Samsung India has announced two new smartphones in its “Galaxy J7 2017 series” in the country today. Here, we will take a look at the Samsung Galaxy J7 Max, which sports a unibody metal design. The phone supports Samsung Pay Mini for UPI and Mobile Wallet Payments in India.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Max Specifications
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Max features a 5.7-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD 2.5D curved glass TFT display, that has a pixel density of 386 PPI. It is powered by a 1.6GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757V) 64-bit processor along with Mali-T880 GPU. It comes with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB by adding a microSD card. The device runs on Samsung’s TouchWiz UI based on Android 7.0 Nougat OS.
In the camera department, there is a 13 megapixel primary rear camera with LED flash (Smart Glow 2.0) and f/1.7 aperture. There is another 13 megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash, f/1.9 aperture for clicking selfies and making video calls. Both of them can shoot Full HD 1080p videos. There is a new Social Camera for instant sharing to social apps, editing by adding filters and stickers, Discover photography spots, restaurants and shopping areas. It supports Dual SIM (nano), comes with a 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio. There is a fingerprint sensor embedded into its home button, that can unlock the phone very quickly. We get the usual Ultra Data Saving (UDS) mode, S bike mode and S power planning features like other “Galaxy J series” phones.
In the connectivity department, the Galaxy J7 Max includes 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. The smartphone packs a 3300mAh battery under the hood.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Max is available in Black and Gold color variants. It has been priced at Rs. 17,900 in India and will go on sale from June 20, 2017. The phone comes with Samsung Pay offer – On making transactions through Paytm and UPI via Samsung Pay, customers will get cashback worth Rs. 800. Samsung has also launched the Galaxy J7 Pro for Rs. 20,900.
On this occasion, Sumit Walia, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India, said:
“Samsung J series holds leadership position in the mass mid-segment smartphone market and continues to witness a healthy demand from Indian customers. At Samsung, we listen to our consumers and bring out meaningful innovations that help enhance people’s lives. Considering the increasing market demand in the mid segment, we have launched two new models, Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro. The superior specifications along with disruptive innovations of Samsung Pay and Social Camera on these devices will further consolidate our leadership position.”