Samsung Galaxy J7 Launched In India For Rs. 14,999: Details, First Impressions & Hands On Video

Samsung Galaxy J7 India launch has finally taken place today, at an event in Delhi. The Galaxy J7 has been launched alongside Samsung Galaxy J5 phone. While both smartphones are positioned as gaming smartphones, they come loaded with several gaming oriented offers for buyers.

Five games come pre-loaded on the device namely- Asphalt 8, GT Racing 2, Modern Combat 5, 6 Guns and Spiderman Unlimited. Also, the games come with Game Credits worth Rs. 3,200 (Applicable to all 4 games except Spiderman Unlimited) which users can utilize in-app purchases.

Samsung Galaxy J7 India

On design front, the Galaxy J7 looks premium. On the front, there is a 5.5-inch HD display below a 5 mega pixel front facing camera accompanied with LED flash.


Below the display, there are three touch capacitive buttons (which lack backlit).


Primary microphone, charging port and 3.5mm audio jack are on the lower edge. Power/Wake up key is on right edge while volume rocker is placed on the left edge. On the rear there is a 13 mega pixel auto focus camera with LED flash above Samsung logo.


Powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core Exynos paired with 1.5GB of RAM, it runs Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system. The removable plastic rear panel houses a 3000mAh battery, microSD card slot and dual SIM card slots. Inbuilt memory onboard is 16GB which can be expanded up to 128GB using microSD card. Overall, the device looks premium.


Features and Specifications of Samsung Galaxy J7 India

  • Processor: 1.5 GHz octa-core Exynos
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Display: 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720)
  • RAM: 1.5GB
  • ROM: 16GB (expandable up to 128GB via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel auto focus with LED flash. f/1.9 aperture
  • Front Camera: 5 mega pixel with LED flash
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1
  • Dimensions: 152.5×78.7×7.5 mm
  • Weight: 172 grams
  • Color Options: White and Black
  • Dual SIM

Hands On Video

Price and Availability

The Samsung Galaxy J7 is priced at Rs. 14,999 and will be available exclusively on Flipkart. Pre-booking starts today (July 16, 2015) while sale will start on July 23. Samsung has partnered with Airtel to offer 4G users with double data offer. Customers will also get unlimited music download worth Rs. 594 on Wynk Music app for 6 months. Buyers can also get Samsung flip covers worth Rs. 999 at Rs. 199 for a limited time period.

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