Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016)

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Samsung Galaxy J7 2016
Samsung Galaxy J7 logo.png
A Samsung Galaxy J5. The J7 is only slightly larger.
Manufacturer Samsung Electronics
Series Galaxy J
  • SM-J710F (India, UAE, Turkey)
  • SM-J710M (Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Bolivia, Uruguay)
  • SM-J7108 (China, Hong Kong)
  • SM-J710K (South Korea.KT)
  • SM-J710H (Russia, Venezuela, Ukraine)
Compatible networks (GSM/HSPA/LTE)
2G: GSM850, GSM900, DCS1800, PCS1900
3G UMTS: B1(2100), B2(1900), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900)
4G FDD LTE: B1(2100), B3(1800), B4(AWS), B5(850), B7(2600), B8(900), B20(800)
4G TDD LTE: B40(2300)
First released June 2016
Successor Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)
Related Samsung Galaxy On8
Type Touchscreen smartphone
Form factor Phablet
Dimensions 152.2 mm (6 in) H
78.7 mm (3.10 in) W
7.5 mm (0.30 in) D
Weight 173 g (6.03 oz)
Operating system

Android 6.0.1 "Marshmallow"

Upgradable to 7.1.1 "Nougat"
System on chip Snapdragon 615 or Exynos 7580 Octa
Memory 2 or 3 GB LPDDR3 RAM
Storage 16GB
Removable storage microSD up to 128 GB
Battery 3300 mAh Li-Ion Removable battery
Display 5.5 in (140 mm) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) Super AMOLED
Rear camera

13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash

*Features = Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
*Video = 1080p@30fps
Front camera 5 megapixels (1080p) HD video recording @ 30 fps back-illuminated sensor, LED flash

The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) is an Android mid-range smartphone produced by Samsung Electronics in 2016 and based on Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 or Exynos 7580 Octa chipset.[1][2]


The Samsung Galaxy J7 comes with a removable back panel, metallic chrome diamond-designed frame and a metal-finish plastic back cover. On the front of the phone, there is a 5.5 inch screen with two capacitive buttons to switch between apps and a hardware home button just below the screen. Above the display, there is a 5-megapixel camera with an LED flash and a chrome grill covering the earpiece and sensors. It has a Samsung S5K3L2 CMOS image sensor. On the right edge of the phone, there is a power button and there are volume keys on the left edge of the phone. There is a 3.5mm headphone jack and a micro-USB port at the bottom of the device. On the backside of the device, there is a slot for a microSD card and 2 slots for SIM cards and NFC chips with a 3300mAh battery concealed under a plastic rear cover.

Samsung Galaxy J7 has a HD Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 720×1280. The screen comes with scratch resistant glass, which according to Samsung is equivalent to Corning's Gorilla Glass 3.


Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) comes with Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 version with Samsung's TouchWiz UI skin.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) have officially started releasing Android Nougat with Samsung's new Samsung Experience UX skin. It arrived first in Russia on late August. [3]


Preceded by
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2015)
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) Succeeded by
Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)