The Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo LTE was released into the market for consumer use in the Month of July 2017. Since its launch, the phone has been bought by many people who love Samsung products.
The mid-range smartphone I am reviewing costs Ksh 16,599 on Jumia online market.
You should remember that the prices are very volatile in Kenya but even so, the fact is, the phone has nice features that make life happier enjoyable and satisfying.
Hesitate not, take an action and acquire one and start your life with Samsung.
Consider the features you will get in the Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo LTE and take out the fear of cash in you.
The display type is super AMOLED
The screen size is 5.5 inches
The screen to body ratio is~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
In terms of resolution, there is 720×1280 pixels
The pixel density stands at 267 PPI
There is no scratch resistance glass as in other phones.
The body dimension is 152.4 x 78.6 x 7.6 mm (6.00 x 3.09 x 0.30 in)
It is a light phone which has a weight of 170 g (6.00 oz). The weight is light enough to allow you to jump, run and have it in your pocket without any feeling. In fact, you can easily walk for a long distance without even noticing that you have a phone in your pocket simply because of it so light.
Do you want to touch more than two points on your screen and expect a response? Of course yes, fear not since the Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo LTE has a multitouch screen.
Benefits of a multi-touch screen you need to know
- It improves your user interaction with your smartphone
- You enjoy advanced functions
- Makes you perform tasks quickly. It is fast
- It is flexible
The operating system is Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Note that Android 7.0 (Nougat) is much better when compared to Marshmallow. It has a feature that gives you an opportunity to upgrade your operating system a new system that should be released by the manufactures.
It also improves battery life.
The Nougat operating system gives you an opportunity to multi-task your phone with a lot of easiness. An experience which is so rare.
Other benefits of using a phone with Nougat operating system are
- Quick switching from one App to another App. You will not be wasting time when you move from Twitter to Facebook or from Whatsapp to any other in your phone. Things are much better and easier than you may think, just practice how to use the feature and enjoy.
- Do you love emojis? If yes then nougat operating system sorts your desires and give you exactly what your phone cravings. Go for it and get even more added emojis.
- There App by App basis notification adjustment.
- You can use two Apps at the same time.
- There is an option of viewing two chrome tabs at the same time.
The chipset installed is the Exynos 7870 Octa (14 nm)
The chipset is found in many mid-range Samsung smartphones launched in 2016 and 2017.
Examples of Samsung smartphones which have the Exynos 7870 Octa (14 nm) chipset include the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017), Galaxy J5 (2017) and the Galaxy J7 Pro. These phones are so popular and many people have bought and are using them.
Exynos 7870 Octa (14 nm) has 8 cores and 8 ARM Cortex-A53 that have a speed of 1.6GHz as the frequency of the CPU. This is the reason why the Samsung phones with this chipset perform exemplary well from day to day.
The chipset is optimized to do well with the Samsung UI.
The CPU is Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU is Mali-T830 MP1
When we look at the phone memory you have to note that there are two types of memories
The two are RAM and ROM. RAM is the Random Access Memory which you can access and alter as you may wish to but the ROM means the Read Only memory which you access but you can not write or do any changes on it.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo LTE has a 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage.
The 2GB RAM means that you can do much stuff on your phone without much trouble as compared to those smartphones with 1GB RAM which keep hanging from time to time when you try multi-task
The 16 GB ROM is suitable for storing data such as videos, music, documents, programmes and Applications that you may wish to have in your phone.
If the ROM is not enough for you, there is an option of increasing it by buying a microSD card of up to a maximum of 256 GB and mount it on expansion slot. The microSD creates more space that you may wish to have for storage purposes.
The main camera is single with 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm (wide), AF. Some of the features of the camera are LED flash, panorama.
The selfie camera is single with 5 MP, f/2.2, 23mm (wide) and there is LED Flash and panorama
Both cameras take videos.
You will always want to hear when somebody calls, texts, WhatsApp or even emails and to do so you will be in need of alerts. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo LTE has Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones alert types.
There is a loudspeaker and 3.5mm jack
Under this category, you will enjoy the following
- Type is Li-Ion
- The capacity is 3000mAh
The phone colours are
Pick your favourite and if you lack we are sorry hope the manufacturer will increase the number of colours later.
Nelly G writeson Amazon page and says,”Actually Unlocked Very impressed with this phone. Definitely worth buying. I’m from the Caribbean and usually sceptical when purchasing unlocked phones but this one exceeded my expectations. The phone is fully unlocked just pop in your SIM and go. No hassle. Two thumbs up 👍👍.”
Makanga says, “Very impressed with this phone. Definitely worth buying. I’m from the Caribbean and usually sceptical when purchasing unlocked phones but this one exceeded my expectations. The phone is fully unlocked just pop in your SIM and go. No hassle. Two thumbs up 👍👍.