in June 2016. Today we will compare these two smartphones and let you decide which one of them is better for you.


The Galaxy J7 (2016) measures 151.7x76x7.8mm and weights 170 grams. Likewise its predecessor, it has a plastic back, but Samsung has opted for a metal finish and four variants of colors: White, Black, Gold and Rose Gold. On the other hand, the Galaxy C7 is slimmer and slightly lighter, as it measures 156.6×77.2×6.8mm and weights 169 grams. It has a more premium design, as its body is made of real metal and on the back, you will notice two slim horizontal lines, whose role is to hide the radio antennas.


The Galaxy J7 (2016) comes with a super AMOLED display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 267 ppi. The Galaxy C7 has a bigger super AMOLED display of 5.7-inch that supports a higher resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 386 ppi.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Galaxy J7 (2016) has been released in two variants, as follows:

– Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617 or Exynos 7870 Octa
– Processor: quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz and quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.0GHz or an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz
– Graphics Card: Adreno 405 or Mali-T830MP2
– RAM: 2GB of RAM.

The Galaxy C7 features a Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz, an Adreno 506 graphics card and 4GB of RAM.


The Galaxy J7 (2016) has been released with an internal storage of 16GB, while the Galaxy C7 comes in two internal storage variants of 32GB and 64GB. However, you can expand the storage on both devices up to 256GB using a microSD card.


The Galaxy J7 (2016) sports a primary camera of 13MP that supports autofocus, LED flash, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR, geo-tagging and a secondary camera of 5MP. The Galaxy C7 has a better primary camera of 16MP that features dual-LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR, touch focus and a secondary camera of 8MP.


The GalaxyJ7 (2016) features a removable battery of 3300 mAh, while the battery found on the Galaxy C7 has the same capacity, but it’s non-removable.