Today (1-September-2016), Samsung has launched its new smartphone under J-series. The new smartphone is Galaxy J7 Prime, which is launched in Vietnam. J7 Prime has been priced at VND 6,290,000 (around Rs. 19,000) and will be available starting August 23 in Vietnam. Samsung has not revealed plans to make its Galaxy J7 Prime smartphone available in other markets as of now.
Specification wise, the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) IPS display and is powered by an octa-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz. The front side of smartphone sports the 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It comes with 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage. The phone also supports expandable storage via microSD card up to 256GB.
Galaxy J7 Prime runs on latest Android flavour i.e. Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The phone supports dual-SIM (both Micro-SIMs). It get its power from 3300mAh battery and features fingerprint scanner at the front embedded in the home button. The phone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with an f/1.9 aperture with LED flash. The rear camera also sports full-HD video recording. There is an 8-megapixel front camera with an f/1.9 aperture. It measures 151.5×74.9×8.1mm and packs a 3300mAh battery. Connectivity options include Bluetooth, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, 4G, W-Fi, USB-OTG, and Micro-USB. The handset supports LTE Cat. 4 download speeds.
Recently, Samsung also launched its first smartphone featuring a digital TV tuner, the Galaxy J2 DTV. The biggest highlight of the Samsung Galaxy J2 DTV is its capability to broadcast television on the phone. It has been priced at PHP 6,990 (approximately Rs. 10,000) and is expected to be available online. There is currently no news about launch in India. Stay tuned with us for more updates.