General

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) (Snapdragon)
Price About 600 USD About 260 USD
Announce Date January 2017 March 2016
Release Date January 2017 April 2016
Manufaturer Samsung Samsung
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-By) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-By)
Price
About 600 USD About 260 USD
Announce Date
January 2017 March 2016
Release Date
January 2017 April 2016
Manufaturer
Samsung Samsung
SIM
Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-By) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-By)

Body

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) (Snapdragon)
Dimensions 6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in 5.97 x 2.99 x 0.31 in
Weight 186 g 170 g
Colour Options Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist and Peach Cloud White, Black, Gold, Rose Gold
Dimensions
6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in 5.97 x 2.99 x 0.31 in
Weight
186 g 170 g
Colour Options
Black Sky, Gold Sand, Blue Mist and Peach Cloud White, Black, Gold, Rose Gold

Display

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) (Snapdragon)
Screen Size 5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Type Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD) 720 x 1280 pixels (HD)
Pixels Per Inch 386 ppi 267 ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 73.6% 72.3%
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4 No
Screen Size
5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Type
Super AMOLED Super AMOLED
Resolution
1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD) 720 x 1280 pixels (HD)
Pixels Per Inch
386 ppi 267 ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio
73.6% 72.3%
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 4 No

Hardware

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) (Snapdragon)
Chipset Exynos 7880 Octa Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
CPU Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-T830MP3 Adreno 405
RAM 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Storage 32 GB 16 GB
Expandable Storage microSD, Up To 256 GB (Dedicated Slot) microSD, Up To 256 GB (Dedicated Slot)
Chipset
Exynos 7880 Octa Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
CPU
Octa-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core (4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU
Mali-T830MP3 Adreno 405
RAM
3 GB 2 GB
Internal Storage
32 GB 16 GB
Expandable Storage
microSD, Up To 256 GB (Dedicated Slot) microSD, Up To 256 GB (Dedicated Slot)

Software

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) (Snapdragon)
OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Custom UI TouchWiz TouchWiz
OS
Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Custom UI
TouchWiz TouchWiz

Connectivity

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) (Snapdragon)
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector microUSB 2.0
USB OTG No Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, WiFi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE 4.1, A2DP
Radio FM Radio FM Radio, RDS, Recording
GPS A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes Yes (Market Dependent)
Headphone Jack 3.5 mm 3.5 mm
USB
2.0, Type-C 1.0 Reversible Connector microUSB 2.0
USB OTG
No Yes
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, WiFi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth
4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE 4.1, A2DP
Radio
FM Radio FM Radio, RDS, Recording
GPS
A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC
Yes Yes (Market Dependent)
Headphone Jack
3.5 mm 3.5 mm

Camera

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) (Snapdragon)
Rear Camera 16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm
Front Camera 16 MP, f/1.9 5 MP, f/1.9
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Camera Features Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Rear Camera
16 MP, f/1.9, 27mm 13 MP, f/1.9, 28mm
Front Camera
16 MP, f/1.9 5 MP, f/1.9
Video
1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Camera Features
Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR

Battery

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) (Snapdragon)
Battery Capacity Non-Removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh Removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery
Battery Capacity
Non-Removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh Removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery

Network

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) (Snapdragon)
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Technology
GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE

Sensors

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) (Snapdragon)
Sensors Fingerprint (Front-Mounted), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer Accelerometer, Proximity
Sensors
Fingerprint (Front-Mounted), Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass, Barometer Accelerometer, Proximity

Other Features

Title Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) (Snapdragon)
Other Features IP68, Samsung Pay, Fast Battery Charging, ANT+ Support ANT+ Support
Other Features
IP68, Samsung Pay, Fast Battery Charging, ANT+ Support ANT+ Support

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