Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 vs OnePlus X: The mid-budget smartphone battle

Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 is a premium budget smartphone with several new features like S Bike mode. OnePlus X also offers a premium design with an excellent user interface. In this article, we will compare the features and specifications of both the smartphones.


While Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 features a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED HD display, OnePlus X offers a 5-inch FHD Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protected Active Matrix OLED display with 441PPI. The pixel density is very high if you compare with other competing smartphones. Moreover, the display offers brilliant and detailed color reproduction due to the integration of advanced technology. The OLED is an evolving display technology and you will not find this display in other competing phones, where they offer only IPS display.

Even though OnePlus X offers a 5-inch display, the device will enable you to view more content because of the integration of Full HD display. Despite FHD display in Galaxy J7 2016, you will not be able to take advantage of the large area because of HD only display, which offers 1280×720 resolution.


While Galaxy J7 2016 comes with Exynos 7870 Octa-Core Processor (1.6GHz) paired with Mali T830 graphics, the OnePlus X features an advanced Snapdragon 801 processor coupled with Adreno 330 GPU.

The Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 is equipped with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage, OnePlus X offers 3GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB eMMC storage, which is better than Galaxy J7 2016. You will be able to expand the internal storage of both J7 2016 and OnePlus X up to 128GB.


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While Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 offers a 13MP primary camera coupled with a 5MP front-facing shooter, the OnePlus X is equipped with 13MP rear camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture and slow motion technology paired with an 8MP front-facing snapper with f/2.4 aperture.


Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 features a 3300mAh battery, which provides the capability to deliver up to 23 hours of talk time on 3G network. However, OnePlus X ships with a 2525mAh LiPo battery, which is comparatively lower than Galaxy J7 2016.

Operating Platform


On the software front, the Samsung Galaxy J5 2016 offers Android Marshmallow 6.0. The OnePlus X, meanwhile, offers Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on top of OxygenOS. There are reports that the upcoming OnePlus 3 ships with Android Marshmallow. Moreover, the company is planning to release Android M updates for OnePlus X in the upcoming months.

Advanced Features

Like Samsung Galaxy J5 2016, the Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 also integrates S Bike mode, which ensures that the rider to attend calls only after stopping the vehicle. A pre-recorded message will be played to the caller stating that the relevant person is riding the bike. Moreover, the unique Motion Lock feature ensures users to attend the call only after stopping the bike.


While Samsung Galaxy J7 is priced at Rs. 15,990, OnePlus X is available at Rs. 14,999, exclusively available on Amazon India. Flipkart is also providing exchange offers up to Rs. 13,000 in return for display intact fully functional devices as part of the Big Shopping Days. Moreover, you will be eligible for 10% cash back if you purchase the device using Citi debit and credit cards till May 27.