The Samsung Galaxy J Series is the largest selling lineup from the brand, in India. Today, Samsung has launched the Galaxy J7 Max and J7 Pro, both of them are designed for people who shares a lot of photos on social media.
Both the Galaxy J7 Max and J7 Pro come with a rear 13MP camera with f/1.7 with LED flash and also a 13MP front camera with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash on the front as well. J7 Max and J7 Pro users will also get 120GB additional data from Reliance Jio. Also, with the J7 max users will be able to use the Samsung Pay Mini whereas, with J7 Pro, users will be able to use fully fledged Samsung Pay.
In terms of specifications, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Max runs Android 7.0 Nougat and sports a 5.7-inch full-HD 1080p display and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P20 octa-core processor, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, which is expandable via a microSD card. As for optics, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Max packs a 13-megapixel rear and front sensors with f/1.7 aperture and f/1.9 aperture respectively and both the front and rear cameras come with LED flash. The rear camera also comes with Samsung’s proprietary Smart glow mode which is a replacement for generic notification light on smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Max packs a 3300mAh battery, and connectivity options include LTE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth support. It is priced at Rs. 17,990.
The Samsung J7 Pro is a bit better in terms of performance as far as we can guess b looking at the spec sheet. The Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro sports a 5.5-inch full-HD 1080p Super AMOLED display. It is powered by an Exynos 7870 octa-core SoC paired with 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which is expandable using a microSD card. It also packs a bigger 3600mAh battery and is IP54 certified for being splash proof. Connectivity options on the J7 Pro include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and USB Type-C. The phone is priced at Rs. 20,990.
Commenting on the launch of both the new smartphones from Samsung’s J Series, Mr. Sumit Walia, Director, Mobile Business, Samsung India said, “Samsung J series holds a leadership position in the mass-mid segment smartphone market and continues to witness a healthy demand from Indian customers. At Samsung, we listen to our consumers and bring out meaningful innovations that help enhance people’s lives. Considering the increasing market demand in the mid segment, we have launched two new models, Galaxy J7 Max and Galaxy J7 Pro. The superior specifications along with disruptive innovations of Samsung Pay and Social Camera on these devices will further consolidate our leadership position,”
The recently-launched Samsung Pay will be available on Galaxy J7 Pro while Galaxy J7 Max comes with Samsung Pay Mini. Samsung Pay users can turn their Samsung smartphone into a wallet, storing credit and debit cards. And using Samsung Pay, users can also use Paytm as well as the government’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and pay to merchants by just tapping the phone on the Point of Sale (PoS) machine. Samsung Pay Mini is designed to cater to the unique requirements of Indian mid segment consumers. It provides a comprehensive platform for UPI and e-wallets. Samsung Pay Mini will be launched first on Galaxy J7 Max and will be made available on select existing J-series devices shortly.