The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) is expected to make its debut before Mobile World Congress, which begins later in February. The alleged smartphone has already made an appearance this month in benchmarks, revealing some of its key specs. The device was earlier also spotted on the US certification site FCC (Federal Communications Commission), which suggests the device could be launched in the country soon.
Now the device has shown up on GFXBench Database confirming some of the Galaxy J7 2017’s specs.
2017 Galaxy J7: Specs and Features
According to GFXBench, the smartphone will feature a 5.5-inch HD display with a 720p resolution, as opposed to a Full HD display rumored earlier.
The Galaxy J7 2017 was earlier said to pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core processor bundled with 3GB of RAM. However, the device listed in GFXBench shows an Exynos 7870 processor bundled with 2GB of RAM. In terms of storage, there’ll 16GB of built-in storage further expandable via microSD slot.
Besides, the smartphone is rumored to pack either an 8MP or 13MP primary camera. For selfies, the smartphone is expected to feature 5MP front-facing shooter. Also, the 2017 Galaxy J7 is said to run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box. The smartphone is likely to come with a 3000mAh battery with fast charging.
2017 Galaxy J7: Design
A report by SamMobile earlier this month revealed the phone’s design citing images from a case maker. Going by the images, the 2017 Galaxy J7 bears striking similarity with the earlier released Galaxy J3 Emerge. The image also shows a microUSB port, a 3.5mm jack, along with two mics for noise cancellation.
2017 Galaxy J7: Release Date and Price
While an exact release hasn’t been revealed yet, credible smartphone tipster Evan Blass suggests the device will launch in the US market anytime soon. The device will reportedly arrive on at least three major carriers which include US Cellular, AT&T, along with T-Mobile.
Even exact pricing is yet to be disclosed. But considering the price of its predecessors, we can expect it’ll be not less than $350.
Galaxy Tab S3 to debut at MWC 2017
Samsung recently announced that it would hold a media event during Mobile Word Congress on February 26. Multiple reports suggest that Samsung might unveil the upgraded Galaxy Tab S3 at the event. The company may have big plans for its flagship Android tablet, as the device is expected to get significant upgrades.
Besides, a new report from Korea Herald also suggests the Korean manufacturer might even show-off the much-awaited Galaxy S8 flagship at the event.