Galaxy J7 Plus

The much rumoured Samsung J7+ has been made official by Samsung. The handset is a premium mid-range offering from the Korean electronics giant and is their first smartphone with a dual camera setup apart from the recently revealed Galaxy Note8.

Samsung Galaxy J7+
The handset along with the U Flex wireless earphones on offer

The smartphone recently appeared on Samsung Thailands’s website along with its pricing and availability details. The smartphone is priced at 12,900 Thai Baht (~Rs 24,900) which solidifies its premium mid-range credentials.

The Galaxy J7+ comes with a MediaTek Helio P20 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of memory which is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). The display on the smartphone is a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080 x1920) Super AMOLED panel. Samsung’s dual camera solution on the J7+ comprises of a 13-megapixel sensor with a f/1.7 aperture coupled with a 5-megapixel sensor with a f/1.9 aperture. The secondary camera is for depth used in “bokeh” effects. Selfie duties are handled by a 16-megapixel shooter up front with a dedicated forward firing flash. Powering all this hardware is a 3000mAh battery and out of the box, the smartphone is running on Android v.7.x, Nougat under Samsung’s proprietary TouchWiz UI.

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All this hardware comes packed in a sleek aluminium unibody that does reiterate the segment Samsung is aiming for with the J7+. The Samsung Galaxy J7+ also features the Bixby Home application and the home button in the front houses the fingerprint scanner which is definitely more ergonomically placed than is the case with the Galaxy S8 range and Note8.

Those who preorder the handset will get Samsung’s U Flex earphones worth 2,490 Thai Baht (~$75) for free.

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