Monday, 4 September 2017

Meet the Galaxy J7 Plus: Samsung’s second dual-camera smartphone

If you have been following the trend in the smartphone competition, with the recently announced Galaxy Note 8 as first smartphone with a dual-camera setup. However, it’s no longer the only one, as the company has quietly unveiled the Galaxy J7 Plus in Thailand.

For many of you who have been following Samsung-related rumours have already heard about the device, as its specs along with a few images have leaked last week. It’s a mid-range handset with its biggest feature being two cameras on the back that allows you to capture those bokeh images everyone seems to love so much these days.

Samsung J7 features a 13 MP sensor with an f/1.7 aperture and a 5 MP sensor that has an f/1.9 aperture. Samsung’s latest smartphone also offers a 16 MP selfie snapper with LED flash, which should help you capture better photos in low-light conditions.

The Galaxy J7 Plus however, comes with a 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display with Full HD resolution and is powered by the MediaTek Helio P20 chipset with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage which is expandable for an additional 256 GB with the help of a microSD card.

As for the battery, the device packs with 3,000 mAh, other feature are combined fingerprint scanner/home button below the screen, and ships with Bixby on board, which made its debut in the Galaxy S8 series. It also has an aluminium body, an always on display, and runs Android 7.0 Nougat with Samsung’s custom user interface on top.

The Galaxy J7 Plus is already up for pre-order in Thailand where it retails for THB 12,900, which is around $390, and comes in three colour options: black, gold, and pink. Unfortunately, there’s no word on when or if the smartphone will be available in other markets across the globe, as Samsung hasn’t shared any details with the public regarding this yet.

What are your thoughts on Samsung’s second dual-camera smartphone? Would you consider getting if it becomes available in your country? Let us know in the comments.

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