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Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F) vs Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy J4 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J4 XSamsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)23Points
Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) X
Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)vsGalaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
+1.9GHz 64bit Octa-Core73%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4GHz 64bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+32GB (22GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+386 PPI45%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs267 PPI
+5.7"4%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(back) 16MP25%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3600 mAh20%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
186 grams (6.51 ounces)vs+175 grams (6.13 ounces)6%
Lighter
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.

23 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Super AMOLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
+16 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
ModelGalaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy A7 SM-A720F Single-SimGalaxy J4 J400F/Dual-sim, SM-J400FZKDINS
Country or region available(Global, International)AlgeriaAustraliaIsraelTurkey
(Global, International), Algeria, Australia, Israel, Turkey
United Arab EmiratesIndiaPakistan(Global, International)
United Arab Emirates, India, Pakistan, (Global, International)
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date1/13/20175/1/2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)77.6 x 156.8 millimeters (3.06 x 6.17 in)77.2 x 151.7 millimeters (3.04 x 5.97 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)Not supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
System versionAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7570 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 1 processor:
1.9GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP3ARM Mali-T720 MP1 (830MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR42GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)16GB (10GB available)
Flash (EEPROM)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.7" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)386 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Tri-Band 850/900/1800
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3600 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy23 hours20 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Metal body
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- Fast battery charging
- ANT+
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5meter and 30min
- Colors: Black, Gold, Orchid Gray

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400F/DS 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.21W/kg (head), 1.33W/kg (body)0.356W/kg (head), 1.492W/kg (body)
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