• 5.5" (1280x720) TFT LCD
  • 3GB
    Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 8-MP, f/1.9 Rear: 1 Camera
  • 3600 mAh

The Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) phone has a 5.5-inch (1280x720) TFT LCD screen, a 8MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 3600 mAh and the main processor is a Exynos 7870 Octa with 3 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductGalaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) (2017), Price: 295 USD at Amazon
Display5.5" 1280x720 TFT LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 32mm 8-MP f/1.9 (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 22mm 5-MP
  • Exynos 7870 Octa SoC
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (256GB max.)
Battery3600 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 181g (6.4oz), 152.5x74.8x8 mm (6.00 x 2.94 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$295
Price at Launch$265
Diagonal (inches)5.5"
Display/Body Ratio73.1%
Sharpness (PPI)267 PPI
  • Multitouch
  • Glossy
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Focal Length (35mm) 32mm
Sensor SizeSmall
Autofocus Features
  • Contrast
  • Phase Detection
Hardware Features
  • Autofocus
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 720p/30fps
  • 1080p/30fps
Battery TypeLi-Ion
Battery Capacity (mAh)3600 mAh
Battery Features
  • Removable
Talk Time24 hours
Music Playback Time91 hours
Processor BrandSamsung
Processor NameExynos 7870 Octa
Processor ModelExynos 7870
Processor # Cores8
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.6 GHz
RAM Options3GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size256GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 7.1
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT6 301 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
  • ac
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB 2.0
SAR EU Head0.57 W/Kg
SAR EU Body1.33 W/Kg
Sim Card 0
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM Features
  • 4G
Audio Alerts
  • MP3
  • WAV
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Proximity

Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much does Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) costs?

The last time we checked, the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) was retailing at around $295 online. Things may have changed a bit since. The Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) launched at $265 on 2017-06-01.

Is the Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) waterproof?

No. Our data shows that the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) is NOT water-proof an has no IP-Rating certification. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) Dual-SIM?

No, the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but it may be different in Asia. We mainly track USA data.

Is the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) 4K?

No, the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) resolution of (1280x720) is not defined as 4K. 4K is typically defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but it has even more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) have Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) is not capable of Wireless Charging.

Does Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) feature Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.

Does the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) work with 4G data?

Yes, the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) is a 4G smartphone that is rated 4G LTE cat6 (301 Mbps).

Is the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) working with 5G?

No, the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) is not a 5G smartphone.

Does the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) have a USB-C connector?

No, the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) is not a USB-C device.

Does the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) have a removable battery?

Yes, the Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) has a removable battery.

Samsung Galaxy J7 (SM-J727U, 2017) Specs & Speed Benchmarks

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