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Samsung Galaxy J7 Max: 5.7-inch that makes it bigger, better and max


Galaxy J is one of Samsung’s best-selling series, and with Galaxy J7 Max; the series is about to get bigger.

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We already have Galaxy J7 Prime from last year that makes for a real cool smartphone back then. Let us recall what is was all about:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 1920 pixels or ~401 ppi pixel density
  • Gorilla Glass 4 protection
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Exynos 7870 Octa chipset, Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 processor, Mali-T830MP2 graphics and 3GB RAM
  • 13MP primary camera with f/1.9 aperture, 28mm, autofocus and LED flash
  • 8MP secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash
  • 32GB internal storage + microSD expansion slot up to maximum 256GB
  • Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
  • Android Marshmallow 6.0.1
  • Dual-sim and 4G LTE
  • September 2016 release date
  • $289 USD price tag

It was one of the real value for money smartphone from the South Korean manufacturer that serves to offer mid-range specs at an affordable pricing. With a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS screen coupled with a mid-range hardware, 13MP-8MP camera setup, good amount of storage and good battery life makes for a real winner in this case.

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Almost one year on, here comes something bigger, better and will give maximum return for your spending. Without further ado, let’s meet Galaxy J7 Max:

  • 5.7-inch Full HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 1920 pixels or ~386 ppi pixel density
  • Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20 chipset, Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) processor, Mali-T880MP2 graphics and 4GB RAM
  • 13MP primary camera with f/1.7, autofocus and LED flash
  • 13MP secondary camera with f/1.9 and LED flash
  • 32GB internal storage + microSD expansion slot up to maximum 256GB
  • Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
  • Android Nougat 7.0
  • Dual-sim and 4G LTE
  • Expected Q3 2017 release date

As you can see, the Galaxy J7 Max took some of last year’s DNA and make it bigger, better and for maximum satisfaction. It will now be sporting a bigger 5.7-inch Full HD IPS screen for more of your viewing pleasure. The extra screen real estate will put you in good stead indeed.

Regarding hardware, Galaxy J7 Max will now be equipped with the Helio P20 chipset, a faster octa-core processor, good graphics and 4GB RAM. This potent combination should allow for the smooth running of most apps and games that are out there in the market.

Camera-wise, a 13MP primary camera awaits you which is rather average these days. But there’s nothing average about its 13MP selfie camera that will now be featuring a LED flash. This means that you will be able to take selfies that look as bright as day, even when you are in the dark.

As for storage, there’s 32GB of internal storage that is available. Should you need more space, just pop in a microSD card and you are all set to go up to 256GB.

Moving on to the battery, a 3300 mAh will be found on the Galaxy J7 Max. It might not mean much, but at least it should be able to supply enough juice for it to last a full day in between charging.

Last but not least, it will be running on the latest Android Nougat 7.0 right out of the box. You will be getting the best software to complement the good hardware that it possesses.

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Samsung Galaxy J7 Max is a worthy upgrade of last year’s offerings. Yes, it will now be bigger, better and provides maximum pleasure to everyone that decides to give this smartphone a go. With a good 5.7-inch Full HD IPS screen, mid-range hardware, good 13MP selfie camera with LED flash and the latest Nougat 7.0 OS means everything hits the right note with this device.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Max is expected to be available in Q3 2017 although there’s no word yet on its pricing. Stay tuned for more updates from us as we get closer to the release date.

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