Samsung avid fanatics are torn between switching and whether what to buy since Samsung launched 3 new models of their mid-range Galaxy J7 this 2017. Specs and price-wise, users would be surely confused on whether what to prefer between the J7 2017, J7 Pro and J7 Max — all closely priced and share specs.
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So, we would be glad to show the differences between the J7 2017, Pro and Max to determine the best for anybody.
Galaxy J7 (2017), Pro, Max: Display & Design
In terms of screen display size, the Galaxy J7 Max wins the category. Compared to the 2017 and Pro’s 5.5 inches Super AMOLED screen, the Max has a massive 5.7 inches PLS capacitive touchscreen.
All of the three has a metallic body, fingerprint sensor, and a non-removable battery. The J7 2017 and Pro share a refined and cleaner unibody design with curved 2.5D glass upfront.
Galaxy J7 (2017), Pro, Max: Software and Power
The J7 2017 and Pro is powered by the company’s Exynos 7870 Octa. On the other hand, the Max is jet packed with MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20. Both of the J7 2017 and Pro has a 3GB RAM, but the J7 Max packs 4GB of RAM.
Unsurprisingly, the Galaxy J7 Pro leads in built-in internal storage since it has 64GB. Meanwhile, the J7 2017 only has 16GB ROM for its Global variant while the Max has 32GB.
Galaxy J7 (2017), Pro, Max: Camera, Battery, and Other features
The Samsung J7 2017, Pro and Max boasts a 13 MP f/1.7 back Camera along with a 13 MP f/1.9 Main Camera. All of the main cameras are also equipped with LED flash as well. For the meantime, check our camera review of the J7 Pro here.
Speaking of battery juice, the J7 2017 and Pro is donned with 3,600mAh battery. Compared to the Max and Prime’s 3,300 mAh, the Pro and the 2017 variant prevails with longer battery life.
PH Pricing for Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 series
The Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) is not yet released in the Philippines. Yet, its estimated price is around ₱17,000. The J7 Pro given a recent release has the hefty price of ₱15,990. Lastly, the J7 Max being the cheapest with ₱14,000. Stay tuned for confirmations about the Galaxy J7 2017 PH pricing here at Manila Shaker.
For users who are more of specs and performance, the Galaxy J7 Max is obviously for you. Big screen gamers would love the Max for its 5.7-inch display as well. However, the other two’s Samsung Exynos chipset is said to be more powerful compared to the Max’ MediaTek.
Nonetheless, for those whose battery matters, some would prefer the Galaxy J7 2017 or Pro. The two also have AMOLED screens which means better screen quality.
Samsung Galaxy (2017) vs J7 Pro vs J7 Max Comparison, Full Specs
|SPECS, PH Price||Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)||Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro||Samsung Galaxy J7 Max|
|Display||5.5″ 1080p Full HD AMOLED||5.5″ 1080p Full HD AMOLED||5.7″ 1080p Full HD IPS|
|Design||Metal unibody||Metal unibody||Metal unibody|
|Colors||Blue, Pink, Gold, Black||Black, Gold||Black, Gold|
|Chipset||Exynos 7870 octa-core processor, 1.6GHz||Exynos 7870 octa-core processor, 1.6GHz||Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20|
|Processor||Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53||Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53||Octa-core 2.4 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Graphics||Mali-T830 MP2||Mali-T830 MP2||Mali-T880 MP2|
|Memory||16 GB, 3 GB RAM-Global; 32 GB, 3 GB RAM-SWA/SEA/LATAM, microSD||32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM, microSD||32 GB, 4 GB RAM, microSD|
|Main Camera||13 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, LED flash||13 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, LED flash||13 MP, f/1.7, autofocus, LED flash|
|Front camera||13 MP, f/1.9, LED flash, 1080p||13 MP, f/1.9, LED flash, 1080p||13 MP, f/1.9, LED flash|
|Connectivity||WiFi n, 4G LTE, Dual-SIM, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB, USB OTG, Samsung Pay||WiFi n, 4G LTE, Dual-SIM, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB, USB OTG, Samsung Pay||WiFi n, 4G LTE, Dual-SIM, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB, USB OTG, Samsung Pay|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat||Android 7.1 Nougat||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Battery||3,600mAh battery, no fast charging||3,600mAh battery, no fast charging||3,300mAh battery, no fast charging|
|Official Price||₱ 17,000 SRP||₱ 16,000 SRP||₱ 14,000 SRP|
|Availability date||July 2017, TBA in the PH||July 2017||June 2017|