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Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS) vs Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) XSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)13Points
Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

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05PointsSamsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)Compare Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) X
Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)

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 J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)13 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)vsGalaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs2GB LPDDR3
+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+401 PPI50%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs267 PPI
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 13MP154%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+(4G LTE) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3600 mAh9%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3300 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
16GB (10GB user free)vs+16GB (11GB user free)10%
More internal storage for applications and files
181 grams (6.34 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)7%
Lighter
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)3%
Thinner
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Li-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

31 Common items in both devices
1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
eMMC 5.1
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum body, glass front / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Super AMOLED
16 million
5.5"
+24 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
ModelGalaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
Other model namesGalaxy J7 2017 J730F/Dual-Sim (Galaxy J7 Pro)Vodafone Galaxy J7 Duos J710F/Dual-Sim, Galaxy J7-6
Country or region availableEurope
Europe
Saudi ArabiaAlgeriaCameroonCôte d'IvoireMoroccoSenegalTunisia
Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release dateJuly, 2017April, 2016
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 152.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6 in)76 x 151.7 millimeters (2.99 x 5.97 in)
Weight181 grams (6.34 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 NougatAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
HardwareSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A531.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzARM Mali-T830 MP1 700Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (11GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-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 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.7 (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 on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDLED
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
RadioFMFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- 2.5D glass screen
- Always on Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Black, Gold, Rose Gold
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3600 mAh3300 mAh
Charger, watts• Standard charging• Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy J7 2017 (SM-J730F/DS)Samsung Galaxy J7 2016 (SM-J710F/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.1W/kg (head) | 1.01W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.567W/kg (head) | 1.33W/kg (body)0.349W/kg (head) | 1.39W/kg (body)
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