Samsung unveiled the Galaxy J7 Pro and Galaxy J7 Max. The all-new J-series smartphones come with Samsung Pay and Samsung Pay Mini respectively, Samsung's payment solution that has been missing from the range so far. Apart from mobile payment solution, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Max and Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro also promise a premium design, features, specifications that can match flagship phones in some regards.
Samsung's J-series of smartphones have been well received in India, and have been catering to a broad price range. Smartphones like samsung Galaxy J3 Pro, , and Galaxy J2 Pro have been targeted at sub-Rs. 10,000 segment while the Galaxy J7 Prime and Galaxy J5 (2016) have been focused on the Rs. 10,000- Rs. 20,000 segment. The new Galaxy J7 Max and the Galaxy J7 Pro are being marketed as the devices to cater to "mass-mid segment smartphone market which has lately seen fewer launches. At the New Delhi launch event, we got a chance to spend some time with the Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro smartphones and here are our first impressions.
The samsung Galaxy J7 Max also comes with Smart Glow which is a squarish surrounding the rear camera at the back. The Smart Glow around the camera gives you alerts for notifications when they arrive.
For Galaxy J7 Pro, Samsung is promoting the flat back camera which is new design feature. We also liked the new "U" designed antenna bands on the Galaxy J7 Pro that definitely add to the visual appeal of the handset.
The new dual-SIM J-series phones also come with a dedicated slot for microSD card which could turn out to be a good addition at this price.
Samsung Galaxy J7Max and Galaxy J7Pro specifications
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Max features a 5.7-inch full-HD display and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P20 octa-core SoC clocked at 1.6GHz paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage. The phone packs a 3300mAh non-removable battery and support 4G with VoLTE (with Cat. 4 download speed support).
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro, on the other hand, features a 5.5-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display, and is powered by an Exynos 7870 octa-core SoC clocked at 1.6GHz paired with 3GB of RAM. It offers 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded using a microSD card (up to 128GB). The smartphone packs a 3600mAh battery and is IP54 certified for being splash proof.
Both phones sport 13-megapixel rear and front cameras with f/1.7 aperture and f/1.9 aperture respectively. There's flash support on both ends.and many more feature