Samsung has released its Galaxy J7 (2016) in April 2016, while the Galaxy J7 Prime has hit the stores in September 2016. Today we will compare these two handsets and let you decide which one of them is more suitable for you.
The Galaxy J7 2016 measures 151.7x76x7.8mm and weights 170 grams. It has a faux metal design and it’s available in White, Black, Gold or Rose Gold colors, while the Galaxy J7 Prime is thicker and lighter, as it measures 151.7x75x8mm and weights 167 grams, but its design is more premium, because the exterior is actually made of metal, and on the back, you can see two slim antenna bars. Also, on the front side, hidden inside the home button is a fingerprint scanner.
The Galaxy J7 2016 has a super AMOLED display of 5.5-inch that supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 267 ppi. The Galaxy J7 Prime comes with an IPS LCD display of 5.5-inch that supports a higher resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 401 ppi.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Galaxy J7 2016 has been released in two variants, as follows:
– Chipset: Exynos 7870 Octa or Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617
– Processor: octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz or a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.0GHz
– Graphics card: Mali-T830MP2 or Adreno 405
– RAM: 2GB of RAM.
The Galaxy J7 Prime features a Exynos 7870 Octa chipset, an octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.6GHz, a Mali-T830MP2 graphics card and 3GB of RAM.
Both smartphones have been released with an internal storage of 16GB which you can expand up to 256GB using a microSD card.
The two devices sport a primary camera of 13MP that features autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, panorama, HDR, face detection and touch focus. The secondary camera of the Galaxy J7 2016 supports 5MP, while the Galaxy J7 Prime has a slightly more advanced selfie camera with a resolution of 8MP.
The Galaxy J7 2016 and Galaxy J7 Prime are powered by a battery of 3300 mAh, but only the former allows you to replace it.