Samsung launched Galaxy J7 Pro and Galaxy J7 Max in India
After the great accomplishment of the budget ‘Galaxy J series’ in India (thanks to ‘Made for India’ features like Ultra Data Saving (UDS), and S-bike mode), Samsung has introduced two new budget devices into its ‘Galaxy J series’ family named Galaxy J7 Pro and Galaxy J7 Max, along with Pay Mini (A new payment solution by Samsung) at New Delhi today.
The Galaxy J7 Pro is already available for pre-order in Vietnam, and its design and specifications are same as the recently launched Galaxy J7 (2017).
Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro sports a 5.5-inch full HD (1080p) Super AMOLED display with a 2.5D curved glass design. At the heart, there is a 1.6GHz Octa-Core Exynos 7870 SoC chipset along with Mali T830 GPU. It also comes with 3GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card up to 256GB. It is powered by a 3,600mAh battery and support USB Type-C for charging. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, Dual Sim and GPS. The home button on the Galaxy J7 Pro doubles up as a fingerprint sensor. There is also an always-on display mode on the phone. It also has IP54 certified splash resistance capabilities.
On the photography front, the smartphone features a 13-megapixel snapper with f/1.9 aperture and 1080p video recording capabilities. Interestingly, for selfie lovers, there’s a 13-megapixel front-facing camera accompanied by a flash.
Coming on to the Galaxy J7 Max, it sports a 5.7-inch full HD (1080p) TFT display with a 2.5D curved glass design. At the heart, there is a MediaTek Helio P20 octa-core SoC chipset. It also comes with 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card up to 256GB. It is powered by a 3,300mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, Dual Sim and GPS. Moreover, the phone also features a smart glow mode around the rear camera, which glows to signify unread notifications.
On the photography front, the smartphone features same specs as of Galaxy J7 Pro i.e. 13-megapixel rear camera, 13-megapixel front camera.
On the software front, both of the smartphones run on Android Nougat 7.0 out-of-the-box painted with Samsung’s custom UI. Other features of the camera include Instant sharing on social as well as augmented reality (AR).
So now, let us know more about Samsung’s new payment solution for budget devices, “Pay Mini”. Pay Mini is nothing but a lite version of Samsung Pay (which is available on flagship devices like the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+). Pay Mini is designed to work on budget devices that do not necessarily have features like NFC. It works with mobile wallets and payment services such as Paytm and UPI. Unlike Samsung Pay, this new feature will not work with regular swiping machines that are using MST technology. Pay Mini is designed to work on any device that runs on Android Lollipop and above, and has a minimum of HD (720p) resolution display, according to Samsung.
The Galaxy J7 Pro and Galaxy J7 Max users with Reliance Jio connection will get up to 120GB extra 4G data. Samsung is also offering up to ₹800 cashback on payments made using Pay Mini on the new smartphones.
The Galaxy J7 Pro is priced at ₹20,900 whereas the Galaxy J7 Max is priced at ₹17,900.