Samsung, the South Korean tech leader, has unveiled the all-new premium looking mid-range device dubbed as Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo equipped with dual camera setup, fingerprint sensor, front-facing LED flash and Face Unlock features. The device gets unveiled through a press release issued in India while it is expected to hit other markets very soon.
Galaxy J7 Duo – Features
The Galaxy J7 Duo looks quite similar to its high-end siblings; for instance the rear end looks like Galaxy S9+ minus rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. However Samsung brings the same sensor on the front along with the combo of classic home button and capacitive keys.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo features a 5.5-inch Super-AMOLED display offering an HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels with no bezelless design. However an overall 70% of screen to body ratio is offered with pixel density of 260 ppi.
While going inside, we have a 1.6 GHz octa-core Exynos 7870 processor powering up the device clocked at 1.6 GHz whereas a decent Mali-T830 MP1 works in the graphics department.
The smartphone does not offer different storage options as we have the only decent combo of 4GB RAM and 32GB native storage. However, a dedicated microSD card slot is also there that may sport 256GB of storage.
The Galaxy J7 Duo is a dual SIM supported device by default that runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung’s own TouchWiz Grace UX on top along with Bixby Home feature. Samsung has introduced a 3,000 mAh battery unit to fuel the J7 Duo.
Interestingly, the Galaxy J7 Duo has become the first J series smartphone from Samsung to feature dual rear camera setup comprising of a 13MP lens with f/1.9 aperture and another 5MP lens with the same aperture size. The main camera setup is sported with an LED flash that can shoot Full HD video at 30 fps.
The LED flash enabled 8MP selfie shooter has an aperture of f/1.9 that may be used for selfie shooting along with Face Unlock, Selfie Focus and Beauty Mode features.
Galaxy J7 Duo – Pricing and Availability
Samsung India has announced a price tag of INR 16,990 (~$264) for the Galaxy J7 Duo that has been made available in colors like Black and Gold. it is expected that the smartphone will soon be released in other Asian markets including Pakistan. Keep visiting us to know exact release date and price tag of Galaxy J7 Duo in your country or region.
Galaxy J7 Duo – Specifications
|OS||Android 8.0 Nougat with Grace UX|
|Supported Networks||2G, 3G, 4G LTE|
|Dual SIM Support||Yes|
|CPU||1.6 GHz Octa-Core Cortex-A53|
|Chipset||Exynos 7870 Octa|
|Display||5.5″ Super AMOLED with 720p HD resolution (~260 ppi)|
|Fingerprint sensor||Yes, front mounted|
|Card slot||yes, up to 256 GB|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS|
|Primary Camera||13 MP f/1.9 + 5 MP f/1.9, autofocus, LED flash|
|Secondary Camera||8 MP f/1.9, LED flash|
|Price||INR 16,990 (~PKR 30,000)|